It can be hard to say goodbye to the fun and adventure of summer when it’s time to go back to school, but getting prepped with totally awesome school supplies can help get the kids excited for the year ahead. We’ve rounded up some of the trendiest back-to-school supplies that you can score on Amazon right now.

Smencils Scented Pencils

If you grew up with scratch and sniff stickers and scented markers, you will appreciate the nostalgia factor of these adorable scented pencils. The scents, which include Bubble Gum, Strawberry, Grape Jelly and Blue Rasberry are guaranteed to last two years. Besides smelling terrific, these #2 pencils are also good for the planet because they’re made from 100% recycled newspapers.

Available on, $13.64.

Rocketbook Color

This smart notebook has just 12 pages, but you’ll never need another sheet of paper again. Kids can draw and write over and over again on the reusable pages that come in plain, lined and dotted. With the Rocketbook app, your kids' artwork can automatically be saved to the cloud, so you don’t have to overload your fridge anymore.

Available at, $21.99.

FriXion Erasable Gel Pens

Kids can get creative for their art projects with these colorful gel pens, and they don’t have to worry about making mistakes because they are completely erasable.

Available at, $12.39.

Animal Pencil Sharpeners

These cute animal-themed sharpeners will help you stay on point and keep your pencils and crayons looking brand new all year long.

Available at, $15.82.

Endangered Species Erasers

These awesome erasers will help ease the pain when mistakes get made and they even give kids a lesson in conservation. Though they might seem pricey for an eraser, two percent of the cost goes to help endangered animals.

Available at, $13.01.

Pusheen Backpack Charm

Backpack charms are the perfect way to accessorize for school. This adorable Pusheenicorn will make the year totally magical.

Available at, $8.94. 

Scented Notebooks

Taking notes and drawing doodles is much more inspiring with these sweet smelling notebooks. They each come with a glitter gel pen in a four pack of lemon lime, cherry, cookie and donut scents.

Available at, $12.99.

Zipit Wildlings Pencil Case

These cute little monsters will gobble up to 30 pencils and keep them zipped up till you need them. Made with one long zipper, the case is durable, machine-washable and comes in five different colors. 

Available at, $5.99.

Fire 8 Kids Edition Tablet

Kids can keep their minds sharp with over 15,000 educational games, apps, TV shows and movies on the Fire 8 Kids Edition tablet. 

Available at, $129.99

Sensory Fidget Robot Pencil Toppers

Heading back to the books and busy schedules can be stressful, but these rubbery pencil toppers can help with nail and pencil biting by providing something safe to chew. The toppers are washable and made with 100% safe silicone.

Available at, $10.99.

Glow-In-The-Dark Glue

Going back to school means going back to making and trading slime. Your kids will have the coolest batch on the playground with Elmer’s new Glow-In-The-Dark glue.

Available at, $18.16.

First Day of School Chalkboard Sign

The first day of school is always a perfect photo-op. You can get some Pinterest-inspired shots without a ton of work with these made-to-order posters that look like you spent all night creating.

Available at, $18.50.

—Shahrzad Warkentin


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