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The Teacher’s Crate Review

February 20, 2016 12 Comments
Being a teacher is hard.  Our hours are long, our feet hurt by the end of the day, and our job is never ending.  It’s the most rewarding job that you could possible have, but it can also be very difficult to find some work-life balance and time to treat yourself. As teachers, we deserve to be spoiled every once in a while.  We’re constantly doing for others so when someone does something for us, we appreciate it even more.  
That’s exactly how it felt like when I received my first package from The Teacher’s Crate. As a longtime fan and admirer of Birch Box and Stitch Fix, when I heard of this subscription box JUST for teachers, I knew it would be something special!  When I saw the package sitting in front of my door with that cute little owl on it, I got all kinds of excited.  Who doesn’t love coming home to multiple gifts picked just for you?!  
When you first open your box from The Teacher’s Crate, you’re immediately giddy with excitement.  The first thing you see is the careful packaging and personalized note waiting for you.
The note details The Teacher’s Crate philosophy and how they’re dedicated to giving teachers something they will love.  Ummmm yes please, I thought FINALLY a company gets it!  The note continued to detail the different items found in the crate and why they were chosen just for teachers.
Each item in the crate was cuter than the last.  I loved the bookmark and put it right into my book as soon as I got it.  And who doesn’t love a large stack of adorably designed post-it notes?!  Not this teacher!  Not to mention as a first grade teacher obsessed with all things craftivities, I knew the sparkly red border was bound to come in handy.  It’s evident that every item inside The Teacher’s Crate was carefully chosen with an on-the-go and dedicated teacher in mind.  I couldn’t wait to put my new greeting stickers and mousepad to good use at school.
But, the one thing I was most excited for was this “TOTES” adorable tote that couldn’t have come at a better time.  My teacher bag was on the fritz and I knew this tote would definitely come in handy. You know you’re a teacher when you can’t have enough tote bags!  Am I right?!
I can’t wait to receive my next subscription box from The Teacher’s Crate and find out what super cute items they’ve chosen for the next month.  I will definitely be recommending this subscription service to all of my coworkers and am going to gift my mentee a subscription for Teacher’s Appreciation coming up!
Are you interested in trying out The Teacher’s Crate for yourself?!  I would think so!  I’m so excited because this fantastic company has allowed me to give a one month’s subscription away for free to one of my readers!  Just leave a blog comment below telling me what makes your teacher heart happy and enter to win your own package of happiness.  Giveaway will close on Tuesday, so don’t miss out!
I can’t wait for you to receive your own little package of teacher happiness with The Teacher’s Crate!  If you’re a subscriber, I’d love to know how you’ve liked it too! 
Enjoy your weekend lovelies.  And as the bookmark says, Keep Calm and Teach On.

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  • Melinda's World February 20, 2016 at 5:23 pm

    My heart is happy watching kids who don't get a concept, finally get it. Plus my teacher friends are a plus!

  • Unknown February 20, 2016 at 6:04 pm

    I have a subscription box addiction! This one looks fab 🙂

  • Courtney Petzold February 20, 2016 at 7:24 pm

    My teacher heart is made happy by colorful pens, chart markers that actually work, and hugs from my students. 🙂


  • Luv My Kinders February 20, 2016 at 8:37 pm

    This looks like such a fun box of goodies! I will be checking it out. My kiddos make me smile everyday, but my teacher heart is truly happy when I can look back and see how far they have come and know that I had a part in that. Thanks for sharing!

    Luv My Kinders

  • Susan K. February 20, 2016 at 10:16 pm

    I love my Morning Meeting time every day because it's our favorite time of the day!

  • Unknown February 21, 2016 at 1:08 pm

    My teacher heart is just so happy when the kids beg me to keep reading a chapter book we're going through.

  • Mrs. Schuda February 21, 2016 at 1:28 pm

    Great post friend and this subscription looks great. My teacher heart is happy when my kiddos begin to independently complete tasks and have a huge smile on their face when they realize that they can do it.

  • Unknown February 21, 2016 at 2:11 pm

    I can't wait to hopefully get my hands on this crate of happiness. My teacher heart is truly happy when I find what I'm teaching to be interesting and exciting to students.

  • Amanda February 22, 2016 at 2:29 am

    It makes my teacher heart happy when I see kids helping each other and being kind and respectful!

  • Unknown February 22, 2016 at 2:32 am

    Students engaged and having fun learning makes my heart happy!

  • Unknown February 23, 2016 at 12:51 am

    My heart feels happy when my students tell me how a classmate helped them and when they give me hugs. 🙂

  • Paulina Cameron April 20, 2017 at 7:44 am

    Whatever the teacher’s crate is for you, it has been my place of inspiration, an endless pool of inner energy that teachers need so much. I am so grateful for yet another post full of cool activities and worksheets that will totally make my next lessons planning’s cut. I hope you wouldn’t mind if I ask about buying college essays online because soon my students will totally need one and it takes more than an activity to get ready for, it takes your professional advice.

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    Hi! I’m Jayme! A former elementary teacher turned stay at home mom sharing toddler activities, mom tips, and educational resources to help you learn and play with your children. I believe in the power of PLAY and creating meaningful activities for you and your little ones to enjoy together.

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