School nurses do so much, but how often do you tell them you appreciate them?
They calm down kids who feel sick at school, wipe up various bodily fluids, and may even be asked to administer an EpiPen® injection to a child whose life is at risk.
And, wow, that’s a tough job, right Mom and Dad!? So, why not show them a little love this year (and every year, for that matter) by showing your gratitude on May 7th, School Nurse Day!
Three gifts school nurses will love!
- Gift cards: If there is a stand-out gift item to offer school nurses, gift cards are definitely it. Use your imagination, and if you can, get to know your nurse so you’ll have an even better idea as to what you can gift!
- Food: Some nurses love the idea of homemade goodies! Before going into a baking or cooking frenzy, though, be sure to check with your school about being able to offer such gifts. With schools being mindful of food allergies (particularly in the nurse’s office) this sort of gift-giving may not be allowed.
- Gift Baskets: Pre-wrapped allergen-free gift baskets of fruit and meats can be a good stand-in for home-made goods if you want to go the food route. There are all sorts of choices, and, again, if you’ve become familiar with your nurse and know their affinities, this can be a great way to personalize your gift.
So there you have it! Three great gifts sure to please any nurse in any school!
Have fun, and be sure to thank them the next time you meet up! You won’t believe exactly how many amazing interactions they have with your children as they grow up!