10 Gifts Catholic Teachers Actually Want

We all know that teachers deserve the best of the best - They work hard day in and day out to help mold and prepare our children for their future, all while supporting their goals and providing a loving, safe space for learning. When it comes time to showing gratitude to your child's teacher - whether that be during Teacher Appreciation Week (which is the week of May 8!), end of the school year gifts or special holidays - the question is HOW?! How can you find the *perfect* gift that really shares how much you appreciate your child's teacher? A heartfelt card and/or handmade gifts are always appreciated, but if you're looking to purchase something more, here are 10 great gift ideas that your child's Catholic school teacher will actually want!

Ave Maria Rosary Pouch

This beautiful rosary holder is a modern take on the traditional rosary pouch. Made with soft vegan leather and embossed with gold leaf, your child's teacher can use to safely store her rosary, jewelry or other trinkets. She can easily keep this pouch in her purse, tote bag or desk drawer in the classroom. Click here to purchase. 

Our Lady Belt Bag (Pre-Order)

This is a must-have for all teachers! Made from vegan leather, this stylish belt bag is perfect to carry all the things - From classroom keys, to cell phone, pens, snacks and so much more. The gold embossed Marian Cross is the perfect little touch and reminder of our Mother Mary! Click here to pre-order.

Sticker Book 


Stickers are a teacher's best friend! This sticker book includes 30 pages of 400+ stickers to celebrate all kinds of things, from Easter to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Your child's teacher can use the stickers as a reward in the classroom to motivate students, and also when reviewing and acknowledging completed assignments. Click here to purchase. 

Saint Thomas Aquinas Candle

Who doesn't love a good candle?! This scented candle comes with a prayer, is packaged and ready to gift. Available in 10+ styles, choose the scent + saint name that fits the teacher best. Click here to purchase. 


I Will Give You Rest Journal

Every teacher needs a good (and cute!) journal. This flat lay notebook contains 200 dotted pages, which can be used to outline daily tasks, to-do lists, meeting notes, and more. You can even inspire your child's teacher to use this journal for morning reflections/gratitude. Click here to purchase.

Reusable Paper Towels

These reusable paper towels are great to use around the classroom! These eco-friendly towels can clean up any mess, and may be washed and reused multiple times. This is also a great environment-friendly gift. Click here to purchase. 


Stanley Cup


We can confirm that the Stanley Cups are worth all the buzz! This 40oz cup is available in 10+ colors and can easily fit in any car cup holder or on a desk, and keeps beverages cold. This cup will keep your child's teacher hydrated and refreshed all throughout the long school day. Click here to purchase. 

Marian Bandana


Consider purchasing a stylish bandana! A bandana is perfect for teachers who love to wear accessories, or need a little something to help keep their hair out of their face. This is a very practical, yet fashionable gift, that can also be worn as a head scarf, face covering, or neck tie. Click here to purchase. 

Gift Cards

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Show your child's teacher appreciation with a thoughtful gift card. These thoughtful tokens can be used to purchase anything from teaching and classroom supplies, a spa/self-care day, tech gadgets and more. A few stores to consider are Amazon, Target, Best Buy, Nordstrom, a local spa in your town, Starbucks and more! 

Nail Polish

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Treat your child's teacher with a little token of self-care! Nail polish is a thoughtful and personal gift that serve as a treat after a long school year of teaching. Find the perfect shade to match your child's teachers favorite color, or if you need some inspo - check out this article that shares the trending nail colors for spring.

As the school year comes to an end, show your child's teacher some extra love with one of these thoughtful, useful gifts! 

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