Coming up with the right teacher gifts for not only the holidays but also end of the school year can be tricky!
But today you’re in luck because I’ve rounded up 30 fabulous teacher gift ideas for you!
Teachers work so hard, so it makes sense to give them a little something to pamper themselves!
Self-care items don’t have to be on the “too” personal side to be appropriate gifts teachers will love.
Here are some great personal care options that will delight any teacher!
Aveda’s Stress Fix is a favorite product of mine and also something I love to give to my kids’ teachers.
I use it to help me sleep on nights when I’m a little anxious.
It helps to settle me down and get to sleep faster!
On the same line as the Stress Fix, this Stress Relief Aromatherapy Room Spray from Bath and Body Works is something the teacher can use in her classroom or at home!
Teachers’ hands tend to get dried out from touching all of that paper, and this hand lotion from Aveda is just the fix for that!
I love this lotion in particular because it doesn’t make my hands feel slimy.
The lotion seems to soak into my hands really well.
Plus, it smells awesome!
Pretty Up Lunch Time
Most days, teachers pack their lunch to make the most of their break from the classroom, so gifting a lunch tote is a partial, but thoughtful choice!
Here are some giftable options teachers will relish!
This striped Balcray lunch tote goes both ways- I could see a male or a female teacher carrying this tote!
Striped patterns like the one this lunch tote features never seem to go out of style.
The shape of this lunch tote is really nice and the tote comes in a wide variety of colors and patterns.
Another route to go for a teacher gift is something for their classroom. Even if you don’t specifically know what they need, you can still add some pizzazz…
…Starting with an object they use many times a day! These floral pens are cherry and bright!
I love the thought of giving an everlasting pen bouquet like this one!
Sticky notes are a teacher’s best friend, so give them a multitasking notebook with tons of sticky notes included so they’ll always have one on hand!
How about a notebook with a lovely sentiment on the cover?
Don’t like quotes? How about a notebook with a colorfully fun design instead?
Totes for Teachers
All teachers need a good tote. Or two.
Have you ever seen a teacher walking into or leaving the school and notices just how many bags they’re carrying?
Ease that transition for them by giving them a quality tote!
Teachers schlep around a lot of things, so why not give her a stylish tote like this preppy striped Scout multi pocked tote?
Does your child’s teacher prefer a more subdued look?
This grey Chaos Coordinator tote fits that bill!
The same company that offers the grey tote also offers a bunch of different teacher totes that are delightful gifts!
Click through the color and style options and you’ll find this fun blue tote.
One last tote makes this list of teacher gift ideas!
This tote is smaller in size and also comes with a budget friendly price!
This zippered pouch is perfect for teachers who already have a nice tote.
All bags can handle better organization and this pouch certainly is on theme and fits the bill!
Plus, you can fill the pouch with absolutely necessities like chocolate and mints!
Keep them Hydrated
If you were thinking about getting the teacher another coffee mug, let me break it to you: Teachers have enough mugs.
In fact, chances are the last mug you gave a teacher ended up in the break room and has been relegated to holding stir sticks or paper clips.
What to give instead?
Travel mugs and water bottles!
And here are some fun options!
Give your teacher a laugh with this fun insulated water bottle.
Just how many times a day do you think they repeat this?
Maybe they could just hold this bottle instead and the students would get the idea…
The “Nutritional Fact” label on this water bottle really cracks me up!
This water bottle has a classic teacher-y sentiment.
As does this insulated travel mug.
Kleenexes Kanteens are my personal favorite portable hydration carrier!
I have a slew of the water bottles as well as an insulated travel mug like this blue one shown here.
Keeps drinks hot for hours!
Ahem, let me clear my throat and say with my non-teacher voice, that your child’s teacher will surely appreciate this travel mug!
And let’s face it, teachers are constantly running on empty.
This travel mug is a nice, but funny, reminder!
The saying on this travel mug is a nice one that all teachers will appreciate!
None of your child’s teacher’s is faking it til they make it, but this mug is still pretty funny!
Circling back to something more on the personal side of teacher gifts is this last group of jewelry accessories.
This pendant comes on a card with a sweet sentiment and will be a nice reminder of the different they’re making each day.
This apple charm is a nice reminder of their profession.
Alex and Ani charm bracelets are super on trend.
Your child’s teacher probably already has a few of these style bracelets with other charms, which look pretty cool worn stacked together.
How about a simple bangle with one of the teachers’ missions engraved right into it?
One last bracelet option and it’s another from Alex and Ani. All teachers would love this cute elephant bracelet as a reminder of the knowledge they’re instilling in students every day!
Over to you!
Which one of these teacher gift ideas do you like best?
Hope I’ve shortened the search for the best teacher gift!
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