The chaos of the 2020-2021 school year is almost over. But before you think about summer vacation, why not consider giving the teachers in your life end-of-year teacher gifts? They deserve it! Whether you’re a room parent, a fellow teacher, or a parent looking for gift ideas, we’ve gathered a bunch of gifts that fit every budget.

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1. Thank You Note

Colorable card saying Thank You For Being a Great Teacher

Never underestimate the importance of a heartfelt thank you note! Students can create their own, or you can buy this printable card that lets them add color and add their own message.

Buy it: Colorable Teacher Thank You Card/Etsy

2. Lovepop Thank You Card

Thank you popup card with pastel yellow, green, and pinks.

Want a Thank You message that’s also a sweet keepsake? These Thank You cards are stunning! A pull-out insert provides a place for a personalized message.

Buy it: Lovepop Thank You Card

Discount: Get five cards for $50 with code: 5FOR50

3. Gift Cards

Amazon gift card -- end of year teacher gifts

Gift cards are one of the best gifts for teachers because the teacher can choose what they need or want. Amazon and Target are reliable choices, plus check out our full list of favorite gift cards here.

4. Simple Gold Chain Bracelet

Gold chain teacher bracelet gift with box and note

This stunning bracelet is the perfect sentiment for 2021. It’s simple and class for any teacher’s wardrobe.

Buy it: Gold Chain Bracelet/Etsy

5. ABC Bangle Bracelet

ABC silver teacher bangle bracelet with colored gem stones

A little more casual and perfect for an elementary school teacher, this adorable bracelet with colored stones comes in gold or silver. Find other teacher bracelet ideas here.

Buy this ABC Bracelet/Luca & Danni

6. Quality Hand Cream

Quality hand cream -- end of year teacher gifts

Most years, we’d tell you to skip the bath and body products. These days, though, everyone’s hands are taking a beating from constant hand sanitizer use. A good quality hand cream might actually be among the best end-of-year teacher gifts.

Buy it: Burt’s Bees Tips and Toes Gift Set

7. Seven Sisters Scones

Assorted scones from Seven Sisters Scones

A delicious option for any teacher! These scones come in sweet and savory, and you can customize the flavor selections too. Plus, you can save 10% with code: SISTER.

Buy it: Sconie™ (Mini-Scone) Sampler/Seven Sisters Scones

8. Easy-Care Plants

Easy care succulent plants

I don’t know about you, but I love plants around the home! These are perfect for summer, and then they can bring them to decorate their desk come fall. For more ideas, see our favorite plants for the classroom here.

Buy it: Lewondr Succulent Pots, Set of 4

9. A Tote Bag

Simple tote bags with external pockets in rose, blue, and sage green

Teachers carry a LOT of stuff back and forth to home. Help them pack up their classroom in style with this basic tote with lots of external pockets! It comes in several colors, and multiple teachers gave it 5-star reviews. Find other teacher tote ideas here.

Buy it: Tote/Amazon

10. Customized Keychain

Customized keychain -- best end of year teacher gifts

Teachers are never from their set of keys! This handmade leather option, customized with their name, is a perfect end-of-school gift.

Buy it: Keychain/Amazon

11. Five Minute Journal

Five minute journal

This reflective journal is perfect for teachers. In only five minutes a day, they can start to think beyond the chaos of the year and reflect on all that’s happened.

Buy it: Journal/Amazon

12. Customized Notepads

20 Great Stocking Stuffers for Teachers

Personalize this set of four notepads for your teacher so they can jot down reminders and ideas with a personal touch.

Buy it: Notepads/Amazon

13. Thumbprint Art

Hot air balloon made of student thumbprints with note reading Thanks for Lifting Us Up

If you’re the room parent, this is an adorable idea for a class gift. Each student contributes their thumbprint to make an uplifting keepsake for their teacher!

Buy it: Thumbprint Art/Etsy

14. Custom Video Montage

Instructions for making a Tribute video montage

Another great gift for the class. Assemble a video montage with Tribute! Their easy-to-use tools allow you to do it yourself or you can pay a little more and have a professional put together something spectacular.

Buy it: Tribute Video Montage

15. Photo Keepsake

Heart photo collage on cork board -- best graduation gifts for students

Got classroom photos? Why not make them into a custom photo keepsake for your teacher? It’s like a Zoom session for the wall!

Buy it: Photo Heart/Minted

16. Teacher Pens

Teachers LOVE pens, and for most, Flair pens top the list. This set comes in cool colors and yummy scents, and they’ll use them all summer long! Find more favorite teacher pens here.

Buy it: Paper Mate Flair Scented Felt-Tip Pens/Amazon

17. Fun Office Supplies

Office supplies for the classroom

Schools usually give teachers basic supplies, but they’ll appreciate these unique ones that show off their personalities.

Buy it: Owl Push Pins or Star-Shaped Sticky Notes

18. Mug Warmer

Best Gifts for Teachers Warmer

We never suggest a teacher mug (teachers have plenty of them!), but this one allows all those mugs to be put to use. They can keep their morning coffee and tea hot, all summer long.

Buy it: Mr. Coffee Mug Warmer/Amazon

19. Bouquet of Blooms

Bouquet of Bouqs assorted, colorful farm-fresh flowers on a table, as an example of teacher appreciation gifts

Start the summer off right with beautiful blooms from Bouqs. These flowers are sourced directly from farmers who use sustainable growing practices like minimizing waste and recycling water.

Buy It: Farmers Choice Bouquet/Bouqs

20. Kindle Paperwhite or Fire

Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Fire

If you’re looking to splurge or for a gift from the whole class, the Kindle from Amazon is perfect for teachers. If your teacher already has one, consider a Kindle Unlimited membership.

Buy it: Kindle Paperwhite and Fire HD 8 Tablet/Amazon

21. Baked By Melissa Cupcakes

Tray of 25 mini cupcakes with a rainbow-colored thank you box

More sweet treats? Yes, please! You can bake cupcakes yourself, of course, but if you don’t have the time, try this selection of flavors. There are even gluten-free and vegan options. Check out their latest discount codes.

Buy it: Thank You Cupcake Gift Box/Baked By Melissa

Exclusive Discount: Take 10% off your order, no minimum, with code: TEACH10 through 5/24/21.*

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