10 DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

Teacher Appreciation gift ideas are a great way to celebrate National Teacher Day which occurs each year in May.

However, teachers should really be appreciated all year long.

Whether it is the first day of school, Teacher Appreciation Day, or the last day of school, here are some great DIY teacher appreciation gift ideas we love! #teacherappreciationgiftideas #appreciationgiftideasforteacher #DIYteacherappreciationgiftideas #perfectteacherappreciationgiftideas #bestappreciationgiftideasforteacher #coolDIYteacherappreciationgiftideas

Whether it is the first day of school, Teacher Appreciation Day, or the last day of school, here are some great DIY teacher appreciation gift ideas we love!

Check out this related link: Gift ideas to thank you child’s teacher

10 DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

1. I Couldn’t Have Picked a Better Teacher

Materials:

  • Flower pot
  • Tissue paper
  • Strawberry scented hand lotion
  • Scented candle (strawberry)
  • Strawberry flavored candies

Printable label

Directions:

Just add tissue paper to the bottom of the flower pot. Then, add the hand lotion, candle and candies. Finally, print and cut out the label and attach it to the flower pot.

2. So Fortunate to Have You as a Teacher

Materials:

Chinese takeout box

Tissue paper

Fortune cookies

Ribbon

Printable label

Directions:

Add the tissue paper to the bottom of the takeout box. Add the fortune cookies. Then, print and cut out the label, attach it to the box and tie a ribbon the handle.

3. Thank You for Helping Me Grow This Year

Materials:

Small potted plant, like a cactus or a fern

Popsicle stick

Printable label

Directions:

Print then cut out the label and glue to the popsicle stick. Then, stick the popsicle stick into the plant.

4. Hands Down You’re the Best Teacher Around

Materials:

Bottle of hand lotion

Twine that matches the color of the label you’re using- blue, green, orange, purple, red or yellow

Printable label

Directions:

It’s as simple as printing and cutting out the label. Then, tie the label onto the bottle of hand lotion with the twine.

5. You Will Always Bee My Favorite Teacher

Materials:

Empty berry container, like from blueberries or strawberries

Yellow paper shreds

Burt’s Bees products, like this Hand Repair Kit or this Fabulous Mini’s Gift Set

2-inch yellow ribbon

Printable label

Directions:

Add some yellow paper shreds to the bottom of the berry container. Then, add the Burt’s Bees items to the container. Next, wrap the yellow ribbon around the basket. Finally, print and cut out the label and attach to the ribbon.

6. Thanks a Bunch! I Can Nutella How Much I Appreciate You

Materials:

Bananas bunch

Jar of Nutella

Printable label

Directions:

All you have to do is print and cut out the label. Attach the label to the top of the Nutella jar.

7. Thank You for Coloring Our Lives and Making Us Sharpies

Materials:

Empty Crystal Light container (with label removed)

Brightly colored Sharpies

Printable label

Directions:

Put the Sharpies in the empty container. Print and cut out the label and attach it to the front of the container.

8. I Have to Ad-Mitt You Are a Sweet Teacher

Materials:

Oven mitt

Package of cookie mix

Spatula

Ribbon

Printable label

Directions:

Place the cookie mix package and the spatula inside the oven mitt, then print and cut out the label. Finally, punch two holes in the top of the label and attach the label to the oven mitt, using the ribbon.

9. Teacher Tool Kit

Materials:

Double Sided Tote Case

Teacher supplies, like erasers, glue sticks, paper clips, pencils, pens and sticky notes

Ribbon

Printable label

Directions:

Add the teacher supplies to the compartments in the tote case. Then, print and cut out the label. Next, punch a hole in the top of the label and attach the label to the handle of the tote case, using the ribbon.

10. Thank You for Making Learning Sweet

Materials:

Regular sized candy bar

Scotch tape

Printable label

Directions:

Print and cut out the label. Then, using the Scotch tape, wrap and attach the label around the candy bar.

What are some of your favorite teacher appreciation gift ideas? Tell us below!

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