The responsibilities of a teacher goes beyond instructing students. Teachers work extremely hard to be guides, mentors and counselors. They also constantly look for the best  ways to impart their knowledge to their students in the most understandable way. This is definitely not an easy job.

ways to appreciate teachers

Most good teachers just want to make a difference in the lives of students, and aren’t after paychecks or rewards.

Showing appreciation to your teacher gives them a sense of reassurance that their hard work doesn’t go unnoticed and also motivates them to do better. And there are many simple ways to show love without breaking the bank.

Here are 3 simple but adorable ideas students can use to show gratitude to their teachers.

  1. Write a letter to your teacher: nothing says “straight from the heart” like a handwritten note. Tell your teachers how much they mean to you and have made your school experience much better. You may include lovely drawings and painting to show that even more thought when into it. Your teacher will surely be touched by this.
  2. Give them a simple handmade gift: you can make fun crafty gifts for your teachers with the help of your parents and older ones. Simple things like knitted scarves, beaded bracelets and paintings. A scrapbook is another fun idea for classmates as they can all take turns and write about why that teacher is special to them.
  3. Give them a plant in a special container: one sweet way to gift your teachers is to plant a flower in a small pot and give them so you all can watch it grow. It adds a bit of fresh air to a teacher’s desk and the more it grows, the more they appreciate it.

Teachers do not expect rewards for their actions, but it is always a lovely feeling to be appreciated. Let your teachers know beyond the hard class exercises, that they are special because they make sure you are doing your best in school.

Have you shown gratitude to your teacher recently? Share with us some other simple but nice ways to go about it.

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