At the end of the school year, you have to say goodbye to your teacher. A small gift to say thank you is always appropriate. Especially when unique and handmade!
Here is a nice handmade gift that will decorate the classroom for years to come. What's doubly great is that it's not at all difficult to do and your child will be able to do it with you. You will need crayons, hot glue, and stiff cardboard (in a frame) or canvas. For best results, trace the letter in lead pencil and place the pencils before you start gluing them. You can finish it off with paint.
Recycle a straw dispenser and turn it into a pencil dispenser! All you have to do is personalize it, writing the teacher's name, and decorating it to look pretty. In addition to being practical, this gift will ensure that your child's teacher won't soon forget!
An apple a day…
Let's be honest: this apple certainly won't take awaythe doctor forever, but she will certainly make people happy! Here is an original, cute, and oh! how delicious!
To make this apple, you will need a small mason jar, green, white (base), red and brown spray paint (or acrylic), green cardboard and a small wooden handle.
First, we paint the pot. You will need to apply several layers. While it dries, cut leaves out of green cardboard paper. Glue the leaves and the handle (painted dark brown) to the lid. All you have to do then is fill the apple with sweets!
Two apples a day?
Easier still, you can make this pretty green apple out of soda bottle bottoms. Cut out the bottom of two green soda bottles and attach the zipper to the rim of each of these pieces with hot glue. In green cardboard, make a sheet, on which you can write your message. Of course fill the apple with sweets (green and red, preferably!)
Are you into sewing? Do the environment a favor with this adorable personalized coffee mug sleeve! You can get a reusable "to-go" style mug in many shops or cafes if you want to give a bigger gift.
You can buy the custom pattern on Etsy. However, you will needto put the pieces together.
These pretty magnetic clips are very easy to make and so pretty, they will delight your child's teacher. All you need is a magnet strip, wooden clothespins, paint and Scrabble letters. Personalize everything by spelling the name of the teacher, or that of your child.
Board and magnets
You can make a personalized chalkboard from a cookie sheet, by covering it with chalkboard paint. To accompany it, create all kinds of magnets (like the magnetic clips we were talking about) and let your child write a nice message with blackboard chalk for his teacher.
Say it with flowers, but also with a very unique vase, which can decorate the classroom for years to come. Use pencils, or wooden rulers to cover an old vase (or tall glass). The teacher can also use this personalized vase to store pencils and class materials.