Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3–7.

Everyone can agree that teachers have had it extra tough during the pandemic. This week is Teacher Appreciation Week, and we’ve put together a list of all the goodies brands are offering to thank educators for all that they do. Freebies include food from restaurants like Sonic, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Insomniac Cookies.

Some deals are only good this week, but some are good all year-round. Don’t forget to thank your teachers this week with a note, gift, or a pandemic-friendly e-card!


Free large drink or slush when you place an order online or through the Sonic app with code TEACHERS. Offer is valid through Saturday, May 8, 2021.


Chick-fil-A doesn’t have a blanket offer but check your local store to see if they are offering something for Teacher’s Appreciation Day. 

Buffalo Wild Wings

Teachers - you get 20 percent off any order, pickup, or dine-in when you show your student ID. Valid through May 7, 2021.

insomniac cookies

Insomniac Cookies

Moms, teachers, and nurses can get a free cookie with purchase in-store (sorry, not available with delivery) through May 9. No purchase required. Really love Insomniac cookies? Sign up for their new CookieMagic subscription and get a free cookie every day in-store.


Restaurants around the U.S. are honoring teachers by gifting free drinks, café pastries, and breakfast sandwiches. Offers vary by region and location and you must use the McDonald’s app to get the free item.

Free Cruise

Norwegian Cruise Lines is giving 100 teachers a free seven-day cruise of their choice within the U.S. and Canada. You can enter your favorite teacher at nclgivingjoy.com. The top 100 teachers with the most votes will win a cruise and the grand prize winner will also win $25,000 for their school. The contest runs through June 3, 2021.

Epson Printer

Epson is honoring teachers by giving away five of its EcoTank ET-4760 All-in-One cartridge-free printers. It prints, scans, and doesn’t use ink cartridges. To win, go to Epson’s social media pages and follow the directions to enter. 

Office Max Office Depot

Teachers that are members of the Office Depot OfficeMax Rewards program can get 25 percent back in rewards for all purchases made from May 2–8, 2021. You must go online and add the coupon to your cart.

Offers Valid All Year-Round

scholl supplies


Teachers get 15 percent off supplies at Michael’s by signing up for the teacher discount program. Offer is valid every day on all regular priced and sale items, but certain products are excluded. 


Get in shape online or in-person with P.volve! The fitness class site offers teachers 50 percent off digital memberships and equipment. The site also has a free two-week subscription so you can try it out.


Get up to $200 off select computers and iPads through the Apple education program.

Vineyard Vines

The clothing retailer offers 15 percent off to teachers and students every day, just go to the website to verify your status.

Find more teacher discounts at SheerID, a website that brands use to verify status as a teacher.