22 Gifts for Teachers That Will Show Your Gratitude

Updated 11/26/18

There are some people who are easy to shop for during the holidays, some who seem to have it all, and others who are essentially impossible to know what to get: teachers. What on earth is an appropriate token of appreciation for the ones who take care of and teach your kids every day, or if you're a student yourself, the ones who inspire and mentor you? Well, our holiday gift guide will steer you in the right direction. Read through the 22 ideas below, from elevated caramel apple dipping kits to clever and meaningful gift cards.

 

Paper Tigre Rainbow Ruler and Pencil $6
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Not your average ruler, this rainbow set is affordable yet bursting with personality. 

Mark & Graham Maybelle Calligraphy Set $90
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This lovely calligraphy set is perfect for the teacher who loves handwritten cards and making you practice your cursive. 

Seem Soap Hand-Made Color-Blocked Geometric Soap Set $140
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Special and elevated, but also something your kids will appreciate gifting their teachers, these gem soaps are a great gift. 

Off White Quote Socks $90
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Teachers love irony, right?

Kristen Miglore Genius Desserts $35
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If you gift them this dessert recipe book, maybe they'll bring in more treats for the class, too. 

Fat Toad Farm DIY Goat's Milk Caramel Apple Kit $20
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If teachers love apples, they're going to really love this DIY kit. 

CB2 after dinner quiz game $10
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Card games that stretch your brain muscles seem like a fitting gift for educators. 

CB2 Ona Black Essential Oil Diffuser $80
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Opt for a less traditional route and gift them this stylish humidifier. 

CB2 Cork Globe $129
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Stendig Calendar 2019 $38
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This will make for stylish desk décor, and it lets your little one count down the days until summer. 

Yield Design 850mL Glass French Press in Grey $85
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Teachers need a lot of coffee to keep up with the kids. 

Best Made Co. Werner's Nomenclature of Colours $15
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Looking for the perfect thing to give your art teacher? This will fit the bill. 

Friends Working Girls Patch $32
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Here's another affordable gift, except this time it's wearable. We love the playful, low-key cool of this patch. 

 

Best Made Co. Rope Dog Leash $48
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A dog leash is perfect for a teacher's literal pet. 

Slip Leopard-print Silk Eye Mask $50
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Who wouldn't be happy to get some more shut-eye (or at least a better-quality sleep)? This soothing and stylish eye mask will make that happen. 

Byredo Safran $80
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You simply can't go wrong with a candle. 

Herbivore Coco Rose Luxe Hydration Trio $39

This set of beauty products is a great way to give someone a collection of goodies without going over budget.

Ashkahn Thank You Card $6
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If you can think of even just one interaction you had with this person that helped you out or taught you something, write it down on a cute letterpress card and call it a day.

Potting Shed Creations Microgreens Veggie Window Box Kit $48
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Give the classroom a little life with this DIY window box unit. 

Shop Succulents DIY Mini Succulent Garden $38
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Even better, make things easier on someone who doesn't have a green thumb but loves plants with this succulent box. 

Ekobo Bento Lunch Box & Cutlery Set $35
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Does their lunchbox need an upgrade? Even if it doesn't this stylish set will be much appreciated. 

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