Just a quick follow-up to the student Christmas gift post from some few weeks ago…
Here’s what I ended up gifting my students last month:
- Gloves for pianists 🙂
- Treat sacks with brownies
I ordered the black gloves from eBay (here). I used white 3D fabric paint to add the treble clef on the RH glove, and allowed it to dry. I came back later to flip it over and draw a bass clef on the LH glove. They turned out pretty cute!
I can’t take credit for the idea. I saw a piano teacher share the idea in one of the Facebook groups for piano teachers, quite some time ago. I saved the idea, thinking I’d probably use it some year. And here we are!
I baked the brownies myself and placed two pieces in each treat sack, separated by a square of parchment paper. A quick piece of ribbon makes them look a bit festive.
If you’re looking for a good brownie recipe, here’s the link to the one I used: Best Fudgiest Brownies. My husband is a better cook than I am; he’s able to bake them just right so they are wonderfully fudgey, plus achieve that lovely cracked look on the top. Fortunately, they still taste pretty great even when I bake them. 🙂
Just thought I’d share. I always appreciate getting ideas from other teachers, and bet you do too!
Happy Wednesday to you!
8 thoughts on “2019 Christmas Gift for Students”
You put so much time and loving care into your student gifts. That is so impressive! I hope the students appreciated it!
Aw, thank you, Jan! 🙂
The gloves turned out really nice Joy! We wouldn’t need them in northern Australia though. Has me thinking about what I might be able to use instead. I made brownies too ?. They are always a hit.
Hm, good question: what would make a good alternative to gloves? Perhaps kids would enjoy those “slap-on” bracelets?
Huge changes happening in your world! I look forward to reading your future – if necessarily more limited – postings. 🙂 Happy New Year, Joy!
Happy New Year, Lyrique!