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We scoured the shelves trying to find the best Target back-to-school items for teachers so you don’t have to! Check out our favorites at Target now.
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Colors of the world markers and crayons
We love these colors of the world sets from Crayola. Save markers, crayons, or both so everyone in your classroom feels involved.
Buy: Colors of the World Marker, Colors of the World crayons
Nothing is more enjoyable than a fresh planner. Target has so many planner options and we love this fabulous floral design!
Buy: flower planner
Save this for your own teacher toolkit or encourage students to keep all math items in one place. The set includes a ruler, protractor, pencil, sharpener and more!
Buy: Math Tool Box
Colorful giant parachute
Parachutes are classic fun (and offer some fun learning opportunities too). Get this one for just $ 10.
Buy: giant parachute
Never lose your inline eraser with this under $ 2 magnetic version.
Buy: whiteboard eraser
Great for centers or materials organization, these colorful caddies will keep your classroom together this year.
Buy: storage jar / clear, storage jar / blue, storage jar / pink, storage jar / red, storage jar / green
This tree is a fun, hands-on activity that encourages students to be mindful and express gratitude.
Buy: gratitude tree
In this fun, new way of creating bubbles, students dip the supplied glove into the bubbles and wave. How much fun! Try them out for $ 1.99. Also, read our article on bladder research here.
Reusable zip locks
Great for keeping in the classroom or taking snacks to school! The variety of sizes and cute patterns at a reasonable price will help you save money on disposable bags.
Buy: Reusable Zip-Locks
Magnetic storage cup
Keep easily accessible items such as exhibition markers or rulers right on your whiteboard.
Buy: Magnetic storage cup
Play-Doh Slime Assortment Pack
After all, which students don’t love slime? For less than $ 10, this is a fun gaming activity. For more Play Doh activities, click here.
Buy: Play-Doh Slime
Get all the info you need from a sub with this handy notepad.
Buy: replacement notepad
Mini trophy pack
Great for student awards or a classroom celebration! Get 12 for just $ 5.
Buy: Mini Trophy Package
Hand wash timer
This 20 second timer will help students learn how to properly wash their hands and keep your classroom clean.
Buy: hand wash timer
We also love these 100% recycled paper notebooks with a cute design! Check out the Target Back-to-School section for even more recycled items.
Buy: Spiral recycled notebook, Composition recycled notebook
Sticky dry-erase sheets
Turn any area of your classroom into a dry-erase board with these simple $ 10 post-its.
Buy: dry erase sheets
No laminator? No problem. Keep your most frequently used papers intact.
Buy: Self-laminating sheets
Try spray glue to quickly change boards. This product dries clear and fast to aid you in all types of teaching projects.
Buy: spray glue
Mini office kit
Perfect for a traveling teacher cart or to toss your bag on the go. This pink kit with gold accessories is everything!
Buy: Mini Office Kit
This set can be used as a classroom game or integrated into a lesson!
Buy: bowling set
Let’s talk about dice
Talk about feelings, social skills, and get to know your students with these useful dice.
Buy: Let’s Talk Cubes
First aid kit
Have a first aid kit ready to grab a quick patch just in case.
Buy: first aid kit
Daily inspiration set
You too deserve to be inspired. Put these on your desk to start the day off right or share with your class every morning.
Buy: Daily inspiration set
Buying glue in bulk so much cheaper. Instead of opting for individual bottles in the Target Back-to-School section, refill old containers or try our sponge hack and many other school supplies hacks!
Buy: bulk glue
These file binders come in a variety of colors and are great for papers, magazines, book organization, sorting, and more! Buy them online in sets of 4.
Buy: file folder / blue, file folder / green, file folder / pink, file folder / red
Teaching About Money This Year? Grab this set for $ 3.
Buy: play money
Post-its are a necessity, and these colors make notes more fun. Regularly $ 12.99 but watch out for frequent sales. Check out all the ways you can use Sticky Notes in your classroom here.
Buy: Post-it pack
Have you seen this before? Make a quick note that will last a long time or label an item that you use frequently.
Buy: Post-it Extreme
Perfect for group stations or desk organization, and they cost only $ 5 each.
Buy: Wire Caddy
Dry erase speech bubbles
Add something special to your whiteboard with these handy magnets or have students point out something during the class.
Buy: Dry Eraser Speech Bubbles