Picking out the perfect Christmas gifts for teachers can leave even the savviest shopper stumped. There are so many options to choose from and it’s hard to know what gifts teachers will actually appreciate. We’ve put together the ultimate list of teacher gift ideas for you this Christmas season. This gift guide is filled with practical, useful and thoughtful gift ideas sure to brighten any teachers day!
Gifts for Teachers
I recently sat down and had coffee with a beautiful friend that has been a teacher for 40+ years. Over the years of her teaching career, she has accumulated and received so many apple ornaments and trinkets, she decorates an entire Christmas tree with them.
A teacher has such an impact and influence in the lives of their students. A great way to tell them how much you appreciate all their hard work is with a Christmas gift. However, finding perfect gifts for teachers can be difficult. Here are 10 of our favorite ways to say thank you to them for all they do!
Amazon Gift Cards makes the top of our gifts for teachers gift guide. An Amazon gift card is always appreciated by teachers. It is something they can use to purchase extra classroom supplies or to get something special for themselves. It’s an awesome gift idea that they’ll be very grateful to receive.
It’s no surprise that teachers always need extra EXPO Dry Erase Markers. Students and teachers use these markers daily at school and after a while, they become dull and dry. This is one of our favorite gifts for teachers. It is both practical and useful and something they can appreciate all year long.
Teachers are always searching for a great set of colorful pens to use in their classroom. The teachers we’ve asked, say that multi color pens are a classroom essential. We love the Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens as a gift idea for teachers. With a variety of colors to choose from, teachers can customize how they grade papers, make out assignments, and schedule their days. These pens are the perfect gift to surprise them with this Christmas.
Coffee! Latte! Tea! Giving a teacher a Starbucks Gift Card is a sweet and thoughtful gift idea this holiday season sure to fill them (and their cup) with cheer!
Adult coloring books are a very popular Christmas gift for all the people on your list this year. And the How Teachers Swear! Coloring Book is perfect adult coloring book to include on this gifts for teachers gift guide. It’s sure to bring a smile to their face when they open it and they’ll enjoy the humor inside, on all the pages.
This 365 New Words-A-Year Calendar is fun for teachers (and their students too). It’s a thoughtful gift teachers can add to their desk or classroom and enjoy all year long.
Teachers are on the go and on their feet all day long. Giving them a Corkcicle Canteen is the perfect way for them to drink their favorite beverage on the go. We love this gift because there are a lot of color options you can choose from, allowing you to pick the perfect one for your teacher. I’ve personally had this canteen and used it daily for the last year and it still looks like it’s brand new.
I adore my Smartwool socks! Living in Minnesota I need to stay warm and these are perfect. Cute, comfy and warm. It’s a practical gift for a teacher and they will love it! Grab a pair for yourself while you are at it! These socks can be easily paired with a gift card, mug or candy to finish the gift off or they are perfect on their own!
This YETI Rambler Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Tumbler is the perfect gift to give a teacher in your life this Christmas season. The YETI Rambler is perfect for keeping their drinks hot or cold all day long. Our favorite feature of this rambler is the MagSlider Lid, which ensures that their favorite drink doesn’t end up on them or their papers. This is a gifts for teachers gift guide favorite.
The teacher who appreciates sentimental gifts, will love the You’re the Best Willow Tree Sculpted Angel. It is a beautifully crafted figurine that conveys how much you appreciate all they do throughout the year.
For years, teachers have been getting apple themed gifts and we couldn’t resist including one apple item on this gifts for teachers gift guide. This Apple Shaped Post-it Pop-up Notes Dispenser is a useful, practical and just plain cute gift to say thank you with. Your teacher will love this great desk accessory.