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Easy DIY Teacher Appreciation Day Ideas
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Easy DIY Teacher Appreciation Day Ideas

Did you know that Teacher Appreciation Week is just around the corner? Students and parents across the country are preparing to lavish their educators and child care providers with appreciation and praise for a full week starting Monday, May 2 until Friday, May 6.

Teaching your child to appreciate the hard work of others is an important life lesson, and one that can be easily demonstrated. Showing your child’s teacher some appreciation doesn’t require a lot of time or resources. Just a little DIY power. With that being said, nothing conveys gratitude better than a thoughtful do-it-yourself gift. Here are some popular DIY gifts that will help show your gaditude with ease.


One Smart Cookie

Remind your child’s teachers how sweet they are with these adorable cookie gifts for Teacher Appreciation Week.

Step1: Purchase pre-wrapped store bought cookies.

Step2: Decorate a plain colored box with coordinating stickers and ribbons.

Step 3: Place the cookies inside the box and complete the look with this free printable courtesy of Sweet Metel Moments.

Thanks A Latte

What teacher doesn’t need an extra caffeine push to get them through their long days? This DIY Teacher Appreciation gift is sweet, simple and cuts straight to the point.

Step 1: Print this pre-designed thank you card courtesy of Longing for Home Designs

Step 2: Pick up a coffee sleeve and gift card from your local coffee shop.

Step 3: Assemble the items and voila!

Highlight Their Hard Work

Highlight the things that make your child’s teachers special with a momento they will cherish.

Step 1: Purchase a pack of highlighters with really cool colors

Step 2: Decorate a mason jar with patterned tape.

Step 3: Download this free printable courtesy of Love the Day and attach it with yarn.

Step 4: Make a list of your child’s favorite moments from the year and include in the jar.

Show S’More Love

This fun and simple treat will definitely melt your favorite teacher’s heart and sweet tooth.

Step 1: Purchase marshmallows, graham crackers, a chocolate candy bar and a cellophone bag.

Step 2: Stuff your cellophane bags with two graham cracker squares with one large marshmallow and one chocolate bar in between.

Step 3: Staple this printable tag courtesy of Crystal and Comp.


If you are looking for even more ideas on how to show your teacher some appreciation this week you can check out our Teacher Appreciation board on Pinterest.

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