| | |

How to Make an Easy DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift

This week is teacher appreciation week, sometimes these things sneak up on us – or on me at least. I love my daughter's teacher and wanted to be sure to send her a little something special. We'll do another thank you gift at the end of the year, but I didn't want to let this week go by without acknowledging how awesome we think she is!

Bees are the mascot of my daughter's school (and they are also my personal mascot too – oh, how I love a bee!) so I thought it would be fun to make something with that theme in mind. So here you have How to Make an Easy DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift with my free Bee-themed Teacher Appreciation SVG file.

This really does come together in minutes with just a few supplies!

This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link I will earn a small commission which helps keep my blog up and running but it won't cost you a penny more)! Click here to read my full disclosure policy.



Download + Cut

Download the Bee-themed Teacher Appreciation Gift file from my member's library. (Not a member yet? Join for FREE via the link at the bottom of this post.)

Upload it to the Cricut Design Space software. Size it to your desired size, I sized mine to 5.5″

Place your paper securely on the cutting mat and cut the Bee file out.

Prepare the Backing Card

Cut a piece of cardstock to your desired size for the backing card. I cut mine to 6″ square.

Put it all Together!

Place glue dots in 4 strategic spots (for balance) on the back of the Bee cut file. I like the 3-D glue dots to give dimension and extra interest to the card.

Center the Bee cut file (with glue dots) onto the backing card.

Punch holes in the top two corners. Run a piece of thin ribbon through the holes and tie a knot to keep the ribbon from slipping back through the holes.

And there you have it! A charming Teacher Appreciation Gift – or really a card to give any time you want to say thank you! – that comes together in a hurry? Check out this FREE SVG file to create a beautiful card FAST! This Cricut SVG file will have you crafting and gifting in no time!

Pin This Please

Members access the free SVG file here!

Click here to sign up for my newsletter and receive access to these FREE SVG files and more printables!

Happy Celebrating!

Jennifer Carroll. Celebrating Everyday Life blog

I love a link party! You can see where I’m sharing this on my Where I Party page!

Similar Posts


  1. This is so cute and I’d love getting one for teacher appreciation week. Thanks for sharing on To Grandma’s House We Go!

  2. That’s so fun. Would be awesome on a gift bag with honey in it. Thanks for sharing on Merry Monday.

  3. How sweet! A bag like this with some honey or Burt Bees products in it would be a wonderful gift.

  4. This is so cute, I love it and it makes me want a Cricuit machine even more now. Pinning for later because I know one day soon I will get one. Thanks for sharing this and other amazing ideas with us at #OMGHWW

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *