While you’re shopping for school supplies for your kids this year, don’t forget the other folks going back to school: Teachers. Though they don’t do what they do just for the accolades, it sure is nice to give teacher appreciation gifts to thank them for their hard work. Whether you’re shopping for a back to school gift or just to say, “thank you,” Shutterfly allows you to make personalized gifts for teachers that are unique — and useful. To inspire your gift-giving, take a moment to reflect on everything your child’s teacher has done, and focus in on gifts that reflect their passion and interests. Remember you can customize many of our teacher gifts with their name, photo, inspirational messages (such as “Teacher, AKA Educational Rock Star”), plus their favorite colors and designs.
Not sure exactly where to start shopping for teacher gifts? Desk accessories, such as notebooks and clipboards are always welcomed by teachers who need to jot down ideas quickly as well as stay organized throughout the school day. Of course, teachers also do a lot of running around at school, so gifts they can use while on the playground, cafeteria, or teachers’ lounge, including monogrammed teacher gifts such as mason jar mugs, photo mugs, and travel mugs, are great because they will always be returned to their rightful owner.
More perfect teacher gift ideas include cards and stationery that you can customize with their name, monogram, photos, and other elements. Teachers do a lot of communicating with parents and administrators so having their own personalized stationery makes it easy for them to send letters that look professional. Finally, you can always give your kid’s teachers gifts that are guaranteed to win their hearts — simple thank you cards — customized with your child’s photo or digitized artwork, which will be treasured long after your child graduates.
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