Best Teacher Gifts 2021: 10 Smart Gifts for Teachers Recommended By a Teacher by Renee

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Best Teacher Gifts 2021: 10 Smart Gifts for Teachers Recommended By a Teacher

Looking for a great gift for a teacher? When it comes to showing appreciation, there are few people more deserving than educators. Whether you are looking to show your gratitude during the holiday season, Teacher Appreciation Week or at the end of the school year, this list is for you. Here are 10 gifts every teacher is sure to love.

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Handwritten Letter
Handwritten Letter
The No. 1 thing that every teacher loves is a thoughtful handwritten note. I promise you, these notes and letters are one of the most precious keepsakes teachers keep and read year after year.
Lunch Containers
Lunch Containers $6 & Up
Teachers always need containers for their breakfast, lunch, snacks and sometimes dinner!
School Supplies
School Supplies $4 & Up
Teachers appreciate Sharpies, dry erase markers, glue sticks and highlighters. Put them in a decorative (but practical!) container and you’re all set.
Something Meaningful to Them
Something Meaningful to Them $5 & Up
Whether it's a personalized piece of art, special themed socks, his favorite candy or a book by her favorite author!
Personalized Pencils
Personalized Pencils $8 & Up
They will surely never have their pencil borrowed and “misplaced” again!
Flair Pens
Flair Pens $6 & Up
Teachers love these because they come in fun colors and write smoothly!
Homemade Gifts
Homemade Gifts $2 & Up (craft supplies)
Homemade gifts that tie directly to something they love, whether it's a fandom or subject matter.
Amazon Gift Card
Amazon Gift Card $1 & Up
No amount is too small!
Books for the Classroom
Books for the Classroom $5 & Up
Buy your child’s favorite and have him or her sign the inside cover to make it extra special!
Monogrammed Anything!
Monogrammed Anything! $7 & Up
Notepads, tote bags, tumblers, the possibilities are endless!

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Ann Marie Patitucci
I love these ideas, Renee Herren ! I love doing something for my boys' teachers- at the beginning of the year, at the holidays, and at the end of the year.
Katie Sloan
Super helpful, thanks!!!
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
Always struggle with what to get for teachers. Thanks for the insights and recos, Renee Herren !

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