ABCs of Unique Teacher Gifts

By: Diane Ruyack

It’s so easy to take for granted how many hours before, during, and after work that teachers put in to teach our children. Since some people are crafty, we thought we’d give you some  ideas for fun gifts you can make or purchase for your child’s teacher this year.

A= Apple shaped hand sanitizer for her desk

B= Fabric-covered button thumbtacks or magnets

What you’ll need:

  • Fabric-covered button starter kit (we used the Dritz brand in the 3/4″ size, but you can use any size to suit your taste)
  • Pliers
  • Scraps of fun fabric slightly larger than the size of your buttons
  • Strong craft glue, such as E6000
  • Thumbtacks or magnets

Cover buttons as directed and glue on thumbtacks or magnets-EASY and USEFUL

C= Cheese basket or gift bags with cheese and crackers and holiday napkins

D= Deck of cards and book of card game rules

E= Expensive socks, still under $10

F= Fancy chocolate bars tied with a ribbon

G= Gel pens and pretty stationary

H= Home baked bread, cookies, etc. include recipe

I= Indiana locally grown or made items: honey, soaps, jams, jellies, artwork

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