Inexpensive Teacher Gift Ideas!

Teacher Appreciation Week is quickly approaching and if you are like me, you are trying to come up with some clever and inexpensive teacher gift ideas! Both of my kids schools are going all out for the teachers for the week with a breakfast buffet, taco bar for lunch, desserts, giveaways…it will be a great week for the extremely hardworking teachers! If your kids are like mine, they will also want to personally give their teachers a little gift during the week, as well. Below you will find a bunch of inexpensive teacher gift ideas that are perfect for Teacher Appreciation Week!

inexpensive teacher gift

Inexpensive Teacher Gift Ideas!

inexpensive teacher gift

This adorable idea (and FREE printable) can be found at A Sparkle of Genius. It uses something pretty much all teachers love…Sharpies! Oh…and chocolate. No one can resist chocolate! So head on over and download the free printable and be sure to check out Amazon for good deals (like this one) on Sharpiesinexpensive teacher gift!

inexpensive teacher gift

Most years, my kids will pick out a plant to take their teacher for Teacher Appreciation Week. Over at Sippy Cup Mom, you can find the adorable (and FREE) printable for the sign added to the flowers. It adds that extra special touch!

inexpensive teacher gift

Some classes like to go in on one big gift for the teacher (which I really like doing too). The nice thing about this gift idea is that you can give the teacher a bunch of gift cards to enjoy his or her time outside of the classroom! Check out your local dollar store for the drink tub seen in this picture and candy to add to the basket!

inexpensive teacher gift

My Sweet Sanity has come up with a great way to upcyle an old container into a cute gift idea! Do you have a to die for cookie recipe? Bake those cookies, have your kids decorate the container and don’t forget to stop by My Sweet Sanity to download the cute printable to attach to your gift!

inexpensive teacher gift

This is one of my favorite gift ideas! Everyday Savvy put together a very cute and useful teacher gift! Be sure to check out Amazon to see if you can find the cups in bulk (like theseinexpensive teacher gift) that you could split the cost with other parents (in different classes, of course!).

inexpensive teacher gift

A handwritten note or this fill-in-the-blank printable that can be found at Frugal Novice is a perfect gift for any teacher, any grade. You could volunteer in the classroom and have each kid fill one out while you work with them and then get it bound at your local office supply store! What a cute book for the teacher to thumb through for years to come!

What are you doing for Teacher Appreciation Week?


Summer Reading List

It is officially summer in our house right now!! The kids had their last day of school yesterday. I now have a 6th grader and a 3rd grader! Crazy! I have a middle school aged child. The other day I told you about my plan to prevent the summer slide with the things they learned this past year. One of the things I want to make sure the kids do a lot … [Read More...]


Break Up with Your Make-Up – Living with Rosacea

Living with Rosacea is no fun. I have known several people that have this and I suspect I may have a very mild form of it, though I've never been diagnosed. What is Rosacea? Rosacea is a common inflammatory and vascular disorder affecting the face. Redness, visible blood vessels, bumps and pimples typically appear in the middle of the face … [Read More...]

aristotle quote

Prevent the Summer Slide – At Home Summer School

Did you know that over the summer, a large percentage of kids forget things they learned during the school year? Which, I guess makes sense, if you think about it. If you aren't practicing something, you tend to get rusty at it. Well my son is starting middle school in the fall and my daughter will be in 3rd grade. I don't want them sliding … [Read More...]


Healthier Living Tips for You and Grain Free Food for Your Pets

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BeyondSummer #CollectiveBias  Living a healthier lifestyle is something that is always on my mind. In fact, my husband and I both have a little device that counts each and every step we take so not only do we know how many steps we take each … [Read More...]


The Battle Frog Tri-State Race on June 20th!

*This is a partnered post I don't know about you, but family time is SUPER important to me. I like being with my kids and husband and I like to find new and fun things for us to do together. On June 20, 2015, at the Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in New Jersey, you and your kids can sign up to do the BattleFrog race together! A Race for … [Read More...]