Thank your kiddos’ teachers for all the hard work they do with this easy DIY Apple Pot — it’ll only cost you about $2 to make!



  • 4-inch terra-cotta pot and saucer ($0.78 each at Home Depot)
  • red paint ($0.50 at Walmart)
  • green felt ($0.23 a sheet at Walmart)
  • pencil ($0.47 per pack at Walmart)
  • hot-glue gun and glue
  • paint brush
  • treats for inside (see all the candy deals here)




Use acrylic paint to turn a plain terra-cotta pot and saucer apple red.



Create “leaves” by cutting leaf shapes out of green felt.

PRO TIP: Get it done fast by folding the felt in half and cutting two leaves at once.



Carefully cut a pencil with a hand saw or sharp knife. Then, use hot glue to attach the pencil to the apple “lid.” Attach felt leaves with hot glue.



Finish it off by filling your terra-cotta apple with treats!



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Easy $2 DIY Apple Pot Teacher Gift