25 DIY Teacher Gifts They’ll Love

Show your child’s teacher how much you appreciate them with a handmade keepsake. Get the kids in on the DIY action by making their teacher something they will cherish, almost as much as their upcoming summer break. For the teacher that likes to garden, plant a garden in a book. The teacher that is all about style can surely appreciate a new canvas and metallic tote. There’s something for every type of teacher in these 25 DIY Teacher Gifts They’ll Love…

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  • Apple Coasters 2 of 26

    Take the traditional teacher's apple to a new level by making these coasters.
    Check it out at Purl Bee.

  • Neon Dipped Gift 3 of 26

    Succulents in neon dipped pots are a bright end to the school year.
    Check it out at Hello Bee.

  • Book Cover 4 of 26

    Sew an oilcloth book cover to waterproof their books while they read by the pool this summer.
    Check it out at Prudent Baby.

  • Bath Fizzies 5 of 26

    Make bath fizzies they are sure to enjoy in off time.
    Check it out at Martha Stewart.

  • Gardening Gift 6 of 26

    Say thanks with a bucket full of gardening items.
    Check it out at Skip to My Lou.

  • Pretty Pottery 7 of 26

    Pretty up some pottery with tape.
    Check it out at How About Orange.

  • Lemon Sugar Scrub 8 of 26

    Nothing says summer like lemons so this sugar scrub is perfect for the end of the year.
    Check it out at I Heart Naptime.

  • Beeswax Candle 9 of 26

    A DIY take on a traditional gift but much more thoughtful and beautiful.
    Check it out at Oh Happy Day.

  • Thanks for Helping Me Grow 10 of 26

    Give flowers in a cute chalkboard pot to show your thanks.
    Check it out at Giggles Galore.

  • Bookmarks 11 of 26

    A charming bookmark along with a thriller for some summer reading.
    Check it out at Country Living.

  • Apron 12 of 26

    Sew an apron for the teacher who loves to bake.
    Check it out at Jane Avion.

  • Tote 13 of 26

    The perfect tote for carrying papers home to grade...next school year.
    Check it out at Craftaholics Anonymous.

  • Basket Full of Treats 14 of 26

    Give them summer in a basket.
    Check it out at Dandee Designs.

  • Mini Easel 15 of 26

    Paint a mini art easel as a cute desk accessory for any teacher.
    Check it out at I Heart Naptime.

  • Lip Gloss 16 of 26

    Mix up some organic sweet orange lip balm. It's a great option when you have multiple teachers to thank.
    Check it out at The Art of Homemaking.

  • Book Planters 17 of 26

    Turn an old book into a new planter.
    Check it out at Green Wedding Shoes.

  • Hand Painted Mug 18 of 26

    Hand paint a mug and fill it with coffee beans or a gift card.
    Check it out at Wit & Whistle.

  • Garden Markers 19 of 26

    Make herb garden markers for the teacher who loves to garden.
    Check it out at Instructables.

  • Scrubbie and Soak 20 of 26

    Sew a spa scrubby and some homemade tea soak to DIY some much needed relaxation.
    Check it out at Flamingo Toes.

  • Felt Paper Airplane Mobile 21 of 26

    Make a felt paper airplane mobile to hang in class.
    Check it out at Prudent Baby.

  • Gift Card Holder 22 of 26

    Sew a holder for a gift card to a place your child's teacher will love.
    Check it out at Clever Charlotte.

  • Earrings 23 of 26

    Create earrings from what teachers use all year long - paper clips.
    Check it out at Evie S..

  • Teacup Candles 24 of 26

    Antique teacup lights for a classic teacher.
    Check it out at Prudent Baby.

  • Makeup Bag 25 of 26

    A makeup bag that you can throw some lip gloss or nail polish in to complete the gift.
    Check it out at Prudent Baby.

  • Gold Dipped Notebook 26 of 26

    Make a notebook and golf leaf it.
    Check it out at Eat Sleep Cuddle.

Jacinda Boneau is a fabric designer and founding co-editor at Prudent Baby, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.

Article Posted 5 years Ago

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