Inside: Sweet teacher appreciation door decorations that your teacher will love.
When I was a kid, there was one day of the school year that I looked forward to more than others…Teacher Appreciation Day! I remember having a deep appreciation for my teachers as I was growing up, and this day gave me an opportunity to showcase just how much they meant to me.
I am happy to report that Teacher Appreciation Day is still very much a thing, and now students celebrate it by decorating their classroom door in a way that expresses just how much their teacher means to them!
For my own nostalgia’s sake, I wanted to show you some awesome teacher appreciation door decorations that will blow your teacher’s socks off! Check out the lists below to see which ideas you think will leave the biggest mark on your teacher’s heart.
Teacher Appreciation Door Decorations
This first list is full of some amazingly punny teacher appreciation door decorations that I just know will be a hit. I would recommend sitting down and thinking about your teacher’s special interests before you get started. You spend a LOT of time with them every week, so you are bound to know a thing or two about their personality!
1. Let’s Taco Bout How Awesome Our Teacher Is – This idea might be a lot of work, but it will be so worth it when you see your teacher’s face. Each taco is a different student…how creative is that?
2. We Are A Sharp Bunch Thanks To Our Teacher – I think this one is sweet and simple, which is perfect because you may not have a lot of time to spend on this project. Check it out!
3. These Are A Few Of Our Favorite Things About Our Teacher – I think going with a super personal door like this is the easiest way to ensure that you make your teacher happy cry.
4. The Giving Tree Themed Door Idea – Everyone knows that classic story of the giving tree. If your teacher has talked about it, chances are that they love this story too. So if you think that there is a chance this story means a lot to them, then this is the idea you should use.
5. Ms. Jackson Is The Coolest – This example uses a specific name, so just make sure that you are putting your teacher’s last name instead of this one. It would be so awkward if your teacher showed up and her door had another person’s name on it.
6. Our Teacher Is Out Of This World – I am obsessed with this idea because it’s just so cute! I think this would be even better if it used the names of the students alongside the teachers.
7. Thank You For Helping Us – This idea is straightforward, and there is nothing wrong with that. Sometimes a simple message is a way to go when you are trying to get the point across.
8. How Sweet It Is To Be Taught – I think this idea will bring some tears to your teacher’s eyes.
9. We Are Smart Cookies Thanks To Our Teacher – If your teacher has a sweet tooth, I think this idea will knock their socks off. Make sure it comes with an extra side of cookies and milk!
10. How Sweet It Is To Be Taught By You – I am doubling up on this idea because I think it is so sweet.
Sweet Teacher-Themed Doors
There are so many ways to show your teacher how much you appreciate them, but I like door decorating, especially because it’s on display to the entire school. You get to surprise your teacher with a sweet sign that they get to see every day when they enter their classroom!
11. Our Teacher Makes Every Day Magical
12. Our Teacher Is Wonderful
13. We All Have Heart Eyes For Our Teachers
14. This World Needs More Teachers Like You
15. Thank You For Helping Us Reach the Stars
16. Thank You For Helping Us Shine
17. Our Teacher Helps Us Bloom
18. You Are Toadally Awesome
19. Our Teacher Is O-Fish-Ally the Best
20. We Are Fortunate To Have Our Teacher
Creative Teacher Appreciation Door Decorations
If you’re like me and you like to have the most creative ideas out there, then this is the list for you. I think these are going to make your teacher smile so big that their cheeks hurt! If you are a teacher’s assistant looking for ideas to work on with your class, why not have them check out these ideas too? That way, they can have a say in what is being created.
21. Our Teacher Is Out Of This World Chalk Door
22. We Are Bananas For You
23. You Lit Up Our Lives
24. You Are AMAZING
25. Thank You a Bazillion for Being Such a Great Teacher
26. You Are One In a Minion
27. I Am Not Afraid of Storms
28. Mr. Teacher Is Our Hero
29. Thank You For Keeping Us On Track
30. Our Teacher Made 1st Grade Magical
Funny Door Ideas
Next, I wanted to add a little bit of humor to the mix. So below, you will find some funny teacher appreciation door decorations that will make you chuckle every time you see them. Some of them are funnier for personal reasons. For example, if your teacher loves Starbucks, then the first one on this list will make them giggle!
31. We Love You a Latte
32. Our Teacher Is Sun-Sational
33. Behind This Door Is An Amazing Teacher
34. We Are Lucky To Have you
35. Mirror Mirror On the Wall
36. Rain Or Shine, We Love This Class All The Time
37. Thank You For This Adventure
38. We Are Fired Up To Be In Your Class
39. Cactus Themed Door Idea
Meaningful Teacher Appreciation Door Decorations
Lastly, here is a list of some super meaningful teacher appreciation door decorations that are going to make your teacher’s entire year. I think the best ideas are the ones that include the names of each student. This is a wonderful way to give your teacher a visual representation of the number of lives they are affecting. Check out these ideas!
40. You Have All Of The Koala-fications of a Good Teacher
41. You Make Our School Pop
42. Mrs Warner, You Are the Best Teacher
43. Cute Butterfly Themed Door Idea
44. Amazing Things Happen Here
45. We Hit A Home Run Having You As A Teacher
46. Wonder Who’s the Best?
47. There Is Greatness Among us
48. Our Teacher Helped Us Soar
49. You’re The Best In The West
Teacher Appreciation Day Is something that we all need to look forwards to, like it’s Christmas. Teachers are some of the most undervalued employees out there. They take so much time and care to create lesson plans and work with the children that will be our future!
If it were appropriate, I would go back to my favorite teacher’s classrooms and use some of these ideas to decorate their doors. But since I can’t do that, I am just going to have to live vicariously through you.
I hope that you enjoyed these teacher appreciation door decorations and that they gave you the inspiration to create a wonderful door that expresses just how much your teacher means to you.