How many more days of school do you have left until winter break? I bet you can tell us the EXACT answer down to the minute, and we don’t blame you. Teaching in December can be a slog, or a frenzy … a frenzied slog? We’ll go with it. To help get you through to your much-deserved break, we put together a list of some of our favorite winter break memes. Enjoy!

1. Embrace the caffeine

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Sometimes it’s the only way to power through.

2. The drink of your choice will be waiting for you

Parents Wine for Christmas

And a gift from parents is always welcomed!

3. No possibility of taking a day off

Looking for a Sub Meme

Break cannot come soon enough.

4. Honestly, my brain is already checked out

What I Say to My Students Winter Break Meme

We can make it through.

5. What stage are you in?

Emotions of teaching before winter break

I’m feeling number 5 today.

6. Hang in there!

Winter break is coming hang in there- winter break meme

Break is in sight, even when it feels like you still have miles to go.

7. Countdowns help

countdown to winter break- winter break memes

Your students will likely join you in the fun!

8. Stock up on the necessary supplies

December survival kit for teachers- winter break memes

You’re going to need them.

9. Take it one day at a time

make-it-count

A good rule for life, and for teaching, too.

10. Don’t be surprised if you’re tempted by the dark side

let's do crafts all week - winter break memes

Craftivities can have their place.

11. Keep your priorities straight

Lesson planning can wait

Carbs! Sweet carbs.

12. Remember, changing lives doesn’t come easy

changing lives is not easy

Or with perfect hours. But most of us do get paid time off during the holidays, which is a nice perk.

13. And forget about Santa—you’re the real dream makers!

teachers don't help us know our dreams, they help us know how to reach them.

Teachers make EVERYTHING happen. Never forget it.

14. Try to be patient

It's not fair, other teachers are on winter break

We know, we know. It’s not fair!

15. And keep in mind, this too shall pass

countdown to winter break- winter break memes

These kids won’t be hyped up on sugar and holiday craziness ALL year long.

16. Maybe you’ll bring home a basket full of gifts

Just a teacher brining home her holiday gifts

Well, it’s the thought that counts, right?

17. Especially, the most meaningful kind

Write a Thank You Note

We wish more people knew this.

18. So start the countdown

Fridays are magic

TGIF, but for real.

19. And finish strong

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You definitely want to make it home in one piece.

20. Then rest, relax and have a wonderful winter break!

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Because you deserve it!

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