It’s another year when you get the chance to specially celebrate and appreciate your favorite teacher(s). The day is fixed and fast approaching but you are just not decisive on what you want to take to the teachers appreciation day. We understand how overwhelming it can be when you want to pick just the right gift that will adequately convey the depth of love and appreciation in your heart to that special teacher. That is why we have carefully selected 16 of the best end of year teacher gifts
Whether you are planning to get a gift for just that dearest teacher, or for a group of teachers to wish them a happy teachers’ day, you will find our list to be just perfect for you to pick from as they are adorable teacher gifts that will show how much you value and appreciate their efforts. Did we also mention that they are very affordable? Oh yes, they are very affordable.
1. Knock Knock Why You’re The Best Teacher Ever Fill in the Love Book
This gift, produced by Knock Knock, is simply a small hardcover book containing over 100 pages. In it, you get to fill on each page (if you have so much to write) the special things that your teacher is the best. This gift will give your teacher(s) humor and tears at the same time as they turn over each page to read what you have written. The amazing thing about this gift is that you get to express yourself in writing as you let your teacher(s) know that you care about them. However, you shouldn’t be judgemental about your comments. Remember you want to let them know the best things you like about them. A bit of quick advice: if you are going for this gift, try filling out your answers to the questions on a different paper before transferring them to the book.
2. Bamboo Wood Cutting Board Engraved With “So Much of Me is What I Learned From You – I Love You”
If you are looking for a teachers appreciation day that will spark up emotions and lighten up the mood of your teacher in the kitchen, this gift comes in handy. The engraved words are particularly striking and adequately convey the message of warmth and value. This gift will be appreciated more by individuals who love to prepare their own meals. And so, if you want to go for this gift, ensure you are quite certain about your teacher’s love for the kitchen. Also, it will be an ideal teacher gift if she is a mother. You wouldn’t want to have your gift stocked up somewhere covered with dust because your teacher has no time to use it. This is a truly perfect teacher gift idea.
3. Light Your Way Terra Cotta Candle Holder
This is a perfect gift for just any teacher, whether male or female, married or single. Light Your Way Terra Cotta candle holder is a product by Pavilion Gift company. It is about 4-inch when placed in a standing position. It comes with a hand-crafted metal lid resembling a flower. This gift is engraved with the words “A teacher inspires us to achieve our dreams”, making it suitable to serve as an encouragement to your teacher each time the candle held by this candle holder is lit. This gift is specifically designed to add beauty and charm to one’s room. If you are going for this gift, you can add a note along with it. This is certainly top among the best gift ideas for teachers.
4. Artificial Rose Bouquets with Ceramics Vase Flowers Decoration
This is another wonderful choice if you want to gift your teacher something he/she can use to decorate the room. It is made by a combination of 3 artificial rose bouquets and 1 silver dollar eucalyptus put in a vase. The leaves of the flowers are made of silk. It is a gift that is durable and can be used to decorate dining tables, sitting rooms, bedrooms, etc depending on individual choice. When you purchase this gift, you can add a special note with it, telling your teacher(s) how much you appreciate their work and efforts.
5. Willow Tree Angel, Sculpted and Hand-Painted Figure
Willow Tree Just for You Angel is a gift sculpted from models by Susan Lordi who carves the original by hand in her studio. The idea of this work is to express emotions of hope, love, courage, and it is an ideal gift when you want to show appreciation to any special individual who has shown these qualities over time. The recipient can place this 5.5-inch tall piece on a shelve, table, or any other surface depending on his/her preference. When you purchase this gift, there is an enclosed card bearing these appreciation words; “With sincere thanks”.
6. Owl Pot Ceramic Flowing Glaze Base Serial Set
This gift choice is a beautiful set of 6 ceramic glazed pot containers having either cactus or succulent plant lids. This teacher gift is perfect for decorating rooms, gardens, bookshelves, etc, and can also serve different purposes, like for holding pencils or markers. Whether your teacher lives with a family or stays alone, you will find this gift to be an amazing choice. Also, if you know they love nature, especially owls, they will certainly adore these charming little guys.
7. Desk Accessory for The Office – Thyme Plant Seed Packet
Are you looking for teacher gift ideas suitable for a teacher who adore nature and like keeping real plants as decorations? Why don’t you get him/her a thyme seed packet as a desk accessory for the office? Yes, the thyme seed packet, consisting of thyme seed planted in peat pellet in a wooden cube box having the words “Best Teacher of All Thyme” beautifully written on it will certainly add life to your teacher’s office. Adding to this, the natural scent from the thyme plant will fill your teacher’s office with the beauties of nature. This is a wonderful way to show appreciation to your favorite teacher(s), making them vitalized as they go about their office activities. This gift doesn’t occupy much space: in fact, the natural wooden cube measures 3″ X 3″ X 3″.
8. Mydethun Moon Lamp Moon Light Night Light
Has your teacher made so much impact in your life that you feel like taking this teacher to the moon? How about you bring down the moon, wrap it up and gift it to your teacher to light up his/her room? Yeah! This 3D printed moon lamp presents the real moon surface as it brightens up the room. The light can be switched from white to yellow and the brightness increased or reduced, depending on the mood. It also has a rechargeable battery having around 3hrs of charging time with over 8hrs usage time. It is just 5.9-inch in size, and also comes with a special wooden stand. Your teacher will definitely adore this gift.
9. Teacher Tote Bag
This gift is an amazing choice if you are looking for something your teacher can use to hold some books or files when coming to school or class. This gift is large enough to hold several books. It is also very durable. The bag has these heart-warming words printed on it “it takes a big heart to shape little minds”. You can also customize it with your teacher’s name printed on it. This teacher gift is ideal for female teachers.
10. Thank You Custom Art Print
Do you want to express your appreciation to your favorite teacher with a combination of art and poetry? Then, this will be a perfect choice for you. These custom art prints can be personalized with your own words of appreciation addressed to that favorite teacher. You can also personalize the size of the frame you want. This gift can be hung on the wall or placed on a flat surface where your teacher gets to read your heart-warming words addressed especially to him/her. This gift comes in metal, canvas, or paper print.
11. Teacher Thank you Present, 14kt Gold Filled or Sterling Silver
If you want to go for a more upbeat gift, this 14Kt Gold-filled or Sterling Silver necklace will just be perfect. It is a handmade product from SoCal Studios. The gemstone is shaped like a teardrop measuring 12mm. The chain can be either the 14kt gold fill or Sterling silver with a most popular length of 18″, though it can be customized to your specifications. Accompanying this gift is a specially designed card preprinted with your own words. You can also specify the color of the card you want, otherwise, any primary listed color will be chosen by the seller. Whatever you decide to go with, this is a great teacher gift idea for your teacher.
12. Classroom Decor, Wood Teacher Sign
This special gift choice is a specially designed and handmade classroom sign. Each sign is custom designed and painted with the last name of the teacher to suit your specifications of color. Each sign is 5-inches in height and 12-inches in width. The signs carry letters that are written and painted by hand and can be hung anywhere in the classroom. It would be nice if you pick this gift among the gift ideas for teachers in this article.
13. Cube Concrete Planter Bookends
This Bookend is another amazing choice for end of year teacher gifts. This gift comprises of a pair of square planters that are made separately by hand. It is a gift suitable for your teacher if you notice he/she loves succulents. However, these planters are not designed to hold water and so you can place a container under it if you want to water your plant. Also, since the Bookends are handmade, you will notice some variations in the design and paintings of the vessels. They are also sold separately. This makes it possible for your teacher to try out different combinations for the pairs.
14. Teacher Life: A Snarky Chalkboard Coloring Book
This is an adult coloring book that you can gift to your teacher on teachers appreciation day. This gift is a 72 page 8.5″ X 11.0″ large page format coloring book for grown-ups designed to bring humor and a quick drift-away from the seriousness of adult life. You can be sure your teacher will find much love and humor as he/she turns uses this coloring. You would have made yourself your teacher’s hero as he or she is your hero.
15. Pineapple Neon Sign Night Light Lamp with Holder Base
This is an ideal gift to appreciate your teacher especially when the teacher is female. You can also gift this to a male teacher though. This gift is a pineapple LED sign that can be used for home decorations placed on a table or hung on the wall. The light emitted is warm and soft, giving color to the room. It also has a USB rechargeable battery. It doesn’t consume much energy and is very safe. Your teacher will surely appreciate this gift given by you on teachers appreciation day.
16. Pebble Art Teachers Gift
Lastly on our list, but certainly not the least, is the pebble art teachers gift. This is a handmade gift done with pebbles carefully picked from streams and creeks in North Central Pennsylvania. This gift can be customized with your desired colors and frame choice. It also has this writing on the canvas that will melt your teacher’s heart, “A teacher takes the hand… Opens a mind and touches the heart forever”. The makers can also add a handwritten note that will accompany the gift as it is being delivered to the recipient. That means you can deliver it yourself or have someone do it for you and still get to pass that adoration and respect to your amazing teacher.
What makes a gift special is not the price tag it carries but the love with which it was given. As you go through the list to consider which gift you will give to your adored teacher, remember that teachers have given their bests and will always do, therefore, they deserve the best. If your teacher is going to retire then you may gift them some traditional gifts. Here are some retirement gifts for men and retirement gifts for women. The love and appreciation in your heart will rub off on your gift and make it truly special.
Also, remember that you are not restricted to choosing just one gift from the above list: you can pick as many choices as you can afford depending on the number of teachers you want to gift these special gifts to. We hope you found this very helpful in picking the best gift for your teachers appreciation day.
Happy Teachers’ Day!