Diy monogrammed gift ideas
Teachers spend a huge quantity of their time grading assignments, so giving them something to assist with that process can be a grand present.
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“Flair pens are the best, and I love having diverse colors to mark students’ papers. The 36 pack was perfect for my classroom — I can give diverse color pens to kids to mark each other’s papers.”
Rebecca W. via Amazon
Get 24 for $20 on Amazon.
A new lanyard
A thoughtful present to assist your teacher hold their ID, classroom key and other necessities in one spot.
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“I own enjoyment ones that I switch between so it’s boring, though I generally default to my Harry Potter one.”
erkala21 via Reddit
Get this Gryffindor lanyard from TheWanderfulShop for $4.
When asked what their favorite gifts are, teachers commonly put present cards near the top, especially for places nearby so they can enjoy some quality off-campus time. Ponder coffee shops, restaurants or movie vouchers.
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Dress them up with these free, printable present card holders at Hip2Save.
Everyone loves a excellent book
Perhaps your teacher introduced you to an author who just released a new book, or maybe you read a tale that reminded you of something your teacher said in class. Books can be grand gifts for teachers because there are tons of opportunities to make them personal.
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Bonus points: Discover a signed edition, love the ones available at Powell’s City of Books. Your own inscription is a grand touch, too!
A bottle of nice wine
It’s simple and certain to get use while your teacher unwinds at home after class.
We propose that parents drop this present off.
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“I’m not a massive drinker but I’m always sooo delighted to get a bottle of wine rather than soap/pens/fridge magnets/photo frames. With a thank you card.”
cjc via Reddit
Pair it with these stemless wine glasses for teachers for $20 from Amazon.
Nothing is worse than having your pencils stolen. Assist your teacher hold track of their supplies with personalized school supplies, love these customized pencils.
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“Last year I did high school and as a present from a friend I had some that said, «I stole this pencil from Miss X» and «Miss X is my favorite teacher». I sold them for a quarter!
The students would vote where we would donate the money to.”
freshwaterchacos via Reddit
Get pencils for $21 here.
Everything — Christmas gifts, especially — mean more to your family and friends when they come straight from the heart. While you can discover personalized and unique present options from stores love Amazon and Etsy, there’s nothing that tops the sentiment behind a present that’s truly a labor of love (and crafting skills). Cross everyone off your shopping list this season without even battling the crowds at the mall by making these homemade Christmas gifts.
Even if you’re lacking in the crafting department, these step-by-step tutorials show you the easiest, Pinterest-approved ways to DIY candles, present baskets, and more for your mom, dad, coworkers, kids, and everyone in between.
Several of these handmade ideas even call for items you already own stashed in your home, which means you won’t own to shell out a ton of money (or worse, make a million trips to the craft store) to finish these DIYs. And since we know that last-minute shoppers still desire to put some heart into the presents that they give, we included a few ideas that can be completed as tardy as Christmas morning.
The pencil sharpener that every the teachers are talking about
Seriously, teachers are every about this pencil sharpener that was created by a teacher with the sole purpose of eliminating every teacher’s number one annoyance: noisy pencil sharpeners. These colorful bad boys are quick, silent and not falling off the wall by the classroom door.
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“I ordered sharpeners for my classroom, my home and other teachers that I work with. We are every obsessed! The pencils never break. I will never waste money on an electric sharpener again!”
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Buy the sharpener at Classroom Friendly Supplies for $25, or get a discount when you purchase multiple.