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Get the school year off to a great start with this teacher survival kit full of small items for your child's teacher.

Teacher Survival Kit

My kids started school last week at a brand new school.  Like last Monday was the first time the school had ever been opened.  I have to say that for a brand new school, things went fairly smoothly.

I found out at the open house that my 2nd graders teacher had just been hired a few days prior to school opening. Talk about playing catch up!  So I decided to put together a little teacher survival kit to help her out and hopefully give her a good laugh.

Teacher Survival Kit

I started with a bunch of fun school supplies. I included items that were on the teacher's supply list for the kids – like Paper Mate erasable red pens.

I also threw in a few fun items, like the four color Paper Mate pens and of course lots of fun colored Sharpies.   I then added some fun items like anti-acids, aspirin, a lint roller and some candies.

I put all the supplies in a quart canning jar.  I closed the jars with plastic storage caps. I love these! They are reusable and work great for anything but canning.

teacher survival kit

I made up some fun labels to decorate the kits.  I made a pink and orange one for my daughter's teacher, but also made blue and red as well as a plain green one for more personalization.

Teacher survival kit

I cut out the labels and then used glue dots to stick them to canning jars.  I replaced the canning lids with a more user friendly storage lid.

Then I added a ribbon to make it look pretty.  I love this idea because they are quick and easy to make and, I hope, useful for the teachers.

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3 comments on “Teacher Survival Kit {Free Printable}

  1. As a former teacher I can state that I’d definitely have been delighted to have received this! Thanks for sharing at Over the Moon.

  2. Great idea! Thanks for sharing at the Inspiration Spotlight Party. Pinned & shared. Hope to see you again soon. & Have a great weekend Camille!

  3. This is such a cute idea! Love it! Thanks for linking up at the Weekend Wind Down Party!