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Teacher Gift Guide Featuring Small Businesses Owned by Teachers

Tis' the season to start shopping for the amazing educators in your life. Skip scrolling on Amazon and grab gifts from your favorite teacher small businesses instead.

I highlighted some of my favorite items from my favorite teacher small businesses below. Find the perfect gift for the teacher in your life.

  • Shop mental health tees and tapestries on (Doing my Best Tee)

  • Teacher Golz sells beautiful hand-lettered items, including tapestries, stickers, mugs, and more, on (You Deserve to Take up Space Tapestry). I'm obsessed with her!

  • The Teacher Care Crate offers a monthly subscription box with soothing bath & body products, a fun stationery item, a stylish wearable, unique teacher goodie, an inspirational art print, and more on She also currently has the cutest advent calendar of teacher socks! (Teacher Care Crate).

  • Tiff in the Middle is the true tapestry OG. She sells educational and seasonal tapestries, tees, mousepads, sun catcher stickers, and more on! (It's Okay to Feel your Feelings tapestry).

  • Callie Danielle has the cutest hand-drawn tees, stationery, mugs, planners, and more on (Kind is Cool Tee).

  • Kind Cotton not only sells adorable tees, crewnecks, and accessories, they are also committed to social justice and giving back. Every purchase made on puts a book in the hands of a child. We love to see it! (Be Kind Hat).

  • Coffee is a must for ALL teachers, but definitely NEW teachers. (Coffeex3 Crewneck).

  • Lipstick & Littles sells super trendy tees, crewnecks, earrings, headbands, and more on Check out her shop for all your essential teacher wardrobe items. She also recently launched a Spirit Wear Collection offering customizable tees and crewnecks with your school colors and mascot! (Mascot Pride Crewneck).

  • Taracotta Sunrise creates the most beautiful, customized art prints, including Teacher Prints and Book Stack Prints on I'm obsessed with her and her shop! Visit her Etsy and turn on notifications to get an email when she is taking more orders. You won't regret it! (Teacher Print).

  • Preserved by Caleigh is another customizing queen! She creates customized coasters, name plates, trays, and more on her Etsy Shop. Her coaster is one of my favorite teacher gifts of all time! (Personalized Teacher Coaster).

  • The Pineapple Girl Design Company sells beautiful and bright teacher stickers, coffee sleeves, mouse pads, coasters, note pads and more on Her bright items are the perfect teacher pick-me-up! (Submit your Attendance mouse pad).

  • Shop It's a Star is one of my favorite teacher-owned small business of all time. Jill creates the best teacher lanyards, keychain bracelets, hall passes, cup charms, and more on I'm obsessed with her and all of her products! (Lanyard Hall Passes).

  • Modern Made Company is another teacher lanyard QUEEN! She sells adorable teacher lanyards, wristlet keychains, badge reels, and more on (Colorful TEACH Lanyard).

  • We love a butterfly moment! (Everyone's Growth Looks Different Crewneck).

  • The Ables Fables sells inclusive apparel AND books on The best part? 20% of their proceeds are donated to build inclusive playgrounds. So cool! (What a Lovely Day to be Inclusive Crewneck).

  • Speaking of Samantics is your go-to shop for all things Speech-Path. She sells super cute tees, stickers, notebooks, mugs, and more on (In my Speechie Era Notebook).

  • Coffee Dogs and Speech sells inclusive SLP stickers, mugs, and tees on Her online shop is closed for the holidays, but you can grab her shop items again in 2024! (Respect, Protect, Connect Pennant, Inclusion is my Jam Mug).

  • Another Callie Danielle tee for the win! She has tees and accessories for ALL teacher occasions and matters on (Inclusivity Rocks Tee).

  • Teacher Noire is an inclusive queen! Her shop sells the best pins, tees, banners, and more on (I'm Rooting for Every Student Pin).

  • Our Women in History Tee is a crowd favorite for my history queens! (Women in History Tee; History Can Save the Future Tapestry).

  • More incredible items from Kind Cotton! We can't get enough. Visit for tote bags, stickers, tees, notebooks, and more! (Read Banned Books Tote Bag; Protect, Read, Teach, Spread Spiral Notebook; Insisting on Change sticker by Devon Blow).

  • Too Cool for Middle School's children's history book is the perfect addition to any history teacher's classroom library. Author, Megan Forbes, is such a wealth of knowledge and a bright light in the education world.

There are SO many amazing teacher-owned small businesses to shop from this holiday season. I want to highlight a few more of my faves that I couldn't fit in this posts, but deserve a shoutout.

Thank you for shopping small this season!

Other small businesses to shop this season:

I know there are lots of teacher-owned shops I forgot! Share your favorite teacher-owned shop in the comments (including your own!).

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