Hate it or love it, teachers try their best to teach us math.
Show your math teacher how much you appreciate their teaching and patience by gifting them something special they’ll cherish forever.
Having spoken to math teachers from high school to college, our team has found the best math themed gifts they are sure to love. From neckties and coffee mugs to history books of math and math themed socks, here are our top picks to surprise your teacher.
Best Gifts For Math Teachers & Professors
1. Math Teacher Tumbler
A gift that is sure to make any math teacher smiler, this is sure to make them question their sanity. Made from high quality stainless steel, this tumbler can hold up to 30oz and will keep any hot drink warm for 8 hours and cold beverage cold for 24 hours. The perfect gift to keep their coffee warm, this is sure to be a good classroom conversation starter.
2. Teacher’s Pi Necktie
Add some style to their classroom outfit with this incredibly stylish and appropriately math themed necktie. Featuring embroidered pi symbols all over the tie, any math teacher is sure to recognize this symbol. Made from microfiber and measuring 58 inches in length, any math teacher is sure to love and wear this necktie gift.
3. Pi Dish Plate
Help them learn pi whilst eating pie! The perfect gag gift for any math teacher, this pie dish features the first 100 numerals of Pi along the outside of the dish. Fully microwave and oven safe, the thick ceramic provides an even and consistent cooking heat. Ideal for eating their lunch out of, this dish plate is sure to be used regularly.
4. Albert Einstein Bobblehead
What better person to have on their desk than their very own Albert Einstein bobblehead! Standing 7.5 inches tall, this little guy just screams mathematics. The ideal gift for any teacher, this figurine is sure to look right at home on the desk or in their home. Presented in a gift box, this is a superb gift any math teacher will love.
5. Math Formula Thermos Bottle
Keep their favorite beverage the right temperature throughout the day as they move from classroom to classroom with this thermos bottle. Featuring unique math equations written all over it, this double walled stainless steel bottle can hold up to 17 ounces and is fully leak proof. A great present for your favorite math teacher, they’re sure to love reading the equations.
6. Math Pun Coffee Mug
Every teacher needs their trusty coffee mug to power through those long classes. Give them something that is sure to make them laugh every time they see it with this hilarious math pun mug. With a 15-ounce capacity, the mug is both dishwasher and microwave safe, making it super durable and ideal for the classroom.
7. Mathematics and Art: A Cultural History Book
For teachers who absolutely love mathematics, what better gift to get them that this awesome book. Taking a look at maths and art over the years, this book dives into the cultural history and covers Greek, Islamic and Asian mathematics from over the years. It also explores how mathematical ideas are embodied in the visual arts and is sure to fascinate any math lover.
8. Fibonacci Spiral Necklace Jewelry
For those teachers who love Fibonacci, they’re going to love this necklace! Made from gold plated brass, this mathematically accurate necklace is a visual representation of the stunning Fibonacci spiral. Artistic and beautiful, any math teacher is sure to appreciate how awesome this is. Packaged in a gift wrapped box, they’ll definitely be wearing this regularly.
9. Symbols of Mathematics Pen
Give your teacher the perfect pen for marking assignments and exams with this beautifully engraved pen. Featuring a range of mathematic symbols, this three in one pen features a ballpoint writing tip, LED light and stylus for touch screen devices. Complete with a presentation box, this pen is a superb gift idea for any teacher.
10. Funny Math T-Shirt
Make them smile with this appropriately themed mathematics t-shirt. Featuring a range of mathematic equations and symbols on the front, this funny tee is sure to be a great conversation starter in any classroom. Available in ten different colors and six different sizes, your math teacher is guaranteed to love it!
11. Mathematics Infinity Scarf
Keep them warm during the cold winter months with this awesome infinity scarf designed for engineers and teachers. Lightweight with a silky feel, this scarf features a range of different equations that will light up any math teacher’s eyes. A perfect farewell or thank you gift, any teacher is sure to use this for years to come.
12. Sterling Silver Pi Necklace
Add some Pi into their lives with this beautiful sterling silver Pi necklace. Perfectly polished and shiny, this charm necklace also comes with a matching 18-inch silver chain. An excellent gift for anyone who teaches and loves math, they are sure to appreciate this gift and wear it to all of their classes.
13. Math Art Prints Set
Brighten up their classroom or any room in their house with these fantastic math art prints. Featuring a range of different prints from the Fibonacci and Archimedean spiral to Euler’s formula, any math teacher is sure to recognize these diagrams. Printed on high quality archive paper, these prints are guaranteed to last a lifetime and make an excellent farewell present.
14. A Teacher Changes The World Sign
Remind them why they chose to become a teacher in the first place and why they love their job. This freestanding wooden box sign is made from high quality materials and features a powerful message they’re sure to agree with and love. At five by six inches, this wooden sign will look great it any classroom or home.
15. Math Wall Clock
Give your teacher a mental workout, whether it’s inside the classroom or their office with this awesome math wall clock. Featuring a range of different math equations for each number, this clock is excellent for displaying in the classroom and getting students thinking about math. Battery powered and easy to install, this is sure to be an excellent addition to any classroom.
16. Digits Of Pi Socks
Every teacher needs a pair of snazzy math socks in their draw! Ensure they have even more maths related clothing in their wardrobe, thanks to these colorful digits of Pi socks. Including over 40 decimal places of Pi, these socks will fit anyone from sizes 7 to 13. Made of high quality cotton, they are also as comfortable as they are stylish.
17. Tangent Coffee Mug Gift
The perfect gift for any professor or teacher who loves puns, this coffee mug is sure to make them smile. Including a hilarious tangent math joke, this mug comes with the print on both sides and can hold up to 11 ounces. Both microwave and dishwasher safe, this is sure to be their new favorite mug!
18. Math Equations Tie
For anyone who just can’t get enough of math, give them something to admire wherever they go with this beautiful math equations tie. Including tons of hand written math equations all over, this is sure to be an excellent conversation starter at any event. Made from microfiber and measuring 58 inches long, any math teacher will certainly love this present.
19. Multiplication Table T-Shirt
Ideal for any math teacher who teaches younger students, this t-shirt is bound to help students improve their multiplication skills! With an entire 9 by 9 multiplication table printed on the front with answers, this tee is available in three different colors and four different sizes from small to x-large.
20. Math Formula Drink Coasters
Keep their desk and exam papers free from coffee stains by gifting them these original math formula drink coasters. Available in sets of four and six, each coaster has a unique equation on it, ranging from Einstein’s mass-energy relation to the definition of Pi. Long lasting and made from cork, these are perfect for any math teacher in your life.
21. Math Teacher Socks
What better way to get them in the mood to teach some math than with these super comfy math formula socks. Suitable for sizes 7 to 12, these socks feature a custom blend of cotton, nylon and polyester to make them both comfortable and breathable for all day comfort. The perfect attire for the classroom, these socks are sure to get plenty of nice comments.
22. Mathematics Lanyard
Upgrade their existing lanyard with this mathematics themed one, designed especially for teachers. Ideal for holding their ID, key cards and any other important items, it also comes with a snap buckle release making it safe for all use cases. Made from soft polyester material, it’s ideal for wearing over long periods around campus.
23. Protractor & Set Square Cufflinks
The perfect farewell present for any math teacher, these cufflinks will definitely make them stand out in their formal attire. Presented in a luxury gift box, this pair comes with one set square and one protractor, which are both individual crafted. Stylish and unique, these cufflinks will look great on anyone.
24. When Math Goes Wrong In The Real World
Any teacher probably hears the words “why are we learning about this?” at least once a day. Well, give them the perfect answer to that question with this awesome book. Called Humble Pi, the book focuses on scenarios when somebody got their math wrong in the real world. Full of great stories to tell the class, any teacher will thoroughly enjoy reading it.