Teachers are classroom rock stars! They put an overflow of energy, love, and time into teaching our children and enriching their lives. They introduce new ways of thinking and problem solving. They provide resources to help our children build up their funds of knowledge. As parents it’s important that we show our appreciation to both teachers and school staff. Below are thoughtful teacher appreciation gift ideas. Remember to include a lovely handwritten thank you note with your teacher appreciation gift. It will go a long way in reinforcing good parent-teacher communication. Because teachers always appreciate positive feedback, a thoughtful thank you note expressing gratitude will make your child’s teacher feel super appreciated! If you’re not sure what to write inside your teacher thank you note, find beautiful wording examples here: Teacher Thank You Notes.
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Best Teacher Gifts | Calligraphy Set
Teachers love good penmanship. Throughout the school year they create bulletin boards, write on the chalkboard, and create special signage. The art of calligraphy is a skill they’d love to master! A calligraphy book and pen set is a fabulous teacher gift they will actually use.
Best Teacher Gifts | Charm Bracelet for Teachers
Either of these beautiful charm bracelets will be adored by your child’s teacher! They are very thoughtful teacher appreciation gifts. My personal favorite is the Tree of Life Alex and Ani bracelet. What’s yours?
Teacher Appreciation Gifts | Teacher Figurine
When one of these precious figurines is accompanied by a sweet thank you note to teacher it will make an awesome teacher appreciation gift. Each lovely statue is hand carved by artist Susan Lordi right in her art studio located in Kansas City, Missouri.
Christmas Gift for Teacher | Teacher Ornament
Any one of these lovely Hallmark keepsake ornaments will make a thoughtful teacher’s gift for male and female teachers alike. A special high-quality ornament is a great Christmas present for your child’s teacher. This happy holiday gift can be hung on a Christmas tree, near a window, or in the classroom. I love the owl in the hot air balloon. Which one do you like most?
Preschool Teacher Gift Ideas | Teacher’s Apron
A darling apron is an ideal gift for preschool and kindergarten teachers. Whether this is a Christmas gift or a teacher appreciation gift, she can wear her special apron at school or when cooking and baking at home. Because of their versatility and buttery softness after a few washes, my favorite aprons are the styles shown on the second and third rows.
Gifts for Teachers | Handy Classroom Supplies
Each and every year teachers spend a lot of their own money purchasing necessary classroom supplies for themselves and their students. New and veteran teachers alike will greatly appreciate any type of organizational items, teaching aids, and other consumable products. All of the items above make excellent teacher appreciation gifts!
Teacher Gift | Handy Tote or Duffle Bag
While female teachers may prefer a handy teacher’s tote, a male teacher will love receiving a handsome duffle bag. These very practical teacher gifts will get plenty of use year after year!
Teacher Gifts | Gift Cards for Teacher
No gift is more versatile and practical than a teacher gift card. My favorite is an Amazon gift card because your child’s teacher can purchase items for the classroom, products for home, or something uniquely personal. Other teacher gift cards that are always much appreciated are those from a well-known retailer, Starbucks, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, a popular restaurant chain, or Fandango.
Thank You Gift for Teacher | Personalized Stationery
Most everyone loves beautiful personalized stationery. This is a terrific teacher gift for both males and females. Simply choose the style you like most and you’re all set to go! Your teacher will really appreciate this very thoughtful gift.
Teacher Gift Idea | Journal + Labels & Stickers
These gorgeous journals, along with beautiful label and sticker collections, are excellent teacher gifts. They’re favorites of mine because these stylish high-quality products are found at high-end boutiques. But you can get them here for a much better price! Journals are perfect teacher appreciation gifts for the start or finish of any school year. And don’t forget holidays, birthdays and Christmas. These hand-selected items are thoughtful gifts for those occasions too!
Gifts for Teacher | Teacher Thank You Card
When it comes to gift giving, a greeting card is the icing on the cake! Say thank you in style with a beautiful thank you card. And if you don’t know what to write, you can view teacher thank you note wording examples on this very special page: Teacher Thank You.
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