Teacher Appreciation Week is coming! Are you ready? I am getting there. I am trying to do teacher appreciation gifts that the boys’ teachers can actually use this year. So, first up – paper clips! This super frugal teacher appreciation week gift idea is a fun way to say “thanks” with a useable gift!
I actually made 2 different pages within this free teacher appreciation gift printable. So, only print the page that you need! Page 1 says “thanks for holding us together” for you parents out there that are PTA members. This page has 12, 2-inch square printable labels on it.
For the parents that want just a couple for their own kids’ teacher(s), print page 2! It has 4 printables that say “me” instead of “us”! So, it will save you ink! You won’t have to print 12 of them if you don’t need to. You’re welcome! LOL!
- Free Thanks for holding me together printable
- Curling ribbon (pack of 4 colors from the dollar tree)
- 2.5 inch square of bright patterned paper (from Target)
- Plastic packet of paper clips with label removed (from Dollar Tree)
—The only thing I bought was the paper clips, everything else I already had! So…
Total Cost of Teacher Appreciation gift = $1.00!
Printing Tip – Print on regular printer paper or photo paper. I printed my first one on cardstock and the color bled. To keep it crisp it is best to do it on photo paper, but regular printer paper will have less color bleeding than cardstock.
Step One: Remove the unsightly label from the paper clip package. The label will leave a small amount of glue as shown in the image above. No worries! We will be covering that part up with our cute gift tag!
Step Two: Print out the free “thanks for holding me together” printable and cut apart each square. The squares are 2 x 2 inches in size.
Step Three: Cut 2.5 x 2.5 squares in coordinating patterned paper and affix the tag to the paper square.
Step Four: Decorate the top with cute ribbons and attach the label to cover the glue spot.
Ta-da! Easy-peasy (and cheap) Teacher Appreciation Week gift!
More Teacher Appreciation Week printables:
- Thanks Teacher Poem and Handwriting practice sheet!
- Tulip Treasures Craft with printable template
- You could just visit the entire Teacher Appreciation category here at the deals website!
- Want even more? Crystal and Company has years worth of Teacher Appreciation gift ideas!
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