There’s never a bad time for a student to say “thank you” to a teacher that’s had a positive effect on them. Teachers do so much for their class. (Parents can all agree, teachers really do have hearts of gold to handle children all day!) That’s why they deserve a heartfelt thanks in recognition of their efforts; with both an end of the year gift, and a Valentine’s Day gift.
With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we’ve gathered some creative ideas to give to the teachers you adore.
Teacher’s Treats Engraved Glass Jar
Description: Let your teacher proudly display all his/her treats on their desk with an engraved, 36-ounce glass jar. The jar can be personalized with two lines of text (e.g. a name, subject, school or phrase) that will be engraved within the swirl frame. Teachers can fill the handcrafted jar (that has an airtight lid) with treats, erasers, notes, prizes or anything else they’d like.
Where to Buy: Personalization Mall
Heart Print Scarf
Description: Bring your teacher’s school-day outfits up a notch with this heart-printed scarf. Made of 100-percent polyester, this handwashable accessory is both fun and whimsical. It’s sure to give them some extra pep on even the dreariest of days.
Where to Buy: Target
Description: Let your teacher enjoy the rose scents of Valentine’s Day all school year. This candle smells like an English garden of fragrant heirloom roses. The fragrance initially smells like fruity apple peel, green leaf and citrus; the main body of the scent resembles red roses and geranium; and its final impression offers soft powder and musk scents. This 22-ounce size offers 110 to 150 hours of burn time.
Where to Buy: Yankee Candle
Description: Home is where the heart is. So why not decorate your teacher’s abode with this Kate Spade heart dish? It’s made of white porcelain with a gold band. The dish features a pale pink watercolor wash. It reads, “In the Right Place,” in gold.
Where to Buy: Bed Bath & Beyond
Heart Personalized Stationery
Description: Let your teachers express themselves on these personalized flat cards with coordinating envelopes. The premium recycled white cardstock cards feature a heart in one of five colors—red, pink, yellow, green or aqua. The teacher’s name can be written in white font within the heart. Cards come packaged in a clear fronted box with a satin ribbon tie. Choose from either a box of 10 or 20 cards and envelopes.
Where to Buy: Rock Scissor Paper
Price: $25.95, set of two
Description: These stylish mugs have a lot of heart. They feature an all-over pattern of multicolored and gold hearts and a gold rim. You’ll get two mugs made of high-fired porcelain with a transparent glaze. A message within the mug reads “Love is Love.” Mugs are dishwasher and microwave safe. Plus, fifty percent of the price of every set goes to The Human Rights Campaign as a donation.
Where to Buy: Williams Sonoma
Heart Cosmetic Pouch
Description: For the teacher that wants to show a little style on her way to the teacher’s lounge, this gift should do the trick. This metallic heart print pouch has a deep pink backdrop and Saffiano leather. It features a convenient zipper top to ensure her go-to essentials don’t fall out.
Where to Buy: Francesca’s
Heart sticky memo cube
Description: This personalized sticky note cube will add style to any desk. This memo cube features a heart and the custom option to include a teacher’s name (though other variations and decorative patterns also exist). It has 675 sheets and personalization on all four sides. This specific item comes in the ink color and font that’s shown. Choose from cube colors including wine, red, pink, green, hunter, blue, navy, purple, black, grey or brown.
Where to Buy: The Stationery Studio