Teachers have brought out the potential of thousands of students and made a difference to so many lives. Giving them a gift that will express your heartfelt gratitude now that they are about to retire would be the most appropriate thing to do.
Here are 16 of the best retirement gifts for teachers:
Your fellow teacher’s retirement deserves to be recognized and awarded with this personalized retirement plaque. The many years spent investing in the lives of many students is one heroic act as he would have touched and made a difference in so many lives. This gift is made from customized wood and can be laser engraved with your message, his name and the years spent teaching in this lovely wooden gift specially made for him.
Outdoors and taking care of the garden at home could be one of the activities your retiring teacher friend or loved one is looking forward to. Present this stylish and durable garden tool set as a perfect retirement gift. It comes with a twisted fork, trowel and a rake cultivator whose wooden handles can be engraved to make it more personalized.
She loves books, and there’s no denying it. After all, she’s a teacher and is exposed to reading day in and day out. Let this be one retirement gift she will remember you by. Give her this simple yet elegant looking silver-plated bookmark. It even has a small little book hanging with the actual message.
13. Three Under Par
Your teacher friend has been looking forward to his retirement for one big reason - to play golf anytime he wanted to. Give him this Three Under Par gift that includes a highly absorbent towel with hook design and grommet. It is a dually constructed bag that has a breathable mesh siding enclosed with a zipper. It also comes with a key ring, ball marker and a divot which can be personalized.
She will definitely love this parting gift from you. This Infinity Necklace is 14kt gold filled with a hammered circle pendant. It represents the unbreakable bond between two special people. The double circles are forged, hammered and polished completely to link together permanently. Each set of circle is polished to a high shine and perfect for daily wear.
Your retiring teacher friend would be delighted to receive this beach lover’s tote bag for her retirement. Let her hit the beach in style with this canvas bag with a striped pattern design in multiple vibrant colors. This is one bag which is not only perfect for that beach day but practical for almost any occasion. This gift can be personalized with a single initial, a monogram, or a custom line up to 12 characters.
10. Money Clip
His retirement can also mean giving up what has been accepted for a very long time. Let his big bulky wallet go with all the stuff he needed to give up. Give him this simple yet elegant looking stainless money clip that will keep his money secure. This gorgeous gift may also be personalized with 2 lines up to 15 characters per line with his name or initials.
For the teacher who loves to cook or simply take care of his home garden, this personalized man apron would be the perfect retirement gift. Now that he’s got all the time to cook his favorite dishes for friends and family, this apron would definitely come handy for him. This apron is made of constructed waxed canvas and accented with leather. It comes with three front pockets and adjustable straps for the waist and the neck. Truly a practical and functional gift he will use for a long time.
His retirement is the go signal for him to do what he wanted to do for the longest time. Give him this golfer gift pack to complete his golf accessories. These golf balls come neatly boxed and ready to be handed to your retiring colleague. This gift is perfect for any golfer as these are real golf balls with printed on logos or images.
Memories are not only collected through photos but by journaling them. As she starts a new phase in her life, let her enjoy every adventure and allow her to relive it by giving her this notebook where she can write each of them. Pictures may speak a lot but reliving her travel journeys later on through words would even be better. With a vintage old world charm, this journal can also be personalized both on the front and back. Place her favorite quote or your retirement message for her. This is one gift she will surely treasure for life.
This is one lovely way to express your heartfelt gratitude for a teacher who’s retiring. This bracelet cuff is made from stainless steel with a heartfelt message engraved on the inside which says, “Thank you for teaching, caring, loving, inspiring, pushing and believing in me.” It also comes packaged in a lovely box ready to be handed to your teacher friend.
Your teacher friend has always been the techy type. Naturally, retirement does not mean she should stop being super cool, up-to-date and stylish. Let her enjoy this split-leather iPhone 6 case engraved with her initials. This iPhone case doubles up as a wallet that can keep the things important to her. This gift is available in all iPhone sizes so just choose the ones that will fit her phone. You can have this gift personalized with 2 initials. Make it a gift she can carry with her wherever her next adventure will be.
This keychain will be a memorable keepsake for a teacher who’s about to retire. It’s made of high-quality stainless steel and guaranteed not to change in color or get dark. Show your appreciation by letting her know what a great teacher she is and she’s one who’s impossible to forget - the exact words written on the keychain.
You will certainly be remembered each time she picks up her mug of favorite drink with this Mug O’ Life Teacher. A gift that is sure to always put a smile on her face every single day as she remembers to celebrate the many years of service as a teacher.
If she’s not drinking coffee on her favorite mug, then she would definitely have this double walled insulated tumbler with her. Perfect for her favorite alcoholic and non-alcoholic drink, this tumbler can keep her drink cold for 9 hours and hot for 3 hours. It is BPA free and has a BPA free lid sealing your drink tightly to keep it from spilling. It also includes a stainless steel straw and straw brush.
She will surely love this rustic planter box with three mason jars. It will be a perfect centerpiece for whatever occasion she may have. This gift is very unique because you can customize a personal message that is professionally engraved on the planter. It’s a great appreciation gift, especially for a retiring teacher. You can even place the number of years she has served as one. It is made of all natural wood with a dark stained finish. It has 3-pint size mason jars you can fill with her favorite flowers and it comes with a decorative ribbon in linen color.