There are so many ways to show a great teacher that you appreciate all of their hard work. They play such an essential role in caring for your kids and shaping who they’ll turn out to be in the future, and we all know that it is by no means an easy job. When it comes to selecting teacher gifts for Christmas, Teacher Appreciation Week, the end of the year, or anytime really, there are many options to choose from.
First of all, you’ll never be faulted for choosing a gift card for your teacher — it’s what every teacher wants. Or, even better than a gift card, especially when school is starting, and teachers are setting up their classrooms, is a donation to Donor’s Choose (if your school participates).
On that site, teachers let parents know about specific projects they want to be funded— things like a new classroom library, a collection of STEM materials, or flexible seating options — and parents can contribute directly to those projects, and feel good knowing exactly where their money went. But, if you’re looking to give something beyond the gift cards and class supplies, you can make a teacher very, very happy with one of these creative and inexpensive gifts for teachers from students.
Spell out your gratitude for them! This sweet print makes it easy.
A simple initial necklace will become part of her daily wardrobe. Choose from gold, silver, or rose gold.
Emilia, a mom from New York, put together a gift for teachers who prefer smoothies or protein shakes to coffee. Start with a plastic cup and fill it with candy, trail mix, granola, or nuts. Add a personalized note and a gift card to a smoothie shop, secured with a ribbon.
Thank your teachers “a latte” for all they do with these colorful tags; customize with each teacher’s or staff member’s name and attach the tag to a bag of coffee.
Have the children each write a handwritten note about what makes their teacher special.