30 Personalized Teacher Gifts to Show You Care
Educators work incredibly hard. Show your thanks with these personalized teacher gifts. We have ideas for sweet treats, practical supplies and more—just in time for back-to-school season!
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A bouquet of flowers is truly one of the best personalized teacher gifts to receive this back-to-school season, and we love the variety of Urban Stems’ assortments. Choose from a number of flower arrangements that fit their style or opt for a candle or plant to decorate their classroom or desk.
This is one of those personalized teacher gifts they’ll use every day. Whether it holds iced coffee or H2O, any teacher will appreciate this adorable “teacher fuel” tumbler. Plus, it’s completely customizable with 20+ different color options!
Personalized Name Plate
Spruce up a plain brown desk with this cheery name plate. The pencil-shaped decor is personalized with a teacher’s name (in a variety of fun fonts) and a bow, if desired.
Custom Coffee Mug
A personalized coffee mug is both a practical and decorative gift for the teacher in your life. Customize it with an image or text. The latte size will keep them happy and caffeinated all day long, and they’ll think of your student every time they sip from it.
Because the best personalized teacher gifts double as classroom or home decor, a custom coaster goes a long way in showing you’re thinking about them—whether for back-to-school season, teacher appreciation week or for “just because” occasions. This handmade resin coaster is personalized with their name and decorated with supplies like erasers, paper clips, crayons, push pins and glitter (you can even choose the color combo!).
Custom Throw Pillow
Not only is this custom throw pillow a one-of-a-kind find, it’s a heartfelt way to show you care and put a smile on their face on hard days. The encouraging message sets it a part from standard personalized teacher gifts, while it doubles as a home decor piece for the classroom. Choose the pillow color and message font style.
Sweet Succulent Marker
Make a succulent or houseplant gift even sweeter with this “Thank you for helping me grow” stake. Available in circle, square and hexagon shapes, this is an affordable option for every teacher on your list.
Make life a little easier for your child’s teacher with this personalized stamp. It makes marking classroom library books or textbooks a breeze!
Cute Gift Card Holder
Gift cards are a classic (and coveted) teacher gift. Give them a little extra oomph with a custom holder. We love this coffee-inspired one, with the pun “Thanks a latte for all you do.” Choose between a black and coral accent color, add your teacher’s name, slip in a coffee shop gift card and get ready to make someone’s day!
Just like the lessons taught in the classroom, this personalized teacher gift will last a lifetime. Hand-stamped with a sweet message, this aluminum bookmark allows you to personalize the names, year and tassel color, too.
Custom Desk Storage
One of the best teacher gifts you can give? Extra storage space. This custom desk organizer is perfect for stashing pens, scissors and other odds ‘n ends.
You have options galore when it comes to customizing this personalized teacher gift. First opt for a journal, address book or planner, then pick from five cool color schemes. After that, add your details to the cover, interior and pages. The options are endless!
Choose-Your-Own Candy Box
Candy is a classic gift, but it can be hard to know a teacher’s tastes or dietary restrictions. Instead of guessing, send over a Sugarwish. They can pick out all of their favorites!
Custom Apple Desk Decoration
How cute is this customized apple decoration? The colorful letters brightens up their desk while the fun font adds personality. As one of the best personalized teacher gifts, it’s something they and their students will enjoy all year long—and beyond.
Custom Coffee Rambler
It could be halfway through the day before your teacher has a chance to sip his morning coffee! This YETI rambler promises to keep drinks hot (or cold) until the last sip. Make this a personalized teacher gift by adding custom text, a monogram or graphic.
Meal Delivery Kit
Support their transition back to school this fall by gifting the teacher in your life with a meal prep delivery kit gift card. Freshly is ideal for busy schedules (read: teachers managing the classroom, sports practice and their personal lives), and we love that their meals are nutritious and only take three minutes or less to prepare. Choose the amount of meals you want to gift, as well as the type of meals, and it will show up on their doorstep just in time for the first week of school. This is a great gift for college students, too.
Remind educators that they’re #1 with these colorful pencils. Available in two colorful sets and engraved with their name, these sweet accessories will spruce up any desk. Pick up personalized pencils as a gift for grade schoolers as well.
Who doesn’t love a care package? These delightful gifts from Happy Box are guaranteed to make your teacher smile. Choose from a list of curated boxes, or build your own!
From homework assignments to computer chargers, teachers carry a lot of stuff. Rest assured that this roomy tote bag emblazoned with custom text will get a lot of use.
Personalized Pot Holder
For the teacher who loves to bake, this personalized pot holder is a practical gift. Choose from four cute sayings and a variety of color options. Round out the gift with a baking mix and cute spatula.
Teacher Emergency Kit
It’s hard to know when a headache or sore throat is going to strike. But your child’s teacher can be prepared with this genius emergency kit. Choose from an empty tin you can stock yourself or a pre-filled version packed with all of the essentials.
Custom Throw Blanket
Classroom temperatures can be unpredictable. Help your favorite teacher stay warm with this customized throw blanket. Choose from a minky or sherpa material, then add student names. This is a great gift to give from the whole class!
For a gift that’s pretty, practical and affordable, consider a leather lanyard. This sturdy version comes in a variety of lengths and colors, and it’s personalized with an educator’s initials. This is also a great gift for high schoolers who carry ID cards.
Colorful Classroom Art
Another great gift from the entire class, this beautiful art work is available in tons of sizes with an array of framing options. Add a special quote, your educator’s name, the school and year for a gift they’ll enjoy hanging in their classroom for years to come.
Personalized Gift Box
For the teacher who does it all, here’s a personalized teacher gift that has it all. This cute box features a tumbler, T-shirt, can cooler, pencils, notepad and enamel pin.
Monogram Snack Board
Make after-school snacks a little more fun with this monogram cheese and crackers board. It’s a gift your teacher will be able to use outside of the classroom, too.
Most classrooms can be pretty drab. Help spruce it up with a custom candle. You can order just the label, or a complete set with an Island Volcano scent. These candle accessories make a great gift, too.
It might be a few months before they hang it on the tree, but your child’s teacher will appreciate the sentiment behind this colorful ornament. Opt for either a single- or double-sided design on this personalized teacher gift.
Teachers are constantly writing things down, and this custom stationery is perfect for those quick notes or to-do lists. Plus, how cute is that paper plane detail?
Funny Drinking Glass
Help the teacher in your life unwind after a long school week—or day—with this funny “Because… Students” mug. They’ll enjoy sipping their favorite beer, mixed drink, mocktail or iced coffee from this kitschy teacher gift.
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