Fortune cookies with free printable {Teacher Appreciation}

    Posted by  ·  April 16, 2012

    Teacher Appreciation Week is the first full week in May. Through all of April I am excited to share some amazing ideas from some of the most wonderful bloggers for my Teacher Appreciation series! It’s a great month! You will be totally prepared with ideas to thank your teachers!

    Welcome Kelly from According to Kelly …

    My go-to teacher thank you is quick & easy, and ALWAYS a hit.

    To get started, you’ll want to gather your supplies…. a “chinese” take out box (if you don’t want to use the “real” thing, check your local craft store for some very colorful options), & enough fortune cookies to fill the box.

    I always pick up my fortune cookies at my local grocery store – look for them in the “Asian Foods” aisle.

    Now, if you want to get “fancy,” feel free to give your fortune cookies a chocolate bath. Simply follow the melting instructions on the milk chocolate candy melts bag & dip…

    & If you you really want to go above & beyond – be sure to include a gift card to your favorite Chinese Restaurant, to say thank you.

    Of course, no proper thank you gift is complete without a cheeky printable. (Find printable here. right click on the image & save to your desktop. Print image, & cut out with scissors or a circle punch).

    Pull it all together… fill the chinese take out box with the fortune cookies, & gift card (if your so inclined). Don’t forget to sign the “cheeky” printable, & top it off with a bow!

    Really & truly this is one of the quickest & simplest ways to say thank you. Plus, it’s ALWAYS well received. I can personally guarantee your teachers will LOVE it.

    according to kellyAbout Kelly: Cherry Coke drinking, crushed ice loving, world-traveling, bike riding, apron wearing, snowboarding, fabric obsessed, marathon training, Disneyland loving, sparkle skirt wearing, surprisingly shy triathlete, REAL orange county housewife & mama of 3, with ADD crafting tendencies & an MBA degree.

    Mastermind behind Just Spotted, THE premiere family & kid oriented guide to living, visiting & dreaming about Orange County. Kelly blogs about her real life adventures at According to Kelly, & you can foller her on Twitter at @according2kelly & on Pinterest.

     

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    1. Angelic
      Thursday, May 3rd, 2012
      It would be nice if someone made fortune cookies with some inspirational quote specifically for teachers. That would really be a bonus to this adorable idea! We have a specific day during that week where our students will bring in a favorite treat for their teacher. This is definately one I'm doing. Tnx!
    2. Monday, April 30th, 2012
      This is too cute! I hope you don't mind me sharing this link!
    3. Jenni
      Thursday, April 26th, 2012
      I absolutely love all of your ideas...especially the fortune cookies! So hard to choose which gift to do...luckily I have 3 teachers to thank!
    4. Tuesday, April 17th, 2012
      Thanks for the helpful hints on what to do for teachers appreciation day. I have tasted the two tone cookies and they are delicious with milk and go nicely crushed into ice cream and topped with fudge.
    5. Monday, April 16th, 2012
      that is just too cute!
    6. Eva
      Monday, April 16th, 2012
      As a retired teacher, thank you for the big emphasis on Teacher Appreciation Week. Little things show teachers that parents think of them and appreciate them. I believe that teaching is a calling, and those of us who hear the calling have the awesome task of touching children's lives daily! We need encouragement!
    7. Suzanne
      Monday, April 16th, 2012
      I love the cheeky printable! It's perfect.