Teachers work harder than just about anyone else we know. They’ve been putting in the hours preparing the classroom for a new group of learners– including your child! These gifts are the perfect way to let your teacher know that you see and appreciate all they do. Order one now as a back-to-school thank you. Then keep this post bookmarked for more ideas when the holidays and teacher appreciation week come around.
Teacher Appreciation Gifts for the Classroom
Teachers spend 40+ hours a week in their classroom– why not help make it a warm and inviting space? These teacher appreciation gifts for the classroom add a personal touch to their room and remind teachers that you value the work they put in each and every day.
Your teacher is going to fall in love with this hand-stitched custom portrait.
Each portrait is hand stitched on 14-count Aida fabric using DMC floss and includes a desk, books, apple, bottom border, and pencil personalized with your teacher’s name, grade, and school year. The finished product can be provided in a ready-to-hang 5″ hoop or mounted on a 5″x7″ mounting board for framing (frame not included).
Since this gift is entirely custom, it can take up to 3-4 weeks to create— order early if you want to have it ready for the start of the school year!
The “Coffee Gives Me Teacher Powers” 11oz mug will add flare and personality to your teacher’s desk. The image is sublimated onto both sides of the mug and will not peel, so the mug is both dishwasher and microwave safe.
Classroom Printable Signs by Sand and Sea
These customizable classroom signs are available in English and Spanish! Choose from vibrant primary colors or neutral white, depending on your teacher’s preferences. The digital download product is available in 6 different sizes.
It’s exactly what your child’s teacher does every day– why not honor their hard work? This Inspire wall art is made from 3 mm wire and is available in 4 colors and small, medium, or large size. It’ll look great hanging above the classroom door or on the dry-erase board!
Wall Decals by Picture Perfect Decals
Help a teacher add color and whimsy to their classroom with these adorable wall decals! Create a fun environment for kids to learn, or use them seasonally as temporary decor! We especially love giving these as holiday gifts– check out the reusable Christmas lights and gingerbread house decals!
This charming teacher apple sign will look perfect hanging on the classroom door. Measuring 8”, it’s sent ready to display with cheery painted letters and twine rope at the top.
Science teachers are going to love this gift! Customize your science beaker soap by choosing from 4 colors and any of these scents. The soap comes in a box ready for gift-giving to save you time.
Handcrafted with a detergent-free glycerine soap base, this product is vegan, sulfate-free, and scented with phthalate-free fragrances.
Pens constantly going missing? That won’t be a problem for your teacher with this fun glitter gel pen. Customize the gift by adding their name and choosing from 7 vibrant colors. The ink matches the color of the pen or you can request black ink! Each pen also includes a black refill.
Featuring your favorite composition notebook cover from years gone by, this tumbler has it all and can be personalized with a name. Keep your favorite teacher’s drinks piping hot or icy cold for hours. You’ll certainly be the teacher’s pet after this awesome thoughtful gift.
The 20oz vacuum-insulated stainless steel tumbler includes a plastic lid with slide closure and metal straw. It arrives in a white box ready for gift-giving! The design is added to your tumbler using sublimation – it is printed using specialty ink and paper and then heat-pressed onto your item. It will not peel or crack, but hand washing is recommended.
This pencil sign is the perfect teacher appreciation gift for the classroom!
Measuring 18” x 1.5”, it is made of wood, painted with acrylic, and applied vinyl. Each piece comes with command stickers that make it easy to attach to the classroom door or the front of the teacher’s desk.
The perfect gift for a teacher with a quirky sense of humor. This hall pass comes with both a lanyard and a clip so teachers can decide which works better for them.
This is the ultimate custom gift! Design your teacher’s Bitmoji to be turned into a sticker they can put wherever they want– on their laptop cover, water bottle, or classroom door. Each sticker is made with removable vinyl so it won’t damage the surface upon removal.
The options for these adorable pencils are absolutely endless! Order a dozen engraved with motivational messages, or add your teacher’s name to make it easier for them to keep up with the supplies they loan out. Teachers will appreciate the thoughtful gift and the fact that these are Ticonderoga #2 pencils– the favorite brand of all educators!
Teacher Appreciation Gifts For The Teacher
Make sure your child’s new teacher feels appreciated from the start with these goodies just for them!
Peace, love, teach wish bracelet is the perfect tiny gift for any teacher you know. Wish them well to start another school year strong. This dainty bracelet can be worn on wrists or ankles and is adjustable.
Reminiscent of Ms. Frizzle, these 2” pencil earrings are the perfect accessory for a teacher. You can even add her name with custom engraving to make this gift completely personalized.
Coffee, Teach, Sleep, Repeat. It’s the mantra of every teacher! Spoil an educator with this super soft Bella Canvas tee available in 7 colors and 6 sizes. Since teachers stay busy, the design is printed using industrial heat so the shirt can go right in the dryer— no air drying required.
Apple Pencil Cases by Kat’s Sewing Korner
This cute pencil case is great for teachers with its fun apple fabric. A metal zipper and pom pom add a touch of flair to the pouch. It measures 9.5” x 3” x 2”, so there’s plenty of room for all the pens and pencils they need to carry to staff meetings. Your choice of Red or Green Apples.
Lanyards by 13 Dragonfly Designs
There’s never been a more stylish way to keep a teacher’s ID and keys close at hand. These lanyards are made of a soft material but durable enough to survive the chaos of the classroom.
Choose from four styles that best suit your teacher’s needs– breakaway, non-breakaway, side release, or lanyard + matching badge reel. Every lanyard is packed in an organza bag and ready to gift, so there’s no last-minute wrapping the night before school begins!
“Coffee and Kindness is kinda my thing.” Celebrate two things that fuel a teacher’s motivation with this adorable and sturdy canvas bag. The tote features two handles to carry over the shoulder and an easy fold-up design. It’s lightweight but holds up to 30 lbs of items, so teachers will have plenty of room to carry whatever they need home for the night.
Aryly’s retractable badge holders are a great way to display and carry ID cards and badges. Choose a topper that indicates your teacher’s grade level or position to create a customized gift just for them.
Help a teacher plan their year in style with this A5 planner. It fits all A5 planner inserts readily available. It comes prefilled with dotted paper, or you can add any A5 inserts you buy online. The planner has a matching pencil case attached through the ring binder mechanic and two matching paper clips. There are also two slide pockets on the inside.
All materials used are vegan-friendly!
FOCUS is an essential blend of oils formulated to help concentration, study, grounding, and awareness. A thoughtful gift to help teachers embrace another school year and get into the swing of their new routine.
Made with Rosemary essential oil, Peppermint essential oil, Lemon essential oil, Jojoba Oil, and Grapeseed Oil.
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