:: The Best Teachers Teach from the Heart :: Cute Teacher Valentine Gifts :: Affordable Teacher Appreciation Gifts ::

Whether you’re looking for unique, yet inexpensive Valentine’s day gifts for your child’s teacher, or perhaps you’re looking for cute homemade teacher appreciation gifts, which ever way…this simple, quick and unique project will capture their hearts!

 

Teachers Teach from the Heart Gift Idea by oh rubbish blogThe Best Teachers Plantable Hearts by oh rubbish blog

The Best Teachers, Teach From the Heart, Not From the Book!
Plantable Seed Paper Hearts
It’s the perfect Valentine’s Day or Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea!

 

:: Here’s What You’ll Need ::

Upcycled Cardboard
Pencil
Ruler
Scissors
Stick glue
Hot glue gun
1″ Plantable Seed Paper Hearts (Etsy or make your own) (3 per teacher)
Printables provided

FOR THE FIRST PICTURE ABOVE, you’ll need the additional items:
Flower Pot
Garden Gloves
Ribbon
Heart Doily

The Best Teachers Plantable Hearts by oh rubbish blog

:: Step 1 ::

Measure and cut your upcycled cardboard into 4″ x 5.25″ pieces (one per teacher).

:: Step 2 ::

Download, print and cut the printables provided below.  I cut mine with Fiskar’s Paper Edgers–Volcano style to give them a different look. Then download, print and cut the wildflower seed paper instructions as well.

BEST TEACHERS TEACH FROM HEART by oh! rubbish! blog
BEST TEACHERS TEACH FROM HEART by oh! rubbish! blog

BEST TEACHERS TEACH FROM HEART by oh! rubbish! blog

BEST TEACHERS TEACH FROM HEART by oh! rubbish! blog

BEST TEACHERS TEACH FROM HEART by oh! rubbish! blog

BEST TEACHERS TEACH FROM HEART by oh! rubbish! blog

Wildflower Seed Instructions Printable

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:: Step 3 ::

Assemble your cards. Using the stick glue, affix the The Best Teachers Teach from the Heart poem on the front of your cardboard cards, and the Wildflower Seed Paper Instructions on the back. Then place a tiny dot of hot glue gun on the front to affix each plantable seed paper heart.

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The Best Teachers Plantable Hearts by oh rubbish blog

Wildflower Seed Paper Instructions
Gently rake the area to loosen the soil. Saturate seed paper in water prior to planting. Place the seed paper under 1/4 inch of soil. This will provide a good are for roots to establish. Water area to keep soil moistened during germination (approximately 3-7 days), then water as needed.

To view a kids Valentine’s class favors version of this, see this post.

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  3 comments for “:: The Best Teachers Teach from the Heart :: Cute Teacher Valentine Gifts :: Affordable Teacher Appreciation Gifts ::

  1. katelyn
    March 24, 2015 at 10:18 pm

    so simple. so cute.

    • Turtle
      March 26, 2015 at 3:04 am

      yep! my kind of gift giving!

  2. Kimmy Lee
    February 4, 2015 at 5:11 pm

    these are absolutely adorable, and so original. thanks for posting them.

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