Brenna Miles | Aug 15, 2023

11 Back-to-School Coffee Gifts for Teachers

Teachers are tired. This is especially true as they head back into the classroom after a (hopefully) relaxing and well-deserved summer break. If you have a special teacher in your life, back-to-school season is the perfect time to surprise them with the gift of a delicious jolt of caffeine.

This list of coffee gifts for teachers includes gifts anyone would be absolutely giddy to receive, from personalized coffee mugs to must-have coffee accessories. Let that teacher know how much you appreciate them by gifting them a little something from this list.

1. Personalized Coffee Mug

A coffee mug is an absolute must-have for busy school days. But, that mug doesn’t have to be boring. For example, the Toddy 16oz is reminiscent of your favorite coffee mug with a leakproof lid and the ability to keep coffee hot for up to four hours! Plus, it comes in a wide range of colors and styles.

You can even take the Toddy up a notch by getting it personalized to fit your teacher’s lifestyle or aesthetic. For example, add your teacher’s initials to the mug or their monogram. You can also add icons, including everything from music notes (perfect for that piano instructor) to flowers.

2. Coffee Sampler Set

Is your teacher an adventurous one who loves trying new things? A coffee sampler might be the perfect gift! You can order many different coffee samplers online. Some samplers even include coffee from other countries. Fun!

Of course, you can also create your own coffee sampler by picking up some different flavors of coffee at your local grocery store. Add your coffee to a nice basket and throw in a new coffee cup to finish it off.

3. New Travel Coffee Tumbler

Not only do most teachers commute, but they’re also up on their feet all day teaching, conquering playground duty, and beyond. A travel coffee tumbler is a perfect companion during busy days, as it can be taken anywhere your teacher’s day takes them.

For example, the Nav XL holds 32 ounces of coffee and is completely leakproof to ward off pesky spills. Plus, it keeps coffee hot for up to six hours and is cupholder friendly making it easy to bring on the go.

Once your teacher finishes off their coffee, they can easily swap in ice-cold water after rinsing, with confidence in BrüMate’s triple-insulation to keep it ice cold for 24+ hours. Plus, with a wide range of on-trend prints and finishes, you’re sure to find a tumbler that fits your teacher’s personal style.

Of course, there are plenty of other travel coffee tumbler options, including the Toddy 22oz, Nav 22oz, Nav Mini, and beyond.

4. Coffee-Scented Candle

Who doesn’t love the warm and cozy yet energizing scent of coffee? A coffee-scented candle makes a great gift. Your teacher can enjoy the candle during their weekend relaxation sessions.

You can also opt for coffee-scented wax melts that your teacher can use in their classroom whenever they need a quick pick-me-up.

5. Milk Frother

Help your teacher take their morning cup of joe up a notch by gifting them a milk frother. Using a milk frother, your teacher can thicken their favorite creamer or milk and add it to their coffee for a delicious and creamy texture.

A frother also makes it easy to create the perfect at-home lattes and cappuccinos. Bonus: Frothers are relatively inexpensive too!

6. Portable Pour Over Maker

The pour over method is one of our favorite ways to brew fresh coffee. A pour over maker is a great gift to elevate your teacher’s morning ritual.

For example, the BrüMate Pour Over allows you to brew a single cup of delicious pour over coffee right into a 100% leakproof mug. After brewing, it’s easy to remove the pour over brewing system, add the leakproof lid, and sip!

Due to its small size and portability, the Pour Over is a great addition to your teacher’s desk.

7. Gift Card to a Local Coffee Shop

Don’t underestimate the gift card! Many busy teachers find themselves in the drive-thrus of their favorite coffee shops every week. Place a gift card to a local coffee shop into a nice card and add a note of thanks. It’s both thoughtful and practical!

8. Tumbler for the Perfect Cold Brew

Is the teacher in your life a cold brew aficionado? If so, gift them a travel tumbler that has enough space for ice and their favorite brew, like the Toddy 22 oz.

The Toddy 22oz is one of our best sellers. It holds 22oz ounces of liquid, which means it’s large enough for ice, coffee, creamer, and other fixin’s. Plus, it has a sturdy handle for no-fuss carrying and features a 100% leakproof locking lid.

Cupholder-friendly and available in many on-trend dishwasher-safe finishes, you can’t go wrong with this top-selling tumbler.

9. Coffee-Themed Subscription Box

Subscription boxes are the gifts that keep on giving. Give your teacher the gift of a new brew each month with a coffee-themed subscription box. There are so many out there, from coffee-only boxes to boxes that include coffee accessories.

10. Water Kettle

Many coffee brewing methods, such as the pour over method or the French Press method, will require hot water. A kettle is a simple way to heat water to the optimal temperature for coffee brewing. Plus, there are so many kettles to choose from, including stovetop kettles and electric kettles.

11. Nice Coffee Scoops

Coffee scoops are small yet useful accessories that are often forgotten. These scoops make measuring coffee completely effortless!

You can find a wide variety of scoops out there, from wooden scoops to gold scoops that your teacher will want to display. Plus, they make a great addition to other gifts, such as the coffee sampler.

Give That Special Teacher the Gift of a Much-Needed Boost

A simple “thank you” is sure to put a smile on your favorite teacher’s face. But if you want to truly make (and fuel) their day, you can’t go wrong with coffee! You can find the perfect coffee gifts for teachers, including leakproof tumblers and mugs, by shopping our best sellers today!

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