21 Awesome School Supplies You’ll Want to Steal from Your Kid
Your kiddos don’t need to have all the fun with back-to-school shopping.
Polka dot stapler
This stapler proves polka dots have officially graduated. The transparent acrylic shows off the chicness of its gold polka dots and inner metal accents.
Doggone it! Dachshund tape dispenser
As if the puppy shape of this tape dispenser weren’t cute enough, it also has a magnetic nose that holds bone-shaped paper clips. Save the rest for later in its doggy dish.
Macaron erasers: Sweet!
There’s a way to enjoy Parisian pastries calorie-free. These brightly colored cookie-shaped erasers are almost good enough to eat—especially because they smell like vanilla.
Dude! Thumbs-up sticky notes
Few things are more affirming than a “like,” and these sticky notes let you show your approval in the real world. Write your memos on these for a daily reminder that you’re awesome and deserve two thumbs up. Check out these almost effortless tips to be more productive at work.
C’mon get happy with these pencil cases
These adorable pencil cases have cute animals and uplifting messages we all need to hear. In fact, you might appreciate reminders like “Be happy always. No matter what the others think, just remember you are pretty” more than your kids do. They can use them for colored pencils, but you can carry use it as a clutch for your phone and wallet. Here are more mental tricks to boost self-confidence.
Pill pens: Just what the doctor ordered
These vitamin-shaped pens are about five inches at full length, but can collapse down to less than half that size when you put the cap on. Each color has a face with its own personality, so pick one that matches your feelings and get writing.
Superhero pen holders to the rescue
Your kid might like to use these boxes to carry pencils to school, but the case transforms into an upright pen organizer for your desk. The superhero images are sophisticated enough for you to use at the office and get looks of envy, not judgment. Just be sure to keep these items off your desk.
Eco-chic: Bamboo calculator
Your phone’s calculator is a sorry sight compared to this bamboo number cruncher. It uses sustainable materials for an eco-friendly way to balance your checkbook.
Oink over these pig pencil sharpeners
You’ll want to swap your pen for an old-school pencil just so you have the excuse to use these adorable piggy pencil sharpeners. Four are in lovely pastels, but the pack includes black and white ones that are about as sophisticated as an animal-shaped product can get. Here are key times when paper is better than digital anyway.