Your employees work long and hard. It is important to recognize the efforts your staff has put in. This March, don’t forget to celebrate Employee Appreciation Day to boost your employees’ morale. Say thanks for the job well done, reward them with a gift. Here’s a list of 32 unique employee recognition gifts. They are inexpensive, fun and creative. These gift ideas are also great for Christmas and other occasions such as work anniversary, and achievement party.

32 Gift Ideas Employees Will Appreciate

1. A Trophy

Thank them for the great jobs done, get your employees a recognition gift. This Employee Appreciation Day, award these little Gold Ducky Quacktastic Awards to the best in your flock. These duckies are adorable and fun. They are going to be a big hit in the office.

Gold Ducky Quacktastic Awards 
Gold Ducky Quacktastic Awards

2. World’s Best Employee Mug

The best mug for the world’s best employee. Vintage newspaper design, made of ceramic. It is perfect for the morning coffee.

World's Best Employee Mug
World’s Best Employee Mug

See these funny office mugs your coworkers’ll love.

3. Restock Your Office Supplies

You can get these fancy diamond pens for the ladies in your department. Sparkly diamond with a rose gold accent. These pens make writing more elegant.

Diamond Rose Gold Pen
Diamond Rose Gold Pen

4. World’s Okayest Employee Travel Tumbler

Another nice recognition gift for employees. This travel tumbler is designed for the world’s okayest employee. It is double walled and insulated for keeping drinks warm.

World's Okayest Employee Travel Tumbler
World’s Okayest Employee Travel Tumbler

5. Funny Box Sign – For The Hardworking Staff

A cute sign perfect for the dog owners at your workplace. Made of high-quality wood, it is painted in a distressed style with paw prints. It reads “I work hard so my dog can have a better life”.

Cat version is available too. Click here to check it out!

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I Work Hard Funny Box Sign
I Work Hard Funny Box Sign

6. Encourage Your Staff To Go For Holidays

This beautiful coffee table book is suitable for people from various background. Destinations of a Lifetime takes us on a photographic tour of the world’s most spectacular destinations, and inspire tangible ideas for your next trip.

This book is filled with colorful pictures. It is well written with hard service information like when to go, where to eat, where to stay, and what to do to ensure the most enriching and authentic experience. A wonderful book for co-workers. This book is also an excellent retirement gift for a colleague.

Destinations of a Lifetime
National Geographic Destinations of a Lifetime

7. Say Thanks with Willow Tree Abundance Figurine

Give your employees a big bouquet of flowers. This lovely figurine will help you to express your gratitude for their hard works and dedication.

Willow Tree Abundance
Willow Tree Abundance

8. Help them with Their Job

Another interesting office supplies that will become a big hit in the office. This unique sticky notepad helps your employees to tackle their daily tasks with military precision. It is fun and functional. This employee appreciation gift is fun and cheap.

Knock Knock Today's Plan of Attack Great Big Stickies
Knock Knock Today’s Plan of Attack Great Big Stickies

9. A Small Tech Gift For Employee Appreciation Day

This marble pattern Popsockets is useful for frequent phone users. It expands the grip of the phone and makes holding a phone or tablet easier. You can also use it as a convenient stand to watch videos.

PopSockets White Marble
PopSockets White Marble

10. Recognize Their True Ability

Here’s the set of five pencils for the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, and the genius who see things differently.

The Crazy One Quote Pencils
The Crazy One Quote Pencils

11. Coffee Mug Warmer – For the Coffee Lovers

Let them enjoy hot coffee while they work. This mug warmer heats up fast to keep the beverages hot. It is compact and light. Fits working desk without consuming much space.

Coffee Mug Warmer
Coffee Mug Warmer

12. Decorate The Workspace with an Indoor Mini Plant

Place a pot of plant, add a touch of nature to their workspace. Your co-workers will definitely appreciate this kind gesture.

Indoor Mini Plant
Indoor Mini Plant

13. Reward them with Fruits

These colorful fruit USB drive are coming to transfer and store data. They have 16GB capacity to keep your documents safe.

Fruits USB Flash Drive
Fruits USB Flash Drive

14. Motivate Your Employees to Work Hard, Play Harder 

Motivational gift for employees — a multipurpose tote bag to motivate them to work hard and play hard.

Work Hard, Play Harder Tote BagWork Hard, Play Harder Tote Bag
Work Hard, Play Harder Tote Bag

15. The Farting Animals Coloring Book – A Good Stress Relief Therapy

This is perfect for colleagues who need a good laugh. This funny coloring book lets them release stress by coloring the farting animals.

The Farting Animals Coloring Book
The Farting Animals Coloring Book

16. Dinosaur Memo Holder – To Deliver Thank You Note

Write a thank you message and send out this dino to your employees. He can hold the notes firmly in his jaw. He can also carry some pens, pencils and paper clips on his back.

Kikkerland Dino Memo Holder
Kikkerland Dinosaur Memo Holder

17. Something Cheap and Cute

Small appreciation gift for employees — elephant shaped paper clips.

Elephant Paper Clips
Elephant Paper Clips

18. A Gentle Reminder – Graphique Marble Magnetic Notepad

A stylish marble design notepad for them to write down to do stuff, whether it is work-related or non-work stuff.

Graphique Marble Magnetic Notepad
Graphique Marble Magnetic Notepad

Employee Appreciation Day Activities — Some Ideas

19. Have A Pizza Party

Surprise your staff with a pizza lunch. Who doesn’t like a surprise treat?

20. Hire an On-Site Massage Therapist or Manicurist

21. More Fun For the Breakroom

Get new board games, new music, new snacks, and etc.

22. Broadcast Your Appreciation

You can mention your staff on the company website. Give a shout out to everyone on your hardworking team.

23. Write A Thank You Note

Write them a card, say thanks for something specific would be really nice.

Thank You Card
Thank You Card Bundle

24. Gift Card

If you want to make things easier, it is always a good idea to get them a gift card.

25. More Food For The Pantry

Get a variety of cookies, snacks, and beverages for your staff.

Starbucks K-Cup Variety Pack
Starbucks K-Cup Variety Pack
Tea Drops Assortment Pack
Tea Drops Assortment Pack

26. Plan A Company Potluck

It is a fun break from the normal work routine.

27. Upgrade The Office

You can upgrade the office furniture like replacing the old chairs with a better ergonomic designed chair. You can also beautify their workspace with some pretty office decorations.

Blu Monaco Rose Gold Desk Organizer
Blu Monaco Rose Gold Desk Organizer
Leather Catchall Tray - Help them keep their desk neat
Leather Catchall Tray – Help them keep their desk neat

28. Let Their Voices be Heard

Set a suggestion box for your staff to voice out how they want to improve the office. This will make your staff feel heard.

29. Local Coffee Shop Gift Card

30. Plan For a Staff Appreciation Holiday

Build a stronger relationship through team activities. Bring them on a boat cruise, a barbeque by the lake or spend a day at a local state park.

31. Say It With Flowers

32. Take Your Employee Out to for an Appreciation Lunch

Last but not least, the easiest way to celebrate Employee Appreciation Day is to allow them a long lunch break. Take your staff out to lunch, whether in a large group or a small group. Ask them about how the job is going and what they wish to improve.

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