IKEA: inspiring, affordable, and exhausting! Although seriously, we love walking through the store and checking out all the ways they organize spaces. It’s the perfect source for teachers looking to get their classroom organized or just jazz up their existing decor. These Ikea classroom supplies are perfect for back to school in the classroom—or even at home if you’re doing distance learning this fall.

1. Utility cart

First on the list! We are loving the utility cart! Just check out all the different uses.

2. Utensil holder

Utensil Holder - Ikea Classroom Supplies

Indestructible pencil, marker, or scissors holders.

3. Clip Board

Hanging artwork just got easier with this binder clipboard.

4. Chair pad

These could be used as seat spots to help kids stay in their place at circle time or during small group reading.

5. Rubber ice cube trays

IKEA teachers

These colorful trays could hold pushpins, paper clips, binder clips, etc. on your desk.

6. Sturdy tote

This bag could be used to carry library books or to store LEGO or building blocks, or you could use it as your teacher bag. Plus internal pockets! Check out our other favorite teacher totes.

7. Colorful rug

We love this rug as one of our Ikea classroom supplies. Perfect for circle time! Plus check out our favorite rugs on Amazon!

8. Step stool

step stools

Helpful for little ones at the sink, drinking fountain, or pencil sharpener.

9. Storage cart

For teachers who travel between classrooms, such as literacy teachers, speech therapists, and others, this cart is perfect for transporting your materials, and at about 40 inches high, your back will thank you. 

10. Mesh basket

Another great container for library books, playground equipment, or stuffed animals.

11. Rubber basket

rubber basket

Love the sturdy rubber construction of this container. You could store guided reading book sets or professional books, or even put potted plants in it.

12. Hanging dryer with 16 clips

Another great contraption for displaying artwork. And it’s an octopus. So cute!

13. Desk organizer

This would look super polished on your desk or on your storage shelves.

14. Wooden crate

wooden crate

We love to organize books using these! Each crate could hold a different genre or level.

15. Wall clock

I don’t know about you, but I need more than the one clock in my classroom. Nothing worse than having to turn around to check the time during read aloud.

16. Galvanized pots

galvanized pots

Pencils, pens, crayons, markers, scissors, paper clips, glue sticks, and so on, and so on, and so on!

17. Plastic low chair

Great for your reading corner or as a teacher seat while teaching small groups (for those of us with creaky hips or knees, who hate sitting flat on the floor).

18. Bookrack

wooden book rack

Classic look, plenty of storage. Use it for special read alouds or focus books for a unit. Want other bookshelf options? Look no further!

19. Kid armchair

POANG chair

Super comfortable, just-the-right-size chair for little kids.

20. Wooden dollhouse

wooden dollhouse

Classic wooden design for an old-fashioned favorite free-play activity.

21. Dollhouse furniture

dollhouse furniture

Well, if you have a cool dollhouse, you have to furnish it with cool IKEA furniture!

22. Play kitchen

play kitchen

Another favorite area for the little ones to role-play.

23. Groceries

Perfect for pretend shopping trips and meal prep.

24. Cash register

cash register

Fun for playing store, but you could also use them for number recognition and simple addition and subtraction.

25. Pod chair

This darling little egg is perfect when one of your students needs a little break or wants to have some quiet time.

26. Abacus

Timeless learning tool and toy.

27. Pop-up cube

pop up cube

This portable cube can be used inside or outside. Your kids can use it during free time or quiet reading time.

28. Pop-up tent

kids tent

29. USB Charger

Because devices need to be charged!

30. Wireless Charger

If your phone is compatible, use this!

This one’s perfect for all the little circus performers in your class.

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