Teachers have one of the hardest jobs in the world and deserve a treat at this time of year. However Christmas time can be very expensive for the family, with presents to buy, places to visit and food to be bought. If you have the time handmade gifts can not only save you money but also be loved by the recipient. Making your own gifts for teachers is also a great way to get the little ones involved.
To get inspiration on gifts for your teachers there are some lovely ideas on Pinterest. Some of the nicest and easiest homemade teacher Christmas gift ideas are listed below. Tweaking and personalising the gifts yourself will ensure that the gift you give is unique.
Best homemade teacher Christmas gift ideas
Food Christmas gift ideas
This is a great alternative to buying a big box of chocolates, if you little one has lots of teachers. You can get your child to decorate them at home for that added bit of personalisation.
Place one or two in clear plastic bags and tie with ribbons when handing over to your teachers.
Mini box of chocolate truffles
Truffles are so easy to make and a hit with any chocolate lover. Kids can help with the shaping of the truffles and adding any sprinkles.
For gifting them, place a handful in small boxes. These can be bought from craft shops or even supermarkets in the Christmas isles.
Make your own cookie jar
Fill a clean jam jar with the ingredients for your teacher to make cookies at home. Then decorate with festive ribbons and tags to make them look extra Christmassy.
Decoration Christmas gift ideas
A personalised decoration for your teacher will be loved for years to come. You could use these decorate your own baubles from Aldi and make six personalised ones at home.
Jam jar candle holder
Take a clean empty jam jar and paint with glue and add lots and lots of glitter.
Keep images simple such as a tree canopy to ensure the pattern stays with the glitter. Present to your teacher with the candle inside.
These ideas have all been choosen as they are easy to make, children can get involved and they are actually useful or pretty items. Whatever you choose to make to say thankyou, teachers will appreciate the sentiment you put in by creating something personal for them.