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Best Gifts for Male Teachers {that aren’t mugs}

Best Gifts for Male Teachers {that aren’t mugs}

Gift ideas for male teachers from students

It’s hard to think of fun, unique gifts for male teachers that aren’t overused. How many mugs does a teacher really need? Here are some gift ideas for male teachers for Christmas, Teacher Appreciation Week, National Teacher’s Day, or the end of the school year.

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Personalized, Funny and Cute

This All About My Teacher printable pack is easy to download, print and fill out/color for your child at home! It comes with a fill-in-the-blank All About My Teacher page, a coloring page and a gift tag! It makes a nice gift by itself or adds a personal touch to a bigger gift.

Teacher Cufflinks

Funny Signs for Teachers

Science or Math Wall Clock

Inspirational Pen

Letter Board

These are a fun gift idea for teachers- they can make their own sayings and display them every day for the class.

Cell Phone Jails

Every teacher wants a cell phone jail these days!

Gift Card

Think about the teacher you’re buying for- do they love coffee? Chocolate? A certain sport? Here are some ideas:



Barnes and Noble



Personalized Male Teacher Gifts

Personalized stamp

Personalized keychain

Personalized Tumbler

Personalized canvas bag

Funny Clothing

These socks are perfect for a teacher 🙂

This is a great shirt for this year specifically!

Heartfelt Note with a Nice Card

This doesn’t mean “thanks for the great year!”

Write something personal- what’s a great memory you have of your teacher? What was something they taught you that stuck with you?

After going through multiple threads on Reddit, the votes are in. Teachers LOVE getting heartfelt notes or letters and will keep them forever.

Give a REALLY great gift by writing a heartfelt note and slipping a gift card in with it 🙂

Handmade card

Smore card

I know this year can’t be easy

Is it OK to give wine to teacher?

Yes, giving a teacher a bottle of alcohol or gift card to a liquor store is completely acceptable. Even if they don’t drink, they can easily re-gift it!

What presents do teachers really want?

According to Reddit, most teachers really love a heartfelt note or letter or a gift card (Amazon seems to be popular). DO NOT get them a mug!

What gift cards do teachers like best?

You need to think of the teacher you’re buying for. If they don’t drink coffee, maybe Starbucks isn’t a good idea. And don’t buy your vegetarian teacher a gift card for a steakhouse.

Popular choices seem to be Amazon, Starbucks, Michaels.

Is it okay to give a teacher cash?

There are mixed opinions on this one. According to teachers on Reddit, cash is more than welcome! Some people may find this tacky- try to go by the teacher you’re giving it to.