Teachers Share the Weirdest Gifts They Have Received

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Teachers often talk about the funny little things that come out of the mouths of our little humans. But, sometimes, the deliveries that come out of their precious little hands are just as…. interesting! Recently we shared about a present that Mr. Nelson from @_thirdgradeswag received… his first lemon given to him as a gift. You know what they say…

When a student gives you lemons… make margaritas!!

When we shared this cute present that Mr. Nelson received, we asked our amazing followers what the weirdest gifts were that they had received from a student. The responses were….. hilarious!!

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The Weirdest Gifts Teachers Received from Students

With out further ado, here are some of our favourite gifts that teachers have received from their students…

(1) A bearded dragon – what a pleasant surprise!

(2) Lavender, the cable tie was a nice touch!

(3) A lemon… did I hear margarita?

(4)  Parsley – just what I needed…

(5) Nectarine seed… it’s the thought that counts!

(6) Birthday cake mix… let’s call it a deconstructed birthday cake!

(7) A pre-lit candle… so thoughtful!

(8) Dan Murphy’s member card, with a twist.

For more hilarious presents teachers have received from their thoughtful students… head to our Teacher Talk Facebook group. Feel free to add your own to the post too…

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  • sally walters
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    A friend of mine received a blue toilet deodoriser that goes in the cistern. It was even more hilarious as it was given to the teacher when we were all gathered in the Church for our end of the year Mass and Prize Giving.

    • Holly (Teach Starter)
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      Oh my goodness, Sally! How hilarious!!

  • Lyn Short
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    Two plastic wedding cake pillars with red-eyed doves hanging off the sides.

    • Trish (Teach Starter)
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      Creepy! If it weren't for the red eyes that might be sweet...

  • Jennifer Celeban
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    A ziplock bag filled with mint and by far the weirdest one was a turkey feather pen (plucked from her pet turkey with the pen shoved into the end of it).

    • Bronwyn
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      Some very creative gifting, there, Jennifer. Thanks for sharing!

  • Natalie A
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    I have been given a passionfruit!

    • Bronwyn
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      What a lovely gift! I hope you like passionfruit!?

  • Annie
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    An avocado seed

    • Trish (Teach Starter)
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      Haha! Did you end up planting it?

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