Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea


 ** Updated with new printable May 2, 2016**

Teacher Appreciation Gift and Printable Idea.

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week!  

This is such a fun and quick idea for a gift for all those teachers in your life. And budget friendly too!

Tip Junkie had the most adorable “smartie pants” Valentines and I really wanted to incorporate that idea into the gift for our special teachers.  I found this adorable glass jar at our local Dollar Tree, that was just big enough for handful of Smarties!  {affiliate links} If want the convenience of ordering online, you can get the same glass jar and smarties online. 

Here’s what I did…

I selected a cute blue and white polka-dot scrapbook paper and printed Tip Junkie’s free printable onto the back of the paper. Then I simply cut out the pants and attached them to the glass jar with a bright red, grosgrain ribbon!  I created my own little tag with words, and cut them out and taped it to the jar after having my daughter sign them.

**UPDATE You can download the printable with words HERE! **

What a perfect, simple, inexpensive little gift for a teacher! You could use this for teacher appreciation or even your child’s “end of the year” teacher gift!

Inexpensive,adorable, and sweet… you just gotta love dollar store crafts!!

Need another “Bright Idea” for a Teacher Gift?

Free Teacher Appreciation Printable Tags Teachers Make the World a Brighter Place www.uncommondesignsonline.com

 Click on over to print out your free Teacher Appreciation Printable. To create this fun lightbulb idea.

Easy stitched notebook paper gift tags.

 How about this sweet Stitched Notebook Paper Gift Tag for your teacher gift? If you are a sewing fan these are quick and creative. Maybe even a great chance to help teach the art of sewing to your children.

Is your school having a Teacher Brunch? You have to make these yummy and gluten free Breakfast Muffins!

Easy Gluten Free Breakfast Muffins.

So whether it is a simple “Thank You” , or a gift or even a meal. Take time this week to let your teacher’s know how much you appreciate them and the time they spend each day helping your children.

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Trish Flake

Author/Co-Owner at Uncommon Designs
Hey y'all! I am Trish and one half of the creative team at Uncommon Designs. I adore party planning, holiday celebrations, and all things crafty! I am so excited to share my creative adventures with you!

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  1. says

    Such a cute way to say “Thanks” to all of the wonderful teachers out there!! We appreciate you! We’re so glad you linked up to our “Strut Your Stuff Saturday.” Thanks for coming and we hope you’ll be back. -The Sisters

  2. Faith @ Artistic31Mama says

    Thanks so much for linking up last week. This is such a cute idea! I think my son and I will use this for his teacher! You have been featured at this week’s linky party! I also shared this post on my Facebook page and on Pinterest. Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

  3. Regina says

    So so cute and I just had to borrow these pants…LOL!! Gave you a link in my post too…thank you thank you!!!


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