Teacher Appreciation Week
You can download a free
teacher of the year award
here and then you can customise it this year
Teacher Appreciation Printables and Colouring
Certificate of Appreciation
'Thank You, Teacher' Certificate
Teacher, Thank You!" poster
Thank You School Staff
You Say Thanks?" poster
Your child can award their teacher one of these fun new diplomas, coloring it in
themselves to make it extra special. We've got them filled in and blank for your
Teacher Thank You Cards
Printable Cards for Teachers
Teacher appreciation printables, including writing prompts, bookmarks, acrostics
Teacher Appreciation Printables
Print, cut and make these teacher rosettes and medals - a perfect little present
for Teacher Appreciation!
We have some gorgeous new teacher coloring pages...
Teacher coloring pages
and teacher coloring cards, too
Teacher coloring cards
more coloring Pages / Posters for Teacher Appreciation Week
Teacher Appreciation Craft Ideas
Handprint Craft Painting Ideas
These make a super present for a favorite teacher
Simple to make and very inexpensive, this is a lovely idea for all sorts of
There are many more ideas for gifts for teachers which children
can make here:
Gifts Kids Can Make
Many of our origami
projects make sweet cards or
little gifts which teachers will appreciate
These make fun little teacher presents, downloaded for the classroom computer.
"Dear Teacher, Thank You" Stickers
Template for stickers/buttons (3 styles)
Teacher Gift Ideas
Stuck for a good idea for a teacher gift this year? We're building up a huge
collection here, both for group or class gifts and individual.
Teacher Gift Ideas
Use these in your own projects, on thank you notes, and so
on. Perhaps your child could write some into a little booklet and decorate it
for his teacher?
Teacher Appreciation Links
Poems for/about Teachers
Public tributes through PTA
• Host a special breakfast or lunch for your school’s teachers and
staff. If space allows, invite
parents, school board members, the district superintendent, district
personnel, and prominent
community leaders to join you at the event in showing appreciation for
• Create a giant teacher thank-you card for display in the school
community. Place markers by
the card so community members can add their words of thanks.
• Start a “teacher feature” on a school or library bulletin board. Each
week or month, profile a
different teacher. Include quotes by and about the teacher, as well as
the teacher’s picture,
background, hobbies, and philosophy of education. Alternatively, use the
school or PTA
newsletter to publish interviews with teachers and stories about
Consider having students conduct the interviews and write the stories.
throughout the year.
• Plant trees or flowers in public areas or on school grounds in honor
• Ask each teacher what his or her favorite book is and buy a copy for
or have a copy donated
to the school library. Include in each book a bookplate with the name of
the teacher who
chose the book.
• Present certificates of appreciation to all teachers, as well as to
substitute teachers, aides, and
other support staff.
• Take out an ad in the local newspaper to thank the teachers in your
school or district.
Expressions of gratitude
• Put flowers, snacks, and gourmet coffees and teas in the teachers’
lounge during Teacher
Appreciation Week. Place small gifts in each staff person’s mailbox.
(For gift ideas, visit the
• Ask teachers to fill out a survey regarding their favorite books,
colors, flowers, restaurants,
coffee shops, etc. Use that knowledge when giving gifts. For example,
present each teacher
with his or her favorite book, signed by each of his or her students;
give each teacher a small
bouquet of his or her favorite flower.
• Coordinate a car wash and invite the school staff and teachers to get
their vehicles washed
• Establish a fund to enable teachers to take part in lectures and
workshops at local colleges or
to attend special trainings or conferences.
• Have the students in each class create their own posters thanking
their teacher. Take a picture
of each student holding his or her sign. Then, put together small photo
albums of the thankyou messages for the teacher