Whether it is the holiday or the end of the school year, you may be looking for a gift to thank your child’s teacher for everything they have done. Of course, you want to be sure to put thought into their gift. Here are several ideas for thoughtful gifts for your child’s teacher.
A gift card to their favorite spot is a great idea for any occasion. You may want to surprise them with a gift card to their favorite coffee shop or clothing store, or maybe you would rather give them a gift card to a day spa, movie theater, or the amusement park of their choice. Another idea is to treat them to a Visa gift card to spend at most in-person or online places.
Mason Jar of Gum or Candy
There are many teachers who chew gum in the morning or after lunch as a way to relax and freshen their breath. Why not surprise them with a mason jar filled with their favorite flavor of gum? It shows them that someone has been paying attention to their favorite treat, and they can re-use the mason jar at home or in the classroom. If you need an alternative, fill the mason jar with their favorite candy or snack.
Homemade Jams or Jellies
Homemade jam or jelly is always a hit for most gift-giving occasions, and your child’s teacher may appreciate such a delicious gift. If you cannot make your own jam or jelly, you can always look into items such as a modest 8 oz strawberry kiwi jam for sale. There are plenty of shops and retailers that offer homemade jam and jelly at an affordable price. A unique jam for your child’s teacher can be a great gift that they may not have tried before.
Personalized School Supplies
Your child’s teacher may not need ordinary school supplies as a gift, but they may appreciate personalized school supplies. It shows you have put a little more thought into the gift than just picking up supplies at your local stores. The best part is you can have almost anything personalized with the name of your child’s teacher, such as pencils, pens, containers, and tote bags.
Additions to Their Collection
There are many teachers who add a bit of their personality to the classroom. Maybe your child has noticed their teacher loves dogs or a specific movie. You can really put some thought into their gift by surprising them with a new item for their collection, from a magnet or coaster to a figurine or poster.
When you take the time to think about what your child’s teacher wants or needs to get through the school year or summer, you are sure to find a thoughtful gift that puts a smile on their face.
By Brooke Chaplan