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Teacher Appreciation Ideas

Teacher Appreciation 2021

Teacher Appreciation Ideas at a Distance

Big, in-person theme lunches are out. To-go meals and digital messages are in. Creative ways to thank teachers and staff this spring and all year long.

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Appreciation Week Resources

Teacher Appreciation Week 2021 Resources

Popular ideas, printables, clip art, and planning tools to help you celebrate your teachers in May (and all throughout the year).

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Free Appreciation Guide
54 Teacher Appreciation Ideas

Teacher Appreciation: The Ultimate Guide

54 ways to show teachers and staff you care, from inexpensive student gifts to theme meals.

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PTO Today Article

Last-Minute Teacher Appreciation Ideas

Our best suggestions for ways to show teachers and staff that you appreciate all they do—even if you don’t have a lot of time or resources for planning.

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Teacher Appreciation

How To Make a School Supply Cake

A school supply cake makes a great Teacher Appreciation Week raffle gift. Follow along with our video and instructions to make one yourself.

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Love on a budget

13 Teacher Appreciation Gifts for $5 or Less

These inexpensive appreciation gifts will help you say thanks to staff members without breaking the bank.

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Showing the Love

Teacher Appreciation Goes Mainstream During School Closures

A look at how giving teachers the love they deserve has spread well beyond parent groups during this spring's school closures.

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Teacher Appreciation

Teachers Lounge Makeover Tips

Essential advice for upgrading your school’s teachers lounge.

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Teacher Appreciation

41 Teacher Appreciation Ideas They’ll Love

From a "woot woot wagon" to a cleaning supplies buffet, you'll find inspiration in our newly updated collection of PTO-inspired ideas (41 and counting!) to show your teachers you care.

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Teacher Appreciation

Back-to-School Teacher Appreciation Ideas

Tips and printables to get your teachers’ school year started on a nice note.

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Teacher Appreciation

Celebrate With a Teacher Appreciation Breakfast

Ideas for organizing a breakfast to show teachers you care during Teacher Appreciation Week or any time of year.

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Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Appreciation Throughout the Year

Ways to take the time throughout the year to let your teachers know you appreciate them.

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TeacherLists

Power Up Your Teacher Wish List Program

TeacherLists can help your group manage your school’s teacher wish list program right online, at no cost.

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Last-Minute Teacher Appreciation

Quick, easy teacher appreciation gifts

Not crafty? No problem! Check out our quick, inexpensive, and thoughtful ideas you can use on their own or as part of a larger effort.

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Downloadable

The Candy Poem

A favorite for teacher appreciation time.

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Teacher Appreciation

50 Ways To Thank Your Teachers

No teacher gift yet? No stress. We have you covered with our collection of 50 great ideas.

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Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Appreciation Gift Tags

Need an idea for a Teacher Appreciation gift? Print one of our gift tags for quick inspiration.

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Teacher Appreciation

5 Step Teacher Appreciation Plan

Follow these tips to make any teacher appreciation effort a hit.

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Teacher Appreciation

Creative Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Some fresh, low-cost takes on appreciation gift ideas to show your teachers that you care.

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Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Appreciation: 9 Ways To Celebrate

Show your school's teachers some love with these parent-group-tested appreciation ideas.

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PTO Today Article

What Teachers Love About PTOs

Knowing what matters most to teachers can help parent groups target their efforts more effectively.

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