19 Best Teacher Appreciation Gifts for Men {homemade}


Make teacher happy with one of these incredible homemade teacher gift ideas that are perfect for male teachers.  These easy homemade gifts tutorials include edible treats, handmade cards, grilling kit, printable art and monogrammed mugs, and so much more!

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When is Teacher Appreciation Day?

Teacher Appreciation Week is a week long celebration in the United States observed the first full week in May. Teacher Appreciation Day is the Tuesday that falls during Teacher Appreciation Week. This year, 2017, it begins on Monday, May 8 and ends on Friday, May 12.

Teacher Appreciation Ideas

Teacher Appreciation Ideas

An apple for the teacher is tradition.  Kick it up a notch with an apple card and movie gift card.  The entire printable kit to make this adorable You are the Apple of our Eye Card by Kiki and Company is free!

Add this fun super hero logo to an inexpensive Hat by Ucreate.  On the back it reads, “I teach. What’’s your superpower?”

Thank your teacher with a delectable treat!  The Printable Candy Bar Wrapper by Skip to My Lou is a free printable when you like Skip to My Lou’s facebook page.  All you have to do is print the wrapper and wrap it on a candy bar.  Easy Peasy!

Teachers Week

Teachers Week

Fill a basket or metal tub with fun grilling items.  Don’t forget the A+ steak sauce.  Simply turn the 1 into a plus sign.  Attach one of the cute Grilling Kit Printables by Mom on Timeout that read, “Teacher – you deserve an A+ for a job well done!” or “Teacher you’re on fire!”

This Summer Survival Kit by Todays Creative Blog is perfect for an outdoorsman.  It’s perfect for camping, a day hike, or taking along on a bike ride.  Some fun items to add to the bag include Clif bars and a water bottle.

Looking for a quick, easy and super adorable gift for teacher appreciation week? Look no further! These Soda-lighted” Printable Tags by Seven Clown Circus have two separate sayings, one says, ”We are SODA-lighted to have you for our Teacher this year!” Room mom’s this is a great idea for you. {wink} The other says, “I am SODA-lighted to have you for my Teacher this year! Simply print, trim and attach the tags to a single bottle of soda or a 6-pack.

Teachers Day Cards

Teachers Day Cards

These printable Teacher Appreciation Gift Card Holders by I Am Momma Hear Me Roar are perfect for teacher appreciation week or as a thank you at the end of the school year.

Teacher’s feed young minds with the hunger for learning.  Isn’t that the truth!  You can feed their appetite with a gift card to their favorite restaurant and attach it to this awesome free Gift Card by Paper and Pigtails.

This Thanks a ‘Latte’ card by Eighteen 25 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 cards

This gift can’t get any easier.  Simply print your preference of Teacher Appreciation Cards by Chickabug (there are 3 to choose from) and attach a gift card.  It can’t get any easier than that.  {wink}

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week

These Chalkboard Cookies with Fondant Icing by the Sugar Turntable are not only adorable, but they are topped with Marshmallow fondant, which is tasty, easy to work with AND inexpensive.  Make a whole batch of these for a class treat or fill a box for teacher appreciation.

These yummy Apple Rice Krispie Treats  by Nothing but Country are a fun gift for a teacher!  There’s even a free tag to download and print.

An apple a day helps keep the doctor away…is chocolate included?!  These delectable Caramel Apple Pretzels by Crazy for Crust almost look too good to eat!

apple cake pops

Give a bouquet of Apple Cake Pops by Skip to My Lou for the teacher.  They’re fun bite size treats!  A lot of work, but definitely worth it!

Homemade Gifts

Homemade Gifts

Using wordle you can create this super cool DIY Subway Art by Skip to My Lou 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.

This awesome Teacher Appreciation Printable by Balancing Home was inspired by chalkboard art.  It’s an 8×10 printable perfect for framing.  Frame it in a masculine frame so the teacher can keep it throughout the years!

Create a custom Pencil Monogram by Runde’s Room using everyday supplies.  Some supplies you will need are pencils (25), scrapbook paper and a shadow box from the dollar store.

Make no "mistake" Teacher Gift

Make No ‘Mistake’ Teacher Gift by The Idea Room , 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

More Teacher Ideas

You don’t have to be a coffee drinker to love a Monogrammed Mug by Design Mom!  Use a ceramic marker to make the monogram.  An easy task for your child.

19 Best Teacher Appreciation Gifts for Men

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