Clever Gifts for Teachers

If you can drop-off a gift to your teacher, here are clever and practical gift ideas you can make at home. It's been a challenging end to the school year but these amazing gifts are for amazing teachers! Read on for these simple, easy to follow, and above all, thoughtful ideas.

'Thanks a Latte' Starbucks Gift Card
This is the easiest little gift, and a super cute way to dress up a gift card. When you purchase the gift card at Starbucks, Tim Hortons, etc., just ask for an extra cup or two. Get instructions from Just Add Confetti.

Tumbler and Lemonade
Present your teacher with this cute eco-friendly tumbler filled with sweet lemonade mix. It's the perfect way to say thank you for being such a great "ade!" Get instructions from Lisa Storms.

Sugar Scrub With Printable Labels
Sugar scrubs are so easy to make, and everyone loves them. Attach a sweet message like: 'Sugar & smarts and really big hearts, that’s what great teachers are made of,' and hand them out to your child’s teachers. Get instructions from Balancing Home.

What better way to tell your teacher you think they are the best than with a little morning treat. Jazz up some donuts from the bakery with some fun tags and packaging. "Donut" forget to send a cold bottle of milk for your teacher to enjoy with their sweet gift! Get instructions from Giggles Galore.

Magnetic Clothespins
Make these cute decorative magnetic clothespins by painting wooden clothespins and glueing a magnet to the back, Teachers can use them on the white board to hold papers and reminders. Get instructions from Sandy Toes and Popsicles.

Milk and Cookies
A little milk and cookies, anyone? Printable milk carton favour boxes and "report card" recipe cards and envelopes make a fun, whimsical gift! Place the cookies in the favour boxes, and include the recipe for the goodies and other favourites in the report card envelopes so they can make their own yummies long after they’ve finished yours. Get instructions from Sweetest Occasion.

Personalized Calculator
In need of a quick and easy gift idea to simplify the end-of-year rush? Then look no further: personalized calculators with a fun “equation” printable gift tag to package them in a special way. Get instructions from Positively Splendid.

Flower Pot
This last minute gift is an easy way to show your teacher some love! Whip up these flower picks, grab some flowers on the way to school, and you are set to say thanks! Get instructions from Skip To My Lou.

Teachers Emergency Stash
Put together this cute box of Teacher Goodies. Edit the tag and add your teacher's name. Get instructions from Eighteen 25.

Here is a nice treat for that special teacher to make sure they stay "cool" over the Summer. Get instructions from Eighteen 25.

You’re the Balm Teacher 
This EOS chapstick transforms into a clever and usable gift. Telling your teacher that she’s 'the balm' is a fun play on words and memorable too! Get instructions and tag from Simple As.

Personalized Note Pad
Here's a neat idea for making notepads as teachers' gifts. Use your child's personalized drawings. These are just too adorable! Get instructions from 4 Crazy Kings.

Thanks a “Bundt”ch
Show your appreciation with something sweet! A favourite treat + a cute tag  =  a happy teacher. Get instructions from Eighteen 25.

Grilling Kit
A grilling or BBQ related gift is a great idea and is so easy to pull together. Get instructions from Mom On Timeout.

Glittery Scissors
Scissors are something any teacher will always need so he or she will definitely appreciate a pair that stands out from the rest. Get instructions from Persia Lou.

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