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18 Non-Toy Gifts for Children. All of us that have children, have too many toys scattered throughout the house.

18 Non-Toy Gifts for Children

No matter how diligent we are at keeping them at bay, it seems to be a constant fight. It’s especially hard when special days come and we want to give gifts to our children, or grandparents want to give gifts. Gifts are good things! But, too much of anything isn’t good. A great way to combat too many toys, is to shift all the gifts to non-toy items. 18 Non-Toy Gifts for Children Classes. Want more?

PAID ENDORSEMENT DISCLOSURE: In order for me to support my blogging activities, I may receive monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for my endorsement, recommendation, testimonial and/or link to any products or services from this blog. 15 Awesome Teacher Gift Ideas! 15 Awesome Teacher Gift Ideas!

15 Awesome Teacher Gift Ideas!

Thanks for stopping by! To get the newest posts subscribe or join us on facebook. Also don’t miss these posts: 50 back to school ideas and back to school printables. As a teacher for multiple years, I was on the receiving end of many lovely and wonderful gifts for various occasions and as a momma now who is experiencing giving gifts to teachers for the first time, I wanted to make sure that I give gifts to my kids’ teachers that they will love and enjoy for years to come. Please let me preface this post with a disclaimer so I don’t have people throwing rocks in my general direction: all teachers {or at least the good ones} will appreciate *any and all* gifts sent their direction. But here’s the thing: one person can have only so many coffee mugs and apple-related decor items. I’ve rounded up 15 teacher gift ideas that would have been stand-outs to me {let me beat a dead horse now and say ALL gifts are appreciated and cherished}.

One smart cookie gift idea. Nine Ideas for Christmas Toys from Colored Ribbons. 1.

Nine Ideas for Christmas Toys from Colored Ribbons

Paper balls – you need 7 ribbons. How to make a ball? The ribbons are equal. Make the ribbons into circles and then start putting them one into another. Make sure to put glue inside each ribbon. Snowman, heart and icicles angel, circle and fir. Folding 5 Pointed Origami Star Christmas Ornaments. These 5 pointed origami stars are easy to fold and make beautiful Christmas decorations.

Folding 5 Pointed Origami Star Christmas Ornaments

You can make them from magazines, scrapbook papers or sheet music, whatever you happen to have lying around. We don’t have our tree up just yet so for now I’ve put these Christmas star decorations on our mantelpiece. One of the 5 pointed origami stars is folded from a dictionary scan that I printed from the Graphics Fairy , while the other stars are made from scrapbook papers. I went for vintage patterns but you could equally well use bright Christmas colors. I also tried hanging them on the mirror in our living room and I think they look quite nice there: Perhaps we’ll move them to our Christmas tree once it’s up :-) Credit for this design belongs to Shuzo Fujimoto, who created the design in the 70s.

Materials for 5 Pointed Origami Star All you need is: a square sheet of paper some scissors Origami purists will frown upon me using scissors but hey, this is the 21st century not feudal Japan ;-) Step 1. Christmas Eve Box. By Amanda Family Christmas Eve Kit Here is the perfect gift for the whole family and the best part is…You get to open it EARLY!

Christmas Eve Box

Yippie!!! Christmas Eve is almost here!! Is the excitement building up inside of you?!? A DIY Family Christmas Eve Box …to open up before Santa makes his way down the chimney! Putting this gift together is super easy and fast! Plus, DARLING BOX FLAP Printables to turn a boring box into something FUN and Cute! You can add whatever you love for your family, but I’ll share the goodies I put in mine… Free Printable Tags for EVERYTHING Inside: Pajamas Tag: Nestle All Snug in Your BedsChristmas Book Tag: “Twas the Night Before Christmas”Christmas Movie Tag: “It’s a Wonderful Life!”

Christmas Wishes: What to Write in a Christmas Card. Oh, what fun it is to sit down at Christmastime and write a little something to the people who’ve added to your joy all year long!

Christmas Wishes: What to Write in a Christmas Card

Or, at least, what fun it would be if you had all the time in the world and no shortage of ideas about what to write in your Christmas cards. Well, this guide can’t help with your holiday time crunch, but it can help with the “what to write” part. It offers tips and inspiration from Hallmark writers to get you started, whether you’re signing three cards or 63. You can adapt these message ideas to work for a traditional Christmas card, holiday newsletter, custom photo card or other seasonal greeting. Just click on the specific ideas you’re interested in, or read the whole guide and mix and match to create just the right holiday message for each person on your list (click here for Christmas wishes in Spanish).