Top 10 Indulgent Holiday Gifts for Teachers

by: Erin Dower
Find the best luxurious yet affordable holiday gifts to surprise your child's teacher this year.

Looking for the perfect last-minute gift for your kid's teacher? Forget the usual coffee mugs and Christmas ornaments! We've some great gift ideas to show that hard-working teacher you care. And don't forget a thank-you card for the teacher!

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The Perfect Teapot by Everything Zen

Teacher Christmas Gift Teapot

For the morning or mid-day pick-me-up, or for a moment of zen, this really is the perfect tea pot. The hand-blown glass pot comes with infuser and engraved bamboo coaster. Grab their favorite tea and you've got a great way to pamper your favorite teacher.

Price: $44.99

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Lolita Teacher's Time Out Artisan Painted Wine Glass

Teacher Christmas Gift Wine Glass

For something a little stronger than tea, how about an over-sized wine glass? Let's face it, after a day with our kids, teachers need a time out of their own. Show them you truly understand...and are a little bit sorry...with this gift.

Price: $25.50

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Rose Gold Stapler by HBLife

Teacher Christmas Gift Rose Gold Stapler

What teacher doesn't geek out over school supplies? Their fellow teachers will surely covet this chic acrylic and rose gold stapler.

Price: $13.99

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May the Force Be With You Travel Mug

Teacher Christmas Gift Travel Mug

Okay, I know we said no mugs, but this is a travel mug! And it's the perfect gift for your physics teacher, science teacher or general Star Wars fan. Plus, it's just funny!

Price: $14.99

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Library Card Set

Teacher Christmas Gift Library Card Set

This set is an obvious choice for bookish teachers (and school librarians)! You could even kick this gift up a notch and combine it with a gift card to a local bookstore so the teacher can pick up a new read for the holiday break.

Price: $39.89

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Kahlua Coffee

Teacher Christmas Gift Kahlua Coffee

Coffee is a teacher's best friend. This rich blend of 100-percent arabica coffee tastes like Kahlua — the famous liqueur — but does not contain any alcohol. What a treat!

Price: $9.89

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Faux Fur Slippers

Teacher Christmas Gift Slippers

After standing at the chalkboard all day, most teachers go home and kick off their shoes to relax for a bit. Offer something comfy for your teacher to slip on her feet, such as these fuzzy slippers available in five colors from Restoration Hardware.

Price: $29.00

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Spa Day

Teacher Christmas Gift Spa Gift Card

Ahhhh... a day at the spa. It's probably a rare treat for your frazzled teacher. SpaFinder gift cards are accepted at thousands of salons and spas worldwide, making them a flexible option busy teachers.

Price: $25, $50, or $100

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Godiva Gem Trio Truffles

Teacher Christmas Gift Godiva Truffles

Stock your sweet-toothed teacher's secret stash of chocolate with Godiva's tasty little gem-sized truffles. The variety pack includes dark, milk, and white chocolate — so that teachers can get their fix with a mix of flavors.

Price: $34.99 for pack of three

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Amazon Gift Card

Teacher Christmas Gift Amazon Gift Card

Not sure what to get? You can't go wrong with a gift card. Let your teacher pick out their favorite way to treat themselves and take a little work off yourself at the same time!

Price: $10 and up

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