Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6-10. Shower your teachers with appreciation using these free Teacher Appreciation Printables!
*Spoiler Alert* If you work at Jordan’s school (hey, thanks for reading BTW!) maybe skip this post!
If you have kids in elementary school, you probably know about National Teacher Appreciation Week. While I firmly believe in showering teachers with appreciation (and cookies!) all year long, the week of May 6-10 is the official appreciation week. I am in charge of the Hospitality Committee for our PTC; that is I do luncheons and goodies to thank the teachers all year long. So, when it comes to Teacher Appreciation Week, I like to go the extra mile.
These ideas can be used for your entire faculty…or just for your child’s teacher. Adapt them as you need!
Our theme this year is “If you appreciate a teacher…” which is modeled after the amazing book series “If you give a mouse a cookie…” by Laura Numeroff. Each day of the week will have a theme based around that premise.
I’ll be inviting the teachers to appreciation week with an invitation in their boxes on Monday, May 6th.
Even if you’re just appreciating one teacher, you can still use this graphic! Have your child write a little note of thanks on the back. Your teacher will love it!
I’m also giving out a schedule of events, so the teachers know what to expect all week!
I think my favorite day of the week will be the cookie day. I’m having my committee bring in cookies for a buffet in the lounge.
If you’re doing something for just a teacher or two, you can print out the labels and clip them to baggies of cookies. May I suggest Thin Sugar Cookies, or maybe Rolo Stuffed Peanut Butter Cookies? Or even Chocolate Chip Turtle Cookies? Check out my Cookie category for some great ideas!
And, in the interest of the teachers who try and eat healthy, I’m doing an apple day. The committee is filling the lounge with apples…because if you give a teacher an apple…
The link gives you a set of small tags. Print them out, cut them in circles and tape them to an apple for your teacher. A specialty label on an apple – your teachers will get a kick out of that! Or, instead of giving an apple, maybe give them some Caramel Apple Pretzels instead.
Friday is going to be a cupcake buffet. I did that last year too, and the teachers loved it. What flavors should I make?
If you’re making cupcakes for your teacher, these Banana Split Cupcakes are sure to be a hit. So are these Strawberry Cheesecake ones. These Chocolate Cake Ball Stuffed Peanut Butter Cupcakes went quick last year – peanut butter and chocolate are never a bad choice! Check out all my Cupcakes for some great ideas!
All of the graphics used in these images are from My Cute Graphics. Go check her out – they are FREE and she has so many cool ones!
Here are a few other ideas for you:
Teacher Appreciation Ideas from last year
What are you doing for teacher appreciation?
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