13 Gifts to Thank a Teacher for $20 or Less
With the school year fast winding down, many parents and students think about picking up a little token of appreciation for their teachers. And remember, May 9 is National Teacher Day. Here are 13 special gifts to acknowledge educators' efforts. All are $20 or less, and many are $10 or less.
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Price: $5, Buy it on Amazon
Many teachers scribble and jot notes throughout the day. This journal reminds a favorite teacher of your high opinion every time they write something down. The handy 6-by-9-inch notebook contains 120 lined pages ready to be filled.
Price: $7.50, Buy it on Amazon
When it comes to wrong answers, seasoned teachers may think they've seen it all. But this humorous paperback reminds them that incorrect answers know no bounds. Teachers will delight in just how spectacular some failures can be.
Price: $10.50, Buy it on Amazon
The "Inspiration for Teachers" edition of the classic "Chicken Soup" series includes 101 stories from teachers and from students expressing their thanks. Let a favorite teacher know they're making a difference with a book honoring their service.
Price: $14, Buy it on Amazon
Retro is in, and you can help a teacher be the hippest -- and best-organized -- in school with this desk tidier. It's got compartments to hold everything from push pins to paper clips and doubles as a tape dispenser. It might even teach future students what a cassette is.
Price: $19, Buy it on Amazon
"Great work!" "Fantastic!" "Excellent!" Teachers have been inspiring students with words like these for generations. With these self-inking stamps, teachers no longer have to write them out by hand. Each stamp is good for more than 30,000 impressions and can leave a lasting impression on a student.