Band-Aid: For when things get a little rough.
Bath Salts: "To take you away." You deserve a quiet break.
Crayon - to color your day bright and cheerful.
Candle - for when you are up late grading papers.
Ear Plugs - when you just can't take anymore.
Hugs and Kisses - for when you need a hug.
Jewel - because you are so precious.
Lifesaver: For when you've had one of those days.
Marbles - to replace the ones you've lost.
Mint - to remind you that you are worth a "mint".
Mounds Bar - for the mounds of confidence you give your students.
Paperclip - to hold it all together.
Peanuts: To get a little nutty.
Puzzle Piece - without you the class wouldn't be complete.
Rubber band - to remind you to be flexible.
Shiny Penny - to remind you, each will shine in their own special way.
Sponge: To soak up the overflow, when your brain is too full.
Starburst - to give you a "burst" of energy when you need it.
Tissues - to wipe away the tears...yours and theirs.
a prayer for you to say at the start of each day
Spirits, Please help me,
To strengthen their voices,
bodies and minds,
To express their feelings and
control them sometimes,
To explore what's near
and venture afar,
But most important to love
who they are.
posted by marylina