30 Teacher Lanyards to Help You Show off Your Style at School

You’re going to want all of these.

Teacher Lanyards

Teachers do a lot of heavy lifting, and so do their lanyards. School IDs, projector remotes, keys, doorbell buttons—there’s no end to the things teachers need to carry around. Teacher lanyards are a handy way to keep everything in one place. But they’re also a chance to show off your teacher style! Whether you teach ABCs in elementary school or high school chemistry, this roundup of teacher lanyards has something for everyone. Oh, and they’re all available on Amazon, most with free Prime shipping. Does it get any better than that?

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1. Colorful ABCs

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It all begins with ABC! The RockNerdy Alphabet Lanyard comes in several lengths, with or without a buckle.

2. Books, Books, Books

Because you can never have enough books. The Limeloot Books Lanyard has a detachable buckle and breakaway clasp.

3. A Little Bit of Every Subject

These teacher lanyards show off your knowledge of, well, everything. Get this colorful version or one in black and white .

4. Periodic Table of the Elements

Calling all chemistry teachers! We’ve found your Periodic Table Teacher Lanyard .

5. Arithmetic Symbols

These colorful symbols add up to the perfect math teacher lanyard. Find the Mathematics Symbols Lanyard here.

6. Teaching Is a Superpower

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Your whole team might need these teacher lanyards! Fortunately, the RockNerdy Teacher Superpower Lanyard is available in bulk.

7. Perfect Chemistry

Here’s another one for chemistry lovers. This Chemistry Teacher Lanyard has a convenient buckle, too.

8. STEM Has It All

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Science, technology, engineering, and math … this Buttonsmith STEM Teacher Lanyard covers them all!

9. We the People

If you love history, social studies, civics, or government, this is your teacher lanyard. Find the Constitution We the People Lanyard here.

10. Dinosaurs!

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This one’s for the all the dinosaur lovers! The Dinosaur Teacher Lanyard gets top marks from Amazon reviewers, too.

11. Where the Wild Animals Are

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Let these forest friends keep you company while you teach. Get the Buttonsmith Woodland Creatures Lanyard here.

12. The Magic of Hogwarts

Muggles and magic professors alike will be charmed by this one. The Harry Potter Hogwarts lanyard comes with a free Hogwarts crest charm too!

13. Science Nerds

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When you just plain love science, you need this Science Nerd Lanyard !

14. E=mc² 

Math and physics teachers will love this lanyard featuring the most famous equation of all. This RockNerdy Math Lanyard comes in bulk if you want to get some for your teacher friends too.

15. Bob Ross “Happy Accidents”

Painter Bob Ross’s famous saying is worth taking to heart: “We don’t make mistakes. We just have happy accidents.” This adorable Bob Ross Lanyard comes with a free palette charm.

16. Music Notes

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This lanyard is for music teachers and other lovers of rhythm and song. Find the Music Notes Lanyard here.

17. Put It on the Map

If geography is your jam, then this is your lanyard. Find the Buttonsmith Map Lanyard here.

18. Space, the Final Frontier

The stars shine brightly on this beautiful lanyard made for astronomers. You can have the Buttonsmith Nebula Lanyard personalized with your name, school, or other text if you like.

19. Stars and Rainbows

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The best thing about this cheerful teacher lanyard? It will be easy to spot anywhere in the classroom! The Smiling Stars and Rainbows Lanyard also has a detachable cell phone cord.

20. Starry, Starry Night

Art teachers (and art lovers) will want several of Buttonsmith’s art lanyards. In addition to the Starry Starry Night Lanyard, they offer other options like Tiffany and William Morris prints.

21. Justice League Superheroes


Doing a superhero theme in your classroom this year? Then you need the Justice League Lanyard!

22. Beatrix Potter Peter Rabbit

Young ones will recognize these beloved characters, including Peter Rabbit. The Beatrix Potter Lanyard has a safety breakaway in case little hands pull too hard.

23. Teach Inspire Love

Not all teacher lanyards have to be big and brightly colored. This pretty necklace-style Teach Love Inspire Lanyard is proof.

24. School Days

If cursive still has a place in your classroom, then this charming School Days Lanyard is right up your alley.

25. Emoji Buttons

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Give students a hint about your mood with these interchangeable emoji buttons. Get the Emoji Buttons Lanyard here.

26. Halloween Ghosts and Bats

Celebrate October with a teacher lanyard that’s just spooky enough to be fun. Find the Halloween Ghosts and Bats Lanyard here.

27. Thanksgiving Turkeys

Gobble, gobble! You’ll be thankful for this cute Thanksgiving Turkeys Lanyard.

28. Winter Snowmen

Looking for a winter lanyard you can wear until spring? This Winter Snowmen Lanyard fits the bill. (They also have holiday options like candy canes and Santa Claus.)

29. Valentine Hearts

Let your students know they’re all your valentines this year! Get the Valentine Hearts Lanyard here.

30. Coffee, Please

We all know what’s really keeping teachers going throughout the day! Grab this Coffee Beans Lanyard here.

Phone cases are another unique way to show off your teacher pride. See our roundup of the Best Phone Cases for Teachers here.

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30 Teacher Lanyards to Help You Show off Your Style at School

Posted by Jill Staake

Jill Staake is a writer living in Tampa, Florida. She's spent most of her life teaching in traditional classrooms and beyond, from 8th grade English to butterfly encounters, and believes learning is a life-long process.

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