The 10 Best Frugal and Fun Teacher Gift Ideas

Have no idea what to get your kids’ teachers or daycare workers? Rather than give yet another boring gift card you’re not even sure they’ll like, try one of these fun and memorable gifts! These are the 10 best frugal and fun teacher gift ideas to thank an experienced teacher who’s seen it all:

Dump the gift card for  your favorite teacher this year. Instead, use one of these frugal and fun teacher gifts ideas to show your teacher appreciation! #teachers #teachergift #frugal


1. “Tears of My Students” Funny 15oz Coffee Mug
This heavy duty mugs is perfect for the teacher who’s seen it all. Both dishwasher and microwave safe, a great gift to make your favorite teacher (and students) laugh.


2. Teacher Appreciation Wine Bottle Labels, Set of 4
A set of 4 waterproof gloss laser 4″x5″ labels, made to fit standard wine bottles. Sayings include:

  • It’s 3:30 Somewhere!
  • It Takes a Big Heart to Shape Little Minds
  • Forget the Apple – You Deserve Wine
  • We’re Pretty Sure We’re the Reason You Drink so Enjoy This Bottle on Us!

3. Kikkerland Apple Memo Pad
These cute 3″x3″ memo pads are a fun way to take notes. With 150 ‘slices’ of notepaper, it makes a fun and unique teacher’s gift.


4. Teacher’s Bracelet from Student

This stainless steel bracelet is adjustable and will never tarnish. The outside of the bracelet says, “love. inspire. teach”. The inside is a message from you child that reads, “You have made a difference in my life. Thank you for helping me grow.”


5. Teacher Coloring Book: Black Night Edition
Coloring books are all the rage for relaxation – why not give them a funny one as well? This coloring book has 40 funny, super relatable quotes in a wide variety of designs. The single sided pages are perfect for markers, felt tips, gel pens, coloring pencils, and the broken crayons that are leftover at the end of the year.


6. “I Got 99 Problems” Math Teacher Coffee Mug
This quality coffee mug is the perfect gift for your favorite math teacher. 100% dishwasher and microwave safe, this fun mug reads, “I got 99 problems and you’re gonna show your work on all of them.”


7. Pet Tickle Me Plant
This plant is not only unique and fun, it’s a great learning tool for the classroom. When touched, it closes it’s leaves and lowers it’s branches. A fun way to teach kids about stimuli and living creatures! (We had one of these plants at home when I was a kid and I LOVED it!)


8. “Straight Outta Pencils” Funny Notebook
A funny take on a popular saying, complete with grammar correction! This notebook is 7″x10″ with high quality 60# stock and a premium glossy finish on the cover.


9. Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers
Who doesn’t love a good pun? The goal is to make bad jokes and have fun along the way. The perfect gift for an English teacher who enjoys humor.


10. “Teaching is my Jam” T-Shirt
This fun shirt is 100% cotton and comes in 5 colors: asphalt, black, kelly green, navy and purple. Perfect for the teacher who still loves teaching. The lightweight, classic fit t-shirt comes in both men and women’s sizing.


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The 10 Best Unique & Funny Gifts for Experienced Teachers

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