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How to say thank you to your teacher

Often unsung heroes, teachers work tirelessly to help children bloom. Treasure your child’s favourite teachers by sending them a ‘thank you, teacher’ gift at the end of the academic year or after a busy exam season.

'Thank you, teacher’ gifts

Teachers pour all their effort and energy into nurturing children, so it’s important to show your appreciation for all their hard work.

But thinking up the perfect present for that extra special teacher can be a challenge. That’s why we’ve collated a selection of our favourite ‘thank you, teacher’ gifts.

Sweet treats

Our Sweet Nostalgia Gift Sack will have your teacher reminiscing about their own school days as they delve into goodies just as sweet as they are.

Also perfect for those with a sweet tooth, our Chocolicious Gift Bag features chocolate cake and fudge, which always go down a treat. For a quintessentially British gift, look no further than our Delectable Afternoon Tea Tray, with Darjeeling tea and lemon drizzle melts.


House Plants

A house plant makes an excellent gift for any occasion, and our Radiant Yellow Planter is perfect for celebrating your favourite teacher. A brightly coloured house plant will add a splash of colour to their day – the ideal remedy for spending hours grading papers and planning lessons!

Why not add a tropical touch to their home with an exotic pineapple plant? Not only is it a great conversation starter, but it’s also a fun gift for you and your child to pick out together.

Bottle of Bubbly

Treat your child’s teacher to a bottle of bubbly! Go the extra mile with Sparkling Rosé so they can let the good times flow as soon as the summer holidays hit. Or go for an indulgent gift of Champagne and Belgian Chocolates for an extra special ‘thank you’ gift they truly deserve.


Bright Bouquet

Flowers are a superb gift to show your gratitude when you can’t quite find the right words. Why not hand a beautiful bouquet of summer flowers to the teacher who has helped your child blossom?

You can’t go wrong with a bunch of lilies to show your appreciation for your son or daughter’s favourite teacher. Or a handful of sweet peas for the teacher that made this year a little sweeter. Sweet peas are a traditional flower for expressing thanks that will make a delightful addition to any ‘thank you’ flower bouquet.

Show your teacher you care with some hydrangeas, which in Japanese culture convey the message: “Thank you for understanding”. Blue hydrangeas strongly symbolise this gratitude, and pink resembles powerful, heartfelt emotion.

Back to basics

You can’t go wrong with gifting your favourite teacher some state-of-the-art stationery. From luxury leather-bound notebooks to regal fountain pens, these little luxuries will surely come in handy during an evening of marking. You could even personalise diaries and notebooks with their name as an extra, thoughtful touch.

Rest and relaxation

Present your teacher with a beautifully scented candle to help them unwind after a busy year. Choose calming and relaxing scents, such as jasmine, chamomile and lavender, to show that you appreciate their hard work. Bath salts or luxurious body lotions are also considerate ‘thank you, teacher’ gifts, encouraging them to take time for themselves after a hectic day looking after the children.


'Thank you, teacher’ messages

Sometimes it can be hard to find the words to say how much you value and appreciate your child’s teacher. You need a heartfelt message that stands out against all the other cards they receive on the last day of term.

We’ve put together our favourite ‘thank you, teacher’ messages for you to choose from.

‘Thank you’ messages from your child

  • “You’re a star! Thank you for helping me shine.”

  • “Thank you for helping me smash my exams. I couldn’t have done it without you!”

  • “Thank you to the best teacher ever!”

  • “You taught me to believe in myself!”

  • “You are a superhero! Thank you for helping me learn!”

  • “Thank you. You’re the best!”

  • “You helped me to think bigger and be better!”

  • “Thank you to the moon and back!”

  • “Thanks a million for helping me fly.”

Thank you messages from parents

  • “Thank you for helping my child to grow. Everyone deserves a teacher just as special as you.”

  • “Thank you to a truly special teacher.”

  • “Good teachers are worth their weight in gold. We are so lucky to have found you!”

  • “Just a note to say thank you for everything you do. I know being a teacher is hard, but you make it look easy!”

  • “Thank you for helping my child to fly. You’re one in a million!”

  • “Thank you for allowing my son/daughter to blossom. I know you’re great at helping children grow, but let’s see how long you can keep these flowers blooming!”

  • “Thank you for inspiring my son/daughter to learn. You are the gift that keeps on giving.”

  • “Thank you to an extraordinary teacher. I don’t know how you do it!”

Browse our hand-picked bouquets for a ‘thank you’ gift for an extra special teacher. Or take your pick of our delicious hampers to say thank you for making the term a treat.


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