Free Stuff! 50 Teacher Appreciation Week Deals and Discounts

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week (May 4-8)! Here at TeacherPop, we’re all teachers, all the time, but this week we’re joining many organizations and businesses to give you the big-hearted, full-throated THANK YOU that you deserve.

And what says “thanks, teach!” better than freebies and teacher discounts? Check out our top 50 Teacher Appreciation Week discounts, and when you’re finished browsing, share the list on Twitter using the hashtag #thankateacher.

Arts and Crafts

  • A.C. Moore: Get 20% off your entire purchase through May 9.
  • Hancock Fabric: Show your teacher ID for 15% off in-store purchases.
  • Jo-Ann Fabric: Snag a Teacher Rewards Discount Card for 20% off every purchase year-round.
  • Michael’s: Teachers get 15% off in-store purchases at this craft superstore.


  • Stage Stores: With this coupon for Stage stores, including Bealls, Goodys, and Peebles, teachers will receive 40% off two single items through May 7.
  • Aerosoles: Keep your feet comfy and your wallet stacked with 15% off any item over $39.99.
  • Ann Taylor LOFT: LOFT Loves Teachers, and the feeling is mutual. Enroll to receive 15% off—and a whole host of other benefits–every day.
  • Banana Republic: Enjoy 15% off full-price, in-store purchases with your teacher ID.
  • J.Crew: Aww, we’re really feeling the love, JC. Grab your teacher ID before you shop at J.Crew, and you’ll enjoy 15% off full-price items.
  • Jill: Another member of the stylish 15% off club, J.Jill offers teachers 15% off in-store with a valid ID.
  • The Limited: Teachers, grab some affordable separates with 15% off in-store purchases.
  • Madewell: We heart Madewell, but it can hurt the wallet. So 15% off in-store for teachers is very welcome.
  • New York & Company: Through May 5, score 30% off everything in-store and online with promo code 9818.
  • Talbot’s: Stay classy with 15% off in-store purchases from Talbot’s with a valid ID.


  • Coffee Bean and Tea: Tomorrow, May 5, grab $2 off any 16-ounce beverage with a valid teacher ID.
  • PDQ: On May 5, receive a FREE combo meal (tenders, sandwich, or salad).
  • EVOS:  Snag a free meal or salad with purchase of a meal or salad tomorrow, May 5, with your school ID.


  • West Elm: Stylish and generous, West Elm offers 15% off—all day, every day—for teachers and students.
  • Big Lots: Check this superstore’s site for up-to-date, evergreen teacher discounts.

Media and Books

  • The New York Times: Subscribe to the Times with discounted rates for educators and schools.
  • Barnes & Noble: Score 20% off purchases for classroom use.
  • Books A Million: Another 20% off purchases for the classroom is awaiting at BAM!
  • Book Warehouse: Score 15% off this site’s already low, low prices.
  • Crayola: Register on Crayola’s site and receive 10% off purchases and access to various activities.
  • Half Price Books: Save 10% year-round with HPB’s Educator’s Discount Card.
  • Lakeshore Learning: Teacher’s Club members receive 15% off in-store purchases.
  • Scholastic Teacher Store: Take advantage of up to 75% off items at the Scholastic Teacher Store.
  • NEA magazine service: NEA members can score up to 85% off the cover price of more than 900 magazines.

Office Supplies

  • The Container Store: Ahh, The Container Store, every organized teacher’s dream. Register for the store’s Organized Teacher program to receive discounts throughout the year.
  • FedEx: Enroll in FedEx’s National Educators Discount Program to receive 15% off shipping and other services.
  • Staples: With Staples Teacher Rewards, see up to 5% rewards on all supplies, and 10% rewards on teaching and art supplies.
  • Office Depot: Scoop 10% cash back on purchases at Office Depot and Office Max.
  • Party City: No excuse needed for a party, but up to 20% off party supplies is always a good reason.


  • NEA Member Benefits: Members of the National Education Association receive great discounts on everything from insurance to hotels.
  • Alamo: Rent a car for less when you sign up with your NEA membership.
  • 1-800-FLOWERS: Brighten a fellow teacher’s day with flowers. You’ll score 20% off.
  • Red Roof Inn: NEA members earn a 20% discount at over 350 Red Roof Inn locations.
  • STA Travel: An International  Teacher Identity Card will get you access to thousands of travel discounts.


  • Adobe Education Store: Get deep discounts on software and more from Adobe.
  • AT&T: NEA members score big again with 15% off wireless and other services from AT&T.
  • Sprint: Enjoy price breaks on your Sprint service.
  • Verizon: Receive discounts on your cell phone with Verizon.
  • Bose: Educators receive special pricing on Bose sound equipment at home and at school.
  • HP: Sign up to receive deep discounts on training classes and more.
  • Lenovo’s: Browse discounts on laptops, tablets, and computers based on location and school.

Vacation Activities

Thank you, teachers, for all that you do!!

To see our latest list of teacher savings, be sure to visit our updated roundup of Teacher Appreciation Week deals and discounts.