17 Gifts for teachers which they’ll actually really like

15 Gifts for teachers which they’ll actually really like | Beanstalk Mums

This article about gifts for teachers was last updated in 2021.

It’s the end of the school year and Christmas to boot, so we all know what that means … gifts for teachers (and don’t forget childcare).

Not only is this tradition, but it’s a good way to teach children about giving back to the people who have worked hard to educate and care for them over the past year.

Whether your child had the ‘best teacher EVER’ or is just glad the year is over, it’s good to gift a little something to show your appreciation.

Our list of gifts for teachers has some thoughtful ideas that will make teachers smile and come in useful too.

17 GIFTS FOR TEACHERS WHICH THEY’LL ACTUALLY REALLY LIKE

1. PERSONALISED TOTE BAG

Teachers will love this personalised tote bag from Etsy that you can design from scratch and customise to your heart’s content. It comes in five sizes, heaps of designs and is made of 100% natural materials.

Personalised Tote Bag | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Etsy

2. THANK YOU FOR PUTTING UP WITH MY KID CANDLE

We know that teachers put up with a lot of crap from our kids. This heavenly-smelling candle will thank them for all their care and support, and make them chuckle too.

Gifts for Teachers | Thank You For Putting Up With My Kid Candle | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Etsy

3. CUTE PLANTER STAKES

Does your teacher love plants? This super cute planter is the perfect gift … comes with a personalised wooden stake and small potted succulent.

Cute Planter Stakes | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Etsy

4. PERSONALISED TEACHER COASTER

Thank your teacher with these cute personalised coasters that come in 16 different designs. Perfect for tea time or happy hour!

Gifts for Teachers | Personalised Teachers Coaster | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Bright Star Kids

5. Simply Boho Teacher Planner

Boho teachers will love this 128-page ruled notepad that is packed with colourful communication logs, contact pages, notes section, checklists and more.

Simply Boho Planner | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Booktopia

Gifts for teachers which they’ll actually really like (cont.)

6. TEACHER STUBBY HOLDER

Got a male teach who loves his beer? How about this cool stubby holder? You could fill it with lollies, or even include the beer.

Gifts for Teachers | Teacher Stubby Holder | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: eBay

7. PERSONALISED COOKIE JAR

These personalised cookie jars are great for an inexpensive yet personal gift.  The bottle is just the right size and perfect for gifting sweet treats or small stationery pieces.

Personalised Cookie Jar | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Etsy

8. TEACHER OFF DUTY SOCKS

Socks are always a winning gift for teachers. Not only are they practical, but they’ll be secretly chuffed to be considered a ‘cool teacher’.

Gifts for Teachers | Cool Teacher Off Duty Socks | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: eBay

9. TEACHER PLANTER STICK GIFT

Here’s another winning gift for plant lovers. A planter stick that says “Thank you for helping me grow.” Customise it with a lovely message to thank your teacher for a job well done.

Teacher Planter Stick Gift | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Etsy

10. TEACHER LIFE COLOURING BOOK

There’s no better gift for a stressed teacher than a relaxing, yet amusing colouring book. Great for some laughs after a long, tiring day at school.

Gifts for Teachers | Teacher Life Colouring Book | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Book Depository

GREAT GIFTS FOR TEACHERS (CONT.)

11. Wine and Chocolate Gift Box

Wine and chocolate go together like teachers and chill time. This box from Brewquets is perfect for celebrating the end of the school year or after a stressful day.

Wine and Chocolate Gift Box | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Brewquets

12. FOR THE BEST TEACHER EVER QUOTE BOOK

Let your teacher know how much you appreciate them with a book of inspirational quotes. An ideal gift for the end of the school year.

Gifts for Teachers | For the Best Teacher Ever Quote Book | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Booktopia

13. Personalised Wine Labels

Make your teacher feel like the superhero that they are with personalised wine labels from Bright Star Kids. Available in hundreds of designs.

Personalised Wine Labels | Beanstalk MumsAvailable at: Bright Star Kids

14. Teacher Appreciation Gift Keychain

A cute key chain with a sweet message is just the thing to show your gratitude. Choose from three different designs.

Gifts for Teachers | Heart Key Chain | Beanstalk Mums

 

Available at: Amazon

15. PERSONALISED TEA TOWEL

Prettify a boring tea towel with a personalised message and custom design that your teacher will love. 100% cotton and washing machine safe.

Personalised Tea Towel | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Bright Star Kids

16. BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL WINE GLASS AND MUG

Wine and coffee are teacher essentials. This set of before/after school wine glass and mug is the perfect mix of thoughtful gift and practical gift!

Gifts for Teachers | Before School After School Wine Glass and Mug | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Etsy

17. YOU RULE BAMBOO RULER

This personalised bamboo ruler from Etsy lets your favourite teacher know that they rule. It’s laser engraved and comes in two lengths: 6 inches and 12 inches.

You Rule Bamboo Ruler | Beanstalk Mums

Available at: Etsy

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