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21 Teacher Gifts: Bags, Kitchen Crafts, and More

By: Karisa Tell, Editor for

Everyone's looking for the best teacher gifts to make for Christmas, homemade teacher appreciation gifts, or end of the year thank you gifts. This collection of 21 teacher gifts: bags, kitchen crafts, and more has easy to make teacher gifts for every occasion! Shower your child's favorite teacher with handmade gifts to express your gratitude at their excellent teaching abilities. There's no better way to thank someone for putting in time with your child than by putting in time for them. Hand making one of these gifts means so much more than buying a manufactured gift at the store. This is the best collection of handmade teacher gifts; bags, kitchen crafts, spa gifts, and clever packaging are only a sampling of the wonderful gifts you can make with these ideas.

21 Teacher Gifts: Bags, Kitchen Crafts, and More
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Handmade Bags

When I think of great teacher gifts, bags are at the top of my list! If you're a sewing enthusiast, these handmade bags will be right up your alley. Stitch one up for that favorite teacher so she can throw all of her school books and other academic essentials into it on her way to school every day. Teachers can never have enough tote bags, but they also need organizational aids like glasses cases. Maybe you'll be ambitious and sew up a whole purse organizing system.

Fabric Frill Tote

  1. Fabric Frill Tote
  2. Casserole Tote
  3. Felt Monogrammed Glasses Case
  4. Knot Tote
  5. Plushie Bird Magnets
  6. Pretty Fabric Coasters
  7. Denim Drink Cozy


Kitchen Crafts

Your teacher probably spends a lot of time in the kitchen; don't we all? Teachers need a little pick-me-up from time to time while grading papers, so make these adorable accessories for coffee and tea consumption. We've also got cute, handmade magnets that your teachers can use to hang important papers on the fridge. Kitchen crafts make great teacher gifts! Bags are great, but kitchen crafts are even more practical.

Martha Stewart Christmas Mugs

  1. Martha Stewart Christmas Mugs
  2. Etched Holiday Candy Dish
  3. Hanging Recipe Folder
  4. Crochet Flower Dish Cloth


Crafty Packaging

After you make these unique teacher gifts, you'll need to come up with some way to wrap them. If you want to make your gifts look extra special, try one of these crafty packaging ideas for your teacher gifts. Bags, bows, ribbons, and even homemade wrapping paper go a long way when presenting a handmade gift.

Gift Packages with Crackle

  1. Gift Packages with Crackle
  2. Festive Holiday Tags
  3. Winter Rose Gift Tag
  4. Christmas Personalized Box


More Teacher Gifts to Make

If you haven't found any cool, easy to make teacher gifts yet, here are even more ideas for teacher gifts. Bags, kitchen crafts, and crafty packaging can't hold a candle to some of these heartfelt gift ideas. Get the kids involved crafting for their teachers too. Some of these projects are easy enough for even young children to work on.

Chalk Paint Garden Pots

  1. Chalk Paint Garden Pots
  2. Decorative Molded Soaps
  3. Easy Daisy Vase
  4. Quilted Tape Dispenser

  5. Scrap Fabric Tribute to Teacher
  6. Monogrammed Crayon Art for Teachers


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@RJB, Thank you for bringing this to our attention! We've updated the link. Here is a link to some great Christmas gift ideas for men: I hope this helps! --Editor of FaveCrafts

The link to the Hanging Recipe 'Folder' does not work, this is the correct link, for the Hanging Recipe Holder: ( ) Does anyone have any good ideas for male teachers? These are all a bit feminine...


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