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Discussion in 'Primary' started by harchie, Jul 17, 2011.
Pink scented coathangers.... twice by the same parent... :|
Clumps of hair
I once got a cucumber that a child had grown in their garden for me. It was wrapped in kitchen roll and covered in mud!
i got a lovely gift bag this week. Full of ..... more gift bags!
Strangest one I received was from a Y5 girl and was Some red hair dye and a beard...
A Brussels sprout stalk for Christmas
After a unit on rocks and soils, I was once presented with a 'rock' which turned out to be calcified dog excrement.
Oh and not a gift as such but I once turned up at a new school at the start of the summer to find a tank with 2 giant African land snails had been left for me by the previous teacher who had left.
A bag of Satsumas
Half a packet of chewing gum.
You always read about those fancy schools in the south where teachers really do get expensive and fantastic gifts. Never worked in one.
I've been given pens-as in packets of biros-a lot.
And in my last year of teaching I got some chalk. So what, you might say. The school had chucked out all the blackboards by then.
Off on a tangent...I wonder how many people on this forum have never used chalk?
Cold slice of pizza from the night before. (Child said she was going to Pizza Hut and I said I liked pizza). My fault really.
I did get cans of pepsi years ago from a number of kids . Perfect present for me but when the kids recognise you're hooked on the stuff it says something .... Like cut down on it!
That is actually very thoughtful.
I think that is a lovely present.
I got a cup cake this year. It was one from those cheap packets of un-iced cakes from a supermarket. But, the child had it unwrapped in the bottom of her pocket and was squashed and covered in hairs and bits of tissue!
A jar of wrinkle cream. I was only 26!
My best was a pat of hand made butter with my name on it accompanied by a butter paddle with my name carved on it. Loveliest family too.
To be fair (and I'm not 26 anymore, so it might be different) but the jar of wrinkle cream is far more useful than a butter paddle!