Now that you are in the swing of things with school, here are some great products that may come in handy this school year.
Published: August 31, 2018
By: Birmingham Parent Staff
Post-it Die Cut Notes (MSRP $5.99)
Available in new shapes, including emoji, floral, musical instruments, waffles + syrup and more, these sticky notes are the perfect way to encourage students to take notes and stay organized throughout the new school year. Great for teachers, too! Available wherever school and office supplies are sold.
Post-it Weekly Desk Calendar (MSRP $12.99)
This calendar is the ideal way to keep up with daily and weekly tasks in an organized and minimalistic way. Write down your plans for the week, and when a new week arrives, simply tear off the old calendar and begin anew! It is perfect for college students and teachers, too. Available wherever school and office supplies are sold.
Fiskars Color Change Kids Scissors (MSRP $ 4.49)
This No.1 teacher-recommended brand of scissors is sure to be a hit with students this school year! Activated by heat from little hands, these adorable scissors change colors during use. Featuring a safety-edge blade that provides the most precise cutting, while also utilizing a safer blade angle, these scissors are recommended for children ages 4 and older. Available wherever school and office supplies are sold.
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Crayola Tree House Play Set (MSRP $14.97)
Join Daniel Tiger and his friends on an exciting adventure in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe with this all-new Crayola Tree House Set from Amloid. Children will have a blast with the building blocks, adorable stickers and an assortment of crayons. Assembling the treehouse only requires five easy steps, and the crayon tube provides the perfect storage container for all pieces. Recommended for children ages 3 and older. Available at Walmart.com.
Crayola Kids@Work Activity Table (MSRP $49.99)
This multi-functional 2-in-1 Activity Table is the perfect gift for aspiring artists and builders. Featuring a two-sided tray that hosts a writing surface on one side and a building-block base on the other, kids can spend hours building, coloring and creating their own masterpieces. This 40-piece set includes everything needed for any budding artist, and the folding design on the activity table provides easy and compact storage. Recommended for ages 3 and up. Available at Walmart.com.
Power Core E90 Electric Scooter (MSRP $129.99)
Featuring a battery life of up to 70 minutes, a maximum weight capacity of 120 pounds and a 90-day warranty, you need to look no further for the perfect electric scooter for your child. Including a lighter weight steel frame and increased torque, the Power Core E90 Electric Scooter takes fun to the next level. Recommended for children ages 8 and older, this scooter reaches a max speed of 10 mph. Available at Razor.com.
Stephen Joseph Backpacks (MSRP $19.90) and Lunchboxes (MSRP $17.00)
These unique and colorful backpacks and lunchboxes are sure to be a hit with younger students. Available in a variety of adorable designs, your child will certainly find a themed backpack and lunchbox that is perfect just for them. Recommended for children of all ages. Available at Stephenjosephgifts.com.
Q Wunder by EQtainment (prices vary based on specific purchase)
Q Wunder aims to teach emotional intelligence and mindfulness through starting conversations and play time with family via their games, books, toys and show available through the app. This wonderful resource for both children and parents also teaches manners, eye contact and appropriate ways to handle various emotions and tricky situations. Recommended for children 2 and older. Available at qwunder.com.
Creation Crate’s STEM Themed Monthly Subscription Box (Price varies according to the length of subscription)
Creation Crate is technology education in a box and the perfect gift for Math and Science enthusiasts! Providing a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) activity with each box, this monthly subscription will keep your child engaged and interested in learning within these crucial educational areas. Creation Kit Crates are available in 1, 3, 6 and 12-month options, with the price beginning at $29.99 for the one month option. Recommended for children 12 and older. Available at creationcrate.com.
CleanWell’s Hand Sanitizer Sprays and Sanitizing Wipes Bundle (MSRP $15.00)
Each new school year promises a variety of germs that your child will be exposed to throughout the day. Combat these pesky school germs by sending your child to school with CleanWell’s hand sanitizer sprays and sanitizing wipes. Harsh chemical-free and moisturizing, these sanitizing products are safe and perfect for younger children. Also, their small containers fit perfectly into backpacks, lunchboxes, and purses. Recommended for all ages. Available at cleanwelltoday.com.
KiwiCo’s STEM-themed Subscription Box (MSRP $16.95 a month for a year membership)
KiwiCo’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) subscription boxes are perfect for young children of various ages. Boxes are available for children among a variety of ages, offering everything from their Critter Crate for young toddlers up to their Tinker Crate for kids ages 9-16. Recommended for children birth to 16 years. Available at kiwico.com.
Discountglasses.com’s Kids Prescription Eyeglasses (prices vary by frames)
This large selection of top-quality optical products offers competitive prices featuring brands that children love, including Barbie, Hello Kitty, My Little Pony, Sketchers, SpongeBob Square Pants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Tony Hawk Kids and more. Also available is the website’s exclusive prescription eyewear brand for children: Picklez! Featuring comfortable frames that are durable and flexible for young children, Picklez is definitely a brand worth checking out! Available at discountglasses.com.