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10 Easy Ideas for Birthdays at School
Whether it’s your students, or your own child, there’s no denying the happiness that comes with celebrating a kids birthday at school. Today, I’m going to share with you some of my favorite ways for celebrating birthdays at school.
Celebrating Birthdays at School
A kid’s birthday is one of their favorite days of the year! It’s their day to shine in front of all their friends and classmates.
Teachers want to acknowledge the student’s birthdays, but don’t have the budget for elaborate gifts. Parents want to send in a treats, but are looking for non-food birthday favors.
I have the perfect solution – keep reading to find out.
Printable birthday tags, along with a simple birthday treat or birthday prize, make the perfect birthday favors for school.
At the start of every school year, I ask my parent volunteers to prep classroom birthday prizes, such as birthday pencils, birthday straws, and sticker sheets, then write each students name on a classroom birthday poster, or create a small birthday bulletin board.
Keeping the bucket of birthday treats near my desk is a great visual reminder not to forget anyone’s birthday. That is the worst feeling ever!
10 Ideas for Student Birthday Gifts
There are lots of ways to celebrate student birthdays at school. Of course, you can go the route of a full blown party, or keep it simple with a song and small prize.
Below are some of the top birthday gifts for students that won’t break your teacher budget. I also share these deals inside the Teachers on a Budget Facebook group. Are you a part of that group with thousands of teachers?
My Favorite Birthday Gifts to Students
I’m all about keeping things meaningful, yet easy and within the teachers budget! Here’s a look at two of my favorite gifts to give students on their birthdays.
The printable birthday tags are also included in this Superhero Classroom Decor set.
Birthday Crazy Straws
Party favors, whether for classroom parties or birthday parties for kids, can be quick and simple. Less is more! The kids leave feeling special, and are proud to celebrate their birthday in front of others.
Themed Printable Birthday Tags
While birthdays at school may not be as extravagant as they once were, there are ways to make every kid feel special on their birthday! These tags are also be great for cheap party favors for kids.
Themed Birthday Tags
If you’re passing out treats to every kid to celebrate birthdays at school, tape the tags on candy treats, such as pixie sticks, lollipops, or nerd ropes. Then, put them in a cute bucket by the door. Tell each kid to grab one on their way out the door during dismissal.
Inviting Parents to Celebrate Birthdays at School
Parents enjoy celebrating their kids birthday at school. At the start of the school year, establish strong parent teacher communication explaining how you celebrate the kids’ birthdays in the classroom. Then, on the child’s birthday, invite a parent or grandparent into the classroom to be a Birthday Reader.
These Parent Letters invite parent volunteers to read to the class, and help out if desired, on their child’s birthday. The Birthday Reader such a special time for the kids!
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