Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Gift Bag

Plaid ribbon, an apple shape, and kraft paper make a classic Teacher Appreciation gift. Add gift cards, school supplies, or your teacher’s favorite snack to complete this easy to make, cute and inexpensive gift bag.  

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Made by: Melanie East

Time: 15 minutes

Level: Quick and Easy

Size: 5.2  X 3.2 "

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Here's what you need:

  • Glue Lines™
  • Scissors
  • Red and white 1” plaid ribbon
  • Hole punch
  • Brown paper bag
  • Twine
  • Paper apple shape with hole in top

Here's what you do:

Lay the paper bag on a flat surface. Cut two ribbon pieces the width of the bag.

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Adhere Glue Lines across the bag in the place where the ribbon will be.

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Press the ribbon pieces to the Glue Lines.

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Open the paper bag and fill it with the gift items.

Fold the top of the bag down. Punch two holes in the folded down portion of the bag.

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Thread the twine through the holes. Tie the apple shape with the twine.

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If you are trying to steer clear of the traditional apple theme for teachers, substitute the colors and gift tag shape with another teacher favorite, such as flowers or sunshine.

 ~ Melanie

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