Placing  large baskets of apples in the teacher’s lounge during Teacher Appreciation Week (May 4 – 9, 2009) is a nice healthy treat. To make them extra special attach leaves with special notes.

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Teacher Appreciation Apple Leaves

Download and print out the teacher appreciation leaves onto green cardstock.

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Cut out and hot glue leaves to toothpicks or the stem of the apples.

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The apples won’t last as long if they are pierced with a toothpick, so when possbible glue to the stem of the apple.

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Don’t forget to check out these Teacher Appreciation Ideas!


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  1. Thanks for the idea and printable leaves-so cute. We’re doing a fruit tray for our teachers tomorrow and a bowl of apples with these leaves will be right in the center. I think it’ll look neat!

  2. This is so cute!! I will use them this week and ad to my free download page:-) Fun!

  3. This is uber-cute! Something so simple, yet it makes all the difference in the world! It just amazes me how creative some folks are! Thanks for sharing!!!!

    Love,
    Taryn

  4. I LOVE this! I always give my children’s teachers a basket of apples on the first day of school, but the leaf on the apple is sooooo cute!!!

  5. Fun! This brought back such memories of when I was a teacher! I did the same thing for each of my students on their birthdays, except I wrote their names and “happy birthday” on the paper leaf. I think they liked getting apples on their special day, even though they were 18 (I taught high school Physics) – they carried their apples around to show them off, silly things! There was a spell when good, large apples were just impossible to get at our local fruit stand so I gave out pears, and the students were politely appreciative but it was just not the same. Thanks for this fun walk memory lane for me!

  6. That is too cute. I teach 2nd grade and doing something like that would just touch my heart!

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