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Last Minute Teacher Gift

I came across these insulated drink tumblers at Walmart a few weeks ago.  I grabbed two, one for my daughter's MDO teacher and one for our bus driver.  (We already gave my son's 1st grade teacher her gift, you can see it here.)


I filled the cups with packets of instant Starbucks Iced coffee and packets of pink lemonade.  I found the flag printable here and just used Photoshop Elements to customize what the flag said.  So easy and the gifts came out really cute!  I wish I had bought a couple more of these tumblers.  I hope Walmart still has them the next time I am there so I can get a couple for myself.

Linking up here.

13 comments:

  1. Great last minute idea...every teacher deserves a gift! Not to mention that bus driver, that must be a hard job!

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  2. I've been looking for these tumblers -- who would've thought Walmart?!! :) Thanks for reminding me to get a gift for our bus driver. He definitely deserves it!

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  3. What a very thoughtful gift that a teacher would absolutely use almost daily! So sweet to remember the bus driver, a much deserved gift. Just visiting from the May Blog Hop and am now following you. I would also love to invite you to link this up to Freedom Fridays Blog Hop.

    http://myturn-evelyn.blogspot.com/

    PS Check out my May 24th post where I am co hosting Katherine's Corner Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop. TWO Parties, one place! So hoping to see you there!

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  4. That's a great idea. I've noticed that most of my son's classmates don't do a end of the year gift, but we just had a teacher appreciation event where the kids took in a gift each day. This would be a great idea for that. (One of the gifts is supposed to be office supplies. This year I made up a cute basket of pens and markers, but I wanted something a bit more personal.) Saving this idea for next year.

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  5. We found the tumblers at Ross. I purchased one for each of my daughter's teachers and put a Starbucks gift card inside along with a handwritten note from my daughter. They absolutely loved it!

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  6. Bed Bath and Beyond sell these cups as well if you have one nearby.

    How did you change the text in PS? I am trying a few tricks... but nothing is erasing the text.

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    1. I used the color dropper to select the background color and then used a hard brush to paint over the original text. I erased a bit of the blue line too, but I redrew the line using the same method. Hope that helps.

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  7. So cute- I made these too! Check it out at my blog:

    http://everydaywiththejays.blogspot.com/2012/05/last-week-of-school-gift-ideas-aides.html

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  8. That is alot easier than my last-minute teacher gift! Great idea, and I love those cups, I have one attached to my hand at all times...even now. :)

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  9. These are super cute! I've been looking for something easy, but not too cheezy to give my little girl's teachers. Thanks for sharing this idea! ...now I just need to find some tumblers :-)
    Jessica

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  10. I made these too for my daughters teachers! So cute!

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  11. What a wonderful idea!! I would love it if you would share them at my teacher gift link party at http://craftymomsshare.blogspot.com/2012/05/teacher-gifts-last-day-of-school.html.

    Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!! I hope you are having an amazing week!

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  12. Very very cute!!!! I may just do the same thing for my daughter's teacher!!!

    Thanks so much for sharing at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!

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