Here are some ideas that we offered or taught at a VNET Meeting. With downloads and info about how to make it.

Hand Santizer Gifts

Hand Santizer Gifts

We have all seen this idea used in a hand soap with a pump, but I decided why not make them by using a small bottle of Hand Sanitizer. I found this small bottles at the Dollar store, 3 for a $1.00. I went to buy transparency sheets, and all Staples had was a pack...

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We need S’more volunteers like you

We need S’more volunteers like you

You can see this gift also on Pinterest http://www.pinterest.com/pin/249316529345621278/ Here are the printables for this gift, just have them printed as a photo at somewhere like Costco or Walmart, this saves you on your ink from your printer and its pretty cheap. You can print them from your printer if you want, just print as...

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Tic Tac Superhero Pills

Tic Tac Superhero Pills

Tic Tac Superhero Pills   This cute idea I saw on Pinterst, so I remade for our Kick-off/Expo to give to all our great volunteers. Just use a 1.0 container of Tic Tacs, print these on 2x4 labels, they will need to be trimed a bit, then adhere then to the container. "SUPER" easy, "SUPER"...

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STRESSBUSTERS – small gift

STRESSBUSTERS – small gift

  Stressbuster Printable   This is pretty easy and CHEAP! Just print the printable that has 4 on a page (the image is available so you can size it what ever way you want) you cut them up, fold then in half and staple on ti any size bubble wrap you want.

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We Can’t Spell Success Without U Recognition Bar

We Can’t Spell Success Without U Recognition Bar

Here is where the idea was found http://www.thebcgiftcollection.com/catalog/item/2657445/7749436.htm   Printable coming soon!

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Teacher Appreciation Box

Teacher Appreciation Box

Here is where we found this idea: http://makebakecelebrate.com/teacher-appreciation-printable-box/

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Paper Blooms to Top Washi Covered Pencils

Paper Blooms to Top Washi Covered Pencils

Here is where we found this idea: http://www.skiptomylou.org/make-some-paper-blooms-to-top-washi-covered-pencils-by-lia-griffith/

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Apple Mason Jar

Apple Mason Jar

Here is where we got this idea" http://masonjarcraftslove.com/apple-mason-jar/

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M&M / Skittles/ Mike&Ikes pill bottle labels

M&M / Skittles/ Mike&Ikes pill bottle labels

M&M / Skittles/ Mike&Ikes pill bottle labels **WARNING** I have had a few people email me, very upset over this idea. I can understand why! Please note that if children see this and see it with candy in it, and eat candy out of it, they may think that all pill bottles hold candy. For...

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I Dig You ….. Shovel and Candy idea

I Dig You ….. Shovel and Candy idea

On Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/pin/249316529341323275/ Here are 2 places you can buy shovels http://www.centurynovelty.com/detail_571_091-005.html?reasonAdded=Item_List http://www.mnpartystore.com/Decorating-Supplies/Plastic-Shovel  

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Volunteer’s Survival Kits lists

Volunteer's Survival Kit Smarties "Those who can, do. Those who can do more, volunteer." - Mark Fischer Heart Lollipop "Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart." - Elizabeth Andrew Pumpkin Seeds "Plant flowers in others' gardens and your life becomes a bouquet." - Unknown Laffy Taffy "Here's to all volunteers, those...

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Thank You Candy Bar Wrapper

Thank You Candy Bar Wrapper

This file has 2 on page and fit a 1.55 oz bar, just print and cut off extra paper on side, there is a light gray line where you cut. More info on how to make them look like this at link: Kit Kat Bar Wrapper       Thank You Candy Bar Wrapper PDF...

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Volunteers Have All The Right Ingredients Snack Pack

Volunteers Have All The Right Ingredients Snack Pack

Volunteers Have All The Right Ingredients Snack Pack You can also print out this bag which you glue together. Or just print out the photo image at a photo shop and attach to a bag, box or basket.   Volunteers Have All The Right Ingredients Snack Pack files  

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Holding it together (small gift idea)

Holding it together (small gift idea)

Holding it together (small gift idea- using paper clips) These ideas were used at a make and take and as a give away at VNET event!   Holding it together printables - Download here    

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Thanks for helping us grow!

Thanks for helping us grow!

This is a easy idea sent in by Highland Park Elementary, this gift was only $2.00, they pick up plants at Home Depot and the pot at the dollar store. Then made up the tags!      

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Thanks for chewzing to volunteer gum wrapper

Thanks for chewzing to volunteer gum wrapper

Thanks for chewzing to volunteer gum wrapper PDF files

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Thank you for “AIDing” us idea

Thank you for “AIDing” us idea

You can make your own little first aid kits (see some ideas below) or I got mine from the Dollar Store for just a buck. I should have put them in a large bag so it went better with the photo card I made! You can download that 4x6 photo card from here: Download http://pinterest.com/pin/249316529341978602/...

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Pillow Box Door/Water Bottle Hanger

Pillow Box Door/Water Bottle Hanger

You can print this out on colored paper, or fun scrapbook paper, then add a small treat in the pocket. Water Bottle Hanger

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Pop Top Can Tutorial

Pop Top Can Tutorial

Items needed: Pop top container Smooth edge can opener Pattern paper Liquid glass or crystal effects Adhesive Embellishments Pop Top Can Tutorial pdf    

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Make your own Note pads

Make your own Note pads

Make your own Note pads Here is the glue that you use to make the note pads, I bought it at Xpedx, for under $10.00 a bottle, this bottle should last me for a LONG LONG time. Just take a ream of paper, have it cut into what ever size you want the pads to...

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It’s Been a Joy Working with you

It’s Been a Joy Working with you

Print the tags out and tie to a bottle of "Joy"   It's Been a Joy Working with you pdf

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Free Paper Folding Templates

From Mirkwood Designs: Triangle Petal Card  Square Petal Card  Pentagon Petal Card  Hexagon Petal Card  Pillow Box  Interlocking Card  Interlocking Envelope  Pyramid Box  Hexagonal Box  Heart Basket  Card Portfolio  Basic Envelope  Fan Card  Secret Heart Card  Match Box  Take-Out Box  Butterfly Card  CD Label  Artist Trading Card Envelope  Artist Trading Card Cutting Diagram  U.S. Money...

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Classroom Rules Printables

Classroom Rules Printables

Print these on your printer or send them to a photo shop. Put them in a frame or mod podge them to a board. Even though these show a size (like 4 x 6 or 12 x 12 etc) that is just showing what size it was made as, they are high enough quality that...

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Christmas GIFT IDEAS

Christmas GIFT IDEAS!!! 1. Any sweet treat: "Wishing you a day filled with sweetness!" 2. A plate of cookies: "Wishing you a wonderful Birthday, from your "crummy" neighbors. 3. Barq's Root Beer: "Have a wonderful day, it shows you're "barqing" up the right tree!" 4. Scouring pad/sponge: "I scoured the earth for a teacher like...

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Brown Paper Bag Purse

Brown Paper Bag Purse

Brown Paper Bag Purse This is found at http://inkingidaho.blogspot.com/2009_07_01_archive.html All brown paper bags are a different size. Even lunch bags aren't a standard size, every brand is slightly different. The bags I used for this project are 5" wide, slightly smaller than a standard lunch bag. Cardstock: Chocolate Chip, Whisper White, So Saffron, Rose Red,...

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Kit Kat Bar Wrapper

Kit Kat Bar Wrapper

Many have asked about these candy bars that were handed out at the Expo, here are the directions! You will need: 5oz kit kat bar 12 x 12 scrapbook paper Double sides tape (or like adhesive) Crimper

        Now add a bow, or a sticker or wrap another small piece of...

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Images of some great Teacher gift ideas