Top DIY Holiday Gifts That Teachers Will Love

Updated December 12, 2017

This holiday season, get your child's favorite teacher an absolutely perfect DIY gift that they'll never forget. Keep reading for the full story!


After months of putting up with your kid, your favorite teacher deserves a gift they’ll absolutely love for Christmas this year.

To make sure your gift-giving game is at an all-time high this year, here are a few awesome DIY ideas for the #1 teacher in your life!

1. World’s greatest teacher hand sanitizer

Nothing says “thanks for teaching my kid” quite like some much appreciated hand sanitizer. Make it cute with this adorable DIY Hands Down sanitizer gift.

2. A cake made of school supplies

As we all know, even in 2017, teachers are still expected to buy their own school supplies. Any teacher would love to receive this “cake” made entirely of school supplies for their classroom.

3. Framed crayon gift

Feeling creative but low on cash? Try this super cheap, yet adorable, framed crayon idea from the Workman Family.

4. Movie theater gift card with candy

So cute! Your kid’s teacher will love this DIY basket of candy with a movie gift card.

5. Chalkboard crayon wreath

This gift is a dream for DIY lovers everywhere! Made out of crayons, a chalkboard, and poster cutouts, this wreath is certainly going to be a gift your favorite teacher will never forget.

6. Apple with caramel

While the gift of an apple itself is so overdone and tired, nothing beats an apple with caramel dipping sauce!

7. Dry erase marker gift

Simple, easy, and affordable, this dry erase marker kit is a gift your kid’s teacher will actually be able to use!

8. Tea set gift

For any teacher who absolutely loves tea, this is the perfect gift. Check out how to make this incredible DIY tea gift right here!

9. Summer relaxation gift

All you need is a beach bag, a beach towel, flip flops, sunglasses, and a few beach essentials—sunblock, magazines, etc.—to make this great little kit.

10. Emergency kit

This practical gift can come complete with hand wipes, mints, lip balm, a gift card, and any other must-haves for your child’s favorite teacher.

11. DIY sugar scrub

For a gift that smells amazing from start to finish, try this incredible DIY sugar scrub!

12. Pencil flowers

Not only are these pencils absolutely adorable, but you don’t have to spend an arm and a leg to make them.

13. Coffee set

If your favorite teacher isn’t a tea drinker, put together this super cute coffee set with items from their favorite coffee shop.

14. Chalkboard flower pot

For teachers with a green thumb, this DIY chalkboard flower pot will be a surprisingly adorable gift.

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