Holiday Gift Guide for Teachers

It can be hard to compete with those adorable student-made gifts that the teacher in your life will inevitably get this holiday season. But we’ve gathered 12 exceptional gifts sure to please your special teacher whether he or she is your co-worker, friend…or yourself.

1. Comfy Shoes
It’s no surprise, teachers are on their feet all day! Treat them to a stylish and comfortable pair of shoes. Like these Crocs™.

2. Cup Sleeve
Fueling up with hot coffee or tea is a must. Show your favorite teacher some love with an adorable Coffee Cozy from Catherine Mason. Starting at $10.

3. One-Year Subscription to
A membership to gives teachers a year of unlimited math, reading, writing, and science worksheet downloads for only $49.95.

4. Tote
If you’ve ever seen a teacher headed home, their load is usually pretty hefty. Make your teacher’s life easier with this year-round gift.

Top Three Totes:

5. School Supplies 
When doesn’t a teacher need more school supplies?! Pencils, tissue, glue, flash cards, glitter, hand sanitizer, activity books, and so. Tip: Pack the supplies into one of the above totes for a fun way to “wrap” this gift.

6. Photo Book
Commemorate the school year with a photo book. There are a lot of websites that make this a simple, yet very personal gift starting around $12.99.

7. Calendar
Along the same lines of a photo book, a calendar is a personal and useful gift that any busy teacher will use all year long. And if you don’t have time to make this gift personalized with photos, find a calendar that meets your teacher’s unique taste.

8. Apron
For the teacher who finds herself elbow deep in the glitter on a regular basis, a cute apron will keep her stylish and clean! We love this apron from Overstock for $29.99.

9. Embosser
Help your favorite teacher keep track of the books in his or her library with a personalized embosser. Customize an embosser at any office store with the teacher’s name, address, the year, or simply “From the Classroom of…” Prices vary from $35 to $60.

10. Jamberry Nail Wraps
Let’s face it, teachers don’t necessarily have the budget or the time for a monthly manicure. Treat your teacher-pal (and get her hooked) on Jamberry Nail Wraps. There are so many designs to choose from, plus they don’t chip or fade! $15 gets you two manicures that last up to two weeks each!

Our Favorite? Autism Awareness: Jamberry donates $2.00 for every sheet of charity nail wraps purchased to the Autism Society of America.

11. Teacher T-Shirt
Your teacher pal will wear his profession with pride in this funny “Don’t Make Me Use My Teacher Voice” T-Shirt. $24.50

12. Starbucks Gift Card
$12 on a gift card gets your teacher pal three delicious drinks! Tip: Spruce-up this easy gift by tucking it inside the Coffee Cozy, gift idea #2.

What’s on your Christmas wish list?

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