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Christmas gift for nursery staff - etiquette help needed

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IsItMeOr Fri 14-Dec-12 10:13:46

DS's nursery have gone above and beyond to help him and us this year, and I wanted to show our appreciation.

I suspect they will be inundated with nice biscuits and chocolates, so was thinking of giving cash, which I thought they could perhaps put towards their staff christmas party. But is giving cash okay?

Grateful for your experiences!

Joolsy Fri 14-Dec-12 11:25:31

Hmmm....well if they're having a staff do the nursery might be paying for it anyway so the staff won't benefit if you give cash so you might want to check first

IsItMeOr Fri 14-Dec-12 12:40:50

Thanks Joolsy, that was helpful. I had a word with a manager when I collected DS at lunchtime, and it's the staff Christmas meal this evening, so I've given her a contribution to hopefully buy a glass of wine each.

IsItMeOr Fri 14-Dec-12 12:41:12


We3NipplesOfVoldiesWeAre Fri 14-Dec-12 20:20:46

Ahh, that's lovely. Occasionally parents at our nursery have donated money to buy a round of drinks at the Christmas party. It's always very well received.

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