We’ve searched the shelves to find the best Target back-to-school items for teachers, so you don’t have to! Check out our favorite picks at Target right now.
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Colors of the World Markers and Crayons
We are loving these colors of the world sets from Crayola. Pick up markers, crayons, or both to make everyone feel included in your classroom.
Buy it: Colors of the World Markers, Colors of the World Crayons
Nothing is more pleasing than a fresh planner. Target has so many planner options, and we’re loving this fabulous floral!
Buy it: Floral Planner
Math Tool Box
Pick this up for your own teacher tool kit, or recommend students have this to keep all math items in one place. The set includes a ruler, protractor, pencil, sharpener, and more!
Buy it: Math Tool Box
Colorful Giant Parachute
Parachutes are classic fun (and offer some fun learning opportunities, too). Pick this one up for just $10.
Buy it: Giant Parachute
Never lose your ledge eraser with this magnetic version for under $2.
Buy it: Whiteboard Eraser
Great for centers or organizing supplies, these colorful caddies will keep your classroom together this year.
Buy it: Supply Caddy/Clear, Supply Caddy/Blue, Supply Caddy/Pink, Supply Caddy/Red, Supply Caddy/Green
This tree is a fun, hands-on activity that encourages students to be mindful and express their gratitude.
Buy it: Gratitude Tree
With this fun, new way to create bubbles, students dip the glove provided into the bubbles and wave. How fun! Try them out for $1.99. Plus, check out our article on bubble science here.
Buy it: Glove-A-Bubbles
Reusable Zip Locks
Great for classroom storage or for bringing snacks to school! The variety of sizes and cute patterns at a reasonable price will help you save money on disposable baggies.
Buy it: Reusable Zip Locks
Magnetic Storage Cup
Store easy access items like expo markers or rulers right on your whiteboard.
Buy it: Magnetic Storage Cup
Play-Doh Slime Variety Pack
Because what students don’t love slime? For under $10, this is a fun playtime activity. For more Play-Doh activities, click here.
Buy it: Play-Doh Slime
Substitute Note Pad
Get all of the information you need from a sub with this handy notepad.
Buy it: Substitute Note Pad
Mini Trophy Pack
Great for student awards or a classroom celebration! Get 12 for only $5.
Buy it: Mini Trophy Pack
Hand Washing Timer
This 20-second timer helps students learn proper handwashing and keeps your classroom clean.
Buy it: Hand Washing Timer
We are loving these notebooks made from 100% recycled paper with a cute design, too! Check out the Target back-to-school section for even more recycled items.
Buy it: Spiral Recycled Notebook, Composition Recycled Notebook
Sticky Dry Erase Sheets
Turn any area of your classroom into a dry erase board with these simple Post-its for $10.
Buy it: Dry Erase Sheets
No laminator? No problem. Keep your most-used papers intact.
Buy it: Self-Laminating Sheets
Try spray adhesive to quickly change up bulletin boards. This product dries clear and fast to help you with all sorts of classroom projects.
Buy it: Spray Adhesive
Mini Office Kit
Perfect for a traveling teacher’s cart or to throw in your bag for supplies on the fly. This pink kit containing gold supplies is everything!
Buy it: Mini Office Kit
This set can be used as a classroom game or incorporated into a lesson!
Buy it: Bowling Set
Let’s Talk Cubes
Talk about feelings, social skills, and get to know your students with these useful cubes.
Buy it: Let’s Talk Cubes
First Aid Kit
Just in case, have a first aid kit at the ready to grab a quick bandaid.
Buy it: First Aid Kit
Daily Inspiration Set
You deserve to be inspired too. Place these on your desk to start the day off right, or share them with your class each morning.
Buy it: Daily Inspiration Set
Buying glue in bulk in so much cheaper. Instead of opting for individual bottles in the Target back-to-school section, refill old containers or try our glue sponge hack plus many other school supply hacks!
Buy it: Bulk Glue
These file folders come in a variety of colors and are great for papers, magazines, book organization, grading, and more! Buy them in sets of 4 online.
Buy it: File Folders/Blue, File Folders/Green, File Folders/Pink, File Folders/Red
Teaching about money this year? Grab this set for $3.
Buy it: Play Money
Post-its are a necessity & these colors make notes more fun. Regularly $12.99, but look for frequent sales on these. Check out all the ways you can use sticky notes in your classroom here.
Buy it: Post-it Pack
Have you seen these before? Make a quick note that will last, or label a frequently used item.
Buy it: Post-it Extreme
Perfect for group stations or desk organizations, and they’re just $5 each.
Buy it: Wire Caddy
Dry Erase Speech Bubbles
Add something extra to your whiteboard or have students point something out during a lesson with these handy magnets.
Buy it: Dry Eraser Speech Bubbles