Teacher Appreciation Week is right around the corner. A great way to show gratitude and appreciation for the teachers who work and live around you is by thanking them in a thoughtful way. Whether this means leaving a kind note, a small gift, a high five, or a hug, there is no better time than during Teacher Appreciation Week. Check out these fun ideas for showing a little love and appreciation for the teachers in your life.
7 Fun Ways to Thank a Teacher
The future of our children depends on the spirit and enthusiasm of teachers who are preparing the next generation. Take time to thank the teachers you know during Teacher Appreciation Week. Acts of gratitude do not require you to spend much or anything at all.
In that spirit, our first idea is to simply write a letter and share a kind word with a teacher in your life. Sometimes just the acknowledgment from peers can make a teacher’s day!
If you’re feeling creative and have a few supplies, consider trying one of the DIY Teacher Appreciation Ideas below.
Personalized Classroom Supplies
These unique gift packages include kind and clever words to go along with supplies teachers use every day. Follow the links to find free printables to make your favorite teacher smile.
Group Teacher Appreciation Ideas
One encouraging idea is a staff shoutout bulletin board. Other teachers and staff can attach positive comments and notes of appreciation for the teachers they work with daily.
To show teachers that you recognize the time and effort they put into each day, set up a yogurt bar where they can fuel up with a healthy snack! Get some great ideas below on how to set up a build-your-own yogurt parfait cart.
More Teacher Appreciation Ideas
For more ideas and inspiration to make this Teacher Appreciation Week stand out, check out our Teacher Appreciation page. It’s full of ideas for thoughtful gifts and other unique ways to recognize the important contributions of teachers.