Inside: Find some awesome Christmas gift ideas for teachers and assistants of your special needs children.
In a month or so, we are celebrating Christmas and your child’s holiday break will start.
I’m sure you are planning to give something special to the SPED teacher of your child and the assistant helping your kid.
It’s this time of the year that we, parents try to show gratitude to the people who are helping our special ones be a little better academically and emotionally.
I know what you’re thinking.
“What are some Christmas gift ideas for teachers, most especially for my child’s favorite SPED teacher and her assistant?”
Let me share with you some gifts that are not so expensive and will surely bring a smile to your kid’s mentor.
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1. Gifts that Will Inspire Them and Organize their Lives
Aside from inspiration, books will also give them relaxation after a semester with all the work.
What better way to just chill, read through the night, and not think of waking up early in the morning to start the daily routines of going to school, teaching a bunch of loud kids, and going home to sleep then waking up again early the next day?
This upcoming two-week winter holiday, give her an amazing book to read or a coloring book to enjoy.
Or a planner for next year to give more organization to her or his life.
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2. Gifts that will Let Them Glow or Look Good
Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, so the saying goes. But definitely, natural charm is enhanced by using some products that give confidence and glow.
Revlon Color stay pressed powder. This is my favorite, I use it everyday for work. It brings smoothness in my face and hides imperfections like acne, white heads, and oily skin. It comes in 6 shades- fair, light, light medium, medium, medium deep, and transluscent.
Look at awesome neckties here for the male teachers in your child’s school. Something that they can wear with their favorite polo during the parties that they are attending.
These sunglasses are very useful especially if the teachers are out in the sun supervising their special needs students during recess.
3. Gifts that are Useful at Home
Simple gadgets that are so helpful for our mentors who are always on the go. Kitchen gadgets are on top of the list. Specialized mugs are also great gift ideas.
Luxspire valet tray with handles that could hold anything in the coffee table or the vanity. Suitable for the male teachers, as well.
This phone holder will make the teacher’s desk be clutter-free and organized, so he or she can focus on the task that needs to be done as quickly as possible.
This humidifier can be placed in the bedroom or any place in the house that is frequently used by family members and will bring clear humidified air to stop allergies and dryness of the skin.
4. Gifts that will Bring Relaxation
This scented candle set will bring a soothing aroma to his home, especially when he stretches on his sofa or sprawls in his bed after a hard day’s toil in school.
Essential oils like this lavender bring relaxation as aromatherapy or when used for massage. It promotes good, restful sleep at night.
This waterproof Bluetooth speaker can amplify the music from the teacher’s phone, that he can listen to while they are at a picnic or just chilling at home with some friends or family, or even in a shower.
5. Gifts that are Easy to Buy
If you are not sure what to give to your kid’s teacher and/or teacher-assistant, give gift cards, so you don’t have to think more and stress yourself in choosing what you think will give joy to him or her.
You can never go wrong if you give a gift card. That way, the receiver can decide on what he or she wants to buy for himself or herself.
It’s That Time of Year to be Appreciative of the Mentors and Assistants of Your Child with Special Needs
Giving gifts to special education teachers during the Christmas season is a great way to to show appreciation for their efforts, patience, and understanding offered to your little ones and the not so little ones, especially if your child is non-verbal or has tantrums or meltdowns and they are a handful and quite challenging to take care in school.
Christmas is indeed a great time to celebrate the kindness and dedication of the special needs teachers. Something simple, but valuable that you can share with them, they being your kids’ second parents, will surely be appreciated.