Christmas Gift Round-Up!

A couple of years ago I shared quite a few ideas for great Christmas gifts to give to your music students.

Since not much time has passed since that post, I only have one new idea to add to my original list, so I thought it might be fun to also give you links to everyone else’s ideas too!

 

First, a Tip!

Before I give you my round-up, I do have one new BIG TIP to share:

Keep a list of what you give your students each year!

The first year I opened my studio, I didn’t record the gift I gave and I regretted it because it is SOOOO nice to be able to look back and see what you’ve done recently.

Keeping a list means that you can easily repeat gifts with confidence.

This year, I’m cycling back and giving a gift that I did six years ago which means I’m confident a large majority of my students haven’t received this gift from me!

It’s a simple as writing it down in your favorite note-taking app (like Evernote, of course!). Here’s my list:

  • 2018 Metal treble clef bookmark
  • 2017 Ceramic snowman ornament with music notes
  • 2016 White Mess Puppy chow with Japanese Piano Eraser attached
  • 2015 Black sparkly music ornament
  • 2014 Bag of puppy chow
  • 2013 Hot chocolate mix
  • 2012 Hershey symphony bar

All of these items (except 2018) were shared in my original gift-giving post. 

 

More Ideas

Last year I gave my students these Metal Treble Clef Bookmarks

At $13.00 for a pack of 10, you can’t go wrong for such a cute but economical gift! 

BONUS: The tassel almost makes them feel like an ornament and they come in a cute little box!


Get ideas from LOTS of different teachers in this Q&A Form post over at ColorinMyPiano.com

An Edible Ornament That Lasts for a Lifetime? (Leila Viss | 88 Piano Keys)

Christmas Gifts (Jennifer Foxx | Music Educator Resources)

Christmas Gift for Piano Students (Joy Morin | Color in My Piano)

Christmas Gift Ideas for Students (Jennifer Foxx | Music Educator Resources)

Christmas Gift Ideas Revisited (Jennifer Foxx | Music Educator Resources)

Easy Recital Prep and Gift Ideas for Students (Melody Payne | The Plucky Pianista)

Gift Ideas for Music Students (Melody Payne | The Plucky Pianista)

Holiday Gift Ideas for Young Pianists (Karen Lien | You Love Piano)

Making Grab-Bag Gifts for Music Students (Joy Morin | Color in My Piano)

My Favorite Christmas Resources For Piano Teachers > Scroll down to “Inexpensive Gift Ideas” (Tracy Selle)

Music Student Gifts on Etsy

Piano Student Gifts on Etsy

Sheet Music Christmas Ornament – Gift Idea for Piano Students (Joy Morin |  Color in My Piano)

Student Gifts That Keep on Giving (Music Teachers Helper)

Student (and Family) Gifts in 3 Easy Steps (Rosemarie Penner | The Unfinished Lesson)

 


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