Teachers love Valentine’s Day just as much as the students! It is a fun time to make Valentine’s as a class, learn more about the history of the holiday, and exchange little gifts. Teachers typically receive lots of goodies to enjoy on Valentine’s Day from their students, including the traditional chocolate and flowers. And while these gifts are very thoughtful and sweet, perhaps you are looking for something a little more unique this year to give? If you want to give your child’s teacher a fun and purposeful Valentine’s Day gift this year, look no further!
This year, tell your teacher how you were “soaping” they would be your Valentine! To create this gift, all you need is an inexpensive trip to the dollar store (or perhaps your couponing stockpile) and a few items you may already have around the house. This teacher’s gift is easy to make, inexpensive, and they will just be tickled over it! Interested? Read on to find out how you can create this yourself!
- Bottle of liquid hand soap (Check your stockpiles, or $1.00 at most dollar stores!)
- Yarn or ribbon
- Colorful paper
- Cut out a Valentine’s Day themed shape with your colored paper. A heart or cupid works just fine!
- Use your marker to write the message “Teacher, I was SOAPING you would be my Valentine!”
- Poke a hole in the corner of your message and tie your ribbon through.
- Tie it to your bottle of liquid hand soap.
You can embellish your message any way you choose, either by personalizing it by name or adding stickers or other Valentine’s Day related bling! This is a practical gift that teachers can always use in the classroom or at home even. If you have a great deal of liquid soap in your stockpile, you can make several of these gifts for little to no cost!
This gift does not need to be limited to teachers, as it is also a great Valentine’s Day gift for neighbors, dance or karate instructors, Sunday School teachers, etc. Everyone enjoys a sweet and practical gift such as this, and the play on words is sure to give them a chuckle!
So, who are you “soaping” will be your valentine this year? Let them know with this sweet and budget savvy Valentine’s Day gift!