Free Teacher Appreciation Cards & Thank You Cards for Teachers 2024

Last updated: April 3, 2024

Send gratitude to your or your child's teacher this school year with free printable teacher appreciation cards.

Teachers spend so much time with our kids. And there are some you never forget, no matter how old you are. I still remember the great teachers who had a huge impact on me while I was growing up. All the more reason to honor teachers with teacher appreciation cards for Teacher Appreciation Day. Grab these cards before May 7 so your kids can color and personalize them in time to take them to school.

Free Printable Teacher Appreciation Cards

Our teachers work exceptionally hard to support, encourage, and inspire our children, and now is the perfect time to let them know just how much you appreciate them. On this page you'll find a fabulous range of free printable teacher appreciation cards with lovely sayings like, "thanks for helping me grow" and "best teacher ever," plus some printable thank you card templates to color in.

If you're not sure what to write in the card, take a look at our Thank You Messages for Teachers and our Thank You Messages for All Occasions pages.

Printing Tips

The printable teacher appreciation cards on this page are a single-fold design to create a 5x5 or 5x7 inch card. To make your card, simply print, cut around the outline, and fold down the center. To achieve store-bought quality, we recommend printing out your card onto quality thick paper, matte photo paper, or card-stock.

Free Teacher Appreciation Cards to Download

Scroll down the page to see our full collection of printable teacher appreciation cards. From sweet card designs you could give along with a potted plant or batch of cookies to teacher appreciation card templates to color in yourself, plus lots of bright and colorful thank you cards for your teacher, there are so many to choose from!

To download a printable teacher appreciation card, simply click on the card image or text underneath the image. These printables are for personal, non-commercial use only.

Ready All Your Thank You Cards for Teacher Appreciation Day

Teacher appreciation day is coming up on May 7, 2024. This day is our chance to celebrate those educators who work not only to better our communities, while aiding our children's intellectual and social development. It's a difficult job! These passionate and inspired people spend a lot of time with our kids, and it’s important we support them for all their hard work.

What Is Teacher Appreciation Day?

National Teacher Appreciation Day falls each year on the first Tuesday in the first full week of May. We set this day aside specifically to show our appreciation to all the hardworking teachers in this country. Since all of them play such a crucial role in our kids’ lives, the least we can do is display a little gratitude.

How to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day

With Teacher Appreciation Day falling on a Tuesday, it’s likely your kids have to go to school. This offers a great opportunity to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day. You might send your kid to class with teacher appreciation cards and thank you cards for all their instructors. A personalized note from student and parent can go a long way as well. You might even get other parents from your child’s class involved and let them help you brainstorm ways to show your gratitude.

Teacher Appreciation Day Gifts

Teacher appreciation cards are a great gift for Teacher Appreciation Day. You can have your child decorate and write in the card themselves to give the gift a personal touch that will make it truly special.

But you don’t need to stop at teacher appreciation cards. If you bake, you might send your kid to school with some baked goods for teacher and class alike. You could also send gifts like gift cards, flowers, and chocolates.

If you want to really go the extra mile, many schools need volunteers for certain things. Taking a volunteer shift could really help that stressed out, overworked teacher in your life.

What Do You Say in a Teacher Appreciation Card?

The best message to put in a teacher appreciation card is one that comes from the heart. You might even let your little one take the lead. Sincere appreciation can go a long way.

You can also check out the thank you messages we mentioned at the top of the page to help you get started. If you can add something personal to the message, that’s a great way to fill out your teacher appreciation card.

More Thank You Cards

If you're looking for more teacher appreciation cards, take a look at our collection of beautiful free printable thank you cards.

Free Printable Thank You Cards - 48 designs


This printable is for personal, non-commercial use only.


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