Teacher Gift Ideas: Make it Personal with a Monogram

Summertime is practically upon us, which means that school is quickly coming to a close. Is it normal to feel both completely ecstatic and yet completely terrified all at the same time? I’m new to this “preschool mom” gig, and I have no earthly idea how I am going to keep my almost 4-year-old from climbing the walls until school resumes. I’m telling you, these teachers are saints, and probably certified geniuses. A genuine (but sensible) thank you gift is most certainly in order. I created these adorable Monogram Door Hangers for my Savannah’s teachers. And you can make them, too!

Teacher Gift Ideas: Monogram Door Hangers

Here’s what you’ll need.

  • Wooden monogram letters (you can find them at your local craft store)
  • Paint in the color of your choice
  • Coordinating ribbon (for hanging)
  • A paint brush
  • A marker or sharpie (for penning a message)

Here’s how you do it.

How are you planning to thank your favorite educators? We’d love to see your ideas! Feel free to tag us in your photos when you share to social media, using the hashtag #SFMteacherlove! Cheers to the teachers and administrators who are molding the next generation of leaders and world changers! We salute you; we can’t thank you enough for your service and your excellence!

Now go have a cocktail — or a really big donut.

About the author…After three blissful years in the Treasure State, Jessica recently moved back to Houston, Texas with her hunky husband and her two precious little girls, Savannah and Emma Kate.  They are expecting a third baby (girl) this summer! Jessica is a small business owner with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, and a nerd-like love for political science. She is passionate about writing, marketing, social media management, and this wonderfully beautiful mess we call parenthood.