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Xmas pressie for young male teacher

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lucamom Wed 10-Oct-12 21:43:59

My son's teacher is a young man (early 20's)-need inspiration for a suitable teacher pressie (around the £5 mark). Thanks!

notnowImreading Wed 10-Oct-12 21:45:30

Giant mug. I always buy them for young male colleagues when I get lumbered with them for secret Santa and they always go down well - the bigger the better.

overmydeadbody Wed 10-Oct-12 21:47:05

Wine

overmydeadbody Wed 10-Oct-12 21:47:43

or chocolate

All the male teachers and TAs I work with prefer edible gifts to other stuff.

ja9 Wed 10-Oct-12 21:59:43

Teacher's like stationary... A pack of nice coloured pens (for writing - not colouring!!), fancy post it notes etc

I once recieved a £5 token for the cinema which was cool.

ja9 Wed 10-Oct-12 22:17:41

Damn it. I spelt stationery wrong didn't I? blush

notnowImreading Thu 11-Oct-12 19:46:13

Girl teachers like stationery. Boy teachers only like things they can eat. <<sexist generalisation based on the two male teachers in my school>>

vj32 Thu 11-Oct-12 19:57:21

Honestly, I would get your dc to make him a nice card instead. My aunt who was a primary school teacher used to have to give away so many chocs etc at Christmas as there was no way she could eat them all, plus all kinds of other bits and pieces she was given that she didn't know what to do with. All gratefully received but actually a bit of a waste.

phantomnamechanger Thu 11-Oct-12 20:03:21

be really original and go for a tie or sox - every male teacher needs a christmas tie or 2! or some homer simpson santa sox

Wiggy29 Thu 11-Oct-12 20:24:10

Just asked dp&he said, though it seems boring, a cheap memory stick is always mega useful.

tassisssss Thu 11-Oct-12 20:36:25

oooh I might get ours (first year teacher) a Christmas tie or socks. Naff-tastic but who cares?!

ScaryBOOAlot Thu 11-Oct-12 20:41:34

Chocolate and wine. Same as for a female teacher!

scentednappyhag Thu 11-Oct-12 20:43:56

Is your son in primary or secondary?

DevaDiva Thu 11-Oct-12 20:55:55

Wine, beer/real ale, chocolates, iTunes voucher have all gone down well in the past as long as not more than £5/6

WentworthMillerMad Thu 11-Oct-12 21:04:37

Wine is never a waste!
Everything deva said.
Amazon voucher is a treat as well - can buy a book etc

tassisssss Thu 11-Oct-12 21:05:46

I like the idea of wine a lot but don't like dcs taking it into school and they like to hand over their gifts.

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