Amazing Super Cool School Supplies for Kids and Teens
Let’s be honest, the marketing for children’s back to school supplies is at a ferocious pace. Everyone is clamoring for the latest or hottest backpack buddy or gadget. But what’s in? What’s out?
Here are my top picks for this year’s students:
1. Scent-sibles Pencils
Don’t you just love it? These Scent-sibles pencils are so delicious with 36 different scents. Each pencil comes with it’s own large eraser and own unique scent like Dandy Kandy Apple, Groovy Grape Lollipop, Candy Cane and more. What a way to encourage learning and writing than with these fun pencils.
2. Animal Magnet Mates
This Moose Animal Magnet is quite the fellow for being handy not only for the average stick-to-your-locker job, but also fun to twist and bend to wow fellow locker-mates.
3. Rock Star Guitar Pens
Got a rock-n-roller in your brood? Then send them off with this cool hit: Rock Star Guitar Pens. It will be hard to put down.
4. Green Apple Memo Pad
An apple a day keeps kids at play! You won’t miss out on any notices from school when your child can write them down on this Green Apple fun pad.
Have you ever wondered about where the idea of school supplies came from? Or, who invented tape? Or, what is the meaning of “loose leaf” paper? Check out these 20 little known facts by Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman‘s post: Twenty Interesting Things About Back-to-School Supplies.
5. Retro Cassette Tape Dispenser
Bring back the nostalgia with this epic cassette tape dispenser. It is fully functional and fun. Will cure most rips and tears.
6. Silver Robot Flash Drive
Storing files for school will be a breeze when your child takes this one-of-a-kind silver robot flash drive to school. Head on, the robot safely keeps the USB end of the drive save. Head off and your child is ready to store their school homework. It’s that easy!
7. Locker Chandelier
A chandelier in a locker? Of course! No one would argue that lockers are dark and dreary, but with this pretty aqua chandelier, your child will be able to see to the very back of their locker! And, it has a motion detector feature and battery-operated.
8. Monsters University Lip Balm + Mini Backpack
If you would have said “Make mine a monster,” I would have laughed but not with this cute mini-pack that holds a lip balm. Easy to keep one’s lips moist throughout the school year. Plus, it is “monster cool” with Mike and Sulley gracing the mini-pack.
9. Leopard Printed Duct Tape
One standard item for many schools is duct tape. And, not just your average metal gray kind. Now your child can wow classmates with a leopard printed duct tape that can be a show-stopper and a craft-maker all in one. Buy one roll for school and keep one home to make some amazing Duct Tape Crafts!
10. Hadaki Floral Backpack
In my article: How to Save Big on School Supplies, I share that you don’t have to sacrifice style when on a budget. Believe it or not this Hadaki backpack has plenty of room and compartments for everything your child needs.There’s even room for a laptop!
Make lunchtime fun and exciting with this Minions-inspired lunch box. Better still, you don’t have to sacrifice food safety, just add a few ice packs to your child’s cold lunch and they’re good to go.
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