Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and it’s time to show the special people in your life just how much they mean to you. You might keep friends and family at the top of your mind during the loving holiday, but let’s not forget the other important people in our lives: teachers. After all the hard work that teachers do, it’s always a nice gesture to show appreciation when you can. Whether you’re shopping for your child’s teacher or your own, here are 19 Valentine’s Day gifts to buy.
There’s no doubt that teaching can be stressful, so why not treat your teacher to a self-care gift box made up of handmade goods? This kit comes with a lavender eye pillow, calming essential oil roller, scented natural soap bar, pillow spray, socks, and a greeting card that you can add a personal message to.
“Please mute your mic” may be the underrated quote of 2020 and will likely continue to live on as long as remote learning is here. This ceramic mug is both dishwasher- and microwave-safe and comes in two sizes: 11 and 15 ounces.
This nameplate is just what a teacher needs to dress up their desk. Made with a mix of new and vintage Scrabble-inspired tiles, this nameplate is a fun, crafty gift for your favorite teacher. But head’s up! It can only hold up to 10 letters, so be sure your teacher’s name can fit.
Whether it’s for school or to write down a daily to-do list, a customized notepad can be a really great gift. This best-selling notepad by Sweet Cartolina is 5x7 inches and has a colorful rainbow crayon pattern on the bottom. Customize the text color, number of pages, and add a name.
Help your favorite teacher brighten up their space with personalized wall art with a letter made of actual Crayons. You can choose between seven thoughtful teacher appreciation quotes or create your own and select what color 8x10" frame you’d like. The wall art is a best-selling item by Teacher Gifts By Laura and is made-to-order.
Is your teacher a plant lover, too? This gift box by Plants of Paradise includes a personalized message, a succulent, and either a candle with matches or sugar scrub with a small wooden spoon. The succulent included will vary, but you can choose your favorite sugar scrub or candle scent.
Gift cards have gotten a bad rap over the years for being a last-minute gift, but they’re actually really useful. If you get a gift card from a retailer like Amazon, teachers can get practically anything, including non-classroom essentials.
To make the gift card a little more thoughtful, we recommend adding a personalized note or card!
This best-selling hot cup is perfect for the teacher who loves going on Starbucks runs. This coffee tumbler has the iconic Starbucks logo along with an option to customize it with a name (no typos necessary). You can also choose between a gold matte or red vinyl “Teacher Fuel” decal.
If you’re looking for a perfectly packaged gift, check out Bliss Gift Shop’s teacher appreciation spa gift box. It comes with all-natural goods, including a four-ounce hand-poured soy candle, organic handmade soap, an organic bath bomb, organic bath salt, and a greeting card with a personalized note.
This customizable zip-up bag with a classic composition notebook pattern is a fun gift that any teacher would appreciate.
Vahdam's Valentine’s Day tea set comes perfectly packaged and ready for gifting. It comes with three loose-leaf teas in gold tins in a blush box topped with a pink bow.
Treat your teacher to a colorful customized pencil set. You can buy them in sets of five to 35 and can personalize them with text stamped in white or gold foil.
Everyone—especially teachers—can appreciate a little dose of caffeine in the morning. The Bones Coffee gift box set comes with five unique flavors, including Maple Bacon, Strawberry Cheesecake, S'morey Time, Highland Grog, and Sinn-O-Bun. Each coffee bag is four ounces and can be bought with either ground or whole beans.
Here’s another gift for coffee-loving teachers. This French press coffee maker has a stylish speckled coating with a teak wood handle and double-wall insulation to keep coffee warm for hours.
Tell your teacher how much they rule with this personalized canvas tote bag for all school or everyday essentials. You can choose between four tote bag colors and nine text colors.
This custom pot holder makes the perfect addition to a Valentine’s Day baking set gift. Choose from three baking-themed quotes and add your own spatula and baking mix for the sweetest gift.
This customizable aluminum bookmark can be a sweet reminder for teachers of how much they’re appreciated while they read their favorite book. Add a personalized note and choose from six tassel colors.
Sometimes, all someone needs to feel loved is a little note. Show your teacher how much you appreciate with a heartfelt thank you and a stick of Burt's Bees.