Tanya shows off some cute homemade gifts for school teachers!

Materials for the DIY Colored Pencil Vase:

  • A pack of colored pencils
  • Silk flowers
  • Scissors
  • Pliers
  • Pringles can
  • Hot glue gun

Materials for the Pencil Flowers:

  • 24 pencils
  • Basket or Tupperware
  • Crinkle Paper
  • Foam flowers

Materials for the Apple Pot:

  • Clay flower pot
  • Clay flower pot bottom
  • Cork
  • Fake flower leaf
  • Red paint

Directions for the vase:

  1. Cut the Pringles can about an inch or two below the tip of the pencils.
  2. Take a glue gun and glue the pencils all the way around the can!
  3. Place the flowers inside and presto!

Directions for the flowers:

  1. Fill the basket or plastic container with green crinkle paper (put aside)
  2. Then take your pencils and place the eraser through the holes in the flowers to create the stem.
  3. Place the pencil flowers into the basket with the crinkle paper.
  4. Arrange to taste!

Directions for the Apple Pot:

  1. Paint flower pot and flower pot bottom with red paint. Let dry.
  2. Glue cork and leaf to the top to look like apple stem and leaf.
  3. Fill with school supplies, inspirational quotes, etc!
Do It Yourself Gift Ideas for Teachers - Home & Family

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