I am constantly amazed at how wonderful teachers are, at least the ones I know. Aubrey's teacher are so patient and kind and I've never seem them without a huge smile on their faces. I adore her preschool and love how they engage the children with creative play, interactive experiments, gardening and cooking.
She had her end of the year program and I wanted to say "Thank you" one last time to her amazing teachers. They have helped her grow and learn so much this year and I wanted to make sure and express just how grateful we are, so I made a cute little gift.
I used clay pot from Hobby Lobby and painted the base black and the rim yellow.
I took my measuring tape and wrapped it around the rim and marked off the little measure lines.
Next, I painted the lines black and added the number to mark each inch. In hind site I would have used a skinny tip permanent marker, but I didn't have one on hand and since I was finishing these up during nap time a few hours before they had to be delivered I just painted it (but the lines aren't perfectly straight)
I bought $4 worth of red flowers at the garden center and divided them up and planted them in both pots. I gave them a little drink of water and crossed my fingers that they would at least live until the next day! :) I do not have a green thumb.
I bought "Thank You" gift cards from Target. I attached those to skewers and stuck them down in the flowers.
I liked the way this looked, but it was still missing something so I got out my chalk and wrote a sweet message on the pot...Thank you for helping me grow.
There you have a practical, thoughtful and unique teacher gift for under $10.
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