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Teacher Appreciation
May 23, 2016 Décor, Gifting, Recipes

Gift Ideas for Teachers

The school year is soon coming to a close, and we’ve been on the hunt for some fun ways to say “thank you” to the teachers who encourage our kids to love learning all school year long.

Teacher Thank You Gifts

Sweet Treats

This Ice Cream themed teacher’s gift is the perfect way to send that special teacher sailing into summer vacation. Malia of Yesterday on Tuesday used our 2-Gallon Heritage Hill Jar to put together this ice cream themed gift. She filled the glass jar with printables and labels so you can put this gift together in a snap!Ice Cream Themed Teacher Appreciation Gift and Printables

Dig in the Dirt

Get your kids digging in the dirt and make a Terrarium for that special teacher. It’s a low maintenance gift that any Teacher can enjoy at home, or in their classroom when school starts again. Use a jar you have on hand, or chose from one of these. A little gnome or kid painted rock can transform the terrarium into a customized garden that sums up a year of thanks. Get step-by-step on how to make a teacher terrarium here. If you have multiple teachers to gift too, a smaller planting project, might be the way to go.InglenookTer1 - Containers

Get Cooking


If your kid’s teachers like to grill? Then make him/her some Spice rubs. This project is so easy the kids can do it. Have them make a double batch and your pantry will be stocked for grill season too.Cocoa Spice Rub Recipe

Let There be Light

Take the kids on a nature hunt in your back yard and make a Mason jar lantern for that teacher that plans to hang out on their back porch all summer. Fill it with Citronella to keep those pesky bugs away!
Mason Jar Sea Shell Lantern

Make Some Jam

Whip up a batch of your favorite jam and have the kids make some homemade labels. Need some jam recipe ideas? You’re sure to find something in our recipe file.

kid decorated jar labels

Smelling Sweet

What teacher doesn’t want to pamper herself over the summer? Gift her some homemade bath and body products to recharge over the summer.
Candle Bath & Body Fillmore Container

Want more ideas? Check out our Teacher Appreciation & Classmate Ideas board on Pinterest.

eacherPinterest Board

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