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10 Teacher Appreciation Sayings & Quotes for Fun Thank You Gifts

updated: March 5, 2024
Quotes and Sayings for Teachers Appreciation Week

Teachers dedicate their time, patience and sheer brain power to ensure the success of their students, and that's why it's important to show them how valuable they are during Teacher Appreciation Week.

Taking place from May 6, 2024 through May 10, 2024, Teacher Appreciation Week provides students, administrators and parents an opportunity to honor all the contributions and hard work teachers put in throughout the school year.

Of course, that doesn't mean you only have to show your appreciation for teachers one week out of the year, as we have teacher appreciation gifts that you can give out anytime to show teachers just how much you care about what they do.

Here are 10 teacher appreciation sayings and quotes that give you the chance to thank your teachers with unique gift ideas.

Teal tote bag with teacher appreciation saying

1. There Is No Substitute for You!

Make sure your teachers are prepared for those long faculty meetings with the Conference Tote. No matter how heavy a load they have to carry, the tote provides drop handles that allow the bag to easily be thrown over a shoulder and hauled from one side of the school to the other.

Insulated travel mug with teacher appreciation quote

2. Thanks for Making Learning Fun!

What keeps teachers going like a morning cup of joe? After all, it gets the brain juices flowing, so teachers can be tuned in while they focus on shaping young minds.

That makes the 20 oz Two-Tone Himalayan Tumbler the perfect gift for your teachers, and they'll get plenty of motivation when you thank them with this teacher appreciation quote posted on the side.

For even more inspiration, check out our inspirational sayings ideas just for travel mugs.

Blue notebook with teacher appreciation saying

3. We've Taken Note of Your Awesomeness!

Students aren't the only ones who need to write things down, and the Color Burst Notebook comes with 80 pages of ruled white paper that allows them to do just that. Whether they are writing notes for the next lesson or just need to get some thoughts out in a journal, a notebook is a great gift to show teachers that you know how much they rule.

Metal pen with teacher appreciation saying

4. Teachers Light the Way!

Here's the perfect saying suited for a pen like the Maestro Pen.

Want to show your teachers you appreciate them even more? Pair a pen with one of our customized desk accessories to let them know you really care.

Power bank with teacher appreciation saying

5. Teachers Lead the Charge for Learning!

Technology is all the rage in school these days, and all those gadgets have to be powered. The Pocket 4000 mAH Power Bank lets teachers keep their phones, tablets and other mobile devices charged, so they don't have to waste a minute of their valuable time trying to find an outlet to plug into.

Apple shaped clip with magnetic back and teacher appreciation saying

6. You're Teacher-iffic!

Add this quote to our Apple Shaped Magnetic Clip, and teachers won't forget how much you care about their work anytime they use it.

You can pair this gift with a customized candy bag. This way your teachers can keep the bag sealed when they're finished.

Mug cake gift set with teacher appreciation quote

7. You Take the Cake!

Be sweet to your teachers by giving them a Spooner Mug Cake Set. With their sugar fix taken care of, they'll be ready to finish the day strong.

If the cake seems a bit too sweet, you could always give them some cookies with a quote like “You're One Smart Cookie!”

Quilted lunch cooler bag with teacher appreciation saying

8. We Need More Teachers Like You!

Lunch is the time of day when teachers get to reset and recharge, and you can help them enjoy that well-deserved break with a Quilted Lunch Cooler Tote. Not only will this gift keep their lunches and beverages cool, but it also comes with a large front pocket for items that don't need to be refrigerated.

Ceramic and wood planter set with teacher appreciation quote

9. Thanks for Helping Our Children Grow!

This quote is perfect for the Ceramic Planter Set. Anytime a teacher goes over to water it, they'll know exactly how much you care about their peace of mind.

The best part is you can choose from popular flower, ornamental, vegetable and herb varieties.

Office essentials kit with teacher appreciation saying

10. Teachers Have True Class!

Teachers will have all the supplies they need to take on the day with the Office-to-Go Kit. From a stapler to a sticky-note pad, there's not a task they won't be able to handle. They can also keep everything organized, as the kit comes with a hard plastic case with divided compartments.

Let Them Know You Appreciate Their Work

Teachers are the ones who will inspire the next generation, and that's why it's important to give them a little inspiration of their own. These sayings and quotes will let them know you haven't forgotten about how important they are to our future.