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Ideas for leaving present for childminder

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JimmyMcNulty Sun 12-Jul-09 17:38:26

Ds has been going to his childminder for 2 years and his last day is coming up soon as he is off to pre-school. I'd like to get her a nice present to say thanks and bye but am not sure what. I've given her foodie things before like chocolates but would like to give something a bit longer-lasting. I wondered about a photo of ds but maybe that's a bit naff...

Any ideas? Especially from childminders - what sorts of leaving presents do you appreciate most?

kerry595 Sun 12-Jul-09 19:18:21

As a nanny/childcarer myself I always appreciate something for me, such as a beauty voucher, facial, manicure or some such. My boss just bought me a voucher for a massage and I'm so looking forward to using it.

Not really a long-lasting idea but I hope that helps.

Kerry x

dot91 Sun 12-Jul-09 21:49:38

I have been childming for 17 years and have received may lovely presents from my parents over the years jewelery, gift vouchers ect.But the thing that I appreciate the most, are the thankyou letters that I get thanking me for all that I have done for theit child. I am still in contact with many of my previous parents and children.

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