:: Roses are Red, Violets are Blue, School is Back, and I’m Lucky My Teacher is You! :: Back to School Teacher Gift Idea ::

A classic poem and a simple gesture to start the new school year right! All you need are a half a dozen roses (or African Violets plant) and this printable poem!

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:: Here’s What You’ll Need ::

Flower vases (if using roses)
Half a dozen roses or African Violets plants
Red or Violet colored paper
Roses are Red Poem-Small-Printable or
Roses are Red Poem-Large-Printable
Scissors
Paper Edgers (Optional)
Hot glue gun

 

:: Here’s What To Do ::

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If using roses: fill your vases (found mine at the Dollar Tree) half way with water, sprinkle some of the flower food that comes with your flowers, trim your rose stems (making sure to remove the leaves so that they are not inside the vase) and arrange the roses.

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Depending on the size of your flower vase or size of violet plants, determine which poem printable is best for your project (small or large).  Print the printable onto red colored paper for roses or violet colored paper if using violets. Cut out using scissors and/or paper edgers scissors.

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Using the hot glue gun, place dots of glue on each corner of the printable poem.

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Immediately affix to your vase if using roses.

Roses are Red Poem :: Back to School Teacher Gift Idea :: by oh! rubbish! blog

If you are using violet plants, you can hot glue gun a toothpick to the back side of the poem and insert into the potted plant. Alternatively, you can punch a hole in the printable tag and tie it with a ribbon to your plant.

That’s it! So easy…so memorable!
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