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Free “Thank You” Teacher Printables & Clay Polymer Heart Pin Tutorial

Here’s a cute printable that you can print out to show your child ‘s teachers you appreciate them. You can make the Polymer Clay Heart to go along with the card or skip that part. Here’s the printable you can download for free and the tutorial for the Heart Pin.

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Print out the cute printable on card stock and make a polymer clay heart to attach to the card. It makes a sweet gift. You have two choices of prints, both cards do not include a name.


Download your printables free now:
Just print the printable of your choice and cut it out.



Print out the “Thank You” card, attach it to a special gift of your choice or use my idea.Here’s what you need to make the Polymer Clay Heart:

Red Sparkly Polymer Clay (makes four hearts)
Small Heart Cookie Cutter
Wax Paper
Cookie Sheet
Small Crystals (I bought mine from Michael’s)
Hot Glue Gun or Craft Glue
Rolling Pin
Adhesive Bar Pins
Jute (for print)
How to make the Polymer Clay Hearts: 

Knead the clay into a smooth circle. Using a rolling pin, roll the clay out flat on wax paper.



Using a heart shaped cookie cutter cut out a heart. Place the heart on a cookie sheet and place in the oven. Bake for 20 minutes at 275 degrees. Do not preheat the oven. Remove from oven and let cool. Next, glue a crystal onto the heart. Flip the heart over and stick the pin bar on.


Print out your printable. Using Jute make a  bow,  attach to the card using glue. Use a hole puncher to make two holes on the bottom part of the card to slide the pin on. That’s it!


 What do you think?


Kim Seghers is a Mom of three and the creator of This Ole Mom blog, a family and lifestyle site. Kim is passionate about sharing her love for cooking, crafting, traveling, and family fun. In hope to inspire others.

This article has 21 comments

  1. Sagan

    Aw, this is so sweet! What a cute idea.

  2. jyonash

    Great idea…teachers need to be told Thank You more often!!

    • KimSeghers

      Thank you! And, I agree with you teachers need to be told thank you and shown they're appreciated more often!
      Enjoy the rest of your week, Kim

  3. angela@spinachtiger

    How thoughtful. Teaches children gratitude. Valentine's day is my favorite day for this very reason.

    • KimSeghers

      Thank you! I think it's great to let the teaches know they're appreciated. I usually give all the after care school workers, the teachers and the secretary a small gift for Valentine's Day to let them know we appreciate them. My son's school does Teacher Appreciation Week so the teaches will get another cute gift! Enjoy the rest of your week, Kim

  4. Tara Joy

    Aw my sister is a teacher and would love to get these from her students!

    • KimSeghers

      Thank you Tara Joy! I made them for my son's teachers. I just need to figure how to put them in a PDF file. I want to make more printables! You should show these to your sister . Enjoy the rest of your week, Kim

  5. Lauryncakes | Lauryn Hock

    Thank you! This is adorable. As a teacher, I would looooove getting this!

    • KimSeghers

      Hi Lauryn! I think that is great your a teacher. What grade do you teach? I went to school to be a first grade teacher but life got in the way. I still wish I could finish . Enjoy the rest of the week, Kim

  6. Courtney LeFan

    So cute and very thoughtful. Thanks for sharing!

  7. Jessica

    This is such a cute teacher gift! Thanks for the idea. =)

  8. Kim

    As a former teacher, this is so creative and thoughtful!

  9. Amanda Simkin

    Love this! And as a teacher, I would probably tear up if I ever received this….especially since my students are high schoolers.

    Happy Valentine's Day!

    • KimSeghers

      Thank you Amanda you made my night! I am glad you love this Teachers Gift! I hope one of your high school students surprise you with a thoughtful gift for Valentines or anytime would be nice to know your appreciated.

      Happy Valentine's Day to you, too! Kim

  10. Jen Bosen

    Such a cute idea. And I love how simple it is. Thanks for sharing!

    • KimSeghers

      Thank you Jen! It was a fun and simple project to make . My little boy was able to cut out all the hearts by himself. Have a great week, Kim

  11. Apple Dapple Pancakes

    What a super cute idea! My son would enjoy making this for his teacher! Thanks for sharing!


    • KimSeghers

      Hi Jen! Thank you and your welcome. It's super easy to make. It's really a cute gift. I would love top see what your son makes. Have a lovely day, Kim

  12. Kimberly Lewis

    What a great post! Love it! Pinned and tweeted. We love to party with you, so I hope to see you tonight at 7 pm. That would be so awesome.
    Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls

    • KimSeghers

      Thanks Kimberly that means a lot that you like my heart and printable. Thank you for taking the time to stop over and leave a comment. Have a great week! Kim

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