intentionalist gift guide for teachers

From Zoom and from the classroom, teachers all over the country have had to adapt more than ever. Show them your most sincere thanks by giving them a thoughtful gift this year. Here are 10 ideas to #SpendLikeItMatters on a gift for your teachers!

alair, gift guide for teachers

Teachers Candle, $20

Alair #WomanOwned

This candle really says it all. Make the long hours of toiling (grading) by candlelight a little less miserable by making things smell extra nice! Oh, and it burns for 60 hours, so they’re only going to need one for each essay assigned this year 😉

eighth generation, gift guide for teachers

Handcrafted Soap Variety Pack, $34

Eighth Generation #NativeOwned

If your child’s teacher deserves a little luxury, what better gift than handmade soap? We’re all washing our hands with a bit more care lately, and we might as well enjoy the process! These handmade soaps are crafted using locally sourced, organic ingredients!

prism, gift guide for teachers

Flip Perpetual Calendar, $24

Prism #WomanOwned

This pop-art calendar is a great gift to give before the new year. Not only is it a stylish addition to any desk, it’ll last ’til the end of time because it’s a perpetual calendar!

national etching, gift guide for teachers

Teaching is My Superpower Stainless Steel 20oz Vacuum Sealed Tumbler, $29.99

National Etching #WomanOwned

If you want to get something extra personalized for that awesome teacher in your life, National Etching offers a variety of customizable products including this cute tumbler!

afriware books, gifts & cultural events, gift guide for teachers

Math Activities from Around the World, $16.95

Afriware Books, Gifts & Cultural Events #BlackOwned #WomanOwned

For the passionate and creative math teacher (of students age 9 and up!), consider giving them the gift of even more resources! This book compiles activities and games for math learning from around the world!

adorned abode, gift guide for teachers

Push Pop You are the Bomb! Bath Bomb, $12

Adorned Abode #BlackOwned #WomanOwned

Let your teach know that they’re “the bomb” with this cute push pop bath bomb. It’ll give them an incentive to take a bit of #selfcare time to themselves. Teachers always need it!

kobo at higo, gift guide for teachers

Japanese Turning Lantern – Geese Flying, $88

KOBO at Higo #AsianOwned #FamilyOwned #WomanOwned

If your child’s teacher often incorporates reading time, quiet reflection time, or nap time into their classroom routine — this turning lantern projects a soothing, moving pattern onto the wall!

mahogany books, gift guide for teachers

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History $16.99

MahoganyBooks #BlackOwned #FamilyOwned #WomanOwned

It’s always nice to give a teacher a new book for their classroom library. Support a Black-owned bookstore and give your elementary school teacher this awesome book about bold women in Black history!

retail therapy, gift guide for teachers

Ruth Bader Ginsberg Action Figure, $18

Retail Therapy #POCOwned #WomanOwned

Give this awesome action figure to a history teacher who has always admired and admonished the late RBG. It makes for a great desk decoration or collector’s item!

station 7, gift guide for teachers

Rejuvenate Care Package, $82

Station 7 #LGBTQOwned #WomanOwned

If you’re really eager to spoil your favorite teacher (and let’s be real, they deserve it!), consider this rejuvenate care package from Station 7. The contents include a lovely art print, bath tablet, foot soak, hand wash, and cleansing bundle.

neptantla cultural arts gallery, gift guide for teachers

Bonus Gift!

If you live in the Seattle area, give the gift of a gift certificate to a local business! You can purchase a gift certificate from over 50 participating businesses by visiting our Gift Certificate Marketplace.

For the teacher in your life, we recommend Nepantla Cultural Arts Gallery. The space fuses events, art, and awesome gifts!

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