14 Marvelous DIY Meet the Teacher Ideas


Homemade gifts for teachers and free printables that are perfect for meet the teacher night.  Some of the amazing gifts include a school supplies, emergency kit, monogrammed ruler art, pencil holder, succulent planter, gift card holders and treat ideas.

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We’ve taken away all the guess work on gifts to make for teacher’s with these incredible tutorials. For even more teacher gift ideas Tip Junkie’s Creative Community has over 143 tutorials.  You can always search there if you’’re looking for more tutorials with step-by-step instructions. {wink}

Homemade Gifts for Teachers

Homemade Gifts for Teachers

1.  Back to School Teacher Emergency Kit {free printable} ~ I adore this Back to School teacher emergency kit! It includes Shout wipes, hand sanitizer, breath mints, a gift card, granola bar, pen, post-it notes all stored in a cute little pencil box.  Attach the free printable tag that says, “Back to School Teacher Emergency Kit”.


2.  EOS Apple Teacher Gift Idea ~  In keeping with tradition, “an apple for the teacher”, gift the teacher with EOS lip balm.  All you have to do is download, print and cut the free leaves.

Pencil Mason Jar

3.  Pencil Mason Jar {free printable} ~  This festive painted pencil mason jar holder is the perfect back to school gift for the teacher. You can use it as a vase for flowers or as a pencil holder. Either way it’s absolutely darling!

Monogrammed Ruler Art

4.  Monogrammed Ruler Art ~ This monogrammed ruler art would make an adorable Teacher Appreciation gift for back to school.  Personalize the ruler art with the teacher’s initial.

Bright Future Gift

5.  Sharp Future Gift {free printable} ~ A quick and easy gift idea for the teacher, attach this adorable tag that reads “My future is looking sharp with you as my teacher!”, to a package of Sharpie pens.

USB Charger Teacher Gift

6.  USB Charger Teacher Gift {free printable} ~ Check out this super cute way to get on your child’s teachers good side! {wink} Super practical too. There are two color options to print so they’re perfect for male and female. An easy and fun way to start the school year off!

Color the Year Wonderful

7.  Color the Year Wonderful ~ “Let’s color the year wonderful!”, attach this super cute and colorful printable tag to a box of crayons, colored pencils or even markers.  Teachers are always in need of school supplies.

teacher gift ideas

Teacher Gift Ideas

8.  Chill Pills ~ Giftthe  teacher with the quintessential item to survive the first week of school, chocolate. {{snicker}} The ultimate pill for relaxation.

Printable Candy Bar Wrappers

9.  Printable Candy Bar Wrappers ~ Looking for a quick, easy and super adorable teacher gift for back to school? Look no further! This simple project can be completed in 5 minutes from start to finish once you have your supplies.  All you have to do is download, print, trim and glue or tape to a Hershey bar.

"A Latte Fun" Teacher Gift

10.  “A Latte Fun” Teacher Gift {free printable} ~ This is such a super cute way to package a coffee gift card for the teacher. The gift card is perfect for a rainy day use or if you’re not sure what they’re favorite coffee is.

One Smart Cookie {free printable}

11. One Smart Cookie {free printable} ~ Homebaked items are a sweet way to thank the teacher at the beginning of the school year. You just might butter them up at the same time. {{wink}}

Ice Breaker Back to School Teacher Gift
12.  Ice Breaker Back to School Teacher Gift ~ This gift idea is literally an ice breaker gift. The attached label lets the teacher know a few fun facts about your child’s likes and attaches to a box of Ice Breaker mints.

Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Teacher Appreciation Gifts

13.  Back to School Tags {free printables} ~ These adorable geometric shaped “Back to School” tags are the perfect companion to a quick and easy teacher thank you gift. Add them to baked goodies, school supplies, flowers or even a gift card. The possibilities are endless.

Ruler Succulent Planter
14.  Ruler Succulent Planter ~ “This year is going to rule!”  Gift the teacher with a potted succulent plant.  And, if you have the time you can even make the ruler planter with the provided tutorial.

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homemade gifts for teachers

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