“The 12 Days of Christmas” is a classic holiday tune, and we decided to put a little teacher spin on it for COVID this year. 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 peppermint mochas,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the third day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
3 succulent plants,
2 peppermint mochas,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the fourth day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
4 holiday face masks
3 succulent plants,
2 peppermint mochas,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the fifth day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
5 packs of Lysol wipes,
4 holiday face masks,
3 succulent plants,
2 peppermint mochas,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the sixth day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
6 feet apart,
5 packs of Lysol wipes,
4 holiday face masks,
3 succulent plants,
2 peppermint mochas,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the seventh day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
7 stress balls,
6 feet apart,
5 packs of Lysol wipes,
4 holiday face masks,
3 succulent plants,
2 peppermint mochas,
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 feet apart,
5 packs of Lysol wipes,
4 holiday face masks,
3 succulent plants,
2 peppermint mochas,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the ninth day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
9 minutes of meditation,
8 ibuprofen,
7 stress balls,
6 feet apart,
5 packs of Lysol wipes,
4 holiday face masks,
3 succulent plants,
2 peppermint mochas,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the 10th day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
10 dollars in a Starbucks gift card,
9 minutes of meditation,
8 ibuprofen,
7 stress balls,
6 feet apart,
5 packs of Lysol wipes,
4 holiday face masks,
3 succulent plants,
2 peppermint mochas,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the 11th day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
11 extra dark chocolates,
10 dollars in a Starbucks gift card,
9 minutes of meditation,
8 ibuprofen,
7 stress balls,
6 feet apart,
5 packs of Lysol wipes,
4 holiday face masks,
3 succulent plants,
2 peppermint mochas,
and a bottle of my favorite wine.

On the 12th day of Christmas,

my teacher BFF sent to me:
12 notes of encouragement,
11 extra dark chocolates,
10 dollars in a Starbucks gift card,
9 minutes of meditation,
8 ibuprofen,
7 stress balls,
6 feet apart,
5 packs of Lysol wipes,
4 holiday face masks,
3 succulent plants,
2 peppermint mochas,
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.

The 12 Days of Christmas: Teacher Edition