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Teacher Gift Ideas


Teacher gift ideas are something to consider for any gift giving occasion. Teachers spend nearly as much time with our children as we do during the school year and they deserve our appreciation. Teacher’s gifts can be simple tokens of the hard work they have done all year or more elaborate items to help her celebrate her birthday or a special holiday.

If you want to give a teacher a special gift of appreciation, try to think of something that would suit her particular style. You will want to either make the gift of a personal nature or something she can use and enjoy in the classroom. If you would like to add a personal touch, it will serve to remind her of your child for the future. Great items to consider giving are picture frames, mugs, vases and desk sets. These can all be used for years. Personalizing them adds a special touch.

If you would like to give a teacher a birthday gift, it is a wonderful time to give a more personal gift. Things a teacher can use at home are always appreciated. You can give fine stoneware bowls and kitchen accessories or comfort items like microfiber throws. Gloves or scarves made of a soft yarn will help her feel more comfortable on playground duty.

Gifts a teacher can use in the classroom as hands-on items for the children are also wonderful teacher gift ideas. Things a teacher can use in the classroom include: marker sets, specialty chalk, scissor sets in holders, grading charts, pastels for art projects, book sets and stickers. These are items a teacher will use on a day to day basis to help in the classroom. They are necessities that teachers spend countless dollars on, so they will appreciate that you took the time to find something that will assist her and make things easier for her in the long run.

A sentimental item for the teacher will always hold a special place in a teacher’s heart. If you can include each student in the class on a project gift, it will mean all the more to her as well. You can take a digital photo of the class and have it turned into an iron-on, then transfer it onto a canvas bag and use permanent laundry markers to allow the children to sign their names and include a special message for a gift to be used for many years to come.

Teachers do deserve our love and appreciation. If you want to give a teacher a special token, make sure you take her into consideration and try to find the perfect item for her to love. Using a little creativity will help you narrow down your teacher gift ideas.



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