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Gifts: Teachers

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Save money on teacher's gifts by purchasing items they use in their classrooms at back-to-school sales.   Items like colored pencils and markers, chalks, erasers, paper clips, etc. all come in handy.

Teachers are also very busy, and if you have the time, they appreciate home-baked goods.


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Here are more ideas to save money on gifts for teachers.


- Homemade cards of appreciation from students are often treasured by teachers.
- Food gifts for teachers and their families are thoughtful.

- Age appropriate books for the classroom is another option.

- Consider mugs with cute sayings, or other decorative items that express thoughts.

- Small personal items like soaps and lotions are appropriate, as well as music gifts.

- Be sure and ask your child of they want to give a gift to their teacher.  Don't make them feel uncomfortable if they don't want to do it.







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tips in alphabetical order


A - Frugal Tips: Acne - Automobiles


B - Frugal Tips:  Babies - Buttons


C - Frugal Tips: Cakes - Cutting Boards


D - Frugal Tips:  Dandruff - Dryers


E - Frugal Tips:  Eating Out - Eyeliner


F - Frugal Tips:  Fabric - Furniture


G- Frugal Tips:  Garage Sales - Groceries


H - Frugal Tips:  Hair Humidifiers


I - Frugal Tips:  Ice - Ironing


J - Frugal Tips:  Jars - Junk Mail


K - Frugal Tips:  Ketchup - Kitchen Pot Hangers


L - Frugal Tips:  Ladders - Lotions


M - Frugal Tips:  Mac and Cheese - Mushrooms


N - Frugal Tips:  Nail Polish - Nuts


O - Frugal Tips: Oatmeal - Ovens


P - Frugal Tips: Paint - Pumpkins


Q - Frugal Tips: Quiche - Quilting


R - Frugal Tips: Radishes - Rubbing Alcohol


S - Frugal Tips: Sales - Sweetened Condensed Milk


T - Frugal Tips: Tablecloths - TV Dinners


U - Frugal Tips: Upholstery Fabric - Utilities


V - Frugal Tips: Vacations - Vinyl Tablecloths


W - Frugal Tips: Wallpaper - Wreaths


XYZ - Frugal Tips - Yams - Zucchini