3. Ask Teachers If They Need Any Toiletries Replenished
When the pandemic first hit America, hand sanitizer and toilet paper flew off the shelves. People stockpiled dozens or even thousands of these resources to prepare for the wait at home. Now stores have placed restrictions on how many packages of toilet paper or groceries one can buy.
We do have to keep in mind, many of our teacher friends have children and spouses. These restrictions on how many packages they can buy can make grocery runs frustrating, especially if stores that ordinarily have these items have run out.
Ask your teachers if they need any toiletries replenished, wipe down the packaging, and try your best to fit that need. Teachers have so much to worry about with the pandemic, that this can take one burden off their plates.
4. Send Them a Thank-You Note
If you had a teacher who you know is still alive and well, or if you know the names of the teachers of your children, send them a thank you note. If you’re wary about sending a physical note in the mail to avoid the possible spread of the virus, send an email.
Whether physical or email, this note can show the teacher how much they meant to you or your child. In such an uncertain time of this, with so many jobs laying off workers, teachers will feel blessed to know that they made an impact on you or the lives of your children.
In the note, you can include sentiments such as the fact you are praying for them, or encouraging Bible verses to help them get through the day. Gratitude often goes unspoken, and so our teachers will have no idea how much they have meant to us unless we vocalize these sentiments.
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