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When you hold parent meetings, getting a gift for the parents who come is certainly not mandatory, but you know it goes a long way to building that relationship with them at the same time. However, then you have to consider what to even give them. That’s where this list comes in, because it is full of awesome parent gift ideas on meeting days.
Creative and Fun Welcome Gifts for Parent Meetings
Pop Secret Microwave Popcorn
Thank them for popping in with a package of Pop Secret microwave popcorn to take home and make in the microwave and share with their kids.
Almond Joy Candy Bars
Remind them what a joy it is to have their child in your class with a full-size Almond Joy candy bar!
You can watercolor these bookmarks, or they can do it themselves, but make sure to encourage them reading for themselves as an example and also reading with their kids at home.
Colorful Stress Squeeze Donut
A great way to say, “I donut know what I’d do without parents like you helping teach these wonderful minds.”
Grandma’s Chocolate Chip Cookies
They certainly have one smart cookie on their hands!
Life Savers Pep O Mint Bag
It takes involve-mint, commit-mint, and encourage-mint to build up smart and eager to learn children.
If they are parents who give an extra hand, they will love a pack of Extra gum!
Smarties Candy Rolls
They really have raised such a smartie!
100 Grand Fun Size Bag
A great way to say that parents who are involved in their child’s education are worth 100 grand!
Crystal Light Variety Pack Drink Mixes
They will be leaving the parent meeting pretty thirsty, so a drink mix and a bottle of water will help immensely.
Mounds Snack Size Bars
In your class, you have mounds of fun learning!
Hoyle Kid’s 6-in-1 Fun Pack Card Games
These 6-in-1 fun pack card games will encourage them to play more games with their children at home, strengthening their bond and getting their brains working at the same time.
Starbucks Frappuccino Drinks
“Thanks a latte for coming in and discussing your child’s progress with me.”
Black Can Cozies
These black can cozies can be personalized with metallic markers!
Standard Playing Cards
Don’t forget the magic of regular, standard playing cards for parents and their children.
Emoji Smiley Face Balloons
Emojis are fun, and so are balloons! Help them feel like a kid again, and in a good way, with these.
Insulated Double Wall Tumbler Cups
A simple, plain, insulated double wall tumbler cup to remind them to stay hydrated and take care of themselves.
Life Savers Five Flavor Mix
They are a lifesaver by helping their children at home with their homework and strengthening their academic skills.
“Thank you” Styluses
These styluses for their phone even say “thank you” on them already!
Play-Doh Assorted Colors
If all else fails, gift them some play-doh to send home with them for their kids when they need them to stay busy for a few minutes.
As parents leave your classroom after parent meetings, they will feel good with a gift in their hands, knowing that it wasn’t just a “business” talk.