School Lunch Hero Day Gift Ideas Round-Up
Appreciation Pens with Stylus Tip
These pens feature an expression of gratitude on each one and a stylus tip that can be utilized while engaging with students.
Amazon | $15.99 for a pack of 20 (other pack sizes are also available).
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 each.
Ideal for women who work in the cafeteria during lunchtime, these socks showcase various food patterns on each sock.
Amazon | $18.99 for eight pairs.
Lunch Lady Candle
Behold, behold! Feast your senses upon the enticing fragrance of the “Fruitful Amnesia” candle, crafted from a harmonious blend of succulent apples, vibrant oranges, tantalizing spices, and the whimsical essence of a forgetful child. Picture this, a wondrous surprise for the diligent lunch lady, forever engaged in the delightful task of reminding children to fetch their daily fruit. Furthermore, there exists a sentimental variation named “Cobbler’s Delight,” destined to evoke cherished memories of cafeteria goodness.
Etsy | $19.50 per item (available at a discounted price of $17.55 until 5/2/23).
$1 French Lavender Lotion
This pocket-friendly lotion is an excellent choice whether you’re looking for a bargain or aiming to enhance their goodie bag with an additional item.
Walgreens | $0.99 per item.
Bath bombs make for a delightful present, motivating employees to prioritize self-nurturing. Acquire a collection similar to this one and elegantly package them in individual treat bags or delicate tissue paper.
Amazon | $8.99 for 12
The allure of a fully-juiced phone is irresistible to all, not to mention its ability to inspire employees to stow away their mobile devices. With an impressive capacity to charge up to six different gadgets simultaneously, this charging station is a true game-changer.
Amazon | $38.99
School Lunch Hero Card
For this special event, these cards are tailor-made, although opting for a versatile thank you card would be equally charming if you’re watching your expenses. In case you’re purchasing cards for a group of individuals, this website presents generous discounts for larger quantities.
There is also a reasonably priced digital download alternative available if you prefer to print them on your own. Posters as well!
Etsy | $22.50 for a 10 pack (10% off thru 5/2/23)
School Lunch Hero T-Shirt
This t-shirt is an ideal gift for School Lunch Hero day! It is available in blue or yellow and comes in sizes S-5XL.
School Nutrition Association Shop | $14.99-$19.99 each
Oh Hey Hungry Kiddos T-Shirt
This t-shirt has an adorable design and an appealing motto that I absolutely adore! There’s a delightful range of options to pick from, including the soft and lightweight Bella Canvas shirt or the classic Gildan tee. Additionally, they provide an extensive selection of colors and sizes, ranging from XS to 4XL.
Etsy | $15.87-$32.88 each
Visit a nearby botanical haven and select a petite botanical treasure. Relocate it to a charming vessel, if you wish, and presto, behold an exquisite gesture of kindness!
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 the blissful tunes streaming from their smartphones. Embrace the magic of its waterproof design, safeguarding it against the relentless waves of steam and unruly splashes that dominate the kitchen’s lively atmosphere!
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
With a heartfelt thank-you message and a clever incorporation of the culinary aspect, this keychain becomes an ideal gift idea for School Lunch Heroes!
Jewelry Everyday | $5.95 each
O’Keeffe’s Working Hands Cream
Constantly washing your hands can result in dry, chapped skin. This cream is a remarkable solution for rejuvenating your skin!
Walgreens | $7.99 each
Lunch Lady Survival Kit Makeup Bag
Keep it as it is, or create a survival package by including some sweets, adhesive bandages, moisturizer, hand disinfectant, and/or vitamin C.
Etsy | $12 each (on sale for $10.80 thru 5/2/23)
Fruit Badge Reel
Why settle for a plain badge when you can add some pizzazz with these adorable fruit-themed badge reels? Prices begin at $5.84 for just the topper, or $9.74 if you require the badge reel as well.
Etsy | $5.84 – $11.04
This amusing stemless wine glass would be perfect for your lunch lady who loves wine!
Amazon | $7.99 per unit.
School Lunch Heroes Work Here Banner
Despite being a tad costly, this banner remains relatively budget-friendly compared to the SNA version. Additionally, its versatility allows it to be displayed all year round. 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 wide range of gift choices available for everyone.
Do you have any other gift ideas for School Lunch Hero Day? Share them with me in the comments section!