Back to School- Teacher Appreciation
When I was little I would arrange my stuffed animals in a semi-circle and lecture them on core subjects, like how to brush Barbie's hair. I spent hours extolling the virtues of crimping vs. curling (hey...it was the 80s). My mom was a teacher for 25 years, so I think this encouraged my love of education and my grandmother owned a beauty salon, so yep...apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
In my late twenties, I was stuck in the corporate world and unsatisfied with my general contribution to society. I wanted to give back, I wanted to feel good at the end of the day instead of vaguely uncertain as to who I helped or why. I decided to ditch the corporate world and join Teach for America.
|Primary Tote Bag- $18.95|
|Teacher Peach Box|
So, I absolutely love working with companies that support and celebrate teachers. I just discovered Teacher Peach, a Chicago-based company that is dedicated to supporting the social and emotional well-being of teachers through the products they create and community they have cultivated.
|Chat Bubble Cards- $12.95 for a set of 12|
|Cool Teacher Pocket Folders- $34.95 for a pack of 25|
They have an array of products for teachers- from subscription boxes containing "A Note from the Teacher" note cards to teacher totes to desk organizers, they have everything! When I was preparing my classroom, I realized quickly that the majority of my supplies were paid for directly out of my pocket. I would have been THRILLED to receive a set of markers, much less note cards, envelopes and stamps to go with them!
|A Note from the Teacher Starter Kit- $14.95|
|Once Upon Box- $39.95|
|Once Upon Box sample contents|
Teachers rule! :)
Disclosure: I was provided with Teacher Peach sample products for review purposes. All opinions are honest and my own, as always!