Summer is over and another school year is about to begin, teachers and students are getting ready for school to start.
Since teachers are such an important part of kid’s lives and spend so much time with them, making a DIY gift is the perfect way to start on the right path.
The first week of school although exciting can often be grueling it’s nice to send in a little something to let them know they’re appreciated. A DIY back to school teacher gift doesn’t have to be expensive or take a ton of time to make. Your new teacher will truly appreciate the thought behind it.
I come from a family full of teachers and its always an exciting time because they are hopeful for the new school year. These DIY gifts will show your new teacher how much you appreciate them and you can’t wait to see what the new school year brings. It also can’t hurt to suck up to them right away.
One thing teachers love getting is more school supplies to help them successful teach your kids throughout the year. So think about maybe giving them supplies in fun a creative ways that lets them know how much you look forward to the new year!
These 7 DIY Back to School Teacher Gift Ideas are easy, inexpensive and are the perfect way to say HELLO to the new school year!
Let’s Get Crafty!
1. “Have A Bright School Year” DIY Printable
Found from The Tom Kat Studio
Here’s a clever way to gift school supplies like these bright highlighter markers. Use this easy DIY printable template to create this colorful sign. Highlighter markers are great for this gift as well as colored pencils and dry erase markers (teachers can never have enough!).
2. Back to School Survival Kit
Found from Mom’s Without Answers
This is a genius gift that will show your teacher how much you appreciate them. With little effort you can provide them with a cute survival kit that has everything they could need throughout the school year. Get little things like rubber bands, tissues, advil, sanitizer, mints and of course candy, a little sugar rush to push through the day.
3. DIY Personalized Teacher Tote
Found from Handmade Mood
This is a simple gift that is perfect for a teacher. The amount of stuff teachers have to carry back and forth from school to home is a lot so it’s a personalized bag can be extremely helpful plus the bag is a really cute gift they can always use.
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4. You Rule Teacher Gifts
Found from Tilly’s Nest
Here’s a creative surprise to give to your new teacher. Turning rulers and into a sweet planter. Succulents makes for the perfect plant because its super low maintenance and it will bring a new light and freshness it the classroom.
5. A Kid Made Sugar Scrub
Found from Family Maven
Having your child make this awesome DIY sugar scrub for their teacher is such a cute idea. This will let your teacher know that its okay to relax after a stressful day. This will get you child involved but it will also be a beautiful gift.
6. Teacher’s Chill Pill Craft
Found from Cook Craft Love
Here’s a super easy and brilliant gift that’s perfect for any teacher. Help them relax and put a smile on their face with this super simple craft!
7. DIY Personalized Pencil Mugs
Found from Make and Takes
Whether your teacher is a coffee or tea drinker, she or he will surely appreciate a beautiful personalized mug for their desk. By adding this personalized touch to the gift it makes its more special.
Schools just about to start so it’s time to start thinking about what you will give your kid’s new teacher as back to school gift. With one of these awesome gift ideas you will be able to thank them in advance for all they will do for their child this year.
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