15 Awesome Teacher Coworker Gift Ideas for Under $15

You just nailed your school’s gift exchange.

‘Tis the season for Secret Santa parties and teacher coworker gift exchanges. This can be an easy task if you know the person well. But if you don’t, it can be a bit daunting. Here are are favorite teacher coworker gift ideas. Best of all? They’re all under $15!

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1. For the teacher who loves coffee

You can never go wrong with the gift of caffeine, and this mug has a wonderful, positive message. See more gifts for coffee lovers here.

Mug for Teacher Coworker Gift Ideas

Get it for $13. 

 

2. For the Harry Potter fan

I think we all secretly wish we taught at Hogwarts. Find more awesome teacher t-shirts here.

 

Harry Potter shirt gift ideas

Get it for $15. 

 

3. For the early childhood teacher

We love this alphabet lanyard. It’s perfect for any teacher, but it’s especially those who work with little ones.

Lanyard Gift Idea

Get it for $9. 

 

4. For the teacher who likes to travel

Don’t feel bad that it’s office supplies. This awesome little unit encourages organization and a love of travel.

Office Supplies Teacher Gift Idea

Get it for $10. 

 

5. For the teacher who loves to stay organized

For teachers, organization is a fabulous gift. Oh, and ERIN CONDREN! Find more teacher planners and accessories here.

Erin Condron Planner

Get it for $15. 

 

6. For the teacher who likes perfume

This can be tricky depending on who you are buying for, but a little artisan perfume makes teaching the period after gym a lot nicer.

Perfume gift idea

Get it for $15. 

 

7. For the teacher who likes to cook

If you’re a fan of Tasty online, this cookbook makes a great gift.

Tasty cookbook teacher gift idea

Get it for $12. 

 

8. For the teacher who likes relaxation

Because every teacher could use a tiny spa on their bedside table.

Eye Pillow gift idea

Get it for $11.

 

9. For the teacher who likes socks

No. 2 pencils? Yes, please!

Pencil Socks gift idea

Get it for $10. 

 

10. For the teacher who always brings a lunch

We love a Bento box, especially one that is budget-friendly.

Bento Box gift idea

Get it for $15. 

 

11. For the teacher who loves chocolate

You can never go wrong with chocolate. Never.

Get it for $15. 

 

12. For the teacher who likes to read

Everyone is talking about The Hate U Give. And yes, it really is that good.

Get it for $13. 

 

13. For the teacher who likes snow days

We all need a snow day every once in a while.

Get it for $8. 

 

14. For the teacher who tries to stay hydrated

Hydration isn’t one of those trends that will pass. You can find so many colors and designs for this one. (You might have to be flexible with the color and design to get the best price.)

Water Bottle Teacher Gift Idea

Get it for $15. 

 

15. For the tea drinker

Because you can pick up coffee, also a great gift, anywhere, but it’s harder to find a good deal on tea variety boxes.

Tea Drinker gift idea

Get it for $11. 

 

Good luck shopping for teachers and coworkers this year. It’s always fun to be Santa!

What are your favorite teacher coworker gift ideas? Please share in the comments, and we’ll add to this list!

Betsy Potash

Posted by Betsy Potash

After teaching all the high school levels and grades at home and abroad, I now joyfully spend my time helping high school English teachers escape the podium and teach creatively. Join my Creative High School English Facebook group at bit.ly/creativeELAgroup.