6 Ways to ROCK Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is

May 4-8, 2015

Make Teacher Appreciation Week an extra-special week of memories for your hard-working middle school teachers. Organize a week-long program that recognizes every teacher’s dedication and appropriately thanks them for everything that they do for your school and students. We have six cool ideas to totally “rock” your teachers from May 4-8. Choose one or two of your favorite ideas,or use a different idea for each day of Teacher Appreciation Week.

Andersons Middle Zone Teacher Appreciation Tote Bag

1. Brag Up Your Teachers with Bags

Hand out tote bags and lunch bags with trendy recognition slogans to your middle school teachers. Quality, durable, and functional bags with slogans like “Keep Calm and Teach On” or “With Thanks” are practical alternatives to the standard certificates or pins. Your teachers will really appreciate the thought behind these bags.  FUN TIP: Stuff your appreciation bags with smaller functional gifts like candy, T-shirts, key chains, lanyards, coupons, and more.

Andersons Middle Zone Teacher Appreciation Technolgoy Gift

2. Tech It Out

Most of your busy middle school teachers deal with SmartPhones, tablets, and other electronic items on a daily basis at school and at home. Electronic accessories like phone pockets, power banks, and cell phone holders make functional gift choices for Teacher Appreciation Week. Convenient technology accessories are welcome additions for teachers’ phones and tablets, and keeps them organized.


Andersons Middle Zone Teacher Appreciation Tumbler3. Think Drinkware

Make sure you have lots of functional gifts for Teacher Appreciation Week, like drinkware, that your middle school teachers are sure to use a lot. Whether you choose a water bottle, tumbler, or ceramic mug, we’ve got the perfect drinkware appreciation gifts for your teachers. And don’t forget to coordinate your drinkware with other gifts by choosing tumblers or mugs with stock phrases like “Keep Calm and Teach On” or “With Thanks.”

Andersons Middle Zone Teacher Appreciation Tin Bucket

4. Rin Tin Tin Buckets

A more unique idea for Teacher Appreciation Week are Tin Buckets. Fill your buckets with small goodies to mark one day of Teacher Appreciaiton Week. Goodies for your buckets include everything from small notepads, pens, and pencils, to gift cards and coupons.


Andersons Middle Zone Teacher Appreciation Tumbler5. Thanks A Latte

Our new “Thanks A Latte” items are whimsical ideas for your middle school teachers, especially your coffee-loving staff! Hand out one gift each day or present all three items (travel mug, lip balm, and pin) together as a gift set.


6. Teachers’ Lounge Makeover

Create a colorful display or party space quickly and easily for Teacher Appreciation Week with Lounge Makeover Kits. These kits include everything you need to decorate for a teacher recognition presentation. All you need is some tape, tables, and a little time to transform your middle school teacher lounge. This is a great idea to mark the last day of Teacher Appreciation Week.

Andersons Middle Zone Teacher Appreciation Lounge Kit



How will your middle school celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week?

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