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
Teachers will love this personalised tote bag from Zazzle 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.
Available at: Zazzle for $17.45
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.
Available at: Etsy for $18.38
Does your teacher love plants? This super cute planter is the perfect gift … comes with a personalised wooden stake and small potted succulent.
Available at: Etsy for $6.50
4. PERSONALISED TEACHERS COASTER
Thank your teacher with these personalised wooden coasters that come in eight pretty colours. Perfect for tea time or happy hour!
Available at: Hard to Find for $29.99
Coffee lovers will love this ruled notepad. The images and text are fully customisable to show off their personal style or send a thoughtful message.
Available at: Zazzle for $21.55
Gifts for teachers which they’ll actually really like (cont.)
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.
Available at: eBay for $6.30
These personalised glass bottles are great for an inexpensive yet personal gift. The bottle is big (550 ml) and great for gifting sweet treats or small stationery pieces.
Available at: Etsy for $16.72
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’.
Available at: Yellow Octopus for $12.99
Here’s another winning gift for plant lovers. A herb bag with a personalised message to thank your teacher for a job well done. Choose from 8 herbs like basil, nasturtium, marigold and coriander.
Available at: Hard to Find for $20
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.
Available at: Amazon for USD $8.99 + variable postage
GREAT GIFTS FOR TEACHERS (CONT.)
Now teachers can drink in style with a unique stainless steel bottle that comes with a personalised message of thanks and support. Holds 770ml and perfect for hot/cold drinks … and wine!
Available at: Celebration Giftware for $34
Let your teacher know how much you appreciate them with book of inspirational quotes. An ideal gift for the end of the school year.
Available at: Booktopia for $14.50
13. SUPERPOWER MUG
Make your teacher feels like the superhero that they are with this stylish superpower mug. We love the black and gold letters on the white mug.Available at: OZ Games Shop for $14.99
Pamper your teacher’s hands with this thank you hand and surface sanitiser that gives communities access to safe water and toilets. A feel good gift that gives back.
Available at: Catch for $11.97
Prettify a boring tea towel with a personalised message and custom design that your teacher will love. 100% cotton and washing machine safe.
Available at: Bright Star Kids for $24.95
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!
Available at: Etsy for $30
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.
Available at: Etsy for $10.87+
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