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Four Gift Ideas for Teacher’s Appreciation Day

Summer is quickly approaching and the school year is coming to a close. Before the bell rings on the last day of class, you can make your teachers feel special with a token of appreciation. Here are a few gift ideas of Teachers Appreciation Day.

Spring Chalkboard Pot

Idea from HGTV

You’ll need: pot, black chalkboard paint, yellow paint, chalk, flowers and soil

Paint a plant pot with black chalkboard paint. You can draw a ruler on top of the pot by using yellow paint and adding ruler markings. Then write a message in chalk and fill the pot with fresh flowers.

Bulletin Board

Idea from Martha Stewart

You’ll need: 3/4-inch-thick Homasote fiberboard, fabric, staple gun, D-rings, ribbon

Take a piece of Homasote fiberboard and cover it with fabric. Staple the fabric along the edges of the back of the board. Attach D-rings on the back of the board. Loop ribbon through the rings to hang the board.

Monogrammed Mug

Idea from Reader’s Digest

You’ll need: scissors, tape, pen or pencil, graphite transfer paper, porcelain pen, mug

Cut out your teacher’s initial and a piece of graphite transfer paper. Tape the paper on the mug and trace the initials with a pen or pencil. Take the porcelain pen and trace the initial lines. Let the mug sit for 24 hours and bake at 300 degrees for 35 minutes.

Stenciled Shopping Bag

Idea from Martha Stewart

You’ll need: piece of clip art, iron-on transfer paper, tote bag

Print a piece of clip art. Arrange the image on the bag, face up. (Keep in mind this is a mirror image of the final design). Cover with iron-on transfer paper. When you’re ready to iron, place the images face down and press the iron on it. Do not move the iron back and forth, or image will blur.


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