Back to School Teacher Gift Ideas Any Teacher Will Love to Receive!

DIY Back to School Teacher Gifts That Are Super Cute!

Not long now until the kids go back to school but there is still time to organise a gift for your child’s teacher. Whether you want to be creative and make something from scratch, or just buy something from the store and add a funky gift tag you should find something in this collection of DIY Back to School Teacher Gifts to inspire you!
Not long now until the kids go back to school but there is still time to organise a gift for your child's teacher. Whether you want to be creative and make something from scratch, or just buy something from the store and add a funky gift tag you should find something in this collection of DIY Back to School Teacher Gifts to inspire you!

DIY Back to School Teacher Gifts That Are Super Cute!

1. Back to School Tips: Teacher Gift Crayon Container

“This DIY crayon container is ideal for older kids, but can be tailored for the younger crowd. It’s also a great back to school gift that I’m sure any teacher will love!” – Crystal and Comp

2. Mason Jar Desk Organizer

“This mason jar desk organizer will make a perfect back to school teacher gift this year. A couple of jars turn into a desk organizer for teacher or for YOU! Add this project to your must make list. Be sure to pick the colors that will coordinate with your home decor if you are keeping this one.” – The Country Chic Cottage

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3. Back to School Teacher Gift ~ DIY Mason Jar Caddies

“Back to school and crafting are already two of my favorite things ever. But throw in a trip to an awesome craft store? Heaven!! And when I spotted a stack of gorgeous vintage blue mason jars at my local Michaels store, I knew that I could fill them with goodies, tuck them in a wooden crate for adorable and useful Back to School Teacher Gifts!” – Shaken Together Life

4. Back to School Teacher Survival Kit Gift

“Kick off the new school year with this back to school teacher gift, a survival kit which is sure to help your teacher make it through that busy first week with a smile!” – Five Heart Home

5. Create an Easy & Fun Teacher Gift

“As a back-to-school gift for the teacher(s) in your life, try making this teacher goodie bag, complete with supplies the teacher may need for the classroom—pencils, pens, scissors (of course), stickers, and even little prizes for the students. It’s not only cute, but functional and helpful as well!” – Creating Keepsakes Blog

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6. Thieves Waterless Hand Purifier

This hand purifier moisturises as well as cleaning and purifying hands, which makes it the perfect addition to your teacher’s desk! – Young Living

7. How to Make Chalkboard Journals

“We decided to make chalkboard covered journals. We turned ours into Quote Books where they can store their stories and quotes and laughable moments and paired with Starbucks gift cards for an early morning caffeine fix, but I think they’d be great just with a blank chalkboard cover as well.” – Skip to My Lou

8. Let’s Kick Off this Year with a Splash

“I can’t believe we are already here {some of you have already started school} WOWZA! Where has this summer gone? Time to get the first day teacher gift ready. The other day I was in my favorite place… TARGET, and I saw the cutest little pair of rain boots and inspiration hit…” – Whipper Berry

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9. Back to School Budget Teacher’s Gift

“Not super fancy, but practical and at just $2 per teacher, you can’t beat that. Hopefully the teachers will appreciate it, and now they can write me notes about how well-behaved and smart my children are, and how they must take after their mother. ” – Three Little Monkeys Studio

10. Self-Inking Teacher Classroom Student Recognition Stamps

These student appreciation stamps will make the perfect teacher gift, and the students will love them too! – Amazon

11. Back To School Teacher Gifts & FREE Printable

“I actually purchased loads of Sharpies from Staples last week and thought they would make the perfect Back To School Teacher Gifts.” – Love the Day

12. Back to School USB Charger Teacher Gift

“On the first day of school I try to send a small gift and a note for his teacher, letting them know we are excited for the year and that I would like to be involved in their classroom. I find that it not only helps my relationship with the teacher, but is a great ice breaker for my timid guy on the first day of school. There’s nothing like giving a gift to help you feel like friends.” – The Crafting Chicks

13. Back to School Teacher Gift {Mason Jar Cup with Free Chalkboard Tags}

“I wanted to make a gift for each boy to give their new teachers on the first day of school. We usually do gifts for other days like Teacher Appreciation, Christmas, and End of the Year. So why not add one more to let them know we are excited to have them this year! Today I’m sharing these super cute Back to School Teacher Gift {Mason Jar Cups} with Printable Chalkboard Tags.” – Crafted Sparrow

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14. Dollar Store DIY Teacher Gift

“Here is a very inexpensive teacher gift to show your appreciation anytime of the year! I was able to grab everything at the Dollar Store and spent less then $10.00! It’s just enough to show your appreciation and you don’t have to break the bank!” – Simplee Thrifty

15. Binder Clips

Binder clips are super useful – and these come in assorted colours and sizes! – Amazon

16. Back to School Teacher Gift

“We like to make back to school teacher gifts for our teachers at the beginning of the school year. This year we were short on time so we grabbed Starbucks gift cards and I came up with cute free printable gift tag to go with them!” – Coffee Cups and Crayons

17. Back to School Teacher Gift

“I LOVE how this came together! A good theme makes things so much more fun. So, I loved finding out that all the Kindergarten classes at his school have animal themes. His teacher’s name is “Mrs. B”, so needless to say, they are the Bee Class! At “Meet the Teacher Night”, we discovered all kinds of bees throughout the room!” – Mom Endeavours

18. Printable Gift Card Tag for Teachers

“With school starting up again over the next few weeks, we wanted to share a teacher gift idea that is simple to put together and that teachers are sure to appreciate! Whether it’s an iPad in the classroom, or a personal iPhone, if your teacher has an Apple device they will love getting an APP store gift card. (It’s good for iTunes, too.) Here’s our take on the traditional “APPles for the teacher!”” – Everything Etsy

19. Apple Teacher Gift Idea with Free Printable Gift Tags

“These free printable apple gift tags are the perfect way to make a traditional red apple extra special, and the poem message is as sweet as the apple itself! Aside from teachers, these would be great for principals, librarians and bus drivers, too.” – Positively Splendid

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20. Simple Back to School Teacher Stickers Gift

“The kids recently helped me with a super simple gift to give their teachers. I had spotted these really cute reward stickers at Dollar Tree and had the thought that they would be something a teacher could honestly use- my favorite kind of gifts! So I grabbed a whole bunch and whipped up this tag to share with you! ” – Creative Captial B

21. Post-it Notes

Teachers can never have too many Post-it Notes, they’re useful for anything and everything! – Amazon

22. Most Popular Teacher Printable Tag and Gift Idea

“Here is a last minute teacher gift sure to make your teacher feel very popular!” – Skip to My Lou

23. Back to School

“Teachers tend to buy a lot of supplies for their own classrooms…..so class sets of anything are a LIFESAVER. Seriously, class sets of pencils or erasers are always welcome……so are markers or cleaning supplies.” – Lip Gloss and Crayons

24. School Tools Gift

“What teacher wouldn’t want this cute gift setting on her desk? It cost a tid more than the other gifts I did but is so fun and easy to put together. With the bottles and baskets being $8 and then the paper clips/paper holders/push pins costing $5 each it’s still a relatively inexpensive gift idea.” – Lil Luna

25. Mason Jar Teacher Gifts & ‘One Smart Cookie’ Free Printable

“I also made, ‘I’m going to be ONE SMART COOKIE with you as my TEACHER’ printables. I’ve included a link to the printable below, in case you’re looking for a ‘back to school’ teacher gift for your child’s teacher, as well.” – It’s Overflowing

26. Ball Jar Teacher Gift

“I thought it would be fun to create a Teacher Gift using a Mason jar along with a cute printable. I have to say, this craft has to be my most-favorite Teacher Gift creation yet because it’s just so stinkin’ fun.” – Lil Luna


If you enjoyed this collection of Back to School Teacher Gifts why not check out our other back to school posts including our ever popular One Whole Month of School Lunch Ideas and our Free Back to School Printables!

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