Thoughtful Gifts for Teacher Appreciation Week 2021

Katie Mitchell
Katie Mitchell
April 29, 2021 3 min read

It's the time of year when we're trying to find the perfect gifts for teachers. If anyone deserves something awesome, it's the people who teach our kids! Some of Team BtB know firsthand just how challenging this can be. And in 2021, that's been even more true. Teachers have gone above and beyond this year, and then above and beyond again. Adapting to remote learning, hybrid learning, in-person learning under exception circumstances, tweaking and changing lesson plans, making things fun and engaging for their students ... Nothing on earth could possibly be enough to truly say thank-you!

But great gifts can at least express our gratitude fabulously! In this post, you'll find gifts that will put a grin on the face of even the most overworked teacher. Of course we know that none of these things are enough to thank our teachers for teaching through a global pandemic, but they can certainly make your favorite teachers feel appreciated. So, until we can fundraise to send our teachers on a tropical getaway, these cute and clever items will have to do!

lemon zest lesson planner Lemon Zest Lesson Planner

What teacher couldn't use a cute organizational tool? Punchy lemon illustrations set against a distressed blue and white backdrop make this planner as delightful as it is useful.

Swig Insulated Stainless Steel Tumbler Swig Insulated Stainless Steel Tumbler

Add an extra dose of charm to their coffee habit with these insulated tumblers that keep hot drinks hot for up to 12 hours, and cold drinks cold for up to 24 hours. All they have to do is add caffeine.

Think Geek Pteranodon Enamel Pin Pteranodon Enamel Pin

"I am a science teacher. What's your superpower?", says this sweet, super kawaii dino pin. It can be affixed to a jacket, book bag, laptop case, etc.

garden cookies Garden Cookie Cutters

If your child's teacher is into baking, they'll love these adorable cookie cutters in the shape of the sun, a butterfly, and a flower pot. Just add cookie mix (or brownie mix, or cake mix!) and a spatula.

Beyond the Blackboard Gift Card Beyond the Blackboard Gift Certificate

This colorful gift card will make them smile. It's available in denominations from $10 to $100, or you can give us a shout to create a custom gift card amount for you.

Squirrel & Bird 24 Watercolor Pencils Watercolor Pencils

These colorful watercolor pencils are not only cute, they come in their own lovely case.

Do-Nut Worry Be Happy Bath Bomb Do-nut Worry - Be Happy Bath Bomb

Using a unique handmade formula, this relaxing, non-irritating bath bomb will delight the senses with lavender in the shape of a vibrant and whimsical donut. It's an excellent way to pamper your favorite teacher.

Yummy Scented Glitter Pens Yummy Scented Glitter Pens

This set of artful pens will brighten up their desk and their day. They're fun, colorful, and nostalgic.

Kindness on Purpose Noteables Kindness on Purpose Noteables

A new book is always appreciated, but especially when it's a book of notecards. The 20 tear-out notecards can be personalized with inspiring messages. 

Confetti Lesson Planner Confetti Lesson Planner

They'll be able to keep track of all their daily lessons and doodles with this sparkly planner. Help them keep their lessons beautifully organized.

Let's Make the Most of This Beautiful Day Book Let's Make the Most of This Beautiful Day Book

A book filled with the words of Mister Rogers, and words to live by. This book will help your child express just how much they love their teacher.

Dream Chaser Bath Bomb Dream Chaser Bath Bomb

After a school year as hard as this one, a spa night at home is just what the doctor ordered. They'll love using this relaxing, colorful bath bomb, which is scented with juicy black raspberry.

Teachers - they deserve all these picks and more!

Celebrate educators; Thoughtful Gifts for Teachers; Teacher Appreciation Week 2021

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