Here at Ellison we consider teachers to be real life superheroes and we tend to get all giddy when Teacher Appreciation Week comes around. We are even more excited about this upcoming week because today we get to share some of our favorite gift ideas.
1. Scalloped Card
Saying thank you could not be easier with this scalloped card made using our Scalloped Card die. This card is extra perfect if teacher appreciation week creeps up on you. Add a heartfelt note and a gift card and you have yourself a quick gift! Check out this post to learn how to make your own.
2. Keys Holder
We have a special place in our hearts for fun puns like these key shaped card key chains. Key holders are a great gift for both male and female teachers and with our key die you can easily make these for all the teachers in your life!
3. DIY Flower Bouquet & Card
Flowers always make a great gift because they are beautiful, fresh and look great on a teacher's desk. Check out the Skip To My Lou blog for this cute free printable card to add onto your special teacher's flowers.
4. Burlap Pencil Card
All you need to make this card is some burlap, buttons, paint and a card base. Our Scalloped Card die is perfect for the card base or some cardstock. Take a look at the full tutorial here to get started.
5. A Mug & A Snack For The Guys
Is there a male teacher in your life that you would like to show appreciation to? A favorite gift of ours is this fun pun-filled stein. Head on over to Today's Creative Blog for a full tutorial on how to make this project.
6. Movie Themed Gift
You can't go wrong with this movie-themed gift and free printable! Head on over to the Tater Tots & Jello blog to see the full tutorial. We also have a great Bag die that is perfect to fill with little gifts like this for when you have a few teachers to show appreciation to.
7. Week-long Appreciation Box
We think this gift is nothing short of genius! We love how this one gift is secretly 7 all in one. This infographic shows you step by step ideas for each day, but you can be completely creative and create your own daily message and gift for the fantastic teacher in your life.
8. Pencil Bouquet
A pencil bouquet is a great and fun alternative to a real bouquet and it's practical! How would it also be to create different bouquets for each teacher you want to send this gift to? With all our different flower dies the types of bouquets you can make are limitless. Got your pencils ready? Head on over to The Happy Scraps blog for the full tutorial.
9. Scissors With A Side Of Glam
Free printable and glitter? This Persia Lou blog tutorial has it all! Easy and practical, this glittery scissor gift is sure to be a teacher favorite.
10. Classroom Inspired Subway Art
All you need for this unique gift is a simple frame and this free printable from the Eighteen 25 blog. Classroom subway art is a colorful way to say thank you to all the teachers in your life while giving them a nice decor piece to brighten up their space.
11. DIY Potted Herbs
These potted herbs are too cute and make for a great alternative to teachers that are sensitive to certain foods or have allergies. Potted herbs also make a great gift for teachers that teach plant units, since they can use this gift as a teaching tool. Check out the full tutorial on the Oh My Creative blog.
12. Chocolate Teacher Appreciation Poem
How amazing is this tag-plus-English-practice gift? Nothing says "thank you for being my teacher" than a handwritten note from their pupil. Of course, a little chocolate also goes a long way. Head on over to the Kenarry blog for the free printable and get started to making your very own.
What are you planning to do for the teacher in your life during Teacher Appreciation Week? Let us know in the comments below, we can't wait to read your ideas! Be sure to hashtag #ellisonedu on your posts if you share to Facebook and or Instagram! If you aren't already, make sure that you're following us on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter for behind the scenes, tips, tricks, tutorials, and so much more!