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Best Christmas Gift Ideas For Teachers

Updated on February 12, 2019

Give your teacher a great gift to show your appreciation.

Christmas time is such a busy time of year. Families are rushing to get everyone's favorite gift and trying to figure out who's house they are going to visit on Christmas or Christmas eve.

Then what to bake, gifts to wrap, what to wear, and on it goes. But in all that frantic busy planning, there is someone who really does impact your life that is very easy to forget. I'm talking about the special teacher in yours or your child's life.

Photos found on this article are ©Jolene Belmain

One of my favorite teachers was my teacher for 2 years, both 3rd and 4th grade.

She was very patient and made each child feel they were getting undivided attention.

I had several other good teachers, but she stands out in my memory.

I remember wrapping up some costume jewelry I picked out for her at the store with my mother.

They were pretty little pink flower earrings that she wore with her white dress with pink flowers on it.

It made me feel like I bought her a priceless gift.

What Christmas Gift To Pick

When purchasing a gift for your child's teacher there are many things to take into consideration. The first is that you never want to purchase an overly expensive gift for an instructor as this can be seen as an attempt to garner favor in the classroom. A homemade gift, or a purchased one of between $5.00 and $20.00, is ideal.


Just think for a moment about teachers and what they represent. This person spends time with their students (possibly our children) everyday. A good teacher can guide someone down a positive path for life. They can be such an important building block in one's life, and it takes years of dedication on the teacher's behalf.

On this page, I hope you will find a unique and affordable gift choice to delight your teacher and let them know how much you appreciate them.

Tell your teacher "Merry Christmas!" and give them a Christmas gift that they will appreciate and remember.

So Much To Choose From

Teachers often have quite a few students in their classrooms so they do receive a large number of gifts throughout the teaching years of their career.

This means that a gift that is edible or able to be "used up" is a great gift choice. Soap, cologne, chocolates, pencils, pens, writing paper, packages of flavored tea, chocolate, or coffee, or a gift certificate to a local restaurant are wonderful gift choices.

Gifts that the entire class can share in such as a cake or a selection of chocolates, cookies, or cupcakes is also an excellent gift choice.

© 2011 Coreena Jolene


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