First day of school teacher gifts are a quick way to start the year off fresh and let teachers know you appreciate the work they do right from the start. This super easy DIY dry erase marker gift is a great way to say thanks (even if it’s the night before!). It would be a great easy gift from a principal too! Help start back to school with a teacher gift that gets the year started off on the right foot.
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I like to try to think of small ways to connect with my kid’s teacher early on in the year. It doesn’t have to be a big gesture, just something small to say thanks.
I’ve done this in the past with school supplies by sending in a few extras. Nothing crazy, but if they ask for a box of tissues I’ll try to send a bigger pack. Or if they ask for glue I’ll purposely buy the container with extra wide glue sticks like this one. We are fortunate that our family is able to usually give a little extra.
I’ve also been known to send snacks into school to help out. Teachers work hard and need our support.
First Day of School Marker Printable Teacher Gift
This time I got a little more creative and made a little note that looks awful sweet coming from your child… and you can put this teacher appreciation gift together in about three minutes if you include printing the free printable below!
Small gestures add up, and teachers need supplies to teach for themselves too. Most of the boards seem to be dry erase or touch screen these days, and a teacher can never have too many dry erase markers at the beginning of back to school.
You only need a few simple supplies to make this thoughtful gift. Some dry erase markers, the free printable, some string and a hole punch!
While we are talking Back To School…
After you make this gift, don’t forget about packing your kid’s lunch for the first day of school. Pack a winning lunch for back to school and every day of the week with these delicious healthy back to school lunch ideas!
Ready to make this first day of school teacher gift idea in a flash? Before you start download and print the free printable, then follow the instructions below.
- Printable gift tag
- Card stock
- Dry erase markers
- Ribbon or twine
- Hole punch
- Print out gift tag on on card stock and cut out along the outer border.
- Punch two holes in the center of the card.
- Place three dry erase markers on top of the card and thread the ribbon through the holes. Tie the ribbon around the markers to secure them in place.
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Did you love this idea for the first day of school? What other kinds of things do you do with your child for the first day of schoo
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