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Christmas Gifts for Teachers From Kids

Give Teacher a Top Class Treat!

Many of us have children in school, and it's important not to forget about a gift for teacher at Christmas time. You don't have to spend a fortune, and it is rather easy to make nice gifts that will be appreciated. These DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Teachers will really help you get your thinking cap on. Most are budget friendly and they would also make great co-worker gifts. The majority of these ideas can be used for any occasion for example birthday gifts for friends or coworkers or simply as a surprise for a loved one to brighten their day.

Pamper Jar

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Pamper Jar

Jars are so handy for gifting and most of us have them lying around just waiting to be repurposed. For a little luxury gift, fill a jar with Burt's Bees lotion & chapstick, calming tea bags, a nice candle votive, fuzzy socks and some chocolates. Think of other items you might like to include such as nail polish and makeup.

Sweet Pot

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Sweet Pot

Clay pot crafts are great fun and great for gifting too. Give Thanks to teachers for all they do with this adorable Apple Pot. To make this you'll need small terra-cotta pots and saucers, red paint , a pencil, glue and treats to fill it with.

May your holidays be Poppin'

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May your holidays be Poppin'

Popcorn is a great gift to give, you could also make up a movie night hamper and include a DVD or a voucher for the cinema. Try getting different flavors of popcorn to give teacher a good selection.

Pencil Signs

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Pencil Signs

If you like wood crafts, then make a sign in the shape of a pencil for teacher. This will be a great addition to their classroom decor and will really help to brighten their door. You could make it in any other shapes too , for example an apple would be equally appropriate.

Baking Kits

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Baking Kits

For a super easy Christmas gift make up these baking kits. Take a trip to the local Dollar Store and purchase festive themed Oven mitts and cookie mix as well as cookie cutters.

Coffee Gift Card

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Coffee Gift Card

Nothing says thank you more than a gift card for their favorite coffee shop. You could also include this in a little coffee themed basket with items such as coffee mugs and syrups for example.

Coffee and Wine

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Coffee and Wine

For a practical gift with a bit of humor - this mug and wine glass set is perfect. Also if someone in your family is a teacher they will really get a kick out of this gift. Add a nice bottle of wine for good measure.

Holly Jolly Christmas

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Holly Jolly Christmas

Help teacher to have a Have a Holly Jolly Christmas by filling a treat bag with Jolly Rancher sweets. A good candy pun is always well received, it would also work well for a candy poster too.

Thanks for helping me Grow

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Thanks for helping me Grow

Transform a clay pot into this sweet gift for teacher by painting the base black and the rim yellow. Then, using a measuring tape as your guide, wrap it around the rim and mark off the lines. Use black paint to add the lines and add the number to mark each inch. Finish by adding the message "Thank you for helping me grow" and fill with treats.

Mini Baskets

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Mini Baskets

Make up a little Christmas basket and include a small Yankee candle with a gift card and then glued on candy canes. Hide Christmas treats inside. You can purchase small treat trays and place red and green confetti on the bottom.

M&M Baubles

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M&M Baubles

Make a DIY Candy Filled Ornament to keep teacher sweet. This is a great inexpensive gift ideas that you could also use for coworker gifts. You could fill it with other items too such as ribbons or sparkles.

Teacher Ornament

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Teacher Ornament

Make a personalized ornament for teacher to hang on their tree. Purchase a clear bauble and write a meaningful message on it. This ornament says a "The influence of a good teacher can never be erased" and it has been filled with colorful erasers.

Soapin

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Soapin

Now, more than ever Hand sanitizer has become vital to keep in our purses. For a last minute, budget gift, purchase some hand sanitizer gels and print a label saying " Here's Soapin you have a Merry Christmas". This is a great idea for when you have lots of gifts to give out on a shoestring budget.

Gift Card Bouquet

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Gift Card Bouquet

If you can't decide what to buy - then why not make a Gift Card Bouquet. This could be something that you and some other parents put together to share the cost. Purchase some wooden sticks and a plant pot to display the cards. You can paint the pot to look like Santa and have your little one help.