It's really not as bad as it seems. I have token gifts here and there, so it's not too much to modify them for teachers. Of course, a more organized parent-crafter might have already prepared all 12 gifts, so she could breezily throw each into the kids' backpacks every morning.
But I'm not that crafter.
This morning, I wiped the mud the dog tracked in with the closest thing I could find (Henry's dirty t-shirt, which had emerged, for some reason, on the floor of the kitchen). It was there, so I grabbed it, knelt down in my ratty pajamas where my glasses pivoted down my face, swinging madly. I tried pushing them up with the back of my hand (because, of course, my fingers are muddy and dog-haired). I sneezed, again forcing my glasses to fly off my face, then choked on my own coffee breath. This all while quizzing my daughter on her vocabulary words.
So, my mornings are real mornings, so I get that it isn't easy to get things together in the morning. Or any time, really.
But, I did have a few things leftover from my craft fair a few weeks ago. I didn't have time to make a cute little "12 Days of Christmas" poem or anything, but I did manage to put together a tag in about 2 minutes:
I stuck the tag in an ornament box, and Bam! Gift done.