Top 10 Teacher Gift Ideas for Online Shoppers
If you are looking for that special gift for a favorite teacher, something that a teacher will appreciate and be able to use, keep this top 10 teacher gift ideas list in mind while you are shopping online.
- Unique Pens and Pencils: To help a teacher keep track of pens and pencils, look for unique pens or pencils online- for example, giant pens and pencils, personalized pens and pencils or oddly shaped pens and pencils.
- Gift Card to a Restaurant: A gift card to a local restaurant is one of the best teacher gift ideas – teachers on a budget can enjoy a lovely meal out (make sure the gift card covers a meal for two or dinner for the teacher’s family) and many restaurants offer online gift card purchases.
- Local Spa Gift Certificate: All teachers could use a stress relieving massage or spa treatment – and most local spas now offer gift certificates which can be purchased online.
- Charitable Donation: For the teacher who has everything, a charitable donation is the perfect gift. Try to find a cause the teacher is passionate about, and then make a donation in the teacher’s name.
- Box of Supplies: Many teachers have to pay out of pocket expenses for extra classroom supplies, and teachers themselves often mention a box of supplies as one of the best gifts for teachers. Find out what type of supplies the teacher uses in the classroom (glue, sticky notes, colored pencils, crayons, pencil sharpeners etc.) and then fill a box full of extra supplies.
- Gift Basket: If you know a teacher has a fondness for certain types of coffee, chocolates or special foods, order a gift basket – though make sure the gift basket is sent to the school office or some of the goodies may end up going to the students.
- Prepaid Card for Classroom Supplies: If you are short on teacher gift ideas for classroom supplies, purchase a prepaid card online to a local department store that carries materials and equipment teachers need for classrooms.
- Personalized Thank-you Card: Create a personalized card with online card shops that offer tools for custom cards – you can even upload your own pics to create a memorable thank-you card.
- Germ Repelling Goodies: Teachers are always in need of germ repelling supplies. Make a gift basket or box that contains a decorative or personalized hand sanitizer bottle, hand sanitizer refills, antibacterial wipes and tissues.
- Magazine Subscription: Last but not least on this least of top 10 teacher gift ideas is a magazine subscription. Look for subscriptions to magazines that cater to teachers or which may be useful in the teacher’s classroom.