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Present ideas for male teacher???

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dimplebum Tue 27-Nov-12 18:56:24

Other than chocolates.

He is a much loved teacher by DS (5) - any ideas?

Because I'm stumped. I asked DS what he would like to buy him and his suggestion was a power ranger hmm

I8toys Tue 27-Nov-12 18:58:30

Both DS's had men last year and got them an itunes card voucher thingy.

dimplebum Tue 27-Nov-12 19:04:43

Isn't the cheapest iTunes Card £15 though? He is much loved by DS but not enough to spend that much! Not when I have 2 TAs and 2 dinnerladies to buy for

cantspel Tue 27-Nov-12 19:21:59

Key ring

angelinterceptor Tue 27-Nov-12 19:24:46

I used to laugh at my DCs old primary school - all the pupils were really generous with Christmas presents to all the teachers, TAs, dinner ladies, crossing lady etc etd.
The majority were female, and were getting plants, flowers, candles, smellies and so on,
the 2 male teachers, got bottles of wine and golf balls!

I8toys Tue 27-Nov-12 19:26:46

I got one for a tenner!! DS also had 5 TA's in his class - 3 for 2 at boots was my friend! Extra pressie for school receptionist!

I8toys Tue 27-Nov-12 19:31:16

Just asked hubbie who is a teacher what he would want from the kids and he said homework in on time!! Also said doesn't like gifts as feel indebted to kids then - he is only doing his job doesn't want a gift. Men don't get it!

cantspel Tue 27-Nov-12 19:34:43

pen keyring

www.ebay.co.uk/itm/No-1-Teacher-Pen-Key-ring-/130809157041?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item1e74d555b1

Bottle opener/ teacher key ring
www.ebay.co.uk/itm/I-Love-Heart-MY-TEACHER-Plastic-Beer-Bottle-Opener-Key-Ring-/180971770134?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item2a22c21116

Best teacher socks

www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Worlds-Best-Teacher-Socks-And-Free-Matching-Key-ring-Christmas-Gift-/110982449521?pt=UK_Men_s_Socks&hash=item19d711c971

I8toys Tue 27-Nov-12 19:36:16

Shite - not supposed to say hubbie on mumsnet am I???? Man I am married to.

blobandsnail Tue 27-Nov-12 20:31:32

Your DS suggested a power ranger? What a great idea! Get his teacher a power ranger or something else your DS chooses, how about some power ranger stationery? It'll say far more about how he feels about his teacher than you buying a bottle of wine or chocolate or some other gift that didn't have much thought put in it. Plus the gift is from your son not you. Maybe get him that with a card and a note from your DS saying why he chose that power ranger or whatever. If I was his teacher i'd probably treasure it more than anything else his mother decided to buy me, it'll remind him of your son for a long time to come, rather than some food or drink he'll down in one evening.

fakeblondie Tue 27-Nov-12 20:37:10

Homemade gingerbread men ?

EnolaAlone Tue 27-Nov-12 20:49:20

Food, beer, wine, stationery, socks.......... I would say these are my DH's favourites. Although anything is gratefully received and it really is the thought that counts. The only thing I kind of groan at now is mugs, we honestly have a whole shelf full of teacher mugs.

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