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Monday, November 22, 2010

Handmade Christmas Gift Idea

What do you get when you put this:

together with this:


Root Beer Reindeer!

When I saw these on Fingerprints on the Fridge, I knew I had to make them. I have been trying to come up with something clever to give to Cooper's preschool teachers, and since there is a staff of nine who all work with each class, I knew it had to be something cute and on the cheap!

Total cost for this project:
$3.60 per six pack (on sale at Ralphs)
Packs of pipe cleaner, google eyes, and pom-poms (about 100 each): $10
Total cost was a little $40 for nine six-packs, or about $4.70 per six pack. 

Less than $5  per person and I have a super adorable treat for each of the wonderful teachers to show them our appreciation. It would be a great activity for the kids too!

Linking up to some of these great parties.


Lisa @ Fern Creek Cottage said...

Cute, cute, cute!!!!

Erin and Co. said...

I love this idea!! How Cool!

Katie @ This Chick Cooks said...

Love these!

Rachel said...

I LOVE it!! That is so awesome!!

I also loved your comment on my blog yesterday that we were separated at birth! hehehe... I can totally see that!


texasdaisey said...

Oh those are adorable. What a great craft for little kids. I will have to save that one for my future grandkids.

Marie {Make and Takes} said...

These are adorable. And have 2 of my favorite craft products: googley eyes and pipe cleaner!! So cute!

Sandy Ang said...

i just love your fun and practical gift idea !

Rachelle said...

Looks great! :) Awesome job! The teachers will LOVE them!

Gwen @ Gwenny Penny said...

These are adorable, Kristin! Great idea to use this as a teacher gift... I'm adding this to my list of possible gifts for my daughter's teachers. Thanks!

Oahu Mom said...

Thanks for sharing this idea. Just made them with my son for his Kindergarten teachers. He was able to do most of the work himself and they turned out really cute.

Sarah C. said...

Such an adorable idea!! My sister loves IBC Root Beer so I'm making her a set for Christmas. Thanks for sharing! :)

Kelli said...

SO love it and SO doing it next year!!!

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