Sometimes I really love buying gifts. You know when you go shopping for a gift, but you're just not quite sure what you want to get. And then suddenly, you're walking down the isle and a clever gift idea jumps out at you! You stop and contemplate (and check the price), only to discover that you've really stumbled on to something pretty good. That's what happened to me today!!!
I was out with my kiddos this afternoon look for teacher gifts. (I know you're laughing right now and saying, "but I thought you were their teacher?" The gifts were not for myself!) My two oldest have been involved in some outside classes (ballet and drama) all year long, and I thought a small teacher gift was a nice way to end a very nice experience for both of them.
I found these cute summer beverage dispensers with pour spouts ($6 each) and there were coordinating tumblers ($1.50 each - I bought 2 for each gift). I grabbed a bow ($1 each) and set of note cards ($3 for 10, which I can use for other things this summer).
So when all was said and done, each gift was less than $11.
(All items were bought at Target.)
I stacked 2 tumblers in side each beverage dispenser and stuck the bow on the top. Aren't the pinwheel note cards adorable?! The kids helped fill them out. We wrote something along these lines:
Thank you for a wonderful year of ______________.
We hope you have a "refreshing" summer!
Then we tucked the note cards inside the beverage dispensers, as well.
With the handle on top, I figured no gift bag was needed. I think they are rather cute, yet simple as can be! I wouldn't even mind getting one of these myself. Maybe I will go back and buy myself a teacher gift after all - lol!!!!