24 of Our Favorite Water Bottles for Teachers

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Best Teacher Water Bottles

Teaching can take a lot out of you. It’s important to stay hydrated, you never know when you’re going to get a scratchy throat, and there’s a bathroom right next to your classroom that you can use whenever you want! There are so many reasons why using a water bottle is so important, so we’ve gathered our favorite 24 teacher water bottles just for you!

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Stainless steel water bottles:

1. Corkcicle Canteen

the Corkcicle Canteen

Our personal favorite. Comes in 9-, 16-, and 25-ounce sizes. Choose from 22 colors. Triple-layer insulation keeps water cool. In addition, it has patented easy-grip sides and a nonslip bottom.

2. Hydro Flask

Hydro Flask

The classic. Comes in 18-, 24-, and 30-ounce sizes. Choose from 14 solid colors. The no-leak, screw-top lid is wide enough to fit ice cubes. In addition, the honeycomb insulation keeps drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot for up to twelve.




MIRA teacher water bottles

These super fun water bottles come in 23 colors and patterns, have an easy screw-top lid, and come in 17- and 25-ounce sizes.

4. Contigo

Contigo teacher water bottles

This is my go-to brand. I like how they close, and they hold up well when you drop them. This one has an auto-spout lid that keeps it clean. 20-ounce bottle.

5. Takeya

Takeya teacher water bottles

This slim model comes in 18-, 24-, 32-, and 40-ounce sizes and features a unique, easy-to-carry spout lid. Comes in eight solid colors.

6. Costablue


The Santa Monica Collection features seven lively colors, including bubbly black, bubbly blue, and bubbly green. This one is the perfect size (17 ounces) and has a contour shape and screw-top lid.

7. Nalgene


The OG water bottle brand. This is made from surgical-grade stainless steel that resists tastes and odors. Additionally, it features a wide mouth for ice cubes. Comes in 12- and 38-ounce models.

Glass water bottles:

8. Lifefactory

Lifefactory glass bottle

This cheery water bottle comes in 12-, 16-, and 22-ounce sizes, and you can choose from ten colors. Spout lid features an easy-to-carry handle.

9. Ello

Ello Syndicate water bottle

Hate it when water comes gushing out of your water bottle and soaks you? Then you’ll love the one-touch locking lid. This 20-ounce bottle comes in four colors: bold blue, grey, mint, and grape.

10. Origin

Origin water bottle

Purchase this water bottle and help save lives. Origin donates two percent of its revenue to nonprofit water well drilling in rural Ghana. This 14, 22-, and 32-ounce bottle features a unique bamboo lid. Choose from eight different colors.

11. Ello Devon

Ello Davon water bottle

This sassy tumbler features extra thick glass and a friction-fit wood lid with straw. It comes in four colors.

12. purifyou

Purifyo teacher water bottles

This water bottle is made from high borosilicate glass, which is more heat resistant than any other commonly used glass. In addition, the lid features a stainless steel interior cap body so that no water touches the plastic. It comes in 12- and 32-ounce sizes and seven colors.

13. ZULU

If you’re looking for a sporty model, this water bottle will fit the bill. Available in nine color combinations, each with a handy carrying loop. Holds 20 ounces.

BPA-free plastic water bottles:

14. Nalgene

Nalgene water bottle

This 32-ounce, narrow-mouth Oasis canteen is sure to be the coolest canteen in camp. Featuring a one-hand closure system and slim design, it is ultra portable and impact resistant.

15. Socoo

Socoo teacher water bottles

This trendy water jug holds 2.2 liters of liquid and features a sturdy flip lid and handle strap. Comes in 7 colors.

16. Polar

Polar Bottle

Polar was the first brand to feature double-wall construction. This 12-, 20, or 24-ounce bottle fits any standard bicycle cage and comes in a variety of colors and prints. It’s also dishwasher and freezer safe.

17. reduce

Reduce teacher water bottles

Now you can plan your hydration in advance! This reusable five-pack features screw-on, leak-free lids and even comes with a fridge tray organizer so you can chill, grab, and go. BPA, phthalate, and lead free and dishwasher safe. Each bottle holds 16 ounces. Only $28 for the set.

18. Camelbak Chute

Camelbak Chute

This easy-drinking model, from the classic brand Camelbak, holds 75 liters of liquid, features a securely tethered spout cap, and comes with a lifetime guarantee. Comes in a variety of colors and logos.

19. Nalgene Tritan

Nalgene Tritan water bottles

The great thing about this water bottle is that the push-button locking cap hinges all the way back so you don’t bump your nose when you sip! The 24-ounce bottle comes in 8 colors. Prices vary by color.

Fancy water bottles:

20. Iron flask

Iron Flask

This sturdy vacuum-insulated bottle is for both hot and cold liquids, with three different lid choices — a carabiner straw lid, a flip lid, and a stainless steel lid. Comes in 18-, 22-, 40-, or 64-ounce sizes in a variety of colors.

21. Xtremeglas

Xtreme Glass

Need a little help remembering to hydrate? This 32-ounce glass bottle with a colorful silicone sleeve has time markers to help you monitor and increase your daily water intake. Comes in seven colors. $22.

22. Hydracy Fruit Infuser

Hydracy Fruit Infuser

Fruit water is a healthy and flavorful way to stay hydrated. This 32-ounce glass water bottle features a removable fruit infuser basket and a leakproof, flip-top lid. Comes in nine colors. $18.

23. Great Gear

Great Gear teacher water bottles

Another fruit-infuser water bottle, this one features a BFA-free bottle with finger grips, sport spout, and locking lid. 25-ounce capacity; available in seven colors. $18.

Super fancy water bottle!

24. Hidrate Spark 2.0A Smart Water Bottle

Hidrate Spark teacher water bottles

The mother of all teacher water bottles—this 24-ounce “smart” water bottle actually glows to remind you to stay hydrated! In addition, it tracks your water intake and syncs with your smartphone via Bluetooth. It also integrates with Fitbit, Apple Watch, and other smartwatches to adjust your daily water goal to your daily activity level. The Hidrate Spark comes with a long-life battery—no need to charge. $45.

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24 of Our Favorite Water Bottles for Teachers