42 Creative Teacher Gift Ideas for the Educator in Your Life

Teacher Gift Ideas

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Educators are some of the most important people in our lives. Anyone who has had a great teacher knows the strong impact they have on our growth and development, which is all the more reason to make sure the teacher in your life knows just how much they're appreciated. We've picked out unique and thoughtful products that make great gifts any time of year.

For instance, if you're shopping for a special gift for teacher appreciation week or want the perfect Christmas gift idea for your favorite teacher, we've got you covered. A whimsical mug that's made for teachers makes an ideal treat for coffee lovers. Similarly, a self-care gift box, coloring book, or scented candle are wonderful tokens of appreciation.

Additionally, some of the best gifts will brighten up a teacher's desk or classroom. We've picked out creative school supplies, like pencils stamped with mini grammar lessons, unique and educational wall art, and high-quality notebooks for teachers to jot down their lesson plans.

Our curated list of the best teacher gifts includes items that will work year-round, from the first bell of the school year to the end of final exams. Scroll down to start your shopping.

Get ready to make a great impression and give a little extra love to your favorite teacher with our list of 42 creative gifts for educators.

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Self-Care

 

Teacher Self-Care Gift Box

 

Adult Coloring Book

end of year teacher gifts

Papeterie Bleu | $6.99

 

Teacher Definition Scented Candle

Teacher-Inspired Candle

Wick and Bar | $5.24+

 

Teacher Affirmation Cards

Teacher Affirmation Cards

Unbroken Mama | $19.97

 

Teas of the Boston Tea Party

 

Chocolate Truffle Making Kit

 

Glass Water Bottle

 

Whimsical Utensils

 

Grammar Pencils

 

Balloon Pin House

Balloon House Pin

Clive Roddy | $37.78

 

Wooden Plant Sign

 

Literary Glass

 

Custom Portrait Stamp

Personalized Stamps

Riley Print | $22.49+

 

“Teacher Fuel” Cup

Teacher Gifts

4275handmade | $12+

 

Great Writers Page Flags

 

Personalized Teacher Notepad

Personalized Note Pad

Pink Apple | $8.25+

 

Teacher Nutritional Facts Mug

Teacher Nutritional Facts Mug

RaisingRooster | $12.79+

 

 

Bibliophile Notes: 20 Different Notecards & Envelopes

Notepads

Jane Mount | $12.91

 

Teacher Emoji Stamp Set 

best teacher gifts

Stampmojis | $13.99

 

Library Card Pillow

 

Useful Products

 

Kindle Paperwhite

Lightweight Kindle

Amazon | $139.99

 

Motivational Stamps

Motivational Stamps

GSM Brands | $4.99

 

Storymatic Writing and Storytelling Prompts

good gifts for teachers

The Storymatic | $29.95

 

F in Exams: The Very Best of Totally Wrong Test Answers

end of year teacher gifts

Richard Benson | $8.50

 

Set of Pouches

Set of Pouches

Baggu | $39

 

Teacher Potholder

 

Hydro Flask

Hydro Flask

Hydro Flask | $37.46

 

Classroom Decor

 

Personalized Classroom Rules Print

teacher appreciation gifts

Sugar Print Fairy | $12.59+

 

English Usage Chart

 

ABC's of RBG Poster

 

Math Equation Clock

teacher christmas gifts

Timelike | $16.99

 

Personalized Engraved Wooden Ruler

Custom Engraved Ruler

Pink Pueblo 2 | $20.79

 

Periodic Table of Presidents

 

Personalized School Teacher Appreciation Word Art Print

 

Desk Accessories

 

Mars Dust Globe

Mars Snow Globe

Humango | $35

 

Glitter Pencil Mason Jar

Glitter Mason Jar

SMWCREATIONZ | $13

 

Mason Jar Indoor Flower Garden

 

Personalized Teacher Notepad

 

Unique Jewelry

 

Pi Necklace

Pi Necklace

Largento | $50.40+

 

Color Wheel Pendant

 

Solar System Necklace

 

Apple Enamel Pin

Apple Enamel Pin

StudioInktvis | $10.81

 

“Teach Love Inspire” Bracelet

Teacher Gifts

OakLaneStudio | $13.60+

 

This article has been edited and updated.

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Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart is a Contributing Writer and Digital Media Specialist for My Modern Met, as well as a curator and art historian. Since 2020, she is also one of the co-hosts of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. She earned her MA in Renaissance Studies from University College London and now lives in Rome, Italy. She cultivated expertise in street art which led to the purchase of her photographic archive by the Treccani Italian Encyclopedia in 2014. When she’s not spending time with her three dogs, she also manages the studio of a successful street artist. In 2013, she authored the book 'Street Art Stories Roma' and most recently contributed to 'Crossroads: A Glimpse Into the Life of Alice Pasquini'. You can follow her adventures online at @romephotoblog.
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