27th June 2017
Easy thank-you cards for teachers – a 15-minute make
A home-made card thank-you card for a favourite teacher is an easy and rewarding 15-minute make. You don’t need any special materials at all, just scissors, glue and some scraps of coloured paper or fabric (an old school t-shirt maybe?) Print out our free template below for lots of simple shapes. If you don’t have ready-made card blanks fold a piece of A4 paper in 4 to give your card a bit more structure.
Our top themes for teachery thanks.
Elephants – good for memory; owls – known for their wisdom, and
seedlings – well they grow (just like children)
Easy Bunting card. This is a great last-minute card for any occasion. Cut some triangles from coloured paper (or fabric). Use a plate to draw two shallow curves on a card. Stick on the triangles and add an appropriate message!
Top tip: If you haven’t got any coloured paper, use pages from a magazine or colour supplement. Paper bags and envelopes are a good source for brown or coloured paper.
A mini book makes a sweet card – children can add any pictures or messages on the pages.
Cut 3 rectangles of plain paper twice as long as they are wide,(ours is 10 x 5 cm) and a “cover” from coloured paper. Staple together – or hold the pages together with a piece of thread – or string. (You could stitch it of you want to get fancy!)
Download this template for lots of ideas ….thank-you-card-template
More shapes below……