Whether you’re in the classroom or tackling distance learning this year, it’s fun to send students little tokens to show much we care about them. That’s why we came up with this fun list of inexpensive back to school items you can easily send students in the mail. Everyone loves to open gifts, and with just a single postage stamp, you could deliver some real joy!
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It may not be the back-to-school we imagined, but we can still make students feel welcomed!
These heartwarming gifts easily fit in an envelope, making it one of the coolest things you can easily send kids in the mail!
Put a smile on their faces!
Buy a huge pack and send them out every few weeks!
Adorable postcards to print and send home.
They say laughter is the best medicine, after all!
Never underestimate the power of positive words.
15 different options, perfect for elementary school and beyond!
This is cuteness overload in a mailbox!
10. Emoji Bookmarks
Older kids will appreciate these expressive bookmarks!
Designed for the lunchbox, delivered to the mailbox.
12. Flower Seeds
Keep your students growing all year!
A small gift and a fun activity all rolled into one!
Work on that teacher-student bond, even from a distance!
Send these, then ask everyone to share a picture of their tattoo!
Who wouldn’t want to get one of these cute postcards in the mail?
17. Vegetable Seeds
Can you grow an indoor garden year round? Make this a fun experiment!
18. Mini Note Cards
Mini notes are something you can easily send kids in the mail to let them know how much you love and support them!
This trend started at the beginning of the pandemic and is super fun for kids!
20. Free I Spy Games
Always a favorite activity! Print these free downloadables and mail to your students.
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