Five cheap ways to thank your children’s teacher at the end of term

IF your child’s teacher is in the same class as them, you can show your gratitude at the end of the school year with a special gift.

One small gesture will mean the whole world and no need to go bankrupt.

Here are five budget ways to thank your child's teacher at the end of the term


Here are five budget ways to thank your child’s teacher at the end of the termCredit: Alamy

So say thanks with these budget ideas. . .

MAKE IT SPECIAL: Teachers say that the gifts they cherish most are those made by their students.

Let your little one create their own artwork — a postcard with an image on one side and a message on the other that will melt hearts.

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KEEP CUPPIES: For the teacher who loves tea or coffee, what about a reusable cup or special mug for the teacher’s room?

You can order a homemade or store-bought gift inside, and if you can save cash, a gift certificate to their favorite coffee shop would be the best thing.

Attach a handwritten heartfelt gift card from your child.

PLEASE NOTE: Every teacher will appreciate a new notepad.

Funky Pigeon has a book of Amazing Things You Can Teach Today to help with class planning.

You can also personalize the “World’s Best Teacher” notebook on the website with their name and get a similar notebook for teaching assistants.

Prices start at £4.99.

WATCH ME GROW: A tree makes a lovely gift and Homebase has a lovely two-stemmed butterfly orchid for £10.

For the smaller stuff you can stuff inside a card, what about a pretty seed packet?

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for £1.95. The site also has a canned grower kit for gardeners, down from £15.95 to £3.95.

START A NEW CHAPTER: Treat a book-loving teacher with a pretty bookmark.

Try Etsy or make your own. You can find printable “Thank You Teacher” bookmarks online at your kids can color and personalize.

You can add a book token, which costs from £5.

  • All prices on the site are correct at the time of publication. Offers and offers are subject to availability.

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