Valentines Day gift ideas for teachers

15+ Thoughtful Valentines Day Gifts For Teachers

This post is all about good Valentines Day gifts for teachers!

It’s really no secret that teachers play a vital role in our children’s lives. While our kids are in their classrooms they are teaching them, guiding them, caring for them, and loving them.

So when holidays roll around each year, I always try to do something sweet and special for my kid’s teacher. In this post you’ll get some great ideas for Valentines Day gifts for daycare teachers, Valentines Day gifts for preschool teachers, and even some awesome DYI Valentines Day gifts for teachers! You’ll even find a free Valentine’s Day Gift Printable for teachers!

25 Simple Valentines Day gifts for teachers

Let’s dive in!

1. Teacher Appreciation Key Chains

iJuqi Teacher Appreciation Gifts for Women Valentine’s Day Christmas Gift for Teachers
  • PACK OF 6PCS TEACHER KEYCHAINS: You will get 6 different teacher keychains. Thank you gifts for teachers.
  • THANK YOU GIFT: Thank you gift for your teachers to show your appreciation.
  • TEACHER GIFT IDEAS: Great teacher gift for Valentine’s Day, graduation, Christmas day or just because.
  • FREE NICE VELVET POUCH: These teacher key chains are well packaged with a specially designed velvet pouch with high quality. Ready for giving!
  • TEACHER APPRECIATION WORDS: A great teacher is hard to find and impossible to forget; It takes a big heart to help shape little minds; So much of me is made from what I learned…

These keychains make really good Valentine’s Day Gifts for teachers. Especially if you’re in my boat, and your child has multiple teachers that you need to buy for. Often times in daycare and preschool age, the kids have up to 6 teachers working with them, when you include the assistant teachers. So the fact that this cute keychain set comes with SIX is an awesome way to save some money. Plus they are just really sweet and meaningful.

2. Cosmetic/Pencil Bags

Chuangdi 6 Pieces Makeup Pouch Cosmetic Bag Travel Toiletry Case Pencil Bag with Zipper for Teacher Gifts (Style 2)
  • Multifuctions: 23.5 x 15 cm/ 9.3 x 5.9 inches bags allow to hold pencils, toiletries, cosmetics and other daily using items, it can work as make up pouch, toiletry case,…
  • Quality: made of polyester cotton, it is durable enough for long time using, the zipper design makes it safe to secure the inner items, and also convenient to take off or…
  • Delicate made: the front of the pouch printed with the words which expressing your respect and love for your teacher, with the heart patterns, the whole bag is cute and…
  • Meaningful gifts: simple yet practical gifts to your favorite teaches, or those family, friends, lover whose career is teacher in birthday, Mothers’ Day, Valentine’s Day…
  • Set of 6 pieces: you will get 6 pieces of cosmetic bags totally, meeting your needs of replacing or using, enough to send them to teachers of different subjects

Use these adorable teacher themed cosmetic/pencil bags to create custom simple Valentine’s Day Day gifts for teachers. It comes with 6 bags, so you can have enough for all of your kid’s teachers/teacher’s assistants. (Or save for next year’s teachers) Fill it with things like new pencils/pens, Chapstick, chocolate candies, face masks, bath bomb, highlighter, eraser, pencil sharpener, and so on!

3. Clever Fox Teacher Planner

Clever Fox Teacher Planner – School Year Planner with Calendars & Lesson Plans – Teacher Plan Book for Classroom & Homeschool Organization – Undated, 7×10″, Hardcover (Mystic Blue)
  • THE ULTIMATE PLANNING TOOL FOR TEACHERS: Clever Fox Undated Teacher Planner is a large format school year planner developed for teachers who need an efficient tool for lesson &…
  • ALL YOU NEED FOR LESSON PLANNING & MORE: Inside, you will find spacious weekly lesson plans, monthly calendars, student checklists, a communication log, school events schedule, and…
  • 650+ STICKERS & OTHER EXTRAS: Inside this teacher lesson planner, you will find 9 sheets of stickers with dates, holidays, events, test days, meetings, and more. There is also a…
  • LARGE SIZE, UNDATED & PREMIUM MATERIALS: The teacher plan book measures 7×10 inches and has undated pages, a durable eco-leather hardcover, and thick 120gsm paper that is bleed-…

Clever Fox makes some of the BEST planners. I use their PRO Planner to increase my productivity and I’m obsessed with it! These Teacher Planners are great and make really good Valentine’s Day Gifts for teachers. It will help them organize their lessons, their students, and more. This is a super unique gift idea and one that no one else will be thinking of!

4. 180 Days Of Self-Care For Busy Educators

Teaching has never been an easy job. But ever since 2020 hit…it’s become one of the most stressful jobs out there! With all the remote learning, social distancing, and ever-changing guidance, teacher’s stress levels are at an all time high. And who can blame them! Remind the special teacher in your life it’s imperative that they take care of their mental health! This 180 Days of Self Care For Busy Educators book is a great way to remind them this Valentine’s Day!

5. Teacher Themed Pot Holders

Teacher Appreciation Gifts for Woman Funny Pot Holders Set of 3 – Heat Resistant Microwave Oven Mitt Potholders with Hand Pocket and Hanging Loop End of The Year Teacher Gift
  • Teacher Appreciation Pot Holders Set: Package includes 3pcs adorable pot holders, printed with funny quotes like “how sweet it is to be taught by you” “thanks for making me one…
  • Nice Gift Idea: These adorable pot holders can be the best gift idea for Teachers’ appreciation day, Back to School day,Valentine’s Day, Christmas gift, end of the year gift or any…
  • Unique Design & Prime Quality: This set of funny kitchen pot holders is made of high-quality polyester. They are machine washable and printed with teacher appreciation words! And…
  • Suitable Size & Functional: These adorable pot holders measure about 9*7 inches with hanging loop for easy storage. The hand pocket in the front can be used as a oven mitt in a…

Who doesn’t need pot holders? It’s something everyone uses, so it’s a safe choice. This set of 3 pot holders are super cute and make amazing simple Valentine’s Day gifts for teachers. Stuff a bag of cookie mix and a cute spatula in the pocket of the potholder to bring it all together!

6. Tote Bag

How cute is this tote bag?? You could take it up a notch by stuffing it with some goodies. It doesn’t need to be anything extravagant, the tote is the main gift. But you could stuff it with some self care essentials such as a new loofa, bath bomb, bubble bath, scented candle, etc. Or other goodies like snacks, coffee cup, lotion, hand sanitizer, etc. Another great idea to add to this tote is this funny “Things My Students Said” journal. Kids say the funniest things, and this would be a great keepsake for your child’s teacher to keep over the years to always remember the funny moments from her/his years of teaching little minds..

7. Amazon Gift Card Gift Card for any amount in a Heart Shaped Gift Box
  • Gift Card is affixed inside a box
  • Gift Card has no fees and no expiration date
  • No returns and no refunds on Gift Cards
  • Gift Card is redeemable towards millions of items storewide at
  • Scan and redeem any Gift Card with a mobile or tablet device via the Amazon App

You can’t go wrong with an Amazon Gift Card! Putting it in this cute box makes it cuter and more personable!

8. Pre-Made Gift Box

Teacher Appreciation Gifts for Women, Best Teacher Christmas Gifts, Stainless Steel Unique Funny Thank You/Retirement/Christmas/Birthday Baskets Gifts for Teachers
  • 🎁TOUCH HER HEART🎁 This a prefect gifts for best teacher on Christmas, Thanksgiving Day, Teachers’ Day and other anniversary such as teacher retirement, teachers’ birthday….
  • 🎁VALUE FOR MONEY🎁 6 pieces unique gifts. This gift box filled with lovely gifts mainly includes 20 oz original design stainless steel tumbler, scented candle, bookmark,…
  • 🎁ORIGINAL DESIGN TUMBLER🎁 A unique gift that is sure to bring her smiles and laughter. custom words on this tumbler, unlike any other ordinary vessel, can make her sip in…

This giftbox is such a cute and thoughtful gift for teachers. It includes a tote bag, bookmark, candle, stainless steel tumbler, jewelry polishing cloth and thank you card.

9. Spa Basket

Bath and Body Gift Basket For Women and Men – 9 Piece Set of Vanilla Coconut Home Spa Set, Includes Fragrant Lotions, Extra Large Bath Bombs, Coconut Oil, Luxurious Bath Towel & More
  • DELUXE 9 PIECE SET ♥ This spa gift basket has everything a woman needs! It is the perfect Birthday Gifts for Women. It includes Shower Gel, Bubble Bath, Body Scrub, Body Oil, 2…
  • ENTICING VANILLA ♥ Close your eyes, inhale deeply and transport yourself into a world of luscious beauty! Who can resist the tantalizing notes of vanilla as they sooth, relax and…
  • FRAGRANT & FORTIFYING COCONUT OIL ♥ Everyone knows that coconut has so many benefits for your skin and body, the list is far too lengthy to detail. When paired with luscious…

If you want a nice gift, that isn’t specifically “teacher themed” this spa set is a great Valentines Day gift for teachers.

10. Shower Steamers

Shower Steamers Aromatherapy + Stone Tray – 8 Pack Shower Bombs for Women Self Care & Stress Relief – Home SPA Lavender, Eucalyptus, Shower Tablets Aromatherapy – Gifts for Women – Gifts for Men
  • Best Aroma Shower Steamers: Our shower tablets aromatherapy set includes 8 shower tablets for congestion and a hand-made stone holder; Each holder is a unique variety, making…
  • Natural Shower Steamers with Essential Oils: These shower aromatherapy steamers are infused with pure essential oils; Enjoy a gentle SPA with wellness benefits by simply adding our…
  • Unique Shower Pods Steamers: Unlike most shower steamers for men or women, our shower bombs aromatherapy kit contains Eucalyptus, Sandalwood & Lavender shower steamers…

Teaching little children is such a stressful job! These shower steamers are such a nice way to take a simple shower and turn it into a spa-like experience! I love that this set comes with a stone tray for the steamers.

11. Fidget Pen

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  • Funny and Unique Men and Women Gifts Ideas: KEIFUKUH Fidget Gel Pen is both a practical and playable puzzle in one, The unique and fun design concept is suitable as a personalized…
  • Multifunctional Variable Shape Fidget Gel Pen: KEIFUKUH fidget gel pen is a creative combination of gel pen. fidget gel pen’s 13 small steel tube can be combined into a pen for…
  • High-quality Material Color Plating Process: KEIFUKUH fidget gel pen adopts high-quality and high-hardness and a high-density electroplating process, which makes the color more…

A lot of teacher gifts are geared towards females, but there are male teachers too! This fidget pen is a really cool and creative Valentines Day gift idea for teachers…male or female!

12. Teacher Bath Bomb Set

4 Set Teacher Appreciation Bath Bombs Gift Scented Candle Birthday Graduation Best Teacher Ever Pencil Apple with Greeting Card Christmas Thanksgiving Present Idea Set of 4
  • ☺Sweet and Romantic Gift Set for All Occasions – Great teacher gifts for your honored teacher such as new teachers, preschool teachers, daycare teachers, and so on.Nice gift for…
  • ☺Gift Set Includes:: The package includes 1 pencil bath bomb, 1 apple bath bomb, 1 rose scented candle, and 1 appreciation card, well-packed with a lovely gift box. The…
  • ☺Bath Bombs Gift Set: The bath bombs are rich in essential oils and can help your teacher’s body and skin relax. The pencil bath bomb (lavender scented ), weighs about 5.3oz and…

This bath bomb set it such a cute gift for teachers. I love the pencil and apple shaped bath bombs! It also includes a nice scented candle, and a thank you card.

13. Bulk Gift Set

12 Pcs Teacher Appreciation Week Graduation Gifts in Bulk for Women, Teach Love Inspire Tumbler Set 12 oz Wine Cup with Mini Journal Notepads Keychains Teachers Day Gifts Retirement Gifts(White)
  • Thoughtful Combination Set: the package includes 4 pieces teacher wine tumblers, 4 pieces teacher gift notebooks and 4 pieces teacher key rings, which can meet your needs in large…
  • Sweet Gifts for Teacher: the teacher appreciation gifts on Valentine’s Day, graduation, Christmas, Teachers’ Day, Thanksgiving Day, and other occasions such as teacher retirement,…
  • Reliable Material: the teacher wine tumblers with lid straw and straw brush are made of stainless steel material, keychains are made of stainless steel, not easy to corrosion and…
  • Suitable for All Teachers: if you are looking for a nice gift for teachers, our teacher mugs gift set will be a good choice, it is a practical gift for new teachers, retired…

If you have more than one teacher to buy Valentines Day gifts for, it can get quite expensive! This cute set comes with a set of four: keychains, wine tumbler (which can be used for any beverage type), and thank you cards.

14. Bottle Stainless Steel Tumbler

Onebttl Teacher Appreciation Gifts for Women Men, Teacher Appreciation Day Gift Stainless Steel Cup for Male Female from Parent, Students – Sunflower
  • THE PERFECT TEACHER GIFT: Celebrate your favorite educator with our Teacher Appreciation Day bottle. Give them the gift they deserve with a durable, stylish, and…
  • FOR ALL TYPES OF TEACHERS: Whether they’re a dance, math, science, or music teacher, our bottle is the perfect way to show your appreciation. Ideal for kindergarten,…
  • PREMIUM QUALITY: Made from 18/8 (304) stainless steel, our bottle is designed to last. It’s eco-friendly and non-toxic, so you can feel good about using it every day.
  • KEEPS DRINKS FRESH ALL DAY: Our leak-proof, double-wall vacuum insulation keeps drinks cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 hours. Perfect for keeping hydrated during long…

Help your child’s teacher stay hydrated with this beautiful 17oz tumbler, which will keep their water cold all day!

15. Pens

Fumete 30 Pcs Teacher Pens with Stylus Tip Teacher Appreciation Gift Pens Thanks Teacher Touch Pens Ballpoint Pens with Thanks Words Teacher Valentine Gift for Teacher School Office Teaching Supplies
  • Thanks Teacher Gifts: you will get 30 pieces of teacher ballpoint pens in our package with the greeting theme words( 6 styles; 5 pcs per styles) ;…
  • 2 in 1 Purpose: these teacher stylus ballpoint pens have the ink refill on one end, which allows for smooth writing on a wide variety of papers…
  • Meaningful Design: these motivational quote pens have 6 styles, and each one is printed with the words of appreciation teachers, such as “Teaching is…

This pen set is HIGHLY recommended! It’s great because depending on how many children you have, and how many teachers they each have, this purchase will last you YEARS. It comes with 30 pens. So you will always have an extra item to add to the teacher’s gifts to give it some additional “fluff”. (But the “fluff” is something they will actually use!) We use this style of pen for our business marketing, and the quality is really nice.

Looking for more dIY Valentines Day gifts for teachers?

If you have a little more time to put into your Valentines Day gifts for teachers, then you may want to consider a DIY option!

There are some essentials when it comes to DIY Valentines Day gifts for teachers, or anyone else in your life. Cricut machines are one of the BEST tools you can have for making DIY gifts. I use mine ALL.THE.TIME. My favorite thing that I’ve made was a gift for my husband for Fathers Day. I had our daughter draw a picture of her with her daddy, and then I turned it into a Cricut Design, and put it on a T-Shirt for him using iron-on vinyl. Super easy…SUPER special!

But today we’re here for Valentines Day gifts for teachers! Here are some essentials that are highly recommended if you want to get into DIY gifts.

1. Cricut Machine

Cricut Explore 3 Smart Cutting Machine
  • Works with 100+ materials, including popular materials like vinyl, iron-on & cardstock
  • Cuts intricate designs with precision
  • Writes, draws, foils, scores, and more
  • Compatible with your home inkjet printer to print then cut full-color design
  • Free, easy-to-learn Design Space app

2. Cricut EasyPress 2 Heat Press Machine

Cricut EasyPress 2 Heat Press Machine (9 in x 9 in), Ideal for T-Shirts, Tote Bags, Pillows, Aprons & More, Precise Temperature Control, Features Insulated Safety Base & Auto-Off, Raspberry
  • A NO-STRESS HEAT PRESS — Get pro-level heat-transfer results with Cricut EasyPress 2, the speed of a heat press and the convenience of an iron
  • ADJUSTABLE TIME AND TEMPERATURE— Control temperature up to 400 ºF (205 ºC) and set the timer to take on just about any heat transfer project that comes your way
  • QUICK, EASY RESULTS — Featuring an advanced heat plate design with a ceramic-coated surface, the press heats up in under 2 minutes and can take on even the most intricate prints in no time
  • IGHTWEIGHT & EASY TO STORE — Cricut EasyPress 2 is equipped with an insulated safety base & auto-off feature to help make every heat transfer project a safe, worry-free experience
  • AFETY CERTIFICATIONS — Cricut products conform with applicable product standards like UL, CSA, FCC, or IEC standards. Cricut products are also listed or certified Nationally Recognized Testing Labs (NRTLs) such as TUV & Intertek

4. Iron On Vinyl (Variety of colors)

Cricut Everyday Iron On – 12” x 2ft – HTV Vinyl for T-Shirts – StrongBond Guarantee, Outlast 50+ Washes, Use with Cricut Explore Air 2/Maker, Black
  • CRAFT PERSONALIZED DIY PROJECTS LIKE A PRO – Carry your creative side on your clothing or display in your home decor with Cricut Everyday Iron On Vinyl. Measuring 12in x 2ft, the Iron On vinyl is easy to apply with Cricut EasyPress or any household iron
  • APPLY ON ANY SURFACE – The HTV vinyl sheets can be applied on any type of surface including wood. Also, this Cricut heat transfer vinyl withstands the test of time and stays intact for more than 50 washes. (Wash and tumble dry inside out)
  • LAYER UP AND FLARE UP – These Everyday HTV heat transfer vinyl sheets comes in a variety of colors. You can easily layer up to three of these Cricut heat transfer vinyl sheets and create embellishing one-of-a-kind designs. Time to get more colorful!

5. Permanent Vinyl (Variety of colors)

Cricut Premium Permanent Vinyl (12″ x 48″), Strong Adhesive Lasts for 3 Years, UV & Water-Resistant, Perfect for Indoor-Outdoor DIY Projects, Compatible with Cricut Machines, Black
  • EVERLASTING DIY PROJECTS – Give your crafting projects a long-lasting, luxurious feel with the Permanent Cricut Premium Vinyl sheets. Just print and cut your design, weed with ease and transfer effortlessly – its strong adhesive lasts for up to 3 years
  • DURABLE & WATER-RESISTANT – The vinyl sheets work great in any weather condition or environment. Whether it is indoor or outdoor use, the fade-proof, UV-resistant, and all-weather design keeps your projects intact and as good as new, day after day
  • WIDE APPLICATION – The Cricut permanent vinyl roll is perfect for projects like DIY crafting & personalizing mailboxes. It is a great vinyl for decals and decorating walls & windows. Strong adhesion & high durability ensure quick and accurate application

6. Cricut Essentials Bundle for Cricut Machine

Cricut Essentials Bundle for Cricut Machine – Everyday Iron On Vinyl Sampler, Premium Removable Vinyl Sampler, Transfer Tape, True Control Knife, Cutting Mat (3), Basic Tool Set, Portable Trimmer
  • ALL-IN-ONE CRAFTING KIT & CRICUT SUPPLIES – Whether beginner or professional, the Cricut Essentials Bundle gets you started on creating beautiful…
  • WHAT’S INSIDE – (1) Everyday Iron On Vinyl Sampler, (1) Premium Removable Vinyl Sampler, Transfer Tape, True Control Knife (Blue), Cutting Mat…
  • REMOVABLE CRICUT VINYL – The 12″ x 12″ Premium Removable Vinyl Elegance Sampler comes in 3 colors – Black, White & Red. Print & cut your design, weed…
  • VERSATILE IRON ON VINYL – The 12″ x 12″ Cricut Heat Transfer Vinyl Elegance Sampler includes 3 vinyl sheets – Black, White & Red. Use one color or…
  • LIFT, SNIP, BURNISH & WEED WITH EASE – The Precision Tool set comes with a spatula, weeder, scraper, scissors, and tweezers for easy and fun DIY…

DIY Valentines Day Gifts For Teachers

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