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I am a wife, a mother to 2 boys, and a Christian Kindergarten Teacher. Besides spending time with my family, I enjoy sewing, scrapbooking, quilting and creating innovative, hands on lessons for my students.


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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

I FOUND IT!!!! Cute Class Christmas gift for cheap!

Hello All, Today while going through the dollar store for the hundreth time this year I found something I wasn't even looking for. I went to find pot holders for a school project and came across these super cute kid sized mugs.
I plan on putting a packet of hot cocoa mix and a small baggie of marshmallows inside. You could also fill with candy or a small ornament. I will probably tie a cute tag around it so there will be no need to buy bags and tissue. Besides the snowman they also had mugs decorated for santa, reindeer and snowmen holding sports balls. For a class project or parent gift they also have blank ones to decorate yourself. They come apart so you can change the picture. Oh, I should have bought some for the kiddos to make for Mom and Dad! Maybe I will be going back to the dollar store again tomorrow. It is like my second home! I know you know what I mean! My local dollar store is the Dollar Tree here in Round Rock Texas. I would think if you have one of these particular dollar stores near you that they would have the same inventory. I just know the kids will be so excited to get these and I can give a gift that I can be proud of. Do you have a trick to putting together gifts for your class without spending too much? Please leave me a comment about it, my followers and I are always looking for ways to bless our students and our families without breaking the bank. Till next time, Christine


  1. Scholastic book orders always has a couple of different 1 dollar books this time a year. Plus for every five you buy you get one free. My kids come from homes where there is not always a lot of books around so this gives them their very own book to have at home.

    1. I love scholastics! Books are always a great gift! Thanks for the comment, Christine

  2. Hi! I have been a follower for awhile and I have enjoyed keeping up with your blog!
    I wanted to let you know that I just nominated you for the Liebster Blog Award.

    Check out my latest blog post to learn more about the award!

    Teaching Munchkins



    1. Thank you so much! I will certainly be checking out your blog as well! Christine

  3. I came across your post in google and I have to say, this is a GREAT idea! I usually go crazy trying to come up with gift ideas that are different from the previous years and I've never thought to do this. Thank you!


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