We can’t say it enough, but teachers deserve real appreciation for all they do. You think managing your 1, 2, 3, or 6 kid is hard? Now think about the teachers who are managing yours plus fifteen, seventeen or twenty other children all day long, week after week. Teachers are basically the closest thing we have to real-life superheroes. So shower them with appreciation in the form of a thoughtful gift.
If you’ve always struggled with what to give your daughter’s or son’s teachers, we have you covered. Show your kid’s favorite teacher some gratitude with these awesome gift ideas.
Thank You Card : A hand written note showing your gratitude, recognizing their hard work and expressing how he/she inspired your child can really make a difference. A hand written card makes them feel appreciated and reminds teachers just how great they truly are. This shukran/thank you card is perfect for both Muslim and non-Muslim teachers. (via With A Spin shop)
Marrakech Sunset Scarf : Chilly morning classes won’t be as big a deal when your teacher rocks this lovely all weather geometric pattern scarf around her neck. Whether it’s summer or winter, thanks to your thoughtful gift, she’ll be the chicest teacher on campus. (via With A Spin shop)
Inspire Coffee Mug : Between teaching students, grading papers and preparing lessons, many teachers count on their coffee to get them through the long day. You can get your favorite teacher this beautiful “inspire” coffee mug. After all, teachers are relentlessly inspiring their students. (via Society6)
Harmony Cookie Cutter Set : This Harmony cookie cutter set includes 4 cookie cutters in the shape of the symbols associated with major holidays celebrated around the world. Teachers would surely enjoy baking with the Harmony cookie cutters and appreciate knowing a little about the different festivals many of his students may celebrate. Don’t be surprised if you see the teacher introducing an art or craft project teaching about diversity using the molds later in the year. (via With A Spin shop)
Hats Of Faith Book : Many teachers opt out of personal gifts, instead they prefer gifts for the class. The Hats Of Faith book is the perfect Pre-K or elementary class gift introducing the shared custom of head covering. It’s never too early to introduce diversity and interfaith understanding. (via With A Spin shop)