Teacher Gifts 2020: 10 Smart Gifts for Teachers Recommended By a Teacher by Renee Herren

Gift Guides Holidays
9 months ago
Teacher Gifts 2020: 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.

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community. Inspire and be inspired.

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!

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Book Lovers' Gift Guide: 10 Unique Gifts for Book Lovers That Aren’t Books

World Teacher Day: Our Kids' Teachers Need & Deserve Our Support (5 of Many Reasons Why!)

Teacher Appreciation: What If We Treated Teachers the Way We Treat Professional Athletes?

Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
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 A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Always struggle with what to get for teachers. Thanks for the insights and recos, Renee Herren !

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

New Baby Survival Guide: 5 Must-Know Tips for New Moms From a New Mom

Taking Care of Seniors & Elderly Family Members:​ 3 Priorities for Senior Mental Health & Well-being

​First-time Parent? Here’s the Ultimate Baby Gear Guide for Everything Your Newborn Needs

How to Keep the Spark Alive in Relationships: 5 Little Ways to Show Your Partner Love & Appreciation

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for 30Seconds.com and get the best of our tips each week!