" " " " Singing With Birds: Teacher Appreciation Week

Monday, May 7, 2012

Teacher Appreciation Week


Looking for a way to show some teacher love this week?


This morning on a news show a woman shared teacher appreciation gifts.  She said the average cost of a gift from a child to a teacher was $30.00....oh my.  For my 5 kids that would have been  a whopping $150.00 "thank you" bill.  No way!!!!


Show them you love them with a little treat you can afford to make for all the teachers, principal and staff.  "Anything but an apple is appreciated,"...taken from a teacher's survey.

I made these for our church young women for a girl's camp treat.  Here's the DIY scoop:

Split 2 cupcakes per cup, (fill and frost, I made cream cheese frosting), layer in a clear cup.  Top with sprinkles and enclose in a clear bag.  Insert a clear fork handle in the cupcake and tie with curling ribbon.  Insert a little tag in the fork-tines and you are good to go! 

Adapted from Sinful Southern Treats and to download printable.


Sending love to all of you!
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15 comments :

  1. So adorable and I know would be enjoyed by the recipient! Sweet for a kids party instead of a party bag too.

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    1. You're right. It would make a cute party favor for any occasion. Thanks LDH!

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  2. Uhm....YUM!
    That's a great looking treat. What teacher wouldn't love having that?

    Beautiful.

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  3. These really do take the cake! So fun and cute. Joni

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  4. These are so cute and I even think the kids could get this to school in one piece:@)

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  5. Too clever and too cute! I think the kids might not get to school with this at all - I could see mine coming into class with crumbs all over their faces! I love tying the utensil in!

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  6. Very sweet! My two kids have 9 teachers between them for preschool. I bought refillable cups for $3 a piece with Crystal Light Drink mixes 4 boxes on clearance for $1.25. And the tags were $1. So I am spending about $3.60 per teacher. I laugh at there $30 estimate! Ha ha ha!!

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  7. I love these! That's just up my alley, and Providentially, one of my other favorite bloggers (Tanya @froufrou britches) was just asking for teacher gift ideas like this. I'm going to pass along this link.

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  8. Renee, this is a delightful treat that any teacher would love! I never wanted to be a teacher till now seeing these delicious appreciation gifts :)

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  9. Those are so cute and much more appreciated than anything purchased! A lot of time and though went into them into which is evident.

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  10. What a treat these would be - I'd have loved to have received one!

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  11. How sweet they are and so thoughtful. Any teacher would love to have one of these.

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  12. Those are beautiful! Found your blog today and love it!

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  13. Any teacher would love one of these gifts from their student. There is nothing as good as homemade.

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Thanks so much for leaving a comment. I read each and every one and they make me sing! renée

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