We all know how expensive back to school shopping can be for parents, but what about teachers?
As a former teacher, I remember most of my first year’s earnings went right back into the classroom.
I needed everything. And though I eventually created a well-stocked classroom, there were always expenses that continued from day to day.
You can help your child’s teacher by creating a classroom essentials box. It’s a great way to show your support as a parent, and a nice surprise that will brighten any teacher’s day.
A Classroom Essentials Box
Creating a classroom essentials box is easy. Just think of those everyday items that are versatile and easy to store. Include items any teacher could use, like storage bags and paper towels. Then add something special, like a new book or your teacher’s favorite snack.
Feel free to print out a copy of my A is for Awesome Gift Tag to attach to your essentials box, too: A is for Awesome Apple Tag
Here are some go-to essentials every teacher would appreciate:
Plastic Storage Bags
Plastic Reusable Containers
Box of Facial Tissue
A Canister of Wet Wipes
Envelopes in Various Sizes
Other Fun Extras
Snack size treats
Book of Inspirational Quotes