11 Homemade Teacher Appreciation Gifts for Men


Teacher Appreciation week is May 7th thru May 11th this year.  Celebrating teachers week with thoughtful homemade gifts can be easy and so much fun!  Here are some amazing teachers day messages perfect for male teachers for teacher appreciation week.  They include edible treats, handmade cards, and monogrammed mugs!

Teacher Appreciation Ideas

1.  Inside Out Caramel Apple Treat {Edible Crafts} ~ An apple a day helps keep the doctor away…is chocolate included?!  These delectable apples almost look too good to eat!

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2.  S’more Teacher Appreciation Gift {Free Printable} ~ ‘We Need S’more Teachers Like You’!  Show your teacher how much they are appreciated with this yummy treat.  Print the label and attach it to the bag of s’mores.

3.  My Teacher is AW-esome ~ Tell your teacher how awesome you think his is with this quick and easy 6 pack of A&W root beer.  Use the free downloadable file to print and attach the gift tag.

Teachers Day Cards

4.  Teacher Appreciation Gift Card Holders {Printable Card} ~ These printable gift card holders are perfect for teacher appreciation week or as a thank you at the end of the school year.

5.  Thanks a ‘Latte’ ~ This ‘thanks a latte for all you do’ card is fabulous!  You can add a Starbucks or other coffee house gift card to it.  The gift card will snuggly fit under the coffee sleeve.  Genius!

Teacher Appreciation Week

6.  Free Teacher Appreciation Gift Box Printable {Simple Craft} ~ Download and print this this fun gift box with handles.  It can be filled with treats, glue sticks, erasers, or anything you want.

7.  Apple Rice Krispie Treats {Edible Crafts Kids Can Make} ~ These yummy apple shaped treats are a fun gift for a teacher!  There’s even a free tag to download and print.

Homemade Gifts

8.  DIY Subway Art ~ Using wordle you can create this super cool subway art gift for teacher appreciation week.  Have your child share some descriptive words about their teacher to help create this.  The whole project was done in under 30 minutes.

9.  DIY Personalized Pencil Sharpener ~ Personalize a pencil sharpener for your child’s favorite teacher!  You could add your child’s artwork to the sharpener or a simple monogram.

10.  Make No ‘Mistake’ Teacher Gift ~ Make no ‘mistake’, you are an amazing teacher!  How fitting.  Make vinyl stencils to add your own message or word on an eraser.  It’s a quick and practical gift.

More Teacher Ideas

11.  DIY Monogrammed Mug – You don’t have to be a coffee drinker to love a monogrammed mug!  Use a ceramic marker to make the monogram.  An easy task for your child.

Additional Teachers Week Tutorials

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  1. I love your site! You need to be on Pinterest! Thanks for all the helpful and useful information!!

  2. My hubby saw the Inside Out Caramel Apple treats and said I was only allowed to make them for any male teachers….and said, “I teach our daughter things, that would qualify, right?”. LOL
    Thank you for sharing such great ideas, I LOVE your site!

  3. I love all of these gift ideas. I never see students celebrating teacher appreciation week anymore. Theses ideas could make them start, they’re so adorable and perfect for male and female teachers!

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