Summer is right around the corner and it’s time to be thinking of an end of the year gift for those heaven sent teachers! We owe so much to them! I mean after all…they do put up with our kids everyday, haha!
But with all jokes aside. We do. They have our children 30ish hours out of the week and if they are special needs like mine, YOU KNOW THEY DESERVE THE WORLD.
However, if you want to opt out of purchasing an extravagant, expensive gif– here’s an idea on making one that’s actually meaningful and will be more appreciated.
I mean, honestly…what’s cuter than a homemade gift that says “thank you” than giving a well thought out DIY present you made with your kiddo?
Here’s what we did this year for ours:
There truly aren’t enough words I could scream to the wonderful teachers that helped my child grow this year. We truly owe them much more, however that’s why I wanted to make a DIY end of the school year gift to show we truly appreciate them.
We had in mind that we wanted to give them a flower or plant of some sort, but when I came across this for less than $8.00 I couldn’t say no (I even sent a picture to my husband for a mother days present hint!)
Considering, I’m a huge succulent fan and I don’t know anyone that doesn’t like them, I chose this to work with because not only are they totally adorable, but super easy to care for and keep alive!
Here’s a few things you will need to complete the project like us:
Soil (cactus soil)
Below are pictures of my process of replanting them, but I waited on decorating them until my son was home from school so he could help.
Now this is the fun part of the project. Letting your kidddo decorate the plant to suit your child’s personality. I let his creative juices flow and he loved every minute of it.
So, when I asked my son what he would like to add to this, he replied without hesitation, dinosaurs.
So, dinosaurs it is… and I couldn’t have been more pleased with them however, the possibilities are limitless!
Here’s how our gifts turned out:
And complete with a note like this tied around and it’s perfect!
I mean how cute are these?! AND I made all 4 for less than $15! Not only was I able to accomplish a personalized gift, but one that didn’t leave me broke!
Like this idea? Let me know! Comment what other accessories you like to throw with your succulents to give as gifts!
Until next time
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