What Gifts Teachers REALLY Want for Teacher Appreciation Week


With Teacher appreciation week quickly approaching next month we start to ponder the idea of teacher gifts. What do you get the educators who spend hours a day teaching and loving your kiddos? Here are a few ideas so you can avoid the last-minute gift boasting the cheesy phrase of “#1 Teacher.”

For the coffee lover

Take this adorable customized coffee tumbler and add this cute Starbucks inspired bath bomb and a gift card inside with tissue paper and you are all set.

For the teacher who needs pampering

For the teacher who loves to accessorize

Simple gift card ideas

  • Teachers Pay Teachers gift card

Most educators get lots of printables, games and lessons from this cute and helpful site. You can buy online and either print or email out to your favorite teacher.

  • Amazon gift card

Because who doesn’t love to shop on Amazon? Bonus points for this one because you can even buy and print from home or even email it to the teacher.

  • Movie theater gift card

Because we know they haven’t had time to go see anything during the school year.

  • Their favorite restaurant

CVS, Walgreens, HEB and may others have tons of gift card options you could pick up when grocery shopping and grab a cute card and you are all set.

Fun summer pool set

Get a cute summer tote bag, include a newly released book or magazine, a cute beach towel and some sunscreen and your teacher is all set for a summer in the sun. You could even add in a Sonic gift card or a cute summer tumbler if you wanted.

Gardening gifts

A cute succulent arrangement or even a flowering hanging basket together with a cute pair of gardening gloves would make any green thumb happy. Like this one!

Gifts on a budget

The frugal mom has some excellent ideas on less expensive items paired with cute printables for a personalized gift on a budget.

Add a cute hand-written note of appreciation from your family, especially their student, and they will be certain to love it.