Classroom Gift Ideas- Classroom & Homeschool Addition
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Whether you’re a parent, homeschooler, teacher or school staff, or just needing a fun Classroom Gift Ideas for Back to School, see some great options below!
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Classroom Gift Ideas and Homeschool Needs:
GRACO Sense2Soothe Swing with Cry Detection Technology
If you’re a mom homeschooling several little ones and also have a baby, you need something to help keep baby occupied!
The Sense2Soothe is just that. With the GRACO quality it’s a great investment and can last through use with more than one child! My GRACO products have stood the test of time. Also an idea for Classroom Gift Ideas for churches/daycares.
Cry Detection™ Technology detects and automatically responds to baby’s cries to soothe her
8 soothing motions that mimic how Mom would naturally move
Seat doubles as a removable, portable rocker for use throughout the home
Multi-direction seat offers more ways to soothe
Choose from 3 different speeds to fit baby’s preference. $249.99
Puro Sound Earmuffs
For kids who need some noise cancellation for reading or focusing, these earmuffs do the trick! They are available in pink, green and black, and have no connectors (so ideal for baby).
They do have a tight band and fit well on toddlers and preschoolers. $17.99 (sale). Great for teachers or homeschoolers, or those looking for Classroom Gift Ideas.
PuroQuiet On-Ear Active Noise Cancellation Headphones from Puro Sound
These are easily my kids’ favorite headphones. With homeschooling you know you may have several kids working at once on a computer, or listening to an audio. The “active” noise cancellation works great, and they fit well on elementary age kids. At the smallest setting, they would work well for an average preschooler size.
PuroQuiet blocks out daily noise and background sounds up to 22 dB, complemented by 82% noise isolation. You can let your kids hear only what you want them to with nothing else but improved concentration. The ANC switch puts world on mute, so children can listen clearly in loud environments. No need to turn the volume up to better protect their delicate hearing. $79.99 (sale)
Easy Read Time Teacher -Rainbow Face Time Teaching Wall Clock
Ideal for classrooms or at home, this bright and fun working wall clock will help early elementary students tell time. For many students, the “to” and “past” times are confusing. This color coded clock breaks those concepts down with its easy to understand clock face. I put this in a busy area of the house, and look forward to helping my younger kids with correctly reading the time! $29.95 USD (Use UK site or Australia Site).
Features from website:
Working battery-operated wall clock with clear dial that carries all the information children need to learn to tell the time.
Supplied with simple 3-step teaching system that enables children to tell the time, in ‘minutes past’ and ‘minutes to’ the hour, as soon as they can read numbers.
Silent, no ticking, with ‘sweep’ second hand, showing that time is constant and not stop start.
Attractive, colorful, has unisex appeal and looks good in any room.
Helps all children including those with learning difficulties.
29 cm Diameter.
Single AA battery required (not included). Silent, no ticking.
The Learning Journey International Little Tunes Tambourine
Little Tunes Tambourine encourages kids to develop essential motor skills by getting down to the beat of the music and shaking to the melodies! This musical learning toy features four play modes with fun sound effects and melodies, bright light-up buttons, a sturdy handle, an auto shut-off feature and volume control. Toddlers will be jamming out in no time! The Little Tunes Tambourine is for ages 12+ months and is available online, and at major retailers and specialty stores nationwide for approximately $19.99.
The Learning Journey International Pull Alone Snail Drum
Your little one can beat out their own tunes on this fun Pull Along Snail Drum. This colorful snail has two antennae drumsticks that will help your little musician create his own music. As an added feature as you pull him along, the Pull Along Snail Drum also makes his own music by beating on the inside of the drum.The sturdy design with pull cord and four wheels will help your little one develop large motor skills and hand-eye coordination. This cute 📷little snail will surely bring a smile to your toddler’s face. The Pull Along Snail Drum is for ages 12+ months and is available online, and at major retailers and specialty stores nationwide for approximately $23.99.
The Learning Journey International Little Piano Tunes
Aspiring composers will have lots of fun making music with The Little Piano Tunes keyboard. With two play modes and eight fun songs, your little one can explore a classic musical avenue. Little Piano Tunes plays familiar melodies and fun sound effects that will engage kids for hours. The Little Piano Tunes is for ages 12+ months and is available online, and at major retailers and specialty stores nationwide for approximately $25.99.
Voyager 2 World Push Pin Map
The Voyager 2 World Push Pin Map is a stunning topographic travel map that features terrain modeling with 3D shading effects. Its design is the result of months of cartographic and geographic research by a professional cartographer using professional GIS mapping software. In this world travel map you can find the deepest point in the ocean, the tallest peaks on Earth, ancient civilizations, the flows of ocean currents, and fascinating historic commentary highlighting famous voyages around the world. Beautiful for home/office decor and perfect for homeschooling/teaching, this world map is truly one of a kind. All of the travel maps include rich details that encourage exploration and self-discovery.
Toddlermonitor™ Toddler Friendly Baby Monitor
Green Kid Crafts Physics Lab
Do you remember the Jacob’s ladder physics model when you were a kid? You can help the kids build their own model with this awesome science set from Green Kid Crafts. We had fun creating several basic physics models, perfect for older elementary age students.
This set is ideal for homeschool, or to demonstrate for a larger school classroom. Projects do need supervision, per instructions, and since some models have small parts that would be difficult for a student to construct on their own. Full kit comes with everything pictured. Use coupon code for 50% off your first Green Kid Crafts box! $29.95
Elyptol Gel Family Starter Pack Antimicrobial Products
The perfect starter set to introduce your family to the next generation of natural hand sanitizers!
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SISU Junior Mouthguard for Sports
If you have a kid in youth sports, you may know finding a good mouth guard is important. You don’t want it to be ill-fitting, and of course keeping up with it is more difficult if it’s constantly taken out and put in a pocket. The SISU company makes various mouth guards, including ones specifically designed for kids wearing braces. $19.99
At a lean 1.6mm thin, the SISU Junior mouth guard is so small and comfortable that kids don’t feel the constant need to take it out, making for a cleaner children’s mouth guard and a healthier kid. The size of this kids’ mouth guard is ideal for ages 7-10. If your child wears braces, use the Aero Guard regardless of age.
Snack in the Box Food Containers
I can’t tell you how fun these Snack in the Box plastic food containers are! They have two separate sides, so if you’re planning for a day out or sending snacks with the kids to school, you can send two separate ones without worry they will mix. Send healthy stuff like fruit and cereal, or even a side for their sandwich on one side, and a dessert treat on the other! They come in so many fun colors, these were a real hit! Find on Amazon. From $7.00
Back to School Clothing:
The “Green” Dinosaur Socks from Q is for Quinn:
There’s nothing like looking for matching socks before school! With socks from Q is for Quinn, that’s not a problem. Each sock in the set matches in a pair, but can also coordinate to other socks! So if your toddler ends up with one out of each pair, no worries!
The Green Dinosaur socks are true to size and are soft and breathable. $20
Details from website are below, and Read more about Q is for Quinn socks at link!
The perfect set of socks for a baby, toddler or kid. Made from certified organic combed cotton with seamless toes and rubber grips (for maximum anti-slip support).
This set features 3 pairs of socks, designed to be worn mismatched for 9 possible combinations – 3 pairs, 9 possibilities™ – never scramble for a matching pair again!
One Kid Car Seat Safety Road Coat Transition
The Road Coat™Transition is a lighter version of the road coat with a soft quilted jersey lining. It’s engineered and designed to be worn in a car seat and provides comfort and versatility while keeping your child safer and warmer on and off the road. Perfect for those chilly Spring/Fall days and mild winters.
Crash tested & patent pending! $43.9
Classroom Gift Ideas- Toys:
Play Day Sand and Water Table from American Plastic Toys
This water table is lightweight yet sturdy enough to support water and allow smaller children to stand and play. The toys float down the slide and into the water. You can alternately use this with sand, but we have only filled with water.
Site warns of choking hazard for under three years, so age recommendation is 3+ years. Assembly was quick. Use adult supervision as with any water toy. $24.96.
See more info here:
Play Day Sand & Water Table:
- Colorful table to fill with sand and water
- Features a super fun spiral slide
- Includes 5 fish shapes, 3 balls, water pitcher, frog, and turtles
- Builds coordination by focusing on imaginative play
- Quick and easy to assemble
American Plastic Toys Farmer’s Market
The My Very Own Market Cart from American Plastic Toys is a great addition to any place space! Each purchase comes with 20 farmers market play accessories which includes a variety of fruits and veggies. Your child will love using their imagination and entrepreneurial spirit to sell produce to family and friends. The cart features a play freezer compartment and shelf for convenient storage of accessories. A play credit card and coins are also included to maximize role play and encourage cognitive thinking. The cart features two wheels for easy transportation and storage when playtime is over. $40.49
• Includes 3 bananas, carrots, apples, grapes, and oranges
• Features a freezer compartment and self for convenient storage of accessories
• Realistic credit card scanner
• Comes with a play credit card and coins
• Encourages role play and cognitive thinking
• Features two wheels for easy transportation
• Made from durable, BPA and phthalate-free plastic
• Made in the USA: Manufactured in the United States. All plastic and materials domestically sourced
Create Your Own Bead Pets Set by Made by Me
This is a fun set kids can be creative with, and at the same time make gifts for friends. We love to give non-screen activity sets as gifts in the summer too! Set includes supplies to make 10 pets. These will be fun to give and trade, and are great for backpacks and pencil cases.
Adult supervision required, ages 6+ recommended due to small parts/choking hazard. $12.99 (may vary)
LeapFrog LeapBuilders ABC Smart House Interactive Learning Blocks Playset
If you’re needing an educational toy for the littlest learners, consider this early learning play set from LeapFrog. We know LeapFrog is a household name in educational toys, and this fun block set incorporates letters along with figurines and building blocks.
Slide the 20 Smart blocks into the Smart Star unit to hear 40 different sounds and phrases that introduce letters
60+ piece set has everything to build a cute house including windows, doors, flower blocks, characters and more
Press the buttons on the sides of the Smart Star unit to hear requests to find specific blocks or hear three songs and three melodies
Explore numbers and Quantity by pressing the number buttons above the Smart Star unit
Works with other LeapBuilders playsets (sold separately). Requires 2 AAA batteries (batteries included for demo purposes only, new batteries recommended for regular use); intended for ages 18 months to 5 years
Ages 18+ months. $34.99 (may vary)
V-Tech Explore and Write Activity Desk, Transforms into Easle and Chalkboard
For smaller kids who want to do their homework along with older siblings, this toy is a great option. Kids can sit and learn at the desk, or draw on the chalkboard!
The Explore and Write Activity Desk features an interactive desktop and five pages to explore that are filled with engaging content including letters, numbers, music, colors and more.
The writing pad with light-up display lets kids practice writing by tracing letters, numbers and shapes with a stylus.
The desk transforms into an easel and chalkboard with plenty of storage space for art supplies.
Continue the play with expansion packs (each sold separately) that each focus on a specific curriculum like nursery rhymes, reading skills, animals and numbers. Kids can also play with the touchscreen toy phone or listen to more than 20 melodies on the music player.
See link below for age recommendations. $42.99 (may vary)
Just My Style Unicorn Messenger Bag
This messenger bag will be a fun art project along with a place to carry notebooks and more for back to school. My kids have always loved the color-in toys and bags, and I love the style of this messenger bag.
Recommended for ages 6+, this set includes markers and is small enough for elementary age kids to carry without dragging the ground. It’s very cute! Also available in glitter bag style. $12.99
Discovery Prehistoric SLIMYGLOOP Dig Set
Dig through the gooey slime to find hidden dino bones with this set. After you excavate your fossils, you can build (2) dinosaur models!
As a parent I like this set since it’s dinosaur themed but designed for older kids. As we all know, many dinosaur sets are geared toward younger kids. If your children are still interested in dinosaurs and history later on, it’s harder to find fun play sets! This one is recommended for ages 8+, and some adult supervision for setup may be needed. $16.99
Classroom Git Ideas -Individual School Supplies and More:
Office Depot Brand Plush Animal Pencil Pouch, 2″ x 2″, Unicorn
This adorable pencil pouch has been the kids’ favorite back to school item this year! It’s big enough to keep several belongings inside. They have even carried them around the house like a plush pets! Available in several styles including tiger and hedgehog. Find in store or online at link below. $5.99
- Houses pens, pencils and other accessories.
- Animal designs provide a ferociously fun look that shows off your wild side.
- Plush fabric offers a fur-like feel that’s soft and stylish.
Office Depot Brand Plush Animal Pencil Pouch, 2″ x 2″, Llama
If you’re doing a Llama theme this year, this fun pencil pouch is a must. Zipper feature and holds a good amount of writing utensils and accessories. Great for boys or girls. Shop in store or online at link below. $5.99
Office Depot Brand Fashion Poly Notebooks 80 sheets with stickers: Unicorn/Caticorn/Zebracorn $4.99
These fun notebooks are smaller in size (6″x 8″) and the poly covers will hold up well over the weeks of school. My girls loved the stickers included inside the front cover! My favorite is the zebra notebook (pictured in link below). $4.99
Office Depot Brand Fashion Notebook With Stencil Ruler, 6″ x 8″, Wide Ruled, 200 Pages (100 Sheets), Assorted Colors
These 6″ x8″ notebooks also feature a heavier poly cover, and this one includes a stencil ruler for decorating notebook pages. So fun for a special back to school notebook! $4.99
Office Depot Brand Glitter 3-Hole-Punched Notebook, 8″ x 10 1/2″, Wide Ruled, 160 Pages (80 Sheets), Assorted Colors
School and homeschool can be tough on notebooks. Especially knowing which notebook belongs to whom! I love these glitter notebooks since they are so unique- no mixing up here! Available in three colors and spiral format which we prefer. Also great for older elementary grades or even middle schoolers who love glittery accessories! $2.99 each
Office Depot Brand Fashion Notebook Pencil Pouch, 8″H x 5″W x 1/2″D, Swan
This pencil case is ideal for older grades, high school, and even teachers. I love that it wraps around a notebook, so you have your writing utensils ready to go right away. Find in store or online. $5.99
Crafted from soft polyurethane with matching elastic for durability.
Provides a space to store your pens, pencils, erasers and other important items.
Exterior pocket offers simple storage for on-the-go items.
Attaches to most junior-size notebooks, journals or books (sold separately).
Lovely print features a swan and delicate leaves for a charming appearance.
Office Depot Brand Fashion Notebook Pencil Pouch, 8″H x 5″W x 1/2″D, Unicorns
For younger kids for back to school, the unicorn print will be a hit. Matches other unicorn items available from Office Depot, including the stencils and notebook pictured above. This would also be fun to dress up solid notebooks! $5.99
Office Depot® Brand Stickers, Sequin Patch, Pack Of 2 Stickers
Make notebooks, bags and accessories your own with these fun stickers. Each one is large, 2 per pack. Also makes a fun classroom prize if you’re needing Classroom Gift Ideas for teachers or a homeschool mom! $1.99 per pack
Office Depot Brand Assorted Puffy Stickers
Decorating a plain notebook will be easy with puffy stickers, and of course for our teacher friends, these can go a long way to hand out for classroom rewards or progress charts! Find these and more stickers online and in store. $1.99
TUL Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Silver Barrel, Black Ink, Pack Of 4 Markers
These markers work great and come in a reusable plastic pack, which is a huge help to any teacher. Even if you have your favorite permanent marker brand, I can say these write just very well, and have a smooth, fine tip. $4.99 for 4-pack. Also available in multi-color packs. Find online at link below or in store at Office Depot.
Whether you are homeschooling, or are sending kids to the classroom, sometimes accidents happen and a bandage is required. PATCH Bandages are bandages made from bamboo, hypoallergenic, and 100% compostable, making them better for boo boos, and better for the environment! They have fun prints, and cater to specific types of injuries, such as splinters, scrapes and even burns. My kids love bandages, and we received these, they immediately wanted to try them out, even without a wound! I love that something you always need to have on hand for kids is made better for them, and better for the environment! Great for Classroom Gift Ideas or Teacher Gifts!
Yoobi 3-Ring Binder
Yoobi Back to school items can be found at Target. They have a super fun 2019 line of products great for tween and elementary! This cute emoji style binder will brighten things up! $4.28
Yoobi Mini Color Clickable Rainbow Pen
This was one of our favorite little back to school finds! It’s just adorable with the key chain rainbow on the end, and the multi-color ink is always a win. Find in stores or shop online at link below! $3.98
Yoobi Pencil Organizer- Grid Rainbow Stripe
Yoobi Pencil organizers are compact with multiple inside pockets to see things at a glance. This Rainbow Stripe over the black and white grid is currently a best seller. I remember the black and white grid pattern was popular in the late 80’s, so to me it looks a bit nostalgic! Fits other accessories like the Mini Rainbow Clickable Pen easily. Shop this in stores or online. $9.97
Yoobi Coin Purse- Aqua Sunnies
If you’re looking for Classroom Gift Ideas, This was perfect for my younger grade-schooler. It’s bright and fun, and of course you can store smaller items like pencil sharpeners and erasers in it. Two Pockets. $5.97
Yoobi Composition Book College Ruled- Aqua Rainbow
This is a bright and fun composition book, with the traditional space on the front cover for the student’s name. So cute and more fun than the plain notebooks. $2.97
Inkworks Star Wars Gel Pen Bookmark Pack
For the Star Wars fan for back to school, this fun gift pack with a bookmark and pen is a great pick! We still have several Star Wars fans in the family, and of course a new movie is coming up later this year! Find this gift set on Amazon. Just $4.92 (reg. $6.99)