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25 Back To School Teacher Gift Ideas

Sharing the most creative teacher gift ideas for back to school! Lots of easy tutorials and crafts to do with the kids and including free printables.

It is time for back to school clothes, shoes, school supplies, and early bedtimes.  

It also means, back to school teacher gifts too!  

An encouraging word, note, or small gift means quite a bit at the start of a new year at school for teachers.

Even if your kids have already started back, they can still give their teacher something special just to let them know that we really appreciate all they do for us.

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Teacher Gift Ideas via A Blissful Nest25 Fun and Crafty Teacher Gift Ideas:

Here is some super sweet back to school teacher gift ideas that vary from just printing out the free printable to just purchasing something small.  

Lots of free printables are available too!

Let teachers know that this year is going to be ‘grape!’ Such a cute play on words.This Year is Gonna be Grape PrintableThis Year is Gonna be ‘Grape’ Free Printable }

Some kids actually do get the teachers they want!  Jumping for Joy Teacher Gift { Jumping for Joy Free Printable }

Succulents are the perfect plant for a teacher’s desk, especially the pot is made with rulers!This Year is Going to Rule Ruler Planter { This Year is Going to Rule Ruler Planter }

Give teacher a survival kit!  They’ll be happy to have this awesome chalkboard pot with lots of goodies inside at the end of the day!Teacher Survival Kits in Chalkboard Pots { Teacher Survival Kit in a Chalkboard Pot }

Make a survival kit that has all the essentials anyone needs throughout the school year such as aspirin and chap stick!Survival Kit { Teacher Survival Kit Box }

Teachers use a lot of Sharpies- give her a colorful note with some!Sharpie Marker Teacher Gift{ Sharpie Marker Teacher Gift }

You can make a personalized door hanger for her classroom door!  This is really awesome!SONY DSC{ Personalized Teacher Pencil Door Hanger }

Homemade goodies are always nice too, especially presented in a cute box like this!One Smart Cookie Teacher Gift{ One Smart Cookie Teacher Free Printable }

We all hope for a smooth school year- buy a tumbler and add a gift certificate for a smoothie place in it!
Back to School Smooth School Year{ Back to School Smooth Year Free Printable }

I love mugs like these!  You could even add teacher’s inital to it too if you wanted! Back to School Teacher's Apple Mug{ Teacher Apple Mug }

Lots of markers and highlighters, and Sharpies!  Bright colors mean a remarkable year!
Brights{ Looking Forward to a Bright Year Free Printable }

New crayons are so awesome, especially when they’re turned into a candy dish with some yummy stuff in it!Crayon Candy Dish{ Crayon Candy Dish }

This crayon monogram is such a sweet keepsake!  I’m sure any teacher would treasure it forever and hang it on the wall in the classroom!Crayon MonogramCrayon Monogram }

#2 Pencils are easy to come by, and cheap for a pack.  Add a dotty ribbon and the teacher’s name on it and you’ve got a great pencil cup!DIY Pencil Cup{ DIY Pencil Cup }

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is a favorite book of ours- think how happy your teacher would be with a cookie!
Give a Teacher a Cookie PrintableGive a Teacher a Cookie Free Printable }

How adorable are these little push up ‘Glue Sticks!’Glad to be Stuck with You Glue SticksHappy to be Stuck With You Glue Sticks }

These Milk Chocolate Flips are delish- your teacher would appreciate these after a long day!I'm Doing Flips Gift{ I’m Doing Flips Teacher Free Printable }

Give teacher something to be proud to display, like this ruler and apple wreath!
Back to School Ruler WreathBack to School Ruler Wreath }

Icebreaker questions are great for the first day of school- this one has tidbits of info about the student giving them these!Back to School Icebreakers{ Back to School Ice Breakers Free Printable }

Mason jar gifts are fabulous ideas too- especially one as bright as an apple with leaves!
Apple Mason JarApple Mason Jar Gift }

Give teacher an apple, in the form of antibacterial hand soap!Apple for the Teacher Hand Soap PrintableApple for the Teacher Free Printable }

These EOS Apple Printables are just perfect!Apple for the Teacher EOS PrintableEOS Apple for my Teacher Free Printable }

Baking is a great way relieve stress after a long day of teaching.I Ad-MITT You're a Sweet Teacher GiftI Ad-MITT  You’re a Sweet Teacher Gift }

Let your teacher know they are extra special this year!Extra Special Teacher GiftExtra Special Teacher Gift Idea }

This play on words is fabulous- granted, there will be lots of snickers, but so much joy too!
Snickers and Joy Teacher Gift{ Year Full of Snickers and Joy Teacher Gift }

More back to school ideas you will love to get you and your kids ready for the school year:

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    1. Thanks so much for including my soap gift! The link doesn’t seem to be working. You can find the post here: http://homeconfetti.blogspot.com/2012/08/simple-teacher-gift-free-printable.html

    2. I’m a 2nd grade teacher. I can tell you that all of these gifts are super adorable. I would be thrilled to receive any of them from a student. Very thoughtful as well.

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