Teacher Appreciation Gift Guide

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Teacher Appreciation is right around the corner and there is no one more deserving of adoration than our teachers!

We know that the teachers in our lives have been working extra hard for our kids, so Teacher Appreciation Week is a great time to spoil them rotten!

In honor of their hard work and dedication to our children, we put together a Teacher Appreciation Week Gift Guide to help the parents in our community spoil their teachers!
We want them to know that they are thought of and appreciated. We want to honor their hard work, especially with all the trials they have had to endure these past few school years.

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Need a simple and quick teacher appreciation gift idea?

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Maybe you love making a good DIY or a fun DIY gift basket, or maybe you just need to know the best and worst gift ideas for teachers, or if you’re a room mom, maybe you just need a little inspo…regardless, we’ve got you covered with a TON of Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas!!

Our list below is directly FROM TEACHERS!! We polled the teachers in our audience and these are the gifts that they would love for Teacher Appreciation Week.

Check out Orlando Mom Collective’s teacher approved gift ideas for teachers!

Gift Cards

The votes are in! Teachers LOVE receiving gift cards!!

You just cannot go wrong when it comes to gift cards! From Visa to Starbucks and everything in between, a gift card makes the PERFECT Teacher Appreciation Gift!!

Get creative and make a gift card tree!!


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Who doesn’t love to be spoiled?? A massage is the perfect gift to spoil your favorite Teacher!

Teachers deserve time to relax and unwind! SpaFinder can help you find a gift card to a local spa or massage spot near you!


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The next best thing to getting a massage….A PEDICURE!!

Treat your teacher to a mani/pedi with Giftly! Find a local spot near you and snag a gift card!

Summer Goodie Bag

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Summer is a time for teachers to relax, enjoy their time off and be with their families!

When we asked teachers what good gifts for Teacher Appreciation Week are, they said summer goodies!

You can make a summer goodie bag for your favorite teacher and fill it with all of the essentials to make an outing with thier families super fun this summer!

This would be a great class gift too!

Beach Bag Essentials

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Teachers voted and said they would LOVE beach bag essentials!!

It goes without saying that when we’re headed out during the summer we pack the usual items:

  • sunscreen
  • lip protection
  • hats for the kids
  • glasses
  • cover ups/rash guards
  • water and snacks

But what about the other essentials that make a day on our bucket list for summer even better?!

Create a fun beach bag full of essentials for your favorite teacher! This would be a great class gift too!

Steeped Coffee

STEEPED COFFEE® is the easiest way to make a perfect cup of coffee anytime, anywhere, in minutes. The PERFECT way for a teacher to take their moment — at home, work, or on the go. Steeped Single-Serve Coffee Bags are filled with 100% artisan roasted specialty coffee and are crafted for quality, convenience, and sustainability. Every proprietary Steeped Coffee Pack is pre-portioned, precision ground, and triple nitro-sealed for freshness within Guilt-Free Packaging that’s fully compostable, making every cup ethically sourced, sustainable, and delicious. Welcome to Coffee Simplified- PERFECT for the coffee loving teacher!

Hot Tea

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Send a tea gift set for your favorite tea loving teacher to convey your warmest wishes! This perfectly presented TEA LOVERS GIFTS BOX is a unique tea gift set that includes a vacuum insulated stainless steel tea cup with lid and a tea sampler of 12 different teas (black, green, white, organic, decaf and herbal) with all natural honey straws. Every item is of the highest quality making this gift basket one of the best tea gifts for a tea loving teacher!


No more ‘tech neck’ discomfort or inconvenient handling of your phone when trying to read an article or watch a video on an airplane. Say hello to Lookstand – this nifty gadget attaches to the back of any smartphone and extends up to a full 7-inch height so your phone is at the perfect ergonomic viewing angle in both portrait and landscape modes to help maximize comfort and productivity. Features include adjustable viewing angles, three preset heights and 360 degree rotation. The Lookstand is ergonomic, improves posture and relieves neck and shoulder pain during smartphone use. When not in use, the Lookstand easily folds down and remains attached discreetly to the back of the phone. It can also be used for taking selfies or as a tripod. Comes in five colors.


This fine-tuned engineered multi-functional lamp is perfect for teachers. The contemporary design of LumiCharge is sleek and smooth like the lines on a high-performance car and looks good in both home & office décor. Whether you work from home or in the classroom this is a perfect gift! Features include: a dimmable LED desk lamp, charging station,fast wireless charger, a universal phone dock, motion sensor, full calendar display with date, time, temperature settings, dimmable display backlight, and multiple brightness level (remembers last setting). The lamp also has UV and anti-microbial paint coating to reduce the growth of germs on the surface!

Mosaic Puzzles

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Bring a piece of art home with Mosaic Puzzles’ beautiful wooden puzzles. You haven’t seen anything like this! Each piece of these puzzles is part of a one-of-a-kind story. The pieces are hand-drawn in unique shapes like animals, everyday objects and people. Choose from Van Gogh’s Starry Night, A Sunset in Santorini, Bridge Over a Pond of Water Lilies by Monet, Hot Air Balloons at Sunset and so much more! Every Mosaic Puzzle is hand-assembled to ensure perfection, and they make sure each customer receives a unique cut design experience. You won’t receive the same cut design twice. The intricate details of each piece merges together to create art unlike any other. When you are finished this is something you’ll want to hang on your wall!

Johnson’s Popcorn

Johnson’s Popcorn helps you share the gift of delicious popcorn from the beautiful Ocean City, New Jersey Boardwalk. Enjoy a handful as a snack or watching your favorite movies! Select your favorite flavors and from gift ideas like tubs and tins of sweet and savory popcorn. All products are gluten-free and you can choose from Caramel Corn, Salty-n-Sandy, Cheddar, Peanut Crunch, Chocolate Drizzle, Platinum, Butter and Tri-Flavor. Check out the site to pick from a variety of flavors delivered in a tub, tin or gift basket!

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