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Ideas for Great Teacher Gifts


Whether it's the holiday season, teacher appreciation week, or the end of the school year, it can be difficult to find teacher gifts that you actually feel good about giving. How many candles can one person really use?

But there are some fantastic ideas out there for great teacher gifts. If you're looking for a few ideas, consider these:

Ideas for Great Teacher Gifts

  • A gift card to a local teacher supply store
  • Personalized pen or pencils
  • Personalized note paper or note cards
  • A basket full of your teacher's favorite things
  • A gift card for a massage, facial, manicure or pedicure
  • A movie basket complete with a gift card to the movies, a package of microwave popcorn, and a few munchies such as chocolate bars, a couple of cans of soda, etc.
  • A handwritten note from your child explaining how much the teacher has inspired him or her
  • A small plant for the classroom or for home
  • Homemade goodies such as cookies or lemon bars
  • A handwritten offer to help the teacher organize the classroom at the end of the year
  • A tube of scented hand lotion
  • A personalized journal
  • A gift card to the teacher's favorite restaurant
  • Supplies for the classroom such as markers, dry erase markers, highlighters, glue sticks or hand-sanitizer
  • A picture of the class, complete with student signatures
  • A coffee mug or tumbler and a package of premium ground coffee or coffee beans
  • A box of chocolates
  • A warm pair of gloves and a matching scarf for chilly days at recess
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