Show some appreciation to the teachers who will have to deal with the transition from virtual to in-person classes with one of these Back To School 2021 DIY Teacher Gift Ideas. Show them that you appreciate their dedication to teaching kids while helping the kids transition to a (hopefully) more normal school year.
And since they’re a DIY craft project, the kids will have fun making them and teachers will love the thoughts behind each teacher gift. Think of these DIY projects as a fun activity to do with the kids during their summer break. Crafting with kids encourages critical thinking, and it’s an interactive and purposeful play. And the best part is that these DIY projects can be a back-to-school gift for the teachers.
How much to spend on teacher gifts
You don’t have to spend a lot of money to show appreciation to your kids’ teachers. Most materials needed are affordable and you may even already have it in your own home. Add some fun by making a game out of it too. Have a treasure hunt game with your kids for the materials needed to do one of these DIY gift ideas.
What to make for The Teachers
Another fun way to get your kid involved is by having them pick out a project that they’d like to do. They’ll take ownership of the project and they’ll be proud of making it too since it was their idea.
Fun Back To School 2021 DIY Teacher Gift Ideas:
personalized colored Pencils Shadow Box
This teacher gift is a fun little project that is so simple the kids can help. Purchase colored pencils or lead pencils from a discount store and a small frame to complete this craft.
Exfoliating Coffee Scrub
Exfoliating DIY Coffee Scrub to give the teacher a smooth, glowing skin.
These easy DIY garden stepping stones make a special gift. Customize with glass pebbles, handprints and lettering for a one-of-a-kind keepsake, perfect for a teacher.
Lavender scented Bath Bombs
Help the teacher unwind at the end of her day with this Lavender scented bath bombs.
Dried Flower Bookmark
Make this adorable dried flower bookmarks and surprise your teachers. They will love it!
Upcycle a glass jar into a tissue holder that looks like a pencil. Perfect gift for any teacher.
This decorated teacher canvas is simple to make and quick too, giving them a sentimental wall art to display in their classroom or at home.
Personalized Pencil Sign
Make your teacher a one of a kind unique gift! This pencil sign is perfect for any teacher and easy to make.
DIY Foot Scrub
DIY rosemary and peppermint foot scrub is the perfect way for teachers to pamper their tired feet after being on them all day. And it’s so simple to make that the kids can do it themselves
Marbled Nail Polish Mug
Teachers will love these DIY marbled nail polish mugs! Great for their (much needed) coffee or as a pen holder on their desk!
Rosemary and Peppermint Foot Scrub
This back to school season get crafty and make your teacher a meaningful gift from the heart This Q-tip painted heart canvas is the perfect keepsake to let your teacher know you appreciate all that they do!