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With long lists of school supplies, shopping for the back-to-school season can be a challenge. Each child may have a different requirement depending on the grade they are in, but there are always a few essentials for every variety of grades and grades. Keep reading to see our list of the most common back-to-school staples at great prices.
These school essentials deserve an A+
$17.88 on Amazon
Make planning easy with this whiteboard calendar set that comes with four markers and an eraser. The calendar has a customizable date and month section so kids can always keep it up to date. The calendar’s magnetic properties help it stick to any metal surface, making it a great addition to classrooms and study areas. A five-star Amazon reviewer says: “These flip boards are great for my needs at work, so I have a handy to-do list that I can glance at for a moment and get up to speed.”
$7.53 on Amazon
Save on tissues and paper towels that aren’t as friendly to drying surfaces with this 4-pack of whiteboard erasers to keep your whiteboards clean. Some plugins are great for sharing or keeping for later. Your whiteboard will last much longer when you treat the soft, cotton-like texture of the erasers that offer quick cleaning without scratching. An Amazon buyer tried them and had this to say about them: “These are good value for money and easy to use. We used them for the whole school year and they are still in excellent condition.“
$9.80 on Amazon
This marker set comes in 12 different colors to make the whiteboard more fun. Trust an Amazon buyer who agrees with dry erase markers “Vivid colors, low odor” while maintaining all the bright, deep colors. This same Amazon shopper can confirm that the indicators are there “Long lasting and haven’t dried out after several months.” If the cap is never installed, you will have up to two days to recap the markers before they dry out.
$5.51 on Amazon
This stapler has multiple uses for students and teachers. Staple up to 10 pages at a time or corner to staple papers on bulletin boards or other creative projects. It includes the first 1000 clips and you can insert 200 at a time. Thanks to the rubber grip on the bottom, your papers will be stapled quickly without unexpected slipping and sliding. Style doesn’t compromise on power, according to one five-star reviewer who writes: “It’s very comfortable, not bulky and light, but has a lot of power.”
$12.08 on Amazon
Staples are a great start to filling your supply closet, so it’s never too late to get a spare box of 10-packs of silver metal staples for even longer. These regular-sized binders are compatible with most staplers—and at these affordable prices, it’s easy to stock up for school, home, and the office.
$8.96 on Amazon
A pack of 12 markers with black gel ink is ideal for everyday writing. 0.7-minute nib precision ensures precision without smudges or smudges. These pens will quickly become your favorite for any writing task. Amazon shopper, teacher and self-proclaimed cartoonist says these pens are “delightfully smooth ink delivery,” and it is definitely a “The teacher’s favorite.”
$20.45 on Amazon
Every student becomes an artist when using this set of high-quality colored pencils. They are ideal for adding fine details, shading and layering. This set comes in a decorative tin with a built-in tray so you can easily choose from 72 colors to create your masterpiece.
$29.58 on Amazon
This 3-inch binder is perfect for carrying assignments, notebook paper, and other items. It is lightweight and holds up to 550 sheets of paper. You can celebrate your favorite artists or share your artwork with the customizable cover. Simply pull up the plastic overlay and place your fitted sheet on the front of the binder to make it uniquely yours.
Make this school year the best yet
Don’t miss out on getting these fun and functional essentials. With Amazon’s affordable prices, you can even stock up for next year.
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