So one minute I am making teacher’s gifts and the next we are gifting to the whole freaking class!
Putting together a class gift can get super expensive and even if you are making big batches of “reindeer poop” or noses you still have to be kind of mindful of allergies or parents who don’t want their kids eating chocolate. Also this year there are a few children in my son’s class who don’t celebrate Christmas so when I was putting this idea together I was hoping to clear all bases (allergies/religions/life choices) without blowing out my set budget of $30 for all 22 kids.
I’ve Had A Ball Class Gift
What you will need:
- Download the free printable – you will see in all my pictures I have personalised ours with my son’s name. Don’t worry, the printable has nothing of the below writing on it so you can write nothing or add your own message.
- Black felt tip pen
- Card or heavy paper – I used 200gsm card from Officeworks
- Lolly bags – these are from Kmart for $1
- A selection of bouncy balls – I got mine from Kmart for $1/$2.
What to do:
- Print out the free printable (link is above and below) and print off with page set up as portrait with 2 to a page. It should be fine but just check that it is only printing at 100%.
- If you have the capabilities you might like to personalise on your computer before printing off but if not, just using a black felt tip pen will look fine.
- Cut out your tabs and fold them all in half.
- Pop a ball into one of the lolly bags and roll the top twice over. Make sure you are holding firm. I like to leave a bit of air in there so they don’t look too….sacky.
- Cap the tops with your folded card and secure on with two staples.
- Ta da!
So fast, cheap, and fun! I mean, can you go wrong with balls? Look at these two just hovering, unable to leave the bowl of balls alone.
I have made these for all the little groups of friends this year and just switched the message.
If you missed the free printable you can grab yours here.
Do you like to give little gifts to the little friends in your life? This would also be a good one for a Grandparent with a heap of grandkids, don’t you think?