Teacher Appreciation Week is the first full week in May of each year with the Tuesday of this particular week being Teacher Appreciation Day. Below is a roundup of ideas that make wonderful Teacher Appreciation gifts and all are created with handprint and fingerprints. They could also be end of the school year ideas as well.
Teacher Appreciation Gifts made with Handprints
Thank You for Helping Me Grow School Supply Flower made with footprints too!
Give Teacher a Hand Door Decoration Thank a teacher by decorating their door during Teacher Appreciation Week via Skip to my Lou
High Five to my Awesome Teacher card idea via Healthy Family
DIY Class Photo Gift for Teachers Each child makes a thumbprint animal on the frame via C.R.A.F.T.
You Are Hands Down The Best Teacher Mason Jar Gift – Contributor Deanna shares a printable gift tag to make your own.
Handprint Quilt Kristen describes how she got all the kids handprints without the teacher seeing and a great tutorial with lots of photos via Capturing Joy
KinderGarden made with Handprints A must see!!! Teachers plant the seeds of knowledge via Cards by CG
Apron made with Students Handprints Best Teacher Hands Down! via Creative Kids at Home
Handprint Notebook and Saying – “A Teacher Takes A Hand, Opens A Mind, & Touches A Heart”
DIY Teacher Gifts made with Fingerprints
Fingerprint Flower Pots classroom gift via Valentine Girl
Thank You for Bee-ing My Teacher – Fingerprint plate keepsake.
Keepsake Plate made with the Students Fingerprints such a sweet saying written on it via Creative Escape on Flickr
Thankful for You Thumbprint Tree Plate I love how this tree looks! Fun idea via Fancy Frugal Life
Thank You Tub & Flower Gift for Teacher decorated with thumbprint bugs from the whole class and a sweet poem via Jeanetics
Classroom Fingerprint Tree Keepsake for Teachers Thank you for helping us grow! via The Frugal Girls
Originally published May 4, 2013
Updated May 17, 2017.
Your little ones will love going up to their teacher to thank him or her for helping them learn and grow!