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31 School Supplies You'll Want To Steal From Your Kids

Shh, they'll never notice.

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3. This set of cactus pens that might lead to a prickly situation when you nab one for yourself.

Promising review: "I gave these as a gift and he loved it. I somehow missed that there were 12 in a set and expected one of each color—there are four of each so I consider that a good value for the price! Also, it arrived way before the estimated date." —Sky

Get 12 on Amazon for $7.99.


6. This pack of classic scented markers you'll probably appreciate even more than your children.

Promising review: "These markers are everything my 5-year-old heart remembered them to be! The scents are the same from the first day these markers were released all those years ago, and even after using the heck out of these markers already, the ink is still super vibrant and bright and nowhere near drying out! Great value and reminder of your childhood!" —

Get it on Amazon for $4.99.

7. These owl sharpeners that you can split amongst the family (or hoard for yourself).

Promising review: "I'd gotten a package of these before, and I love them. They're cute, sharp, and sharpen pencils without ripping the wood apart. I was so happy, I bought another package of them!" —ChrisP

Get it on Amazon for $5.99.


9. This childish nose sharpener that might actually be inappropriate for school, so you should just hold onto it for now.

Promising review: "Okay, gross, I know. But as a sixth grade teacher, it's a great motivational tool. It's a favorite prize when combined with a mustache pencil. It's inexpensive and fun—a great prize-box filler. I highly recommend." —Smart_Chic

Get it on Amazon for $4.88.

11. This left-handed notebook your smudged hands wish you had in high school.


12. These animal shaped erasers you might find yourself pocketing when your kid isn't looking.

Promising review: "This is an awesome deal! There were no duplicates in my package aside from two bears with different colored clothes, but that doesn't really count in my opinion. I bought these as travel and restaurant toys for my two-year-old, but I love them so much that I am going to buy another bag to save as stocking stuffers for nieces and nephews." —MakeMePancakes

Get 30 on Amazon for $12.92.

14. This bunny(?) two-color pen you'll be admiring from across the room.


16. A pair of toucan scissors—you'll wish they would fly right into your hands.

Promising review: "These are so pretty looking and genuinely sharp. I love the magnetic disc on the back of the holder. I have mine on the side of the fridge so I know where my kitchen shears are all of the time." —Pisces223

Get it on Amazon for $11.02.

17. A pineapple pencil holder that turns pens into leaves.

Promising review: "This is such a happy pen pot, and it makes me smile every time I look at it. The pot is very detailed, and almost looks like it was molded after an actual pineapple. It's a sturdy/heavy piece, so there is no risk of it tipping over at all. It's just the right size for 10 pens/pencils (it looks best if you don't crowd them, so they lean to the side, mimicking pineapple leaves)." —Marissa S

Get it on Amazon for $11.02+ (available in two colors).

18. These superhero paperclips you'll need superhuman strength to keep you from taking.

19. A set of Pantone notebooks for color lovers (AKA you).

Promising review: "These are the best little books. They are super well made and super classy and this is the best price I have found." —Sarah

Get it on Amazon for $11.97.


20. A pack of sticky notes that divide notebooks—and the family when everyone starts fighting over them.

Promising reviews: "So apparently there are large sticky notes to put in your books. Who knew? I sure as hell didn't. I could have saved so much time back referencing as an undergrad." —A. Hubbard

Get it on Amazon for $6.29.

21. This notebook with relaxing clouds instead of lines.

23. These puffy stickers you could totally see yourself putting on everything.

Promising review: "These stickers are amazing. The latest fad in my daughters' school is trading stickers. I went to Michael's to buy them sheets of stickers (since they are only trading full sheets of 'puffy' stickers.) The cheapest ones I found were $1.49 per sheet. When I found these on Amazon, I knew I won the jackpot!! Each sheet comes in its own plastic sleeve. They are the right type of stickers too: puffy. You can't beat this price anywhere. Now each of my girls have tons of stickers to trade and I'm one happy mom because I didn't have to break the bank!" —Jacob's mom

Get it on Amazon for $15.99.


24. These gold star stickers because if you buy them, then you don't have to wait for a teacher to award them.

Promising review: "These dumb stickers are LOVED by my husband and is co-workers/employees! Incentives for Adult Workers! Go figure." —Crystal Lawter

Get it on Amazon for $8.99.

25. This sequin mermaid backpack—it amazingly changes colors when you pet it.

Promising review: "Quality. It might last a few years but that's not really why I got it. My daughter loves it. She (and her friends) like drawing letters, shapes, and figures on the pack. You will end up leaving random sequins around your house as it slowly gets worn. Overall it's good." —A. Petersen

Get it on Amazon for $35.99+ (available in four colors).


29. This holographic backpack that's going to make you wish you were a kid again.

Promising review: "This bag is so pretty! It's very sturdy and can hold so much weight without fail. It's also beautiful and truly holographic, not just silver." —Carrie Rose

Get it on Amazon for $39.99.

The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.