Okay, most teachers already have a pretty good selection of water bottles. But does yours have a really good one that keeps your drinks cold or hot for up to 36 hours? If not, they'll love a bottle of S'well. The sleek design and cool patterns set them apart from the bottles most children carry. An Amazon reviewer notes: “Perfect for those long school days, it fits perfectly in the side pocket of the backpack.
This is a water bottle for teachers that they will actually use. See more of our favorites here. Writing is a great way to express yourself. If you'd like to find a way to add a touch of personality to your handwriting, invest in a pack of these Paper Mate Flair markers.
With a wide range of 12 bright, eye-catching colors, these high-quality pens are essential for educators around the world. We have been independently researching and testing products for more than 120 years. If you buy through our links, we may earn a commission. Learn more about our review process.
The school year has just started, but you can make your teacher think about spring and summer with this set of flower cards. It comes with 12 flat blank note cards with floral designs, along with matching envelopes. This monthly planner is practical and adorable. The size of 9 x 11 is small enough to carry everywhere and large enough to fit all the things the teacher needs to keep track of.
Vanessa De Riggs, a first-grade teacher in Manhattan, prefers Visa or AMEX gift cards because they avoid the problem of what to do with gifts she won't use. Jacob Cohen's students recently gifted one of these plush hedgehogs and a gift card to a local pet store. Buy this set and give it as a gift, or divide it and combine each one with a gift card to get three different gift ideas for teachers. He says that “a Target or Amazon gift card is a gift that gives back because I'll most likely spend it on my class, whether it's antibacterial wipes, candy, or colored pencils.