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How to Celebrate Teachers’ Day at School

How to Celebrate Teachers' Day at School
How to Celebrate Teachers’ Day at School

Teachers’ Day is a special day for the appreciation of teachers and may include celebrations to honor them for their special contributions in a particular field area, or the community in general. The idea of celebrating Teachers’ Day took root in many countries during the 19th century; in most schools in all over the world students and teachers gather to celebrate teachers’ day at school with special traditional food, cookies, music and presents for the teachers. Now if you want to honor this day at your school, read the ideas mentioned below to prepare a perfect function for teachers’ day at your school.

Teacher’s Day is celebrated on different dates in countries every year. In India Teachers’  is celebrated on September 5, 1962. It was first observed on request by the students and friends of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishan, who wanted to celebrate his birthday. Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishan suggested that instead of celebrating his birthday, the students should observe September 5 as Teachers’ Day. Since then teacher’s Day celebrations are held all across India on the birthday of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishan.

How to Celebrate Teachers' Day at School
How to Celebrate Teachers’ Day at School

How to Celebrate Teachers’ Day at School

Teachers’ Day is celebrated in every school and college in every country. A wide range of activities are performed on this special occasion. Right from gifts, flowers, and a note of appreciation to plan a Teachers’ Day party, you can do everything to show how much you appreciate all that your teachers have done for you.

However, the Teachers’ Day is celebrated differently in countries, below you will find ideas on how to celebrate Teachers’ Day at School college or university.

Convey Wishes And Offer Gifts

How to Celebrate Teachers' Day at School
How to Celebrate Teachers’ Day at School


  • Hang a saluting signboard on classroom door writing the name of your teacher. Take the opportunity to wish the teacher with the right gesture.
  • Gift your teacher with sweets, gifts, and flowers. Gift attached with a small notes means a lot for the teacher.
  • If possible provide balloon bouquets and flowers for every teachers’ lounge. This will make your Teacher’s Day celebration more colorful and bright.

Activities For The Occasion

To entertain teachers at schools and colleges, students can organize a small programme by organizing singing, dancing competition and also a theme play.

Give Speech

Developing Vocal Variety in Speech
Developing Vocal Variety in Speech

As it is the right occasion to speak about your teacher make a small note to wish all teachers in the institution for guiding them in shaping your career and helping you to reach the success. During the speech also mention other eminent teachers who have contributed and earned fame at the national level. Mention some of the best quotes too.

Speech About Teachers’ Day

Good morning to all the teachers and my dear friends. The light of the world, the beacon in the dark and the hope that gives us the strength to survive, is our teacher. Today we celebrate Teachers’ Day. A day, kept aside to honor the gifted souls who work every day to make sure that the future is bright for all of us. Let us welcome all the teachers with a big round of applause. On this beautiful occasion, let us take the opportunity to convey our wishes to all our teachers, who have given impeccable contribution in shaping us. Every year we celebrate Teachers Day.

It is a day filled with lots of excitement, joy, and happiness as students are eagerly looking forward to telling their teachers how and why are they special to them. It is my honor to talk about our dear teachers on this wonderful occasion. There is a saying that teachers are greater than the parents. Parents give birth to a child whereas teachers mold that child’s personality and provide a bright future. Apart from academics, teachers stand by us at every step to guide, motivate and inspire to become better people.

Teachers’ Day Quotes and Messages of Appreciation

  • A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
  • t is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. – Albert Einstein
  • The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind. – Kahlil Gibran
  • Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well. – Aristotle
  • A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning – Brad Henry Love.

  • Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, caliber, and future of an individual. If the people remember me as a good teacher, that will be the biggest honor for me – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

  • The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires – William Arthur Ward

  • Having been an educator for so many years I know that all a good teacher can do is set a context, raise questions or enter into a kind of a dialogic relationship with their students – Godfrey Reggio

  • When you play a sax, that saxophone is irreverent. It’s noisy; it’s a trickster… you cannot hide the saxophone in your hands, so it’s a good teacher – Joy Harjo

  • I am a teacher. It’s how I define myself. A good teacher isn’t someone who gives the answers out to their kids but is understanding of needs and challenges and gives tools to help other people succeed. That’s the way I see myself, so whatever it is that I will do eventually after politics, it’ll have to do a lot with teaching – Justin Trudeau

Decorate the Classrooms

How to Celebrate Teachers' Day at School
How to Celebrate Teachers’ Day at School

If you’re in school or college and you’d like to make Teachers’ Day 2018 special for your teachers, you may decorate your classroom, the staffroom, and hallways in coordination with your seniors and juniors.

Organize a Party Prepare Food

How to Celebrate Teachers' Day at School
How to Celebrate Teachers’ Day at School

If you’d like to celebrate Teachers’ Day in college, you can organize a party for your teachers to enjoy the day. You may prepare them different kinds of foods for them such as bagels and cream cheese, donuts, assorted fruit, coffee, tea or juice. Also, you can serve them a variety of delicious soups and salads and a groaning board filled with every imaginable dessert —brownies, cookies, pies, cakes.

Play Game With You Teachers

You can actually have a good time playing exciting games with your teachers. There are some games which would entertain your teachers such as punishment game.

Write different tasks on sticky notes and put them under the plates of each teacher and ask them to read the note and perform the action. You can ask them to sing a song, drink 5 glasses of water, read the first message on his or cell phone etc.

Also Read: Anchoring Script For The Teacher’s Day

Conclude the Function

To conclude the Teachers’ Day function, you can thank your teacher for the sacrifices and efforts they have put in the whole year in order to guide in the way of prosperity and dignity.

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