Spread Kindness During Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2-6

Submitted by Kelsey G. on April 19, 2016

Teacher appreciation week

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6! Here are 10 Different Ways for Parents, Teachers, and Students to Say Thanks.
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Are You A Parent? Here Are 10 Things You Can Do.

  1. Host a "thank you" breakfast for teachers.
  2. Write a thank you letter to your child's teacher(s).
  3. Volunteer to help clean a classroom or do another chore to free up a teacher's time.
  4. Volunteer during the morning rush and hold up signs reminding people to be nice to their teachers.
  5. Give a gift card to your child's teacher. It could be for classroom supplies or just for fun!
  6. Smile.
  7. Help your child make a positive sign to hang on the teacher's door.
  8. Put fun treats or fun notes in teacher mailboxes.
  9. Send a letter to the principal praising your child's teacher.
  10. Offer to take over a class for an afternoon. You could play a game, read a book, or do another fun activity to give teachers an extra break.

Are You A Teacher? Here Are 10 Things You Can Do.

  1. Hang a big poster board in the teacher's lounge and leave anonymous compliments for each other.
  2. Think of one teacher in your school who deserves a thank you. Write a letter to them.
  3. Surprise another teacher with a treat, coffee, or small gift.
  4. Think of a kind deed you wish someone would do for you--and then go do it for another teacher or school staff member.
  5. Think of a past teacher who had a positive impact on your life. Find a way to thank them.
  6. Smile.
  7. Place positive sticky notes on other teachers' computers or desks so they'll find them.
  8. Put treats or fun notes in teacher mailboxes one morning.
  9. Start a "teacher-to-teacher" thank you column in your school newsletter.
  10. Spruce up a random teacher's desk with fresh flowers.

Are You A Student? Here Are 10 Things You Can Do.

  1. Write a thank you note to your teachers.
  2. Offer to help clean your classroom or help with another chore that your teacher normally does.
  3. Surprise your teachers with a delicious treat!
  4. Make a big card for your teacher and ask all your classmates to sign it. Present it to your teacher as a class.
  5. Pay attention in class.
  6. Share a teacher appreciation message each day of the week during morning announcements.
  7. Work extra hard this week. Teachers LOVE that!
  8. Smile!
  9. Make a positive sign to hang on your teacher's door.
  10. Bring a flower or bouquet of flowers to your teacher.

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Comment Comments

12 months ago
What are some ways to spread kindness to teachers?
Angela Elias

about 1 year ago
My teachers have all ways been very nice to me. TEACHERS ROCK!!!!! :P :D
Angela Elias

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