At our school it is a long standing tradition to decorate the teacher’s door (or right outside the door) for Teacher Appreciation Week. If you are looking for some inspiration check out these creative door decorations. You might also find these sayings for teacher appreciation helpful in dreaming up an idea for your teacher’s door.

Takes the Cake


Recipe For Success


Love You To Pieces


Stuck On You


Out Of This World


Soaring To New Heights


Give A Hand


“Doggone” Good Teacher


Teaching Us To Grow


Star Teacher


Sunflower Of Thanks And Praise


You Rule!


Does your school decorate doors? Send me your favorites and I will add them!

If you are looking for ways to show appreciation for your teachers try these Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas.





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  1. I looove this idea! I blogged about this. It’s set to publish next Wednesday. Thanks for sharing!!

  2. These are really great. I’ve been looking for some ideas to use at my sons school to make teacher appreciation week more fun. That sunflower idea is especially cute.

  3. How about for a teacher who loves books…..You’re #1 in our book!
    Math Teacher: YOU RULE! and have all the kids write something on little rulers cut from yellow construction paper!
    Science Teacher: “You are out of this world” then paint or create planets and have the kids sign them or write on them.

  4. Does anyone have any ideas for a teacher that likes Indian history/New Mexico history?

  5. I love these ideas so much. Thank you so much. I am the Director of a Playschool and had the children write on flowers for the teachers doors. Can anyone think of a catchy phrase to go on the door that will go along with the flowers?

  6. Great ideas! Anyone have any ideas for a door decoration for Teacher Appreciation using a book theme? She loves to read and so do her students. I was thinking of a picture of a book for each students w/ his or her picture and name on each half. I need a catchy phrase like “Ms. W Rocks and Reads” or “Cool Books on Hot Days…Thanks Ms. W” Corny, but can’t think of anything else. All ideas are welcome!! Thanks!

  7. Fantastic idea. The door Sunflower Of Thanks And Praise, with messages from the kids is spectacular. What a wonderful way to give back and show appreciation!

  8. I LOVE the recipe for success! Sent this to my daughter who is a teacher and will want to make one for her classroom. I enjoy your ideas every week.

  9. Okay…i am so out of the loop. never saw those before! those are way cute! going to pass those ideas off to the room mom!

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