Teacher Appreciation Giveaway

By Silver Dolphin Books on April 16, 2015

Showing appreciation for teachers can be a challenge when it comes to gift giving. Teachers receive SO many gifts from students, year after year, that it’s hard to know what to give them that they will find useful. This year, to help you out, we’re giving away a different educational book or kit for five days in a row! These books and kits would be a great gift for a teacher in your life, make a great donation to an elementary school, or for homeschoolers, a perfect fit with your at-home learning.

Teacher Appreciation Giveaway

April 20-24, 2015, we’re offering daily chances to win on our Facebook page. These educational books/kits are perfect for curious children and complement the Common Core curriculum. Gift them to your child’s teacher, classroom or school; or if you homeschool, keep them as a “thank you” from us for all your hard work!


Monday, April 20: Smithsonian Discover Series (Flight, Space and Earth)
Tuesday, April 21: Smithsonian Everything You Need To Know (Grades K-1 and Grades 2-3)
Wednesday, April 22: Earth Lab Series (World Atlas and Solar System)
Thursday, April 23: Field Guide to Rain Forest Animals and Ocean Animals
Friday, April 24: Scientriffic Series (Roller Coaster Science; Planet Earth; and Optical Illusions)

Just follow us on Facebook and leave a comment when we post the prompt each day. Each daily contest ends at midnight Pacific Time on the day the prompt is posted.

If you are looking for gift ideas for the teachers in your life, remember to limit the homemade gifts, treats, crafts and such—while it’s tempting to give those gifts, there are only so many mugs, lotions and crafts one person has space for. Teachers say that the number one most appreciated item is a hand-written note from you and your child, something from their wish list (many schools offer this) and if you would like to give something more, a gift card.

How are you showing appreciation for the teachers in your life this year?

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