Show Your Appreciation: Unique Holiday Gifts for Teachers

December 1, 2022


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The holiday season is a great time to show your appreciation for those who have impacted your life. Teachers are often overlooked and under-appreciated, so why not surprise them with a unique gift this year?

In this blog post, we’ve come up with some ideas for special holiday gifts that teachers will love. From thoughtful gestures to practical items, we’ve got something for every teacher on your list. Keep reading to find out our top picks for showing your appreciation this holiday season!


If your teacher loves to get out and explore the world, then the GetOutPass could be the perfect holiday gift! This amazing pass gives teachers free access to hundreds of attractions and activities near them. 

The GetOutPass was designed with families in mind. It's a great way for them to disconnect from their phones, save money, and create lasting memories together. Who wouldn't love a day of roller coasters, bowling, laser tag, or the local aquarium? This gift option is sure to make your teacher smile this holiday season. Plus, it's a great way to show appreciation while also encouraging them to get out and enjoy life!

ByAmberAndRose Recycled Newspaper Photo Frame

Make the most of your favorite memories with ByAmberAndRose Recycled Newspaper Photo Frame! This unique, planet-friendly gift for a teacher (or anyone!) is handcrafted from 100% recycled newspaper and is sure to be a hit. The best part? No glass or plastic cover over the window, and no fiddly hooks to place the photo in the frame at the back – just a discrete slot to slip it through at the top. Plus, each frame comes with an attached stand to show off your photos portrait or landscape. 

No two frames are alike – they’re all as unique as they are colorful! Let your teacher celebrate a new home, wedding, birthday, or another special occasion with this sustainable gift. It’s sure to make an impression, and you can rest assured knowing you’re helping preserve our planet too.

3C Etching Personalized Teacher Ruler

Are you looking for a unique and meaningful way to thank your child’s teacher this holiday season? Look no further than 3CEtching’s Personalized Teacher Ruler. This beautiful wooden ornament is cut from solid 3/16 cherry wood and comes with a festive red ribbon, perfect for gifting! 

At 5 inches, the ruler is just the right size to hang from a wall or even display on a desk. And with the ability to customize it with your own special message or design, you can truly make it one-of-a-kind and show your appreciation for all of the hard work your teacher does. 

The best part about this gift is that it’s made in America by a small-town business that takes great pride in customer satisfaction. So not only are you giving a meaningful gift, but you’re also supporting a small business this holiday season! 

Show your teacher how much they mean to you by getting them this unique and thoughtful gift – they’ll be sure to love it!

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Fun Express Bulk Personalized Neon Color Pencils

Brighten up the classroom and make your teacher’s day with personalized neon pencils! These fun and unique gifts come in vibrant colors and can be customized with a special message of up to 30 characters. They also come with a coordinating eraser, so your teacher is ready to take notes or grade papers in style. 

Whether your teacher needs a classroom prize, a fundraiser item, or a special event giveaway, these personalized pencils are perfect for the occasion. Get them in bulk to ensure enough for everyone – each set comes with 72 pencils (6 dozen per unit).

365 New Words-A-Year Page-A-Day Calendar 2023

This holiday season, surprise the teachers in your life with the perfect gift – the 365 New Words-A-Year Page-A-Day Calendar 2023! This calendar provides a unique way to expand their vocabulary, as every day brings a new word and its definition, pronunciation guide, sample sentence, and even detailed word history.

The words found in this calendar range from mythological (such as "wyvern", a two-legged winged creature resembling a dragon), to medical ("chilblain", an inflammatory swelling or sore caused by exposure to cold), to political ("putsch", a secretly plotted and suddenly executed attempt to overthrow a government). There are even words about words ("catachresis", use of the wrong word for the context; use of a forced and especially paradoxical figure of speech) and numbers ("bimillenary", a period of 2,000 years; a 2000th anniversary).

Surprise your favorite teacher with this unique gift that is sure to keep them learning throughout the year!

Life Doesn't Frighten Me by Maya Angelou and Jean-Michael Basquiat

This holiday season, surprise your favorite teacher with a unique gift that celebrates the courage within each of us. This inspiring work combines the powerful words of poet Maya Angelou with the daring vision of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat to create a place where every person may experience their own fearlessness. 

This book examines the scary but often exciting moments in life, from panthers in the park to new classrooms. Through her words, she encourages us to have faith in ourselves and to overcome our fears. Meanwhile, Basquiat's childlike style features the powerful emotions and fanciful imaginings of childhood. His paintings bring Angelou's words to life, making this book a truly uplifting experience. 

With its powerful words and vivid artwork, this book will be a lasting reminder of courage and fearlessness, no matter what life throws our way.

S'well Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle

A water bottle can be a gentle reminder for your favorite teacher to keep hydrated throughout the day - and what better way to do that than with the S'well Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle?

The triple-layered, vacuum-insulated construction ensures that drinks stay cold for up to 36 hours or hot for up to 18. Plus, it has a wide enough opening for most ice cubes and won't sweat on hands or in bags. And you don't have to worry - it's BPA-free and composed of 18/8 premium food-grade stainless steel.


This holiday season, show your appreciation for your teachers with a unique gift! And remember this: no matter what you pick, it’s certain to make their holiday season a little brighter and show just how much you care.

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