Teachers put up with a lot, no matter where they teach. They deserve a little appreciation and recognition – especially this year! Never before have teachers been asked to make so many changes and sacrifices to educate our children.
Teacher Appreciation Day is Tuesday, May 4, 2021. Several businesses are offering special deals and freebies to educators throughout the week for Teacher Appreciation Week.
Click on the links to get the details for each deal. Participation may vary, so check with your location to verify.
Lastly – You got this, teachers! With a month or less of school left, the finish line is near for this year, and each school year is a fresh start.
Teacher Appreciation Deals
More will be added within the next few days after companies release details.
This place is SO FUN! Teachers get 50% off admission, plus a drink ticket at Play: CBUS through May 7, 2021. Just show your teacher ID at the welcome desk! Climb, scale, ninja, and zipline your way around this huge indoor adventure park! Take a break for dinner or a snack and a drink in the bar area.
Teachers eat free at BIBIBOP on Tuesday, May 4th! BIBIBOP Asian Grill wants to say “thank you” by offering a free bowl to all teachers who visit any of the 13 BIBIBOP locations in Central Ohio on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.
To claim their free bowl, teachers can present a school ID or identify as a teacher at the register. This offer will only be available in-store, for dine-in or to-go orders, on Tuesday, May 4th.
SONIC guests can use promo code TEACHERS at checkout online or in the SONIC App to unlock a free Large Drink or Slush with any purchase from May 2 to May 9, 2021. Add-Ins cost extra. One per customer. Not good in conjunction with any other offers, rewards, or delivery.
Additionally, SONIC is matching donations up to $1.5 million for all public school teacher requests on national education nonprofit site DonorsChoose to recognize this extraordinary group of essential workers who continue navigating unprecedented challenges in classrooms and virtual environments.
Free cookies in-store for teachers, school staff, and all nurses
All teachers, school staff, and nurses can stop in Insomnia Cookies and get a FREE 6-pack of Classic cookies with any in-store purchase. So you can buy 1 cookie, and get 6 for FREE! I’m no economics teacher, but that seems like a pretty good deal to me!
Only need one cookie? Get 1 FREE Classic cookie (no purchase required) all week-long!
You must show any proof of employment at an educational facility (school ID, pay stub, etc.). to our in-store staff. Offer valid through May 10, 2021 at 3 am.
Valid for all teachers & school-staff (includes preschool, K-12, higher ed., etc.) and all nurses (anyone with Nurse in their job title).
Cookie Delivery Deal: Can’t make it to the store? Get a shipped 12 Cookie Gift Box for just $15 this week w/code WEGOTYOU. Offer valid through May 10, 2021 at 3 am.
Through Friday, teachers get 20% off their order when they dine in or place an order over the phone. Valid with school ID.
While this isn’t a teacher-specific deal, it’s a good one! McDonald’s is offering customers a FREE Caramel Brownie McFlurry! Download the McDonald’s app and scan the offer code to get this deal. Valid on May 4, 2021 only.
Don’t want to leave the house? From May 3-9, you can get a FREE Regular Size Caramel Brownie McFlurry when you make a minimum $15 purchase exclusively on McDelivery with Uber Eats.
Through May 8, teachers who are Office Depot and OfficeMax Rewards members get 25% back in rewards on qualifying purchase with coupon and rewards number. Get coupon here.
Teacher Appreciation gifts
Need an idea for teacher gifts? Skip the apple-themed items and mugs and get them something unique that they’ll appreciate. Here’s a list of teacher gift ideas that your teacher will love. Teachers also would appreciate a handwritten note or card from the student, so don’t feel obligated to purchase something.
Teacher deals valid all year
Teachers who sign up for a Costco membership (new memberships only) can get $60 in savings via coupons and discounts. Validate your status online and sign up to receive your coupons! If these are anything like other coupon books they’ve given in the past, there are probably multiple freebie coupons included.
81 Teacher Discounts via The Giftcard Granny
COSI is reopening in June – just in time for you to enjoy it for the Summer.
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The following deals have not been verified for 2021.
From May 6th to May 10th, all teachers, faculty and other school staff with a valid school ID will receive a free medium coffee with any purchase. Teachers can pick a BOGO when you show your school ID on May 7. Valid on single MOD size pizza or salad only. There are several locations around Columbus. Potbelly Sandwich Shop has a deal for both teachers and nurses. Buy-one-Get-One free Monday thru Sunday (5/6-5/12) for Teachers and Nurses. Just show your ID for a much-deserved free sandwich, salad or pick-your-pair when you buy one.