It’s nice to give a small gift to thank the daycare, prep, kindergarten and school teachers who have taught, cared for and nurtured your child all year, but with all the end of year festivities, sometimes purchasing a gift for your child’s teacher can slip your mind. This year, ditch the last minute mug, chocolate and wine gifts for these unique but affordable gift ideas every teacher will genuinely love.
Gifts for teachers under $10
Gift of Seeds
Give your child’s teacher a Christmas gift that will grow throughout the year. A Gift of Seeds cleverly combines a greeting card and a packet of seeds to form a gift to grow. Each Gift of Seeds is embellished with beautiful botanic illustrations by Melbourne artist Daniella Germain, and comes with a packet of seeds, a tearaway planting tag, and a 00% recycled envelope for gifting or mailing purposes. There are over 20 varieties of flowers and herbs to choose from including Australian natives, edibles and easy to grow favourites.
Price: $9.95 each
If you need to purchase multiple teachers’ gifts, then save some money by purchasing six Gift of Seeds for only $42 – that’s only $7 each!
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Gifts for teachers under $25
Pop Up Pot and Gift of Seeds Set
If you love the idea of giving your child’s teacher a Gift of Seeds, then you will love this Pop Up Pot and Gift of Seeds Set.
There’s something special about planting seeds and watching them grow. Give this joy to your child’s teacher with a Pop Up Pot and Gift of Seeds set. Choose from three collections of Pop Up Pots featuring watercolour, Mid century modern, or acrylic artwork by artists Daniella Germain, Emilio Frank Design or Jackie Anderson, and select a variety of Gift of Seeds to accompany the pot. Your child’s teacher will love nurturing their seedlings and watching them grow just as they did for your child.
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Gifts for teachers under $35
Flower Gift of Seeds Set
If your child’s teacher loves to garden or is a nature enthusiast, surprise them with a Gift of Seeds Set. Each set comes with four varieties of Sow ‘n Sow Gift of Seeds. You can choose from a Flower Set which includes Sweet Pea, Sunflower, Forget-me-not and Poppy seeds, or a Native Flowers Gift of Seeds which includes Billy Buttons, Kangaroo Paw, Swan River Daisy and Everlasting Daisy seeds. The set comes beautifully packaged in a box for easy gifting.
Gifts for teachers under $40
Jackie Anderson Pop Up Pot Set of 3
Brighten up their desk or home with three Pop Up Pots featuring original acrylic artwork by Newcastle based artist, Jackie Anderson. This pack has three includes a small, medium and large Pop Up Pot. Pop Up Pots are origami style plant pots that assemble with a quick pop and push.
Pop Up Pot are made in Australia from 100% recycled non-toxic polypropylene. The material is recycled post‐industrial waste that, if not recycled, would be sent to landfill. They’re durable, waterproof, and you can plant directly into them. Any teacher will love this vibrant addition to their classroom!
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