The first full week of May is National Teacher Appreciation Week, recognizing the men and women who often do not get the recognition they deserve.
Retailers, restaurants, even vacation providers all give teachers a little something extra during the first full week of May – and also on National Teacher Appreciation Day, the first Tuesday in May, which is today, May 4th.
We did some homework and found these freebies and deals, including some also available to healthcare workers, first responders and members of the military.
Freebies and deals for
Freebies and deals for
Teachers – we hope you teachers treat yourself to something nice this week.
Parents and students – make sure your teachers know about all the discounts and free stuff available to them this week, and how much you appreciate them.
Teachers take care of and educate our kids, work long hours often for little pay and have been known to reach into their own pockets to help a student or improve their classroom.
And all of us have a memory of a teacher who inspired us, even changed our lives. I know I do.
Teacher Appreciation Deals 2021
Restaurants and retailers are thanking teachers for their hard work with these 2021 Teacher Appreciation Day and Teacher Appreciation Week deals.
Alphabetically, of course, since that’s the only fair way.
Get 20% off publisher’s list price on all purchases for classroom. Plus, enjoy discounts of up to 25% off the publisher’s list price during Educator Appreciation Days.
Watch for more specials during Teacher Appreciation Week.
Hungry educators can take a bite of Burger King’s current promo — buy-one-get-one for $1. Choose from five select menu items.
This tropical theme chain offers an exclusive Hero Discount for teachers, healthcare workers, first responders and members of the military.
Teachers can enjoy $150 off their next vacation package with a special promo code. (The discount is valid on package bookings of 5 or more nights.)
On Teacher Tuesdays in May, teachers and school staff can pick up a FREE bowl or burrito with school ID. The offer is available every Tuesday in May.
Teachers can always find easy and affordable items for just $1 each at including classroom decorations, fun prizes, educational workbooks, flashcards and more.
Teachers (and students!) can take a study break with 20% off online at — just use a valid school e-mail address.
During Teacher Appreciation Week, Nurse Appreciation Week, and for Mother’s Day, you can get a totally free cookie, no purchase required.
Alternatively, you can get a free six-pack of cookies with any $5 purchase. Both offers are available only in-store, not for delivery.
Both teachers and students save an extra 5% sitewide. Excludes doorbusters and select clearance products.
Lightlife is offering teachers one free product from its line of plant-based meat substitutes. Just go to the company’s site to snag a coupon to redeem at your local food store or supermarket whch carries the line.
Enjoy a 15% Teacher Discount at — online and in-store. Teachers need to verify educator ID online through Michaels Rewards.
Millions of members enjoy numerous ongoing deals and discounts exclusive to members. The member benefits are wide ranging, from discounted vacations to credit cards with lots of rewards.
Through May 13, with the purchase of 10 or more boxed lunches, get $1 off every box.
Get a FREE car wash on Teacher Appreciation Day. The chain has locations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Texas and Utah.
Through May 7, educators get a 15% discount on all catering orders. Use promo code TEACHER15.
Through May 9, use promo code TEACHERS at checkout online or in the Sonic app for a FREE large drink or Slush with any purchase.
Teachers can take advantage of Subway’s latest promo — buy-one-get-one Footlong sub at 50% off.
See this list of discounts for teachers available all year long on sister site Living on the Cheap.
This article was adapted from one published on sister site Living on the Cheap, and re-published with permission