Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7 thru May 11, 2018.
Teacher Appreciation Week Freebies are a terrific way for educators to get the recognition they deserve on Teacher Appreciation Day and beyond. From free food to free admission, and the chance to win stuff for your classroom, our list is a great way to learn how special teachers really are.
If you’re looking for Teacher Appreciation Deals, MANY companies show appreciation to educators all year long with discounts on items for the classroom. Educators should check with local businesses and retail chains for their specific offers. We’ve listed a few favorites below, especially those only available on Teacher Appreciation Day.
Those with kids in school or anyone who knows a teacher should be thinking about teacher appreciation gift ideas, to recognize the great work these humble heroes do for our children every day! It doesn’t have to cost a lot! You can snag a free Teacher Thank You card in the list below, and then share this list with them so they can enjoy!
Please share this list with teacher friends and educators!
- Applebees – Free lunch or dinner for teachers May 6. ID required. Check with your local Applebees to make certain they are participating. (This was for 2017. Has not been confirmed for 2018)
- Arby’s – Check with your local restaurant for any special for Teachers Appreciation Week.
- Cicis – Teachers get a free adult buffet at the pizza chain Tuesday with a valid school ID
- Chik-fil-a – Check with your local restaurant for any special for Teachers Appreciation Week.
- Chipotle – will have a BOGO for teachers, faculty or staff, Tuesday, May 2nd from 3 pm until Close. (This was for 2017. Has not been confirmed for 2018)
- Firehouse Subs – Check with your local Firehouse Subs to see if there are any specials for Teachers Appreciation Week.
- Golden Corral – Check with your local Golden Corral Restaurant for any specials for Teachers Appreciation Week.
- Great American Cookies – Will have 2 for $5 Brookies at participating locations.
- Grimaldi’s Pizzeria – Teachers get 15 percent off dine-in and take-out orders Monday through Friday. ID required.
- IHOP – Check with your local restaurant for any specials for Teachers Appreciation Week.
- Krystal – Check with your local Krystal’s for any specials for Teachers Appreciation Week.
- McDonald’s – free chicken McNuggets 6-piece meal. ID required. (This was for 2017. Has not been confirmed for 2018)
- MOD Pizza – 50% off a pizza or salad at participating locations on May 8. No coupon is necessary. Show school ID
- Organ Stop Pizza – Teachers who show a school ID May 7 and May 11 will receive a voucher for free pizza.
- Paragon Theaters – free small popcorn May 1 to May 5. ID required. (This was for 2017. Has not been confirmed for 2018)
- PDQ – Teachers receive 50% off of their entire check.
- Potbelly Sandwich Shop -Teachers, buy sandwich or salad, get a free fountain drink or cookie with your order.
- Raising Cane’s – Free Box combo meal for teachers. May 8. ID is required.
- Salata – teachers eat free salad or wrap May 3-5. ID is required. (This was for 2017. Has not been confirmed for 2018)
- Subway – Check with your local Subway to see what specials they have to Teachers Appreciation Week
- TGIF – Check with your local TGIF for any Teachers Appreciation Week specials.
- World of Beer – Free Sam Adams or an Angry Orchard Cider. ID is required. If you do not want the beer, you will receive $5 off your check.
- Zinburger – the upscale burger concept that offers gourmet burgers combined with perfectly paired wine selections, is offering a free shake on Tuesday, May 8 to teachers and administrators at all of its 15 east coast locations.
- AMC Theaters -Check with your local AMC theater for Teacher Appreciation Specials.
- Crayola – Free admission for teachers to Crayola Experience every day with valid ID
- Graceland – Free admission to tour Graceland. Valid school ID or dated letter with school letterhead, stating that you are a teacher at your school.
- Kennedy Space Center – Free admission for Educators, administrators and program coordinators with a valid school employee ID can download and print a coupon for one free daily admission ticket. Offer expires 5/30
- Legoland California – Free admission on select Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year.
- Legoland Florida – Free admission with the Florida Teacher Pass to both Legoland and Legoland Water Park. Bring your most recent paystub, Florida photo ID, and teaching certificate to receive your pass.
- Marriott Hotels – Show your school ID at check-in to receive the special rate.
- SeaWorld – Teachers can get free admission for a day at Sea World Orlando, SeaWorld San Diego, and SeaWorld San Antonio
- Teaching Tolerance Magazine – Free subscription for teachers
- Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort – Special room rate for teachers all year
Discounts and Deals
- A.C. Moore – Teachers receive 15% off entire purchase
- Adobe – Teachers can save up to 80% on Adobe products, year round
- Amazon Prime Student – Anyone with a .edu email account can enjoy Amazon Student (a version of Amazon Prime) for FREE for six months! You’ll get free 2-day shipping, textbook discounts for rentals and purchase, and much more
- Apple Store – Offers varying discounts up to $200 on computers and accessories through Apple Education Store.
- Banana Republic – 15% off of full-priced purchases every day. Valid student or teacher ID required.
- Barnes & Noble – Teachers receive 20% off publishers price on purchase for classroom use.
- Books-A-Million – Teachers will get 20% off all items purchased in-store.
- Dell – If your school is affiliated with Dell there is special pricing on purchasing a computer or other products. Call Customer Service before paying to apply the discount
- Half-Price Books – Teachers receive 10% year round with Half Price Book’s Educator Discount Card.
- Lakeshore – Sign up for their Teachers Club and save 15% on purchases.
- Loft – Sign up for Loft Loves Teachers and get discounts and more.
- Staples – Sign up for a Regular Rewards Card, then call 888-636-9555 to enroll in their Teachers Rewards. You will receive additional discounts on specific items such as classroom supplies.
Teacher Appreciation Cards
- BlueMountain – printable cards for Teachers Appreciation Week
- 123Greetings – free ecards
- Greeting Island – printable cards for Teachers Appreciation Week
FREE Printables for Teacher Appreciation Week:
- Scholastic –graphic organizers, school to home communications, reading and writing skill sheets and more.
We will update the list as we find new items!