The school summer holidays are looming large and your thoughts are probably very much on how to keep the kids entertained until September!
But don’t forget the hard work and dedication of their teachers this past year. If you want to say thank you for encouraging and inspiring your little ones, then why not show your appreciation with a ‘thank you teacher’ gift?
Thought is most definitely what counts when it comes to a gift for their teacher, and if the kids can be a part of it then even better.
Our free ‘thank you teacher’ printables include:
- Teacher’s pet treat cups filled with tasty sweets
- A lovely homemade paper flower pot
- Fun superhero pencil capes
- Gift bags with glamorous nail varnish
- Gift tags to attach to any gift you’ve bought
Let’s take a look at them!
Teacher’s Pet Treat Cups
When it comes to gifts, sweets and chocolates are always a safe bet. Here, we’ve turned a simple cup of sweets into a cute cartoon character with our cat and mouse and printables!
Simply cut them out and stick them onto your cup as shown above, then fill each cup with some purr-fect pick ‘n’ mix. Job done!
DIY Paper Flower Pot
If you’re grateful for everything your child’s teacher has done this year, why not say it with flowers?
This is an especially nice idea if we’re talking about a teacher who has encouraged your child to show off their creative side. Once you’ve printed off all the paper flowers and gift tags we’ve provided, you can get your child involved with helping you arrange the finished product!
Superhero pencil capes
This is a lovely, simple way to show your appreciation for your child’s teacher. After all, they really are superheroes, aren’t they?
Create your own cosmetics gift bags
If your little one’s teacher has always come across as the stylish sort at parent’s evening, why not say thank you with this charming gift bag, complete with sparkly nail polish?
Clever Clogs Gift Tags
Whatever you’ve bought for your child’s teacher, it’s always nice to share a special message with them. These funny gift tags are a way to do just that, and can be easily attached to both smaller and larger gifts.
Got your own gift ideas?
Let us know what you’re doing to show your appreciation for all the hard work your son or daughter’s teacher has put in throughout the year! Tell us on Instagram or leave a comment below.
Originally published: July 2014
Updated: July 2018