10 Handmade Gifts Kids Can Make for Their Teachers

Teachers have been through a lot the last two school years. Against immeasurable odds, they’ve continued to find creative ways to connect with our children. As this school year draws to a close, it’s time to make sure teachers know how appreciated they are. Celebrate the awesome teachers in your child’s life with this list of handmade gifts your child can make to say thank you!

Marbled Paperweights

These pretty rainbow rocks are perfect for brightening up your desk! With just some nail polish and water, you can transform an ordinary rock into your own marbled paperweight.

Handprint Keychain

These little hands are a sweet treasure and would make a great gift for any teacher. A bonus was the joy my kids had watching their hand cut-out shrink to the tiny size of a fairy, as my daughter put it.

Chalkboard Frame

These chalkboard frames would look great on any desk. Add a class photo & a chalk written message to your teacher to show them how much you care!

Liquid Watercolor Flowers

Watch your child’s face light up as he or she transforms a coffee filter into a beautiful watercolor flower. Making one is so simple and fun that your child will have a blooming bouquet in no time!

Fluffy Tree Pen Toppers

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss is a great read for a rainy day. These adorable pencil toppers, inspired by Truffula Trees, are great for taking notes in style or brightening up your desk with fun pops of color.

Hand-Shaped Dish

Try this twist on the classic handprint in clay to capture a memory of your little ones! Finally, you’ll be able to have their little hands hold on to something without them walking away.

Gratitude Box

These mini gratitude boxes are a great way to express your love & gratitude for the special people in your life.

Baking Soda Ocean Art

Even if your teacher can’t manage a seaside getaway, you can still bring them some beach fun with your own undersea collection, made from baking soda dough.

Paper Roses

These lovely paper roses are so easy to make! Put a few in a vase, put one on a package for a gift, or on a homemade card. Wherever you place them, they’re sure to be appreciated!

Rolled Paper Picture Frame

Nothing helps us remember the best moments of a year like a picture frame. Try making this one out of rolled paper for a stylish frame that will look great on anyone’s desk.

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