11 Thoughtful And Unique Gift Ideas For Your Teacher

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Let’s face it, students aren’t the only ones happy about the end of another school year – teachers are allowed to be excited too!

With the end of the school year fast approaching, we’ve put together our top ideas for thoughtful teacher gifts. With so many options at different price points and themes, you’ll find the perfect way to say thank you.

1. Modern, useful travel mugs with reusable straws

Whether they’re on their way or at school, travel mugs are great for any teacher in your life. These double-walled travel mugs with straws work really well to keep beverages hot or cold, so your teacher always has their favourite beverage with them on-the-go.

2. Lunch bags they’ll love packing

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KSP Bella Insulated Lunch Bags

Make packing lunch easy and a little more fun with a colourful lunch bag. Our range of lunch bags come in a variety of styles and sizes to fit any teacher’s style, and our Bella style shown here are especially popular since they’re well-insulated and easy to carry.

3. Glass water bottle with an infuser for summer flavours

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KSP Flavour Up Glass Water Bottle

This water bottle is a gift that’s perfect all year long. The bottle comes with a built in infuser perfect to flavour your water with fruit!

4. Versatile mugs and sets they’ll use every day

Mug set for your teacher

Maxwell & Williams Decal ‘Shibori’ Porcelain Mugs (Set of 4)

Like many of us, teachers love their tea and coffee! A new mug or even better – a new set of complementary mugs – gives your teacher more options for their well-deserved breaks, or an instant upgrade to their collection at home. Whether he or she would enjoy a fun graphic or a floral print, there’s a style for everyone here.

5. It’s always time for a tea box

tea box for your teacher

KSP Chi Bamboo Tea Box with 8 Compartments

If there’s anyone who would appreciate the benefits of being organized, it’s a teacher! Help the teacher in your life organize their tea with a tea box. Unique and useful, these boxes feature eight storage compartments, perfect for any tea lover (or Type A person! )

6. Introduce them to the super popular pineapple corer & slicer

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People are generally obsessed with this pineapple gadget, so why would your teacher be any different? Start their summer off with a great way to enjoy one of summer’s best fruits – the easiest way possible!

7. Give them this on-trend and multi-function towel to take everywhere

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Flatwoven Cotton Turkish Blanket-Towel

These are the ultimate summer accessory. Give your teacher one of these bright, light towels perfect for days at the beach or park. These stylish wraps are also great for cooler summer evenings, acting as a light shawl.

8. Help them unwind with a relaxing diffuser

Oil diffuser for your teacher

KSP Aria ‘Wood Grain’ LED Essential Oil Diffuser

Help your teacher really relax and forget all about grading papers with an essential oil diffuser! They create a lovely atmosphere and are available in a variety of styles with essential oils to choose from, too.

9. Build their collection of candles

candles for your teacher

Empire Tuscany 3-Wick Glass Jar Candles

A classic gift for a reason, everyone loves a nicely scented candle. This new collection has refreshing scents like Cherry Blossom to Evening Fireside.

10. Make entertaining easier with a classic cheese board

cheese board for teachers

Help your teacher entertain this summer with a cheese board or serving tray. Cut, slice and serve cheese, crackers and charcuterie on one of our many styles and sizes.

11. When in doubt, go for a gift card

Still unsure? A Kitchen Stuff Plus Gift card is the way to go! With a gift card they can choose what they want and when they want it. Just visit any store and choose the balance you’d like to give.

Gift card for your teacher

KSP Gift Card

Want to see more gift ideas for teachers?

We’ve put together our favourite items for all types! Shop our gift guide here.