Thanksgiving is this week! I can’t believe how fast the month has gone! Today is Claire’s last day of school for the week so to show her teacher how much we’re thankful for her Claire surprised her with this card. I’m always looking for cute ideas to spiff up a plain gift card. I saw a version of this one on Pinterest and it was just perfect!

You will need
  • thanks a latte card printable found here
  • coffee sleeve
  • twine or ribbon
  • white card stock
  • stapler
  • double sided tape or other adhesive
  • gift card for Starbucks (or coffee house of your choice)
To put it together I printed out the 5×7 printable and cut it out. Then I taped it to white card stock that I cut slightly bigger than the print out. I used double sided tape to close the bottom of the coffee sleeve and put one staple in the middle so I could use it as a pocket to slide my gift card into. I put one staple on each side of it to secure it to the card. Then tied a bow around it with twine. I just used twine I had in my kitchen, but if you’d like to spiff it up a bit more you can get a variety of colors here. I made two since the teacher’s assistant in Claire’s class is wonderful also!

Claire signed it with her new name writing skills. I’m so proud of her! It’s kind of like when your kids start going in the potty for the first time. Parents get excited about the little things ya know.

So Miss Margie and Miss Sheryl and all the other wonderful teachers out there. We want you to know how much we appreciate you! Thanks a latte for all you do! =)

Here is another gift idea in case your teacher prefers soda. I gave this to Claire’s swimming teacher this past summer who was very patient with my little fish! 
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