Aug 10, 2018
11 Back-to-School Gifts for Teachers
The countdown to school is on! And despite the many trips to Target for classroom supplies and new clothes, are you still missing the perfect gift for the teacher? A little something for Teach is a sweet gesture that lets her or him know you appreciate them — and these crafty options are cuter than anything you'll find (or not find) in stores! Click through for our sure-to-please suggestions.
Giant Globe Back-to-School Piñata: Fill it with school-approved candy or mini liquor bottles, or give it to them empty. Just make sure it's big enough to stash supplies in year-round. (via Handmade Charlotte)
Paper Pencil Tube: Gift your kids' teachers some of the extra school supplies you know they'll appreciate. (via Hello, Wonderful)
Printable You Rule Teacher Appreciation Gift: Dress up your goodies with this gift tag that any teacher will actually *want* to keep. (via Sarah Hearts)
PB & J Sandwich Cakes: Take this lunch staple into dessert territory for a sweet start to the year. (via A Beautiful Mess)
Back to School Eraser Necklace: In a world of digital everything, there's something to be said for an old-school eraser. (via A Kailo Chic Life)
DIY Perpetual Calendar: This is the gift that will keep on giving — especially while they count down the days until the end of the year. (via Amber Oliver)
DIY Origami Shirt Card: Your kid is the reason they drink so much caffeine, so treat them to a few cups on you. (via Club Crafted)
Printable Notebook Covers: A few stylish and colorful notebooks are *always* a solid choice. (via Studio DIY)
Painted Felt Flower Planner Clips: Give them some colorful accessories to organize allllll the notes. (via Handmade Charlotte)
DIY School Supply Tote: What teacher doesn't need something to carry home the papers they're grading? (via PMQ for two)
DIY Desk Name Plates: Give them options for the nameplate so that they can swap it out as their mood changes. (via Aww Sam)
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Ariel loves color, bold design, and eclectic decor. She goes by many names including "color decor wizard” and is also the voice behind PMQ for two (www.pmqfortwo.com) where she creates interiors and decor that are renter-friendly and creative.