The idea is to fill the jar with little notes which will lift the spirits of the reader, or make them smile. But don't let that restrict you! You could print tiny pictures of yourself or your kids. You could write out knock-knock jokes. You could cut the comics from your Sunday paper and use those. Whatever makes you HAPPY.
18 Mason Jar Gift Recipes with Free Printable Gift Tags
Need thoughtful, homemade, inexpensive gift ideas? Mason jar gift recipes make great DIY gifts for nearly everyone for most any occasion. Here are recipes for Friendship Bean Soup, Reese's Pieces Cookies, Raspberry Brownies, a Mani Pedi in a Jar and more plus you'll find free printable gift tags to help make gift giving even easier. Gifts in a jar are especially perfect for teachers, friends, neighbors, babysitters, and mail people.
Save your jars all year long. Rinse and clean well. Spray paint the lids the color of your choice. Use a sticker to put the first letter of the recipient's last name on the jar. Fill with goodies. Add some ribbon and a tag. These are also great for birthday gifts for adults and kids alike (fill it with your friends favorite candy) and make great thank you gifts as well.