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#1 my4beautifulboys

Posted 16 December 2012 - 11:47 PM

In the past we have given a small box of chocolates and a Christmas card, Ds is in yr 2 now, im not sure whether or not to give a gift or Ds write a special card ( not sure if it should be a christmas card or thankyou card?), with some special words of thanks from him. Do youre children give their teacher a gift at the end of the year or just a card?

#2 mindy05

Posted 17 December 2012 - 09:49 AM

Always a gift. I also get DS to write a special card telling the teacher of his favourite moments from the year.

#3 my4beautifulboys

Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:05 AM

Aww thats sweet, something personal is always nice, yes its lovely to give a gift to show youre appreciation, i was thinking of getting both Ds's teachers a nice bottle of wine this year.

#4 baddmammajamma

Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:13 AM

Every since my children were in daycare/preschool, we have always given gifts to all of the teachers/key staff. I always write a heartfelt note for each -- and my daughter, who is old enough to write notes, also writes a little something.

My kids have had extraordinary care and teaching over the years. It is a total pleasure to take time to personally thank the people who have delivered it!

#5 Therese

Posted 17 December 2012 - 12:07 PM

We give gifts and cards too.

#6 Mpjp is feral

Posted 17 December 2012 - 12:14 PM

Gifts and cards. Something extra nice for DD2's teacher who has been amazing over thelast two years.




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