Daily Survival Guide


Looking for a fun idea for a new teacher, staff, student, or parent orientation?  Put together a survival kit!  Start with a sandwich size zip bag, and add the following list (change the title to the appropriate group) along with the ingredients listed.

Daily Survival Guide for Teachers

  • Chewing gum – to remind you to stick with it and you can accomplish anything
  • Mint – to remind you that you are worth a mint
  • Tootsie Roll – to remind you that you should not bite off more than you can chew
  • Toothpick – to remind you to pick out the good qualities in others
  • Rubber band – to remind you to be flexible.  Things may not always go the way you want, but it will work out.
  • Eraser – to remind you that everyone makes mistakes
  • Button – to remind you that sometimes you need to button your lips
  • Dum-Dum – for when you feel that way
  • Smarties – to remind you that you are smart
  • Starburst – to give you a burst of energy on the days you don’t have any
  • Rope – to remind you that when you are at the end of your rope, grab hold and hang on
  • Kisses & Hugs – to remind you that you are loved 😀