Thanksgiving is the perfect time to take a step back and thank the teachers in our lives that help us achieve our goals. As a parent myself, I’ve really started to recognize the importance of teachers over the past couple of years.

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, here are messages you can send to parents, principals and other educators. May you find these messages helpful in saying “thank you” to teachers. 

Happy Thanksgiving Messages to Teachers from Parents

Are you a parent that wants to say thanks to an outstanding instructor? Here are some ways to do it.

  • As a parent, I am thankful and blessed to have a teacher like you for your efforts in teaching the kids in your class. You are very dedicated in educating young minds and assisting them in achieving their goals.
  • You bring inspiration and shower our children with kindness because you’re an amazing teacher. Thank you for being such a hard-working teacher. Here’s to a happy Thanksgiving!
  • On the occasion of Thanksgiving, we thank you for being the most awesome teach r our children could ever have. We are sending this message and gifts to you, and we hope y u continue to assist our child in the future.
  • I am sending my heartfelt thanks for teaching my son. Yo r hard work has paid off because he developed an interest in his studies because of you. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, teacher!
  • Thank you for being an inspiration and a guide to my daughter, for being supportive of her endeavors and a true role model for her. You are truly a blessing!

As teachers go, you’re just the best the kids ever had! Thank you for stepping up and motivating our children. We are s sending our appreciation and thanks to you. Happy Thanksgiving!

  • No words are enough to express our gratitude for being lucky and privileged that our kids have a teacher like you in their lives. You are a source of inspiration and a leader. Thank you for the guidance and kindness you have given them. As parents, we are forever grateful.
  • Such a great teacher for going above and beyond for his students. As a parent,   can’t thank you enough for being generous and molding the kids as future leaders. Have a happy Thanksgiving!
  • Thank you for not giving up and making the right changes in the children’s lives. Your compassion and love for the children make everything a hundred times better. 
  • To the world, you may be viewed as only a person, but to our child, you are the world. Thank you for creating a fun educational environment and for being a beacon of light for our child to come out of his comfort zone. I’m glad that there are teachers like you who make a difference in a child’s life. 

Happy  Thanksgiving Messages to Teachers from Students

Are you a student who wants to thank a special teacher? Here are some ways to express gratefulness.

  • You’ve always had high expectations for me because you see potential in me even when I didn’t. My heartfelt thanks for continually being there with me when I needed it the most.
  • Dear teacher, thank you for your patience and for imparting wisdom! You manage to make the lessons interesting and engaging. It’s all thanks to you for giving me the opportunity to be more knowledgeable, you are the best!
  • You will continue to be a great teacher to me. Your influence and the work you do have left a huge impression on me. Thank you for everything that you have done.

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  • You have taught me more than the lessons inside the four corners of our classroom. I wi l remember all the invaluable things and nuggets of wisdom that you have taught me. Thank you, ma’am!
  • Meeting a person like you is rare, let alone having t e opportunity to be my teacher! You truly are a gem, happy thanksgiving day teacher.
  • Every time I accomplish my dreams, I will think of you and remember all the things you have taught me. Thank you for teaching me more than what you have been paid for.
  • You should be made an example to other teachers with your kindness, passion n, and undying patience for every single one of you. A teacher like you deserves more than just these words but a crown. 
  • I cannot thank you enough for being a source of inspiration for me. As a student, you are such a blessing in my life. Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Thank you for going beyond the lengths of a teacher, you are also a supporter and confidant. You are an exceptional teacher.

Thanksgiving Message from Teacher to Student

An approachable algebra teacher.

Learning is a two-way street. Take this chance to show gratitude for the attention of your students this school year. 

  • It has been a delightful journey to witness you gather enough courage to go beyond your comfort zone and unlock every potential within you. I am grateful for your eagerness to learn not only within the classroom but also in the reality of the outside world.
  • Your genuine love for knowledge has inspired me to become a better teacher. Every time I see your eyes sparkle when you discover something new in our lessons, I feel grateful to work as your mentor for a living.
  • This school year may be far from perfect but your passion for your dreams has motivated me to continue finding a way to help you reach your goals. Thank you for being patient as we go on a journey together. You have been a source of inspiration.

The best thing about my profession is that I get to know unique yet equal special individuals who are thriving to reach their full potential. I am grateful for the opportunity to become a part of your journey as a learner. 

  • Learning with you is never one-sided. My favorite part of being a teacher is being able to learn from your curiosity and the ideas that spring from the insights you gathered from our lessons. Your creativity shines through your innocence and I am truly thankful for having the chance to meet you. 
  • Thank you for celebrating me as much as I celebrate you and the progress you make in our journey. I appreciate your gift not only because it’s lovely but also because the thoughts you’ve put into preparing it are beautiful and heartwarming.
  • You are the fulfillment of my profession. Though your journey toward success is never an easy feat, I thank you for being eager and patient enough to continue walking on this tough road with me. I always believe in your potential and I, with a grateful heart,  will continue supporting you until you finish your studies. I cannot thank you enough for this thoughtful gift you have given me. It warms my heart to know that I have made an impact in your  ife beyond the lessons that I give you in the classroom. You inspire me to become a better teacher eve y day.
  • As a teacher, I am grateful for the role that I play in your academic journey. It delights me to see you learn every day and use what you know to make wiser decisions in the future. You always make me proud!
  • I am out of words about how special this gift is to me because it came from you, my dear student. Your effort melted my heart. I will forever be grateful for this. 

Thanksgiving Message from Teacher to Principal 

Teacher and girl student during art’s class.

Are you a teacher looking for the right words to express your gratitude for your principal? Find inspiration here. 

  • Though I already teach for a living, I live for the lessons you teach me about my profession. 
  • Thank you for teaching me how to love my profession even more. 
  • I am forever grateful for every opportunity you give me to unlock potentials I never know I have. 
  • I admire how passionate you are about giving the best quality education to our students. Thank you for making us all proud to be a part of this institution.
  • Above all, I am most grateful for your inspiring leadership that brought us all together in the academe.
  • The school has changed so much for the better since you became our principal. Thank you for cultivating a conducive learning culture in our school.

Thanksgiving Message from Teacher to Parent

Is there a parent that helped support your lessons in some way? Here are some ways to give kudos.

  • Having a set of parents who inspire their children to be better learners on a daily basis illuminates the path to a brighter tomorrow; you have all been a ray of sunshine and a blessing.
  • I’m sending you this thanksgiving message because you’ve been an excellent parent, instilling knowledge in your children and emphasizing the importance of learning; you’ve made my teaching journey heartwarming.
  • This Thanksgiving, I wish you joy and peace! Your parental support in realizing my educational goals has helped me a lot, knowing that this is greatly appreciated and treasured.
  • Gratitude keeps our hearts full of good thoughts and love! Your assistance in our classroom has brightened its four corners and made our students’ learning experiences more enjoyable, for that, I will be eternally grateful.
  • Thank you for shedding a positive light around the corners of our class HOME!
  • You have been one of the most active parents in ensuring the comfort of our academically driven children, and for that I wish you all the best that life has to offer, not just this year, but for the rest of your life.

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    • Being a teacher is hard, and having to deal with a lot: of work, students, and time constraints should have made my life a living hell but thanks to your supportiveness in your child and her academic venture, it has made my life easier and I am forever grateful.
    • At this time of Thanksgiving, we take a deep breath and count the blessings we have received and honor them. I consider you to be one of the best blessings the students of this school have ever had and for that I am thankful.
  • Because today is a special day of giving thanks, I would like to thank you for your unending support of the foundations and academic excellence of this institution. 
  • Today, I wish you a happy thanksgiving day! Working with you in enlightening the minds of the next generation has been an honor and privilege.

Happy Thansgiving Quotes for Teachers

Parents observe their child during school time with the teacher.

Do you ever want to awe your teacher in your message of thanks in a not-so-long yet creative way? Here are some ways to do it. 

  • Thanksgiving is a teacher, it helps us learn to appreciate things in life that we should all be grateful for.
  • Teaching is learning, one that is paralleled with giving thanks.
  • Celebrate the happiness of our teachers that is always yearning for us to know more.
  • We may not have all that we desire in one snap, but teachers teach us what we want to know.
  • Thanksgiving day is bread in a hungry afternoon, it feeds and fills our tired hearts.
  • A grateful heart is one of t e greatest virtues a teacher can teach.
  • Thank our teachers for they tank our minds with knowledge unparalleled.
  • At times, they enjoy life, most time they’re awake making their lesson plans. For us, they are heroes undoubtedly they are.

No matter how brief or lengthy, teachers are always grateful when parents and students acknowledge their efforts. If you want to add value to the handwritten thank you note, you can also attach a gift card to a local coffee shop or restaurant. In many Asian cultures, giving gifts to teachers is customary each year.