Looking for teacher gifts to show your appreciation after a long school year? I’ve put together a list of 25 awesome gift ideas for teachers that are perfect for a teacher appreciation day, Christmas or just because they are awesome.
Our children’s educators play a huge roll in shaping our children into good people, only second to us. We trust them to care for our kids, educate them, help to instill values in them and so much more.
I think that with all that they do for our kids, they deserve a little something special at the end of a long school year. But what kind of teacher gifts are appropriate?
No worries, I’ve put together a list of 25 great teacher gift ideas that are the perfect way to show them that they are appreciated for all they do for our little ones.
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25 Teacher Gifts That Show Your Appreciation For All They Do
Summer Relaxation Kit
After a long school year, I don’t know any teacher that isn’t ready for a little R & R. This Summer Relaxation Kit from Skip to my Lou makes a great teacher gift idea. Plus, it’s pretty simple to put together. Simply fill a nice tote bag with some summer essential perfect for relaxing on the beach or by the pool.
Thank You For Helping Me Grow
I love this Thank You For Helping Me Grow gift idea from Tiny Oranges. It’s such a sweet gift that will be appreciated for sure. Plus there is no need to worry if the recipient has a green thumb because succulents are super easy to take care of.
Note of Thanks
I love when you can combine practicality with style. This Note of Thanks gift idea from Sweet Metal Moments does just that. I don’t know of any teacher who doesn’t need more note pads and stationary all the time, which makes this a fun way to make their day.
Let Your Light Shine Bright
I don’t know anybody who doesn’t love candles which makes this Let Your Light Shine Bright candle a great end of year teacher gift to show your appreciation. What’s even better, these candles can be personalized with any message that you want.
Photo books are one of my favorite gifts to give because they are cherished for years on end. These photo books are super simple to create. Simply upload photos of special moments from the school year and you have the perfect teacher gift that they will love.
Teacher Rockstar Travel Mug
I don’t know anybody who doesn’t use travel mugs all the time. For this reason, I think this Teacher Rockstar Travel Mug makes a great gift for any teacher. What I love about this particular mug is that it can be personalized with a nice class photo on one side and personalized with the teacher’s name on the other.
School Supply Cake
We all know that many teachers pay for school supplies out of their own pockets to provide their students with the tools they need to succeed. For this reason, I think that this School Supply Cake By Stephanie Lynn is one of my favorite teacher gifts on this list. I am sure that any teacher will be thrilled to get some help with this expense.
Best Teacher Award Mug
This Best Teacher Award Mug is a great gift that will certainly get much use every day. I mean, who wouldn’t want to flaunt it, right? You can even choose a different design or add a photo to make it personal. The best part of this teacher mug gift idea is that it’s FREE. Well, you do have to pay for shipping. Use coupon code FBHOT at checkout
Sweet Teacher Gift
Give your child’s sweet teacher a fitting gift of a sweet treat. This Sweet Teacher gift by Fun Square is a nice gift to show your thanks, yet it’s inexpensive if you are on a tight budget.
Personalized Mouse Pad
This Personalized Mouse Pad teacher gift will definitely get a lot of use every day. What’s so nice about this particular one is that it can be personalized which make it quit a special gift.
Tickled Pink Gift
Show your child’s teacher how grateful you are to have had them educate your child with this Tickled Pink Gift idea from Crazy Little Projects. Fill a gift basket with pink-themed items that like nail polish, bubble gum, cozy slippers and much more.
Personalized Easel Desk Calendar
This Personalized Easel Desk Calendar is a nice teacher gift idea that she/he can display on their desk all year long. You can upload a photo to display on these desktop calendars. Another idea would be to add a graphic with a personalized message.
Mint Themed Thank You Gift
This Mint Themed Thank You Gift by Fun Squared is another fun gift idea for teachers. The “mint” theme is “meant” to thank them for all the hard work that they do. Plus it’s a fun play on words that I think any teacher will appreciate.
Pretty Awesome Gift Idea
This Pretty Awesome Gift Idea by Fun Squared is a fun idea to let your child’s teacher that they deserve to pamper themselves after a long school year. You can fill it with bath bombs, moisturizers, or really anything that you choose and know your child’s teacher will appreciate.
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Smart Cookie Teacher Appreciation Gift
This Smart Cookie teacher appreciation gift idea by Giggles Galore is very fitting to give to any educator. Why can’t they get a snack break along with their students, right? Delicious cookies along with a nice “thank you from making me a smart cookie” note will sure make their day.
Teacher Themed Notebook
This Teacher Themed Notebook is another practical, yet thoughtful gift idea. The wonderful watercolor message on this notebook will be sure to remind any teacher how important they are to our kids.
Oven Mitt Teacher Gift
This Oven Mitt Teacher Gift by Eighteen25 is a fun way to let your child’s teacher that it’s been sweet having them in your kid’s life. Plus, this idea is so simple to put together, even if you aren’t a crafty person, yet still convey’s a sweet message.
Hands Down, The Best Teacher
I love this Hands Down the Best Teacher gift by Love The Day because it’s a fun daily reminder that they are doing an awesome job. It’s also a cheap gift idea if you are strapped for cash but still, want to do a little something special.
Personalized Fleece Blanket
Who doesn’t love a nice cozy fleece blanket? What’s great about this one is that you can personalize it to whatever you choose. Any recipient would know that it was designed just for them, making this gift really special. You can get this personalized fleece for $14.99 plus shipping using coupon code SNUGGLE
Note to Teacher
For once, your child can give his or her teacher a note they want to read with this Note To Teacher Gift by Crazy Little Projects. It’s a simple gift idea that doesn’t cost much but will still show your appreciation for teachers.
Mason Jar Teacher Gift Idea
This creative Mason Jar Teacher Gift Idea from Lil’ Luna is a super fun gift. I don’t know any teacher that wouldn’t want these cute school themed desk organizers. All you need is a few mason jars and some paint and you have a great gift for a teacher.
We Need S’more Teachers Like You
Who doesn’t love s’mores? Am I right? This fun We Need S’more Teachers Like You idea from Craft Shack Chronicles is a creative, yet simple teacher gift idea for any occasion.
Teachers Emergency Stash
We all need a little pick me up every now and then. I would image that teachers may need it more often than most of us, which makes this Teachers Emergency Stash by Eighteen25 a great idea for a teacher gift.
Teacher Wall Decor
This super cute Teacher Wall Decor piece from Skip to My Lou has such a nice message that any teacher would surely appreciate. It’s an inexpensive gift but will be cherished. Plus, you can get a free printable here so all you really need is a nice frame and you have one of the best teacher gifts on this list.
School Themed Flower Bouquet
This School Themed Flower Bouquet by My Mommy World is such an adorable gift idea and it’s a really easy DIY gift idea to make with a few supplies that you can get at any dollar store. I’m sure any teacher will have it displayed on their desk all year long.
School Themed Tote Bag
What’s better than giving a gift that you know someone will use all the time. This School Themed Tote Bag fit the bill. Teachers always bring work home with them, and this tote will help make things so much easier for them.
So there you have it, 25 awesome teacher gifts that are perfect for a teacher appreciation day, Christmas, end of school year or any time.
Do you have any teacher gifts that you would like to add to this list? Please share them with all of us!!