8 Christmas gifts for male teachers that they’ll actually like

Not included: Lame teacher-themed mugs or corny neck ties!

Male teachers can sometimes draw the short straw when it comes to Christmas gift-giving at the end of the school year.

It’s a stereotype, but it’s often so much easier to pick up a nice candle or pamper pack for your kids’ female teachers, than it is to select an affordable, appropriate gift for the excellent men who have spent all year teaching your little ones.

That’s where we come in.

We’ve scoured the net for some awesome affordable gifts, should you want to offer up a little something to your child’s teacher this Christmas.

What can you buy for a male teacher?

If you’re asking yourself, what should I get my male teacher for Christmas? Or even, what gifts do teachers want for Christmas?

Then keep on scrolling for eight gift ideas for male teachers, that all come in under the $70 price tag.


2024 Desktop Linen Bound Planner, $56.95 at Bespoke Letterpress

This planner offers a practical and beautiful tool to make his teaching year the best one yet. Get it monogramed with his initials for that extra touch.



Social Good Socks and Chocs, $69 at Curated with Conscience

Inside this hamper he’ll find socks featuring contemporary Aboriginal artwork, moreish maple-spiced nut medley and handcrafted chocolate goodies for a special gift.



Archie Rose Espresso Martini, $45 at Curatif

There’s nothing better than receiving a delicious cocktail, and this Espresso Martini can is perfect for every occasion.



Blaq 2-in-1 Wallet & Credit Card Holder, $59.95 at Myer

Get your kids’ teacher this smooth black wallet that comes with a separate a credit card holder in brown. He’ll love it!



Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Wash, $49 at Aesop

There’s regular hand soap, then there’s Aesop hand soap. This product is the best kind of gift – something nice most people would probably never buy for themselves.


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Merch gift card, from $25 at Red Rooster

Not sure what he likes? Let him decide with a Red Rooster gift card, where he can choose from an array of Reds merch and apparel.



Monogrammed mug, $49 at Hardtofind

One piece of feedback we received from the teachers we spoke to about gift giving, was that anything “teacher themed” was certainly not appreciated and we were advised to steer clear. So instead of a corny “World’s Best Teacher” mug, how about a nice, simple monogrammed mug instead?


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Keep Cup, from $23 at Keep Cup

We’re all on a mission to be more environmentally friendly, but sometimes the process of buying things like resusable coffee cups, beeswax wraps and BPA-free plastic water bottles is just a bit tiresome. Take the effort out with a cute Keep Cup, from the original brand behind the movement.


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