Teacher Appreciation Week :: 25 Gift Ideas


Teacher Appreciation Week is Monday, May 8, 2023 through Friday, May 12, 2023.

Teachers truly deserve to be recognized. Here is a list of gift ideas to show the teachers in our community how much we love and appreciate them.

Teacher Appreciation Week: 25 Gift Ideas

Gift Ideas For Teacher Appreciation Week:

1. Gift Cards

Gifts Cards are a great idea for teacher appreciation week because they are simple yet sweet. Pair them with a cute printable below for a special added touch:

  • Amazon Gift Card:  “Thanks for Being Amazing ” printable.
  • Coffee Gift Card: “Thanks a Latte for What You Do” printable.
  • Target Gift Card: “Thanks for Keeping Me on Target This Year” printable.

2. Flowers/ Plants

Gifting flowers or a plant is sure to brighten up a teacher’s day because it symbolizes love and growth. Here are some more flower and plant ideas below. 

3. Personalized Gifts

Walgreens and Snapfish are great places to make personalized gifts! Here are some ideas from their sites.

4. Handmade Crafts

Handmade crafts are a very sweet way for children to share their appreciation for teachers.

My mom was a kindergarten teacher, and I remember her always cherishing the handmade crafts her students made for her.  Here’s a list of some fun handmade ideas.

  • Thank You, Teacher: fill in the blank worksheet.
  • Handprint flower craft: just cut and paste this printable and have your child place their handprint on top of it for a cute gift. Here’s an example.
  • Handprint bookmark
  • A small canvas painting
  •  Drawings
  • Handwritten notes

5. Gift Basket/Gift Sets

Gift baskets are so fun to make. Just add a base. Fill it with some goodies. And put it together with some clear gift basket wrapping for the perfect gift. However, pre-made gifts sets are also fun. Here are some more ideas for each below.

Gift Set Store Ideas

How do you plan to celebrate teacher appreciation week? Let us know in the comments below. 

Originally published May 2022.

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