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Gift Guide: Tokens of Gratitude for Teachers

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Gift Guide: Tokens of Gratitude for Teachers

December 1, 2014

Teachers tell us that notes from students and gift cards are their favorite presents. But who can resist adding something unexpected to the mix? Here are six pedagogue-approved suggestions.

To make sure we’ve got everyone on your list covered, we’re running two gift guides a week from now until Christmas. See all the Gift Guides to date in our archive.

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Above: Skinny Stripe Stoneware Mugs by Wonki Ware of South Africa are $18 each from Dara Artisans, a new online collective that fosters workshops the world over. 

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Above: Every year for the last decade, Finnish graphic designer Noa Bembribre comes out with a new Calendar featuring words highlighted within words (the blue letters, shown here, spell out “calendar”); $45 from the MOCA gift shop.

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Above: The Heath Ceramics Bud Vase, a longstanding Remodelista favorite, is a mere 3 inches in diameter and is available in an array of colors and glazes; $23.

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Above: For puzzle solvers young and old: The Cat + Fish Tangram is one of a series of wooden animal puzzles by Etsy seller Bright Beam; $36.

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Above: Something you wouldn’t likely buy for yourself, but would be glad to have around: A Wooden Triangle Ruler by Danish design company Hay; €29 ($36) from the Finnish Design Shop.


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Above: Ferm Living’s Brass Desk Cup, made in Denmark, is $37 from the Man of the World shop. 

More ideas? See A+ Presents for Teachers and Holiday Gifts for Educators.  

On Gardenista, consider Tiny Topiaries for the Apartment Dweller

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