19 Teacher Appreciation Week freebies, deals and discounts

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Each spring we celebrate those who help mold our kids and make them great. National Teacher Day falls on May 3 this year and Teacher Appreciation Week 2016 lasts from May 2 to May 6. In honor of those occasions, here are some deals for teachers and for those who want to show our educators a little love.

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Teacher Appreciation Gifts

If you want to get that special teacher in your life, or your kid's life, a gift to recognize them and thank them, here are some great deals on flowers and jewelry.

  • 1-800-Flowers: Save 40 percent on flowers and gifts purchased online or by phone until July 3.
  • Samuels Jewelers: Save 10 percent of your purchase using promo code SAMUELS10 until Nov. 5. Some restrictions apply.

Teacher Appreciation Week Deals

From restaurant discounts to clothing promotions, use these deals to save money throughout Teacher Appreciation Week.

  • BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse: Save $10 off your $35 purchase with this printable coupon until May 4.
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels:Save 20 percent off your purchase with this coupon until May 5.
  • HoneyBaked Ham:Save $7 off a bone-in half ham or a whole boneless ham with this coupon until May 22.
  • Land's End: Buy two or more regular-priced men's dress shorts or buy three or more select women's knit tops and save $5 each and get free shipping on orders over $50 with these promo codes until Dec. 16.
  • Seasons 52: Save $10 off your $30 purchase with this printable coupon until May 4.

Teacher Discounts on Crafts, Clothing and More

The best teacher appreciation deals are those that keep the savings coming. These deals are on-going offers that allow businesses to continue thanking teachers for all that they do all year-round.

  • Aerosoles: Save 15 percent off footwear $39,99 and up when you shop in-store or order over the phone. Teacher ID or paystub is required for in-store purchases.
  • Banana Republic: Enjoy a 15 percent discount off regular-priced, in-store purchases any time when you present a valid teacher ID. This offer ends Jan. 1, 2020 and isn't valid at Banana Republic Factory Stores.
  • Barnes & Noble: Save 20 percent off the publisher's list price for all purchases for classroom use. Save 25 percent on educator appreciation days. You must complete an educator form from Barnes & Noble to enroll and receive your educator card.
  • Christopher & Banks: Save 10 percent off your in-store purchases with a valid faculty ID.
  • Hertz: Save 25 percent off every rental if you're a member of the National Education Association. And you can use this deal with other offers for additional savings. You must log in to the NEA site to take advantage of this offer.
  • J. Crew: Save 15 percent when you shop in-store at J. Crew and J. Crew Factory with a valid school ID.
  • JoAnn Fabrics: Sign up for a Teacher Rewards Card and save 15 percent on every purchase. You must present a current teacher ID and a state-issued photo ID.
  • The Limited: Shop in-store and show your teacher ID for a 15 percent discount on your purchases.
  • LOFT: Save 15 percent off regular priced purchases every day when you sign up for the LOFT Loves Teachers program.
  • Madewell: Get 15 percent off your in-store purchases when you present a school ID.
  • Michael's: Save 15 percent off items designed for the classroom. Some exclusions apply and the offer is only available for in-store purchases.
  • New York Times: Get a four-week trial subscription for only $0.99, then save 50 percent off the normal subscription rate. You must have a school email
    address to qualify.

Whether you're a teacher trying to save money, or a student or parent wanting to recognize a teacher for all that they do, these deals can help you do so without breaking the budget.

This article originally appeared on GOBankingRates.com: 19 Teacher Appreciation Week Freebies, Deals and Discounts

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19 Teacher Appreciation Week freebies, deals and discounts

Subscribe and Save program
Get up to a 15 percent discount and ship a specific item to you on a set schedule of monthly intervals

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Friday sale
Special discounts on certain items every Friday

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Trade-in program
You can trade-in used and old items for cash, and the site will evaluate how much you'll be paid for the item(s) before you send them in

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Lightning deal
Offers savings on one item for just four hours

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Warehouse deals
Discounts on open box and used items

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Amazon Mom subscription
Program that gives same benefits as prime, plus additional discounts on items like diapers and wipes

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Today's Deals
Page of all special and regular discounts occurring on the site that day

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Price guarantee
If the price of an item you purchase through the site drops within seven days of your purchase, Amazon will refund you the difference (as long as the seller and shipper of the original item is Amazon)

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Goldbox deal
Showcases one item that Amazon offers an extra discount on every day

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Amazon Student subscription
Program that gives you six months of Amazon Prime for free and half-off membership price after the six months

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Free Shipping
If your order is $25 or more, or you have an Amazon Prime subscription 

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