Everyone has at least one teacher that they owe a lot to, and many of us have teacher friends as well. Christmas is the perfect time to show teachers how special and important they are in children’s lives. Create DIY Christmas gifts that they will appreciate for years to come. Many of these handmade gift ideas can also be given to teachers at the end of the school year as a thank you from your child and you. In fact, kids will love helping you make or assemble these thoughtful gifts for their teachers, too.
Not only are these Christmas crafts fun to make, but most are super budget-friendly and all of them are original and creative, like your favorite teacher. Include lovely and festive handmade cards to your amazing gifts while you’re at it. Summer is a wonderful time to start making your teacher gifts. Knock them out over the summer to alleviate some of your holiday stress. It is a good feeling to know when certain necessary tasks are accomplished, making your to-do list just a little less overwhelming.
The Best Christmas Gifts for Teachers
Gifts for Coffee Lovers (Tea and Hot Cocoa Drinkers, Too!)
Some of us need that warm beverage to wake fully in the morning. With teachers molding young minds, they especially need that morning perk. Whether the teacher you know loves coffee, tea, hot cocoa, or another drink of choice, these DIY gifts are simple and perfect for that special educator. From samplers and gift sets to cozies and mugs, they’ll be all set for their mornings on the go.
DIY Candles and Luminaries They Want
Who doesn’t love candles? It’s one of those gifts that you know nearly everyone will love and use. These scent-sational DIY candles and candle holders will look beautiful on their side tables at home as well as fill the room with wonderful fragrances you know they’ll love. At least you know you are giving them something that they will use often.
DIY Accessories They Need
That special teacher is going to love these handmade accessory gifts. They will love the personalized tablet cover, crocheted tote bag, or hand warmers. Because teachers are always going out of their way to help their students, it’s a nice feeling to be able to help them out with a nice gift. These accessories will help them stay organized and protect their goods when they are traveling.