Aug 14, 2013

10 Fun school supplies to add to your list

10 Fun school supplies to add to your list, We all know glue, No. 2 pencils and composition books are on back to school supply lists, but there are plenty of other gadgets, tools and just plain cool stuff that will help send your kids back to class with a little flair.

We rounded up 10 fun school supplies you won't find on most official lists, but that will definitely help make learning just a little more fun. Who wouldn't want to study in style?


10 Fun school supplies to add to your list
Older students need to be able to transport computer files easily, and these flash memory drives are both cool, secure and handy. Waterproof and shock-resistant, they're perfect for storing music, photos, videos and even homework.
At swissknifeshop.com, $40
10 Fun school supplies to add to your list
Carrying your pencils in a plain old box or bag just seems sad after coming across the styles at coolpencilcase.com. (Of course, we should have known there'd be a site with that name!) One of our faves: This shoe-inspired pouch that zips to hold your pencils, pens and markers. Lace up!
At coolpencilcase.com, $23.
10 Fun school supplies to add to your list
An apple a day keeps the doctor away -- and who wants to get sick during school? This way-cool apple-shaped pad is perfect for jotting down notes and reminders. And, if a little brown-nosing is in order, it'd make a perfect gift for the teacher.
At amazon.com, $4.25.
10 Fun school supplies to add to your list
Sometimes, you just gotta rock -- even if it's during U.S. History class. This set of six guitar pens will help kids keep the beat, even while learning about the discovery of America.
At amazon.com, $19.
10 Fun school supplies to add to your list
Decorating a locker is a way kids show their personalities, and any interior design divas will appreciate this brand's funky style tools. Leopard, floral or plaid wallpaper? Flower magnets? Dry erase boards? Even locker rugs and chandeliers? Oh, yes, please.
At lockerlookz.com, prices range from $8 to $21.
10 Fun school supplies to add to your list
If Junior's favorite subject is lunch, keep him motivated the rest of the day with this incredibly fun erasers that look like a hot dog, pizza, sandwich and bread. You can even take them apart and put them back together again. Delicious.
At coolpencilcase.com, $1.50 each.
10 Fun school supplies to add to your list
Sending your child to school with a water bottle is becoming the norm -- all that time at gym, recess, running down the halls, playing games will make your kid thirsty. This Hello Kitty style is cute and useful. And how much do we love that?
At mysigg.com, $21.99.
10 Fun school supplies to add to your list
Plain yellow pencils are no fun at all. These No. 2 graphite pencils are made using recycled newspaper and come in environmentally-friendly scents including Cotton Candy, Cherry, Watermelon, Orange, Chocolate, Tropical Fruit, Root Beer, Bubble Gum, Very Berry, Grape, Popcorn and Cinnamon. Yum!
At seejanework.com, $15 for set of 10.
10 Fun school supplies to add to your list
So, your kids probably don't know what a cassette tape is (yes, we are very, very old), but this is, like, totally the coolest tape dispenser we've ever seen. And encouraging your kids to go old school and learn about that time so long, long ago -- the '80s - well, consider it the day's history lesson.
At cb2.com, $19.95.
10 Fun school supplies to add to your list
Cute paper clips? You better believe it. These moustache-shaped clips might not actually make it into our kids' backpacks. We might have to steal them for ourselves.
At spoonsisters.com, $5.95.

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