Best Teacher Hands Down Teacher Gift can be a last-minute practical gift to let your teacher know they are the best teacher hands down!  It doesn’t get any easier than this. Print off the gift tag, grab some ribbon or a cute clip, and head to the store for some hand lotion or hand sanitizer. This can all be done on the way to school!

Don’t let Teacher Appreciation Week slip by without recognizing your teacher this school year.  It doesn’t have to be expensive and a huge gesture, something small and heartfelt says thank you and acknowledges a job well done. I have collected 100’s of teacher appreciation ideas.  I hope you can find something special for your teacher.

hands down teacher gift idea free printable

Hands Down Best Teacher Gift

This is a super cute and easy teacher gift. Download the file, print in color on white card-stock.  Use a clip, or punch a hole and attach to the lotion. Now that is easy!

hands down best teacher printable tags

PDF Download ——> Hands Down Best Teacher Gift Tag

Last Minute DIY Teacher Gifts

Here are a couple more last minute teacher gifts that can be completed on the way to school. I have chosen items that can all be picked up at the grocery store if you are short on time.  Download the printable, print and cut. Take your cute tag, and a bit of ribbon, twine or wooden clip with you to the store. Pick up one of these items and you are ready to have an awesome gift in minutes! These DIY gifts are EASY!

Flowers and Plants

stuck in a pretty plant. Print out the cute banner, tape it to wooden skewers and place in a plant. Be sure you go ahead and tape the skewers to the sign before you leave the house to make it easy.

“Thank you for helping me grow” banner

blooming flower teacher gift

This cute teacher tag just needs a bouquet of flowers. There is a tag for a plant included with this set too.

Thank You for Helping Me Bloom gift tag

thank you for helping me bloom tag tied to pink roses

EOS Lip Balm

An EOS lip balm makes for a useful gift. These printable cards make it extra special! Be sure to cut out the circles before you leave the house!

Best Teacher In the World Printable

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Best Teacher Ever Printable Card

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Grab a jar and some ribbon and add this label. Pick up a bag of candy at the store and you are good to go. If you don’t have label paper at home no worries regular copy paper will work. You can attach to the jar with a bit of glue stick.

How Sweet It Is To  be Taught by You

jar fill with candy yellow bow how sweet teacher gift

For the best teacher bar none! Cover a candy bar with this cute candy wrapper.

Best Teacher Bar None Candy Bar Wrapper

printable candy bar cover for teacher

How about a pencil for the teacher that is just ‘write’. All teachers need school supplies lol.  Just wrap this printable around a package of Rolos and add a Hershey’s kiss. For this gift don’t forget to take along a glue stick if you are making it on the way to school.

Rolo Pencil For Teacher

DIY Rolo pencils Printable

Gift Cards

There is one teacher that is always a hit! Teachers love gift cards.  Actually, who doesn’t love a gift card.? If you have a little more to spend this is always an appreciated gift. Most grocery stores have a huge selection to choose from.

These funny gift card holders are sure to bring a smile! I looked for a teacher gift idea on Pinterest but decided a gift card was better!

Funny  Teacher Gift Card Holders

teacher appreciation gift card holders

Buy this set of printable gift card envelopes and you will always be prepared with a perfect teacher gift. Printable envelopes with clever sayings make giving gift cards clever and easy!

printable gift card envelopes

The set includes a ‘thanks a latte’ tag. You can grab yourself a coffee and a gift all on the way to school! Win Win!

gift card holder with coffee gift card

I love sharing great gift ideas on Skip to my Lou! I hope you are able to find the perfect way to thank your child’s teacher. The bonus is most of these ideas are cheap teacher appreciation gifts to pull off! If you missed your chance on the way to school no worries, it isn’t too late to breeze in at school pick up with a great gift.

Which idea do you like best?

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  1. Thanks for these perfect teacher gifts. It’s going to be a tough and different kind of school year and teachers deserve all our love and support. This will make it extra special Thanks!

  2. Lovely. I still have a 6th grader who loves to have details with her teachers, and being a teacher myself I found it lovely.

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