Top 10 Tuesday: Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Happy May Day! Even though schools in my neck of the woods won’t get out until the end of June, the rest of the country will be kicking off summer vacation in just a few weeks! Eeek!

This is a great time to show your kid’s teachers and mentors how much you care with a fun and crafty thank you gift. I know this time of year can be busy busy busy with recitals, sports banquets and end of year celebrations and it can be hard to find the time to think of something really personal. So to help you out a bit, I’m sharing 10 Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas!


1. Creative Calculator Gift by Positively Splendid (Shared on Skip To My Lou)

2. Sweet Edible Gift by Dixie Delights

3. Creative Gift Idea for a Male Teacher by Becky from Ucreate

4. Thanks A Latte Gift Card Holder by Eighteen 25

5. I Love My TEAcher Gift from Life Created Blog (Shared on PB&J Stories)


6. Thanks For Helping Me Grow Gift by Living Locurto

7. Pencil Wreath by Organize and Decorate Everything

8. Basketball Coach Gift from Simply This and That

9. Pencil Bouquet from Less Cake More Frosting

10. Teacher Appreciated Ice Cream Social by Uncommon Designs

Happy Tuesday Everyone! I’ll be back tomorrow with a fun giveaway :)


Taryn is the owner/editor of Design, Dining and Diapers, a lifestyle blog that focuses on DIY home decor, design, seasonal crafts, easy recipes and just being a mom! She is all about making things for less by upcycling thrift store finds and using what’s on hand. Taryn lives in the greater Seattle area with her husband, 3 year old daughter and 1 year old son.

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  1. Karyn18 says

    Hello Taryn!
    I love these ideas.. Most of all the Calculator with flash card and the Tea on jar! I know teachers will beso touched when they’re given this gift.

  2. Ella says

    Most of all the Calculator with flash card and the Tea on jar! I know teachers will beso touched when they’re given this gift.

  3. Heidi19 says

    I love your ideas Taryn, specially the Calculator with flash card and Pencil Wreath.Thanks for sharing this with us and i’m looking forward to read more from you.

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