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Gift Ideas For New Teachers

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Teaching is a difficult profession and it takes someone with a lot of love and patience to become a teacher. Whether you’re giving to your teacher or congratulating someone close to you on their new career these gift ideas for new teachers are a great way to get the school year started.

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Thoughtful and Practical Gifts for New Teachers

These gifts are a great way to show a new teacher you support their career. Whether they’re a new grad or just got a new position, these practical ideas are definitely going to help them get off on the right foot when it comes to shaping young minds.

Teacher Peach Inspirational Teacher Tote Bag - Teacher Appreciation Gift

Teach Tote Bag

Get the new teaching something to carry all of their supplies and homework back and forth. We know teachers put a lot of time in at home but at least they can stay organized while doing that.

Teacher Peach'Remember' Sticky Note and Page Marker Box Set - Motivational Holder and Organizer of Self Stick Note Cards & Book Flags - Best as Teacher Appreciation Present for Men or Women

Teacher Sticky Notes

Give the new teacher some inspiration and a sweet reminder of why they became a teacher. This will serve especially well around daylight savings and around holidays.

The Beginning Teacher's Field Guide: Embarking on Your First Years (Self-Care and Teaching Tips for New Teachers)

Beginner Teacher’s Field Guide

For teachers embarking on their first few years on the job. This field guide not only has tips, it also promotes self care.

Classroom Sign

Help a new teacher feel more welcomed by giving a classroom sign that’s customized with their name. It’s a great way to add a personal touch to the classroom.

New Teacher Kit

Everything they need in case of emergency is inside this bag. Fill it with office supplies and other essentials that a teacher might forget to have on their first day.

Primitives by Kathy 21495 Polka Dot Trimmed Box Sign, 3' x 6', A Teacher Shapes the Future

Teacher Sign

This is a great little sign to have on a new teacher’s desk either at school or at home. It can serve as a reminder to why they became a teacher in the first place.

ExcelMark A17 Teacher Self-Inking Rubber Stamp Kit

Teacher Stamps

If you’re giving to an elementary school teacher then teacher stamps are going to really come in handy. They’re even self inking to make things really easy.

Teacher Fuel

Mugs are classic gift ideas for new teachers! There’s really no sense hiding it, pretty much all teachers are running on coffee. Get the new teacher a cute mug to start their day off well.

Scholastic Teacher

Teacher Magazine

A magazine subscription is a gift that will keep going all year long! Subscribe to a teaching magazine so they can be up to date on their profession.

Your First Year

Your First Year Book

Teaching is hard work. This handbook for new teachers gives them advice on how to survive the first year teaching and even better, make it a success.

Term Begins/end Teachers Gift Bangles It takes a big heart to teach little minds Expandable Bracelets New (Style A)


It’s nice to feel appreciated so show a new teacher how important they are with a nice bracelet. They can even wear it on their first day for good luck and inspiration.

Today I Made a Difference: A Collection of Inspirational Stories from America's Top Educators

Inspiration Book

Sometimes you need a little pick me up on a particularly bad day. This book is filled with inspirations from other teachers who have been through it already.

Spa Gift Set

Force a new teacher to take some time for themselves by giving a nice relaxing gift set. They may think it’s just a nice gesture but it won’t be long before they really need to recharge.

Education Tote

A new teacher can use this tote for anything: Carrying things to and from work, in the classroom, or just to show off their amazing profession at the grocery store.

Teacher's Pet Dry Erase Board Eraser

Teacher’s Pet

Not only is this is a cute gift, it’s also really practical. This cute little erases better than standard whiteboard erasers so the teacher won’t be writing over old markings.

Teacher Postcards for Students, 50 Postcards, Motivational Thank You Cards from Teacher to Students

Positive Postcards

Typically people would thank teachers for their hard work but it’s also a great idea for teachers to thank their students for being awesome. This gift will get a new teacher off on the right foot with their class.

Teacher Necklace

This pretty necklace uses the apple for teachers stereotype to its advantage. Not only is it stamped and includes your choice of gem, it also is packaged ready to give.

Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit

Teacher Misery Book

The thing is, all teachers encounter these kinds of situations when dealing with a class full of kids. It won’t solve the problem but it will at least prepare, or comfort, a new teacher for dealing with the more difficult families and administration out there.

World’s Best Teacher, Gift Basket for Teachers

Gift Basket

Nothing says “congratulations on the new job” or “I love that you’re my teacher” like a beautiful, well put together gift basket. This is also perfect for a new teacher you don’t know that well.

Gift Card

Normally I wouldn’t suggest a gift card on a gift guide but I’ll make an exception for new teachers. Nowadays they have to buy so many of their own materials so help lighten the blow of getting their classroom set up with a gift card.

Despite all the hard work, teaching is a rewarding profession. With support from people like you the new teacher you’re shopping for is going to not only do great, but help shape the next generation. These gift ideas for new teachers are a nice way to show you value their career!

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