School Lunch Hero Day Gift Ideas Round-Up
Appreciation Pens with Stylus Tip
These pens feature a message of gratitude on each one and a stylus tip that can be utilized when interacting with students.
Amazon | $15.99 for 20 (alternative pack sizes accessible).
Pens & Notepads
Enough for 12 lunch heroes, this pack comes with a pen and notepad for each person. You can also choose messages that are inspirational or sarcastic!
Amazon | $22.99 for 24 pieces (12 individuals
School Lunch Hero Water Bottle
I love that these fit the theme, and who doesn’t love a good water bottle?
Shop at the School Nutrition Association for just $8.99
Ideal for female cafeteria workers, these socks showcase various food designs on each pair.
Amazon sells 8 pairs for $18.99
Lunch Lady Candle
Behold, behold! Feast your senses upon the enchanting aroma of “Fruitful Memories,” a captivating fragrance that embodies the essence of apples, oranges, tantalizing spices, and the whimsical innocence of a child’s forgetfulness. Picture this: a delightful surprise awaits the esteemed lunch lady, who tirelessly ensures that every child partakes in the fruity goodness. But wait, there’s more! Discover our heartfelt creation, the esteemed “Cobbler’s Embrace,” a candle that evokes nostalgia and tenderness, tailor-made for the extraordinary lunch lady.
Etsy | $19.50 per item (on sale for $17.55 until May
$1 French Lavender Lotion
Whether your pockets are feeling a bit light or you desire to include an additional treat in their delightful bundle, this pocket-friendly lotion is an excellent choice!
Walgreens | $0.
Bath bombs make for a delightful present, inspiring employees to prioritize self-nurturing. Acquire a collection akin to this one and elegantly enclose each bomb within a dainty pouch or delicate wrapping.
Amazon | $8.99 for 12
A fully-juiced phone is adored by all, serving as a catalyst for staff to stow away their devices. This remarkable charger boasts an impressive capacity of accommodating up to 6 different gadgets.
Amazon | $38.99
School Lunch Hero Card
Whether you’re looking for cards tailored to the occasion or opting for a more universal thank you, the options are abundant. And for those mindful of their budget, a generic thank you card could be a practical choice. Additionally, if you’re planning to purchase cards for a number of individuals, this website extends enticing discounts on larger quantities.
There is also a cost-effective digital download option available if you prefer to print them on your own. Posters are also included!
Etsy | $22.50 for a 10 pack (10% off thru 5/2/23)
School Lunch Hero T-Shirt
This t-shirt is an ideal present for School Lunch Hero day! It is available in blue or yellow and comes in sizes ranging from S to 5XL.
School Nutrition Association Shop | $14.99-$19.99 each
Oh Hey Hungry Kiddos T-Shirt
The adorable phrase and design of this t-shirt captivate my heart! You have the freedom to select either a Bella Canvas shirt, which boasts a delightful softness and lightweight feel, or a Gildan tee, with its classic appeal. Moreover, their array of options encompasses a wide spectrum of colors and sizes ranging from XS to 4XL.
Etsy | $15.87-$32.88 each
Visit your local plant nursery and pick up a small plant. Transfer to a pot if desired, and voilà, you have a nice gift!Output: Embark on a delightful adventure to your nearby botanical haven and embrace the joy of selecting a dainty plant. Should you wish, relocate it to an exquisite pot, and behold! Behold a splendid token of affection, ready to amaze!
Home Depot | $1 each in season
Surprise the entire kitchen with a delightful offering, such as this nifty portable speaker, enabling them to revel in melodious tunes streaming straight from their smartphones. Behold its waterproof charm, safeguarding it from the lofty steam and splash-filled realm of the culinary sanctuary!
Amazon | $23.99
Lunch Lady Mug
This mug says “It takes a big heart to feed little bellies”. So sweet! They also have the same design on a camping mug, water bottle, tumbler, and t-shirt.
Etsy | $12 each (on sale for $10.80 thru 5/2/23)
Thank You Keychain
Celebrate the unsung heroes of school lunch with this delightful keychain that not only carries a heartwarming thank-you message but also cleverly incorporates the essence of cooking. This unique gift idea is sure to bring a smile to any School Lunch Hero’s face!
Jewelry Everyday | $5.95 each
O’Keeffe’s Working Hands Cream
Washing your hands throughout the day can result in dry, chapped skin. This cream is a miraculous solution for rejuvenating your skin!
Walgreens | $7.99 each
Lunch Lady Survival Kit Makeup Bag
Keep it as it is, or create a survival kit by including some sweets, adhesive strips, moisturizer, hand disinfectant, and/or vitamin C.
Etsy | $12 each (on sale for $10.80 thru 5/2/23)
Fruit Badge Reel
Why not add some pizzazz to their badge with these adorable fruit badge reels? Prices begin at $5.84 for just the topper or $9.74 for the complete badge reel.
Etsy | $5.84 – $11.04
For your lunch lady who loves wine, this funny stemless wine glass would be ideal!
Amazon | $7.99
School Lunch Heroes Work Here Banner
Although slightly more expensive, it still remains comparatively budget-friendly compared to the SNA alternative. Moreover, this versatile banner can be displayed throughout the entire year. It is available in two dimensions: 4 feet by 2 feet or 6 feet by 3 feet.
Etsy | $40 for 4’x2′ (on sale for $36 thru 5/3)
Regardless of your financial situation, there is a present choice available for everyone.
Do you have any other ideas for gifts on School Lunch Hero Day? Let me know in the comments section below!