Shopping for school supplies isn’t just for public school families. While homeschoolers don’t usually need a whole list of items each year, it’s always fun to start a new school year with some new stuff. The best part is that since you’re homeschooling, the tools your kids use don’t only have to be practical, they can also be fun.
Surprising them with a few of these fun things will bring a huge smile to their face without breaking your budget.
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Fun School Supplies for Your Tweens & Teens
Clips to Hold it All Together
Why use a plain paper clip or binder clip when you can use an alligator, thumb, or one that’s all smiles? We’re all about the crazy clips in our house. Do your kids need a way to keep their paper clips in one place? Check out this Silicone Toilet with Plunger Paper Clip Holder.
Erase it All
Seriously, what happens to all of the erasers at the end of all of the pencils? We’re constantly searching for erasers in our house. That’s why erasers always end up on my school supply list. I love these hats and super cute ninjas.
Journal in Style
Do you have someone who likes to journal in your house? Give them a notebook that will spark their imagination like one that looks and smells like popcorn or pizza. Or maybe your writer would prefer an ice cream sandwich. Animal lovers will enjoy these Rabbit and Dog Notebook Journals.
Sticky Notes/Memo Notes
Who doesn’t love sticky notes? Use paper shaped like pizza or these fun mental notes the next time you need to remember something. If you prefer to use the more traditional square notes, you can still add some bling by using a Ruby Sticky Note Dispenser.
Taking Your Pencils on the Road
We participate in a local co-op, so we have to travel with pens, pencils, and colored pencils every week. This year my kids asked for a fun pencil case/holder. Abigail loves this Pencil Roll Up Canvas because she can take a lot of her art supplies with her, but won’t have to carry a bulky case. Marianna is looking for something that will stand out like this Banana Shaped Wristlet and Yoobi Fuzzy Pencil Case.
The Ultimate Tape Dispenser
Unicorn Rainbow Tape Dispenser. Enough said.
This year, let your middle & high schoolers start off the year with some fabulous supplies that are completely unique.
If you’re looking for even more school supplies for your homeschooler, here are more of my back to school supply lists – 9 fun and affordable school supplies your teens will love and fun school supplies for tween and teens.