Make this funny and practical survival kit gift poem for a teacher about to return to school.
What you need
Purchase a small gift bag and fill with all or some of the items below along with a label explaining each token.
Toothpick – to help you “pick” out the good qualities in others and yourself
Crayon – to color you day bright and cheerful
Hugs and Kisses – for when you need a hug
Candle – when you’re up late grading papers
Eraser – to remind you everyone makes mistakes
Rubber-band – to remind you to be flexible
String – to tie things together when everything falls apart
Marbles – to replace the ones you’ve lost
Lifesavers candy – you are a lifesaver to many of your students
Paperclip – to hold it all together
Jewel – because you are as valuable as any precious stone