The 12 Days of Christmas: Teacher Edition

What teachers really need to survive the holiday season.

“The 12 Days of Christmas” is a classic holiday tune, and we decided to put a little teacher spin on it. Go ahead and share it with your teacher BFF. No one understands you better!

On the first day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the second day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
2 cups of coffee,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the third day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
3 jars of Nutella,
2 cups of coffee,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the fourth day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
4 jars of aromatherapy,
3 jars of Nutella,
2 cups of coffee,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the fifth day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
5 energy shots,
4 jars of aromatherapy,
3 jars of Nutella,
2 cups of coffee,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the sixth day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
6 pairs of earplugs,
5 energy shots,
4 jars of aromatherapy,
3 jars of Nutella,
2 cups of coffee,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the seventh day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
7 stress balls,
6 pairs of earplugs,
5 energy shots,
4 jars of aromatherapy,
3 jars of Nutella,
2 cups of coffee,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the eighth day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
8 ibuprofen,
7 stress balls,
6 pairs of earplugs,
5 energy shots,
4 jars of aromatherapy,
3 jars of Nutella,
2 cups of coffee,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the ninth day of Christmas,

The 12 Days of Christmas Teacher Edition

my teacher BFF sent to me:
9 minutes of a shoulder massage,
8 ibuprofen,
7 stress balls,
6 pairs of earplugs,
5 energy shots,
4 jars of aromatherapy,
3 jars of Nutella,
2 cups of coffee,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the 10th day of Christmas,

The 12 Days of Christmas Teacher Edition

my teacher BFF sent to me:
10 dollars in a Starbucks gift card,
9 minutes of a shoulder massage,
8 ibuprofen,
7 stress balls,
6 pairs of earplugs,
5 energy shots,
4 jars of aromatherapy,
3 jars of Nutella,
2 cups of coffee,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the 11th day of Christmas,

The 12 Days of Christmas Teacher Edition

my teacher BFF sent to me:
11 extra dark chocolates,
10 dollars in a Starbucks gift card,
9 minutes of a shoulder massage,
8 ibuprofen,
7 stress balls,
6 pairs of earplugs,
5 energy shots,
4 jars of aromatherapy,
3 jars of Nutella,
2 cups of coffee,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the 12th day of Christmas,

The 12 Days of Christmas Teacher Edition

my teacher BFF sent to me:
12 notes of encouragement,
11 extra dark chocolates,
10 dollars in a Starbucks gift card,
9 minutes of a shoulder massage,
8 ibuprofen,
7 stress balls,
6 pairs of earplugs,
5 energy shots,
4 jars of aromatherapy,
3 jars of Nutella,
2 cups of coffee,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

We’d love to hear—what would you include in a teacher-style 12 Days of Christmas? Come and share in our WeAreTeachers HELPLINE group on Facebook. 

Plus, funny holiday songs for teachers.

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Posted by Stacy Tornio

Stacy Tornio is a senior editor with WeAreTeachers. Nearly everyone in her family is a teacher. So she decided to be rebellious and write about teachers instead.

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