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DIY Teacher Gift: I’m Tickled Pink That You’re My Teacher

Make a teacher’s day with this clever and easy DIY gift idea. Download the free printable, and your kids will love giving their teacher a fun gift!

Looking for an easy DIY teacher gift for back to school time? This is a super cute and very easy DIY gift idea. It also includes a FREE printable that you can use for your gift. Your kids will love giving this sweet gift to their new teachers, and the teachers will love receiving it! Print off as many of the free tags as you would like!

“I’m tickled pink that you’re my teacher!” – DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE PRINTABLE HERE!

For this simple gift, you can use as many or as few items as you would like. Fill a Mason jar, tumbler, or even just a simple pink gift bag with all things – you got it – PINK! Here are a few ideas:

  • Nail polish
  • Pink gum
  • Pink Tic-Tacs
  • Cherry Chapstick
  • Pink erasers
  • Pink highlighters, pens, and pencils
  • Pink candy
  • Pink notepads
  • Pink stickers

Love to bake? You could also bake pink cookies, pink cupcakes, or other pink goodies, too! The tag will work fabulously with all things pink. Or create your own customized tag, and pick the color you love most.

Collect your pink goodies and place in a tumbler. Tie on your free printable tag with a pink ribbon! Ta-da! Hand it to the kids to give to their teachers on the first day of school. The teachers will love the little goodies that they can keep in their desk to use throughout the year. And everyone appreciates a simple, hand-crafted gesture!

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Courtney Whitmore is a published cookbook author, entertaining and food stylist, and blogger at where she shares the art of presenting classic foods with a modern twist and setting a tablescape with lots of pizzazz. She attended Vanderbilt University earning both a bachelors in Communications + masters in Organizational Leadership. Her expertise has been seen in Better Homes & Gardens,, Ladies Home Journal, AOL’s DIY Life, Access Hollywood, and

5 Replies to DIY Teacher Gift: I’m Tickled Pink That You’re My Teacher

  1. Hi, Annie! Unfortunately, this is a PDF and therefore not an editable format. I would recommend opening the pdf in an editable software such as Photoshop, Indesign, or even Word, cover the word “Teacher” with a white rectangular box, and cover that portion with a text box reading “Friend” in similar color and font size. I hope that helps. Your friend will love this DIY gift!

  2. this is adorable! i am sooo doing this for my daughter’s teacher for the first day of school! thanks for the idea and printable!

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