20 Amazon Must-Haves for Your Classroom

20 Amazon Must-Haves for Your Classroom

School is back in session, and we all know a well-stocked classroom is every teacher’s dream. That’s why our September blog post features 20 Amazon must-haves for your elementary classroom. Add these items to your Amazon wish list and watch your dreams come true!

1. Student Mailboxes

Student Mailboxes

Say hello to a foolproof organization system for student assignments with a Classroom Keeper’s mailbox. With 30 individual slots and tabs on each slot for student names, we love the easy student paperwork solution this mailbox offers. Made from sturdy corrugated cardboard, you’ll find this mailbox stands up to your organization needs all school year long.

2. Teacher Mailbox

Teacher Mailbox

This magnetic wall file doubles as a teacher mailbox you can attach to the side of your desk or anywhere else you’d like. Students can place parent/guardian notes, permission slips, or other important forms there for you to attend to when possible. A teacher mailbox can help you streamline your morning routine.

3. Classroom Supply Caddies

Classroom Supply Caddies

Check out these colorful classroom supply caddies for all your small classroom supplies. The four compartments are perfect for pencils, markers, scissors, and more. We love the handles and stackable design.

4. Multi-Drawer Organizer Cart

Multi-Drawer Organizer Cart

What’s not to love about this rainbow-colored, 10-drawer organizer cart? The tough steel frame and swivel casters ensure your classroom storage solution is durable, mobile, and convenient. It’s a winner!

5. Over-the-Door Pocket Organizer

Over-the-Door Pocket Organizer

You can’t go wrong with over-the-door pocket organizers for versatile supply storage in your classroom. The six roomy, mesh pockets can hold a surprising variety of everyday items. They can even fit narrow classroom supply closet doors.

6. Laminator and Sheets

Laminator and Sheets

Is the school laminator ever NOT in use or broken? All kidding aside, a classroom laminator and pouch bundle may be exactly what you need this year. Easy-to-use, professional results, somewhat addictive…you’re welcome!

7. Dry Erase Pockets

Dry Erase Pockets

These dry erase pockets are great for student activity worksheets you want to use over and over again. Save time, effort, and paper with a 30-pack of multi-colored dry erase pockets. Go ahead— “Add to Cart.”

8. Dry Erase Markers

Dry Erase Markers

Ah, the satisfaction of a new package of dry erase markers! Do yourself a favor and get this low-odor, multi-color 12-pack of dry erase markers. You’ll be glad you did.

9. Anchor Chart Paper

Anchor Chart Paper

We really like this anchor chart paper by Post-It. It’s durable and sticks securely to a variety of easels, and the paper is resistant to ink bleed-through. These pads are ideal for all your anchor chart needs.

10. Anchor Chart Markers

Anchor Chart Markers

Mr. Sketch scented markers are just plain fun. They really are perfect for your anchor charts because they smell amazing, last forever, and don’t bleed through. What more can you ask for?

11. Electric Pencil Sharpener

Electric Pencil Sharpener

We’re getting back to basics with this electric pencil sharpener for your classroom. The break-resistant design includes a flyaway cutter that stops when the pencil reaches ideal sharpness, and the motor stops when the shaving bin is full. Skip the messy personal pencil sharpeners and get yourself one of these instead.

12. Ticonderoga Pencils

Ticonderoga Pencils

A quality pencil sharpener goes hand-in-hand with quality pencils. Ticonderoga pencils are exactly that—quality you can trust. Stock up on “The World’s Best Pencils” for your classroom this year.

13. Multicultural Construction Paper and Coloring Supplies

Multicultural Construction Paper and Coloring Supplies

We LOVE this “Shades of Me” multicultural construction paper featuring five skin tone colors. Now your students can make creative projects that reflect their individuality. While you’re at it, pick up a classroom supply of multicultural coloring supplies, like Crayola’s “Colors of the World” crayons.

14. Color Card Stock

Color Card Stock

Every teacher could use a hefty stack of color card stock for the classroom. Astrobrights assorted color paper delivers a pop of color to your creative projects and helps your documents stand out. This card stock achieves bleed-free results and gives your materials an attractive burst of color.

15. Amazon Echo Dot

Amazon Echo Dot

An Amazon Echo Dot makes a great addition to any classroom. You can use it to play background music, set a timer, check the time, listen to an audiobook, ask a question, and much more. You and your students will have fun “Asking Alexa” anything from jokes to history trivia.

16. Trivia Answer Buzzers

Trivia Answer Buzzers

Speaking of trivia, have you seen these gameshow-style answer buzzers? They are perfect for class review games like Jeopardy or Family Feud. Grab a pack for your classroom and make review sessions fun and engaging.

17. Headphones


It’s a good idea to have a classroom set of headphones handy. Students can use them during computer or tablet time for individual audio. Headphones are a great option when your students review math and ELA skills on iKnowIt.com!

18. Magnetic Numbers

Magnetic Numbers

How fun are these magnetic numbers?! Use them to display today’s date on your classroom whiteboard and quickly swap out the numbers. They are big, bold, and easy to read—perfect for practicing math skills.

19. Prize Wheel

Prize Wheel

Motivate your students with a fun incentive using this prize wheel. Use dry erase markers to write in the prize slots. Students can give it a spin for a chance to win a personal or whole-class reward.

20. Twinkle Lights

Twinkle Lights

Twinkle lights are an easy way to add a magical ambience to your classroom. Turn your classroom lights off and let the natural light and these twinkle lights set a calming tone for quiet time, independent reading or working, or whenever you want to create a soothing atmosphere.

We hope this list of 20 Amazon must-haves for your classroom inspires your teaching journey this school year!

Do you have your own favorite teacher must-haves for your classroom? Share your ideas with our community! Leave a comment below.

Visit iKnowIt.com for plenty of interactive, engaging math and ELA activities for your class. 

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