We may never be able to thank teachers enough for all their hard work, but we can try! We can’t think of a better way to show our appreciation than by listing all the FREE goodies and deals in the Wichita area for Teacher Appreciation Week. From free food, to free car washes, to amazing discounts at local stores, we know you’ll get the most out of your Appreciation week!
Teacher Appreciation Week is officially the first full week in May each year. That means in 2022, it’s from May 2 through May 6. Teacher Appreciation DAY is Tuesday, May 3. Be sure you look at the dates for each deal so you don’t miss any of them!
Hopping Gnome Brewing Company
Hopping Gnome knows what teachers need after a long day at school, and that is 10% off your total ticket when you show your school ID! This deal is valid on Tuesday, May 3 – which is Teacher Appreciation Day – through Thursday, May 5. Don’t enjoy the deal too much though … tomorrow’s a school day. more info here
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers
What’s sweeter than an apple for the teacher? A FREE mini sundae at Freddy’s for Teacher Appreciation Week. Educators can get this deal at any participating Freddy’s this week nationwide; just show your school ID.
Charlie’s Car Wash (formerly Green Lantern) for Teachers
As a thank you to teachers, Green Lantern Car Wash is giving away a FREE signature car wash to all educators! This FREE car wash will only be available on Teacher Appreciation Day during their normal business hours. Their West side location and East side location will be offering this awesome deal, so head over to the one closest to you. Make sure to bring your school ID with you. What a deal! Info here
Nurses AND teachers get a free glass of tea all week with ID. Valid from 5/4 to 5/11, limit one per guest. The free tea for teachers offer does not include flavor shots or other beverages. Info here.
Thanks to LivingontheCheap.com for these Teacher Appreciation Freebies and Deals 2022
Barnes & Noble: Get 20% off publisher’s list price all year long on all purchases for classroom use at Barnes & Noble. Plus, enjoy discounts of up to 25% off the publisher’s list price during Educator Appreciation Days.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Just wing it, teachers! From May 2 to 6, Buffalo Wild Wings is offering a 20% discount for teachers and school staff, available for dine-in or in-store pay + pickup only. Teachers and staff need to show a valid school ID for the saucy savings.
Burger King: Hungry educators can feel appreciated for more than just one week by taking a bite of Burger King’s current special. Teachers (and all customers) get FREE fries with any purchase every week for the rest 2022. The offer is only available to members of the restaurant’s Royal Perks loyalty program.
Cheap Caribbean: Teachers definitely deserve a vacation, and there’s no better place to relax than in a tropical locale. Cheap Caribbean offers an exclusive Hero Discount for teachers, healthcare workers, first responders and members of the military. Teachers can enjoy $150 off their next vacation package with a special promo code. (The discount is valid on package bookings of 5 or more nights.)
Cole Haan: Teachers (and students!) can take a study break with 20% off online at Cole Haan. Just use a valid school e-mail address.
Eyemart Express: National optical retailer Eyemart Express is recognizing all teachers with 20% off on all prescription eyewear, along with 2,000 frames, lens upgrades and accessories. The offer is also extended to school administrators and school district employees, including janitors, counselors, and bus drivers. Simply present a valid school ID badge to take advantage of these savings. Eyemart Express offers this discount all year.
Great American Cookies, the home of the original Cookie Cake, and sister brand, Marble Slab Creamery, the imaginative ice cream shop, are delivering a sweet treat to an equally sweet pairing, teachers and nurses. Starting May 2 through May 6, teachers and nurses can get a free Original Chocolate Chip Cookie with any purchase. At Marble Slab Creamery, the offer is for a buy one, get one free small ice cream. Both offers require customers to show valid identification and are in-store only. At co-branded Great American Cookies and Marble Slab Creamery locations, just one freebie must be selected.
Lenovo: Computers are a necessary educational tool in every classroom, so any savings are helpful. And both teachers and students can save an extra 5% sitewide at Lenovo. (The discount excludes doorbusters and select
Michaels: Teachers are crafty people! Enjoy a 15% Teacher Discount at Michaels online and in-store. Teachers need to verify educator ID online through Michaels Rewards.
National Education Association: If you’re one of the millions of members of the National Education Association, enjoy lots of ongoing deals and discounts exclusive to members. The member benefits are wide- ranging, from discounted vacations to credit cards with lots of rewards.
Office Depot / OfficeMax: For Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2 to 6, teachers with an Office Depot / OfficeMax Rewards membership can take advantage of the following coupons available at officedepot.com/rewardsoffers: 20% back in Bonus Rewards on a qualifying in-store purchase and 20% off a qualifying regular-priced purchase. Must present a valid teacher ID and required coupon at checkout.
Red Robin: No red, shiny apples here, just juicy burgers. From April 18 to June 19, Red Robin is giving all customers a $5 Bonus Bucks reward with the the purchase of a $25 gift card. (The bonus is valid June 20 to Aug. 21.)
Sonic Drive-In: Teachers can bite into a big deal at Sonic Drive-In. Every teacher, faculty or staff at K-12 or degree-granting university in America is eligible for a FREE cheeseburger with purchase. To get the offer, educators need to enroll in the SONIC Teachers’ Circle, an awards program exclusively available for educators through the chain’s app.
Subway: Teachers (and everyone else) can take advantage of Subway’s latest special. From April 26 to May 21, the sub shop is offering a buy-one-get-one FREE Footlong sub special online. In addition, enjoy savings all year long with these Subway deals and specials.
Many Wichita businesses offer discounts for teachers all year long!