Teacher’s Day Gift Ideas 2022

by Swagata Sarkar August 21, 2022

5th September is celebrated as Teachers’ Day in India as a tribute to the remarkable contribution made by teachers to society. It is the birth anniversary of a great teacher Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, who was a true believer in education and a well-known diplomat, scholar, the President of India, and above all, a great teacher.  


Teaching is one of the most rewarding and noble professions out there. By providing a purpose of setting us up as successful citizens of the world, teachers inspire us to do well in our respective careers. Giving our educators a thoughtful gift on this special day can be a great way to show our gratitude & appreciation towards them.


If you are choosing a gift for your teacher, always remember that it is not about expensive or extravagant gifts but rather a virtuous thought that doesn’t go unnoticed. So, it doesn’t matter if you opt for classic things like flowers and greeting cards or anything costly as long as you are grateful to your teachers. 


Below, we have put down a list of some interesting gift ideas to give to your teachers on this Teachers’ Day.
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What Can I Gift My Teachers on This Teacher’s Day?

Looking for an ideal way to show how much you care for your teacher? Here, we have got some gift ideas. Either you can choose something that they can use in their classroom or something they can enjoy in their much-needed time off. We have brought you an excellent selection of both options.

1. Essential Teacher Supplies

Teachers, of course, do a lot of reading & writing stuff so that desk products will be of great use for them. Here, we have assorted a few office accessories that will help your teachers stay organized and on track.

  • Desk Caddies - Teachers love to keep their desks always clean, organized and neat-and-tidy. Giving them these desk caddies will surely make their day. You can customize it by adding photos.

  • Planner Diary - Undoubtedly, every teacher is required to make an advance plan. Be it curriculum activities or completing the syllabus on time. A planner diary will help them to mark all the important dates and keep track of things.

  • Teacher’s Personal Kit - Teachers require pens, erasers, pencils, clips, push pins, etc., while lecturing in class. You can have all these things arranged in a single box and gift them.

  • Book Holder - Teachers are synonymous with books. A wooden book holder will be a creative gift idea for them where they can read their favourite book over the weekend without stressing their hands for so long.

  • Personalized Notepad - Allow your teacher to express all their thoughts on a piece of paper and lead a balanced life. You can make it either for yourself or buy it from online stores.

2. Gift Basket

If you are looking for a perfect gift option to give to your teacher, nothing can beat the charm of a personalized gift basket. You can fill it with a variety of their favourite items such as cookies, chips, sparkling juices, cupcakes, candies, chocolates, etc. This will definitely help you win their heart on this special day.

3. Contigo Autoseal Transit Stainless Steel Travel Coffee Mug

Though a coffee mug is a common gift option, you can make your teachers feel special with a unique Hydro Flask coffee mug they can use while travelling. It is travel-friendly that, maintains the temperature of the beverage for many hours, and keeps the taste intact. Also, it is durable. They can wash it and use it for water throughout the day. After having a long tiring day, they can have a refreshing cup of coffee or tea and get rid of stress.


4. Personalized Scented Candles

A decorated scented candle is a great way to make your teachers remind you while they are calming down. You can customize it by adding an impressive Thank You Note or their pictures to it. Check out the available online options and spread the fragrance of gratitude in their life.

5. S’well Water Bottle

It would be a good gift idea to include in your teacher’s water bottle collection that will keep their drinks hot or cold for up to 36 hours. The sleek design and patterns set them apart from other bottles they are carrying. They are durable as they are made of stainless steel and are available in different colours & designs. You can choose among three sizes (9 ounces, 17 ounces, and 25 ounces). If you are looking for an affordable gift option this Teachers’ Day, go for it.
 

6. Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon’s latest version of the Kindle Paperwhite will be a great idea to gift your teacher on this special day. This ebook reader has a larger screen, a dark mode, and IPX8 water resistance as per the brand. Your educators can carry five thousand books, making it great for travelling as they can always have a book with them. You can buy eBooks on Amazon and store them in the library to access anytime.

7. Personalized Thank You Card 

There can be no other best gift option for teachers than a personalized Thank You card. To make it special, you can pen down all your thoughts. Or, as one step ahead, you can take photos with your teachers and glue them here. Make a nice collage and ask your friends to write good wishes. A hand-written note from a student would always be special for them. 


There you go! We have tried our best to make the gift selection process easy for you. Teachers play an essential role in our lives, and they deserve all the love, acknowledgement, and warmth of students. These gift ideas are just a small token of appreciation to them for their social efforts. Pick the best one and make them feel proud & special.

FAQs on Teacher’s Day Gift Ideas 2022

1. Why is Teacher's Day celebrated?

Teachers Day is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

2. What is the real day of teachers' day?

The birth date of the second President of India, Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, is 5 September 1888, which has been celebrated as Teachers’ Day since 1962.

3. Why is World Teachers Day on October 5th?

UNESCO announced 5 October to be World Teachers' Day in 1994 to celebrate a special initiative for teachers on 5 October 1966, when a special intergovernmental conference in Paris adopted the UNESCO/ILO Recommendation regarding the Status of Teachers, in cooperation with the ILO.