TEACHER GIFTS: 13 ideas from Berkshire businesses
Updated: Apr 21
Need a gift for your child's teacher? Check out these ideas from businesses based in Berkshire.
It's nearly the end of term (how did that happen) and I've had a sudden panic about teacher thank you gifts.
As a huge advocate of local businesses, I had a look around Berkshire companies for inspiration. There are so many wonderful teacher gift ideas, I had to share them with you.
Oh My Gift: Various Personalised Gifts, from £7.99
Maidenhead based business, Oh My Gift, specialises in personalised presents for all occasions. The owner behind the company said they want to make present shopping a pleasure, not a chore. With so many fab ideas Oh My Gift definitely does that! There are plenty of teacher thank yous to choose from. Here's a couple that caught my eye.
Cherished Moments: Mindfulness Stones, £5 for set of three.
Creative business, Cherished Moments, is based in a studio near Marlow. It captures precious memories and turns them into keepsakes. The company is selling Mindfulness Stones with personal messages for teachers. Cherished Moments recommends you hold your stone and absorb the quote when feeling stressed or anxious. Sounds bliss.
The Scarf Studio: Silk Scarf, £12.
An inspiring lady in Berkshire owns The Scarf Studio which sells semi-silk and pure silk scarves. The prices are very reasonable between £7 and £12. Here's two of my favourite designs, but check out The Silk Scarf on Instagram for the full collection. They're all stunning!
Periwinkle And Clay: Personalised Thank You Creations, from £10.
Based in a studio in Berkshire, Periwinkle and Clay create beautiful personalised clay treasures and displays. The company has many unique ideas for your ruggie's teachers, one being the Thank you Framed Personalised Print. Simply gorgeous.
Roly Poly Play: Individual Alphabet Crayons, from £2
These Alphabet Crayon gifts are sure to make teachers' smile. Roly Poly Play creates handmade playdough and crayons using natural ingredients. The products come in every colour possible and you can personalise with your own messages too. What fun!
Tropics: Various Health And Beauty Gifts, from £14
You certainly can't go wrong with a health and beauty product. We can never have enough of them in our lives! A wonderful lady in Reading is an ambassador for the Tropics brand. She can point you in the right direction for a gift to suit your ruggie's teacher. Here's a few ideas to get you started.
My Unique Family: Personalised Teacher's Desk Storage, £7.50
What a fab idea - a personalised desk storage container for teachers! It's a present that's sure to come in handy over the years. My Unique Family is a small business based in Thatcham. The company has many different designs to choose from, and sells fun penny-saving jars too.
Mehndi by Neha: Metal Water Bottles, £12, and Glitter Cups, £6
Neha is a lady of many talents. She owns Mehndi (based in Bracknell) which is part henna salon, part personalised gifts. These personalised bottles and cups are very eye catching. A great asset for a teacher to have on their desk!
Maison B - Captain Tortue by Becky: Scarves, from £25
Captain Tortue is known for its French fashion collections for women and children. Becky from Wokingham has her own Captain Tortue shop on Facebook, Maison B. There are some stunning scarves in its summer sale. All would make beautiful gifts for teachers. Here's a few designs, but check out Maison B's Facebook page for the full collection.
Secrets from the Shires: 'Make Your Own' Gift Bags, from £12.50
Country-esque business, Secrets from the Shires, is all about working with small 'Shires' based food and drink brands to create delightful gifts and hampers. The company is promoting its 'Make Your Own' gift bags for teachers. You can fill hessian bags with various yummy treats. A unique, indulgent present teachers will no doubt love.
Homemade Marshmallows: Bag Of Marshmallows, £2
A talented confectionery maker from West Ilsey is rustling up tasty homemade marshmallows for lucky teachers this year. Flick, the creator behind the business, said she can offer Cointreau, gin, and mojito (lime, mint, tequila) flavours. Yum. I'm there!
Get in touch with Flick here to order yours.
Forever: Various Health And Beauty Gifts, from £5
This Berkshire mummy is working with Forever, a health and beauty brand using aloe vera ingredients. The company promises to provide quality and purity. The products look divine. Pamper teachers with a new lip balm or face mask. And relax...
Miracle Cake Studio: Handmade cupcakes, 6 for £18
Now these are sure to make a teacher very happy - personalised cupcakes! Miracle Cake Studio was founded by a mummy from Reading who realised she couldn't ignore her cake making passion (and talent) anymore. Miracle Cake Studio can make 6 individual cupcakes for just £18. Not sure they'd last long in my hands!
If you're a Berkshire business who'd like to be included in the teacher gift guide email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) I'd love to hear from you.