10 Easy Gift Ideas for Teachers
Great Presents that are Perfect for School Staff
There’s no doubt that teachers deserve to be showered with gifts for all of the sacrifices they make. Still, coming up with gift ideas for a plethora of occasions every year can be overwhelming for any parent. Birthdays, Teacher Appreciation Week, Christmas, End-of the Year…why there’s even Valentine’s Day to think about these days. It’d be easy to fall into the rut of filling a mug with candy or buying a scented candle each time, but you might be surprised to learn that many teachers grow to dread these overdone gifts. Next time you’re in the market for a great teacher gift, try out one of these ideas and watch your child’s teacher light up.
1. A Few Boxes of Thank You Notes
2. A Gift Card for a Restaurant
3. A “What’s for Dinner?” Basket
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4. A Gift Card for Coffee
Hey, if moms need coffee while wrangling a few kids out the door every morning, doesn’t it make sense that teachers, who manage 25-30 of the sweet things a day, could use a daily injection of java, too?
5. A Homemade Gift
6. A Gift Card for Books
7. A “Movie Night” Basket
8. A Gift Card for a Movie
9. A Coupon Book
A cute twist on an oldie but a goodie. Assemble a booklet of coupons with offers to bring in lunch, watch the class during planning time, and grade or sort papers. Make sure to email the teacher the day you send in the gift to ask for dates to redeem her coupons.
10. A Gift Card Basket
Showing teachers how much they’re appreciated doesn’t have to be a challenge. With these ideas and help from SignUpGenius to coordinate families, you’re sure to give the perfect teacher gift every time!
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Posted by Maria Martin on Sun Oct 20, 2013 9:28 AM EST
Just wanted to say that these are also great gift ideas for Room Parents!Report Abuse
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