It’s Teacher Appreciation week! Check out these homemade gifts for teachers ideas that are sure to show you care. If you have school-aged children, you know how much a good teacher means to them. If you are looking to reward your child’s teacher with a handmade gift, look no further!
Homemade Gifts for Teachers
Teachers are truly heaven-sent. They take such great care and time with our children and they are deserving of thanks! My kids have been fortunate enough to have some wonderful teachers over the years. We love to show our appreciation with DIY teacher gifts!
13 Cute DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas
These teacher gift ideas are homemade and they are super cute to give to your favorite teacher this year! Try one of the fun handmade gifts for teachers, there are some great ideas here that are both useful and fun ideas for gifts for teachers from students.
1. School Supply Cake for teachers
This is probably my favorite DIY teacher appreciation gift! We’ve all heard of diaper cakes, but this one has great essentials for teachers! Learn how to make it at What’s Scrapping.
2. Free Amazon gift card printable template
This cute and free printable Amazon gift card holder is made just for teachers and perfect to give an Amazon gift card to show you’re thankful!
3. Cash gratitude teachers gift
The Crafting Chicks came up with this simple idea of giving cash in a cute way. With this homemade teacher gift, they can purchase whatever they wish!
4. S’mores Teacher Appreciation Gift
We need “S’more” teachers like you! Get a bag and fill it with s’mores ingredients for a treat any teacher will love. Print out the S’mores gift tags, courtesy of A Domestic Lady.
5. Thanks A Latte teacher gift card
This is such a cute Starbucks gift card holder, one of the easier homemade teacher gifts! My son’s teacher adores this place, so we’ll probably use this one for her. Print it over at Skip to My Lou!
6. DIY Pencil Flower Bouquet
Whipperberry has a great tutorial for this DIY Pencil Bouquet! This is such a great gift ideas for teachers, because seriously, who uses pencils more than teachers?
7. DIY Soda Pop Awesome Gift for Teachers
My Teacher is AW-esome! This is such a cute gift to make for teachers who love soda. Such a simple concept, tie a bag of candy and a gift tag to a six-pack. Get the instructions from Eighteen 25.
8. DIY Colored Pencil Vase teachers gift
Debbie from Happy Clippings shares this cute idea, this is one of my favorite homemade gifts for teachers! It’s so simple to make, just get a can and wrap colored pencils around it. See how in the tutorial here.
9. Marvelous Teacher M&M’s Canister
Grab a cute craft canister, fill it with M&M’s, adorn it with ribbon, and attach a note. Such a simple and cute homemade teacher gift idea from Seasons of Joy. This is one of the sweetest teacher appreciation gift ideas!
10. Make a succulent teacher gift in a mug
This succulent in a mug gift is such a cute gift idea for teachers, “complete with a gift tag that says “thanks for helping me grow,” the succulent in a mug is a cute personalized two in one gift idea: the succulent serves as a plant that the recipient can use as a decoration, and if the plant dies or they end up re-potting it, they’ll have a nice mug to use for the rest of their days!”
11. DIY Awesome Teacher coffee mug
If you have a Cricut machine, you can easily make this Awesome Teacher mug with this tutorial from Ruffles and Rainboots!
12. Free printable teacher appreciation cards
These printable teacher gift tags are wonderful to spruce up any DIY gift for teachers. Tie these onto a gift basket, a bag of cookies, or whatever else you are making to thank your favorite teacher.
13. Apple for the teacher lip balm card
This printable “apple for the teacher” gift is so much fun, just add a round lip balm and you have a ready-made DIY gift for teachers!
Are you making any homemade gifts for teachers this year?
These are some of the best DIY teacher gifts that we hope you will love making. Let us know if you have any other fun gift ideas to make for teachers, we would love to see them!