Teacher Appreciation

Back-to-School Teacher Appreciation Ideas

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

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.

Appreciation Week Resources

Teacher Appreciation Week 2022 Resources

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

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.

Teacher Appreciation

Teachers Lounge Makeover Tips

Essential advice for upgrading your school’s teachers lounge.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Appreciation Throughout the Year

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

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.


The Candy Poem

A favorite for teacher appreciation time.

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.

Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Appreciation Gift Tags

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

Teacher Appreciation

5 Step Teacher Appreciation Plan

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

Teacher Appreciation

Creative Teacher Appreciation Gifts

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

Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Appreciation: 9 Ways To Celebrate

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

PTO Today Article

What Teachers Love About PTOs

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