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Back To School: Essential Gifts For The Teacher You Love

Gifts for teachers are something parents usually think about at the end of the school year. In 2020, the school year ended abruptly and teacher gifts were the last thing on anyone’s mind. As families get ready to go back to school, parents are feeling a lot of gratitude to the teacher who will be teaching their children whether it is in the classroom or virtually.  At The Basketry, we have an exceptional selection of essential gifts for the teacher you love as they venture into the “new normal” of teaching. 


2020 Survival Prayer Candle


The Basketry 2020 Survival Prayer Candle

This amazing candle from Mose Mary and Me is a gift that gives twice. $5 from every sale goes to Feed New Orleans Second Line and it will help your favorite teacher to survive whatever is thrown at them. With this year, there is no telling what that could be and the candle also includes a humorous sentiment.

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Geode Bath Bombs


The Basketry Geode Bath Bombs

These hand-painted bath bombs are SLS free, paraben-free and phthalate-free. Choose from four different stones with a variety of fragrance options. Amethyst with the scent of lavender, clary sage, and eucalyptus. Turquoise with accents of kumquat and mango. Rose Quartz with notes of sandalwood and rose blossom. Moonstone with soft rose, velvet gardenia, and sweet honeysuckle. No matter which you choose, they are the perfect way to enjoy a relaxing bath.  

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Louisiana Sweet Olive Gift Set


The Basketry Louisiana Sweet Olives Gift Basket

Scented with Sweet Olive Blossoms, Orange Blossoms, Hyacinth, Gardenia, and a hint of Lavender, this bath and body box is sure to please a special southern woman. It includes Sweet Olive Bar Soap, Body Butter, Dead Sea Salt and Fleur de Lis Guest Soap.  

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Plague Slayer Hand Sanitizer


The Basketry Plague Slayer Hand Sanetizer

When nothing but the most effective germ killer will do, this sanitizer does the job. Fragrance-free, 70% Ethyl Alcohol and including aloe to keep your hands from drying out. This is a sanitizer that donates 25% of all profits to Direct Relief supporting healthcare workers. 

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Prayer Candles


Prayer is something everyone needs in this unprecedented time and these beautiful gold prayer candles are made in Louisiana. Supporting local businesses is always a priority. 

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Be Kind Shirt



Kindness is something the world could use more of right now and this shirt promotes it beautifully.  We will donate $5 from each shirt purchased to Son of a Saint, to help fatherless young men in New Orleans. 

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Unwind Lavender Gift Set


Nothing helps relieve stress like a good night’s sleep and lavender is especially good at promoting relaxation. This gift combines the best of aromatherapy with a beautiful sleep mask. 

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Gifts of Gratitude – We have a whole section on our website with gifts that say thank you. 

As your children head back to school, we hope that one of the gifts for teachers we suggested is perfect for the teacher or teachers who are important to you. But if we haven’t quite hit the mark, we are happy to curate the perfect gift basket or box for you. Give us a call or visit our store to tell us exactly what you have in mind. We will wrap it beautifully and we can deliver it for you as well. 

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