25 Amazon Must-Haves for Teachers


We put together a list of 25 Amazon Teacher Must-Haves that you need for your classroom. Congratulations! You hit the jackpot of all Amazon teacher item lists.  From the NEW Amazon Basics Flair Pens to classroom management and organization items, we thought of everything!! Enjoy, and be sure to share this post with your friends and colleagues!

25 Amazon Must-Haves for Teachers

1. AmazonBasics Felt Tip Marker Pens

2. AmazonBasics Clear Thermal Laminating Plastic Paper Laminator Sheets



Resource Suggestion: No Prep Fluency Poems

Use these page protectors to give your students fluency poem binders.  Over 100 different phonics patterns and word families to choose from!

3. Dry Erase Pockets 30 Pack

4. Learning Resources Answer Buzzers

5. Astrobrights Color Paper, 500 Sheets

Resource Suggestion: Grammar Interactive Notebooks

“This was the best tool I could have purchased! It made planning easier and gave my students engaging grammar activities.  They were fun and also reinforced the skills and intended objective. This tool gave my students a year long journal of grammar that they can look back on as a resource.” ~ Janelle F.

6. Really Good Stuff, Four-Equal-Compartment Caddies, Set of 6

7. SadoTech Wireless Doorbell

8. Seville Classics Multi-Color 10-Drawer Organizer Cart

9. Fidget Chair Bands for Kids, Set of 10

10. Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad Paper

Resource Suggestion: Writing Mini-lessons

Each of our writing mini-lessons comes with examples of interactive anchor charts to help cement writing skills for your students. They are great hands-on learning activities and reference tools for future pieces of writing.

11. 26 Drawer Plastic Parts Storage Hardware and Craft Cabinet

12. AmazonBasics Thermal Laminator Machine

13. Amazon Echo Dot

14. 8-Pack White Enamel Compact Strong Magnetic Hook Set

15. Avery Mailing Address Labels,  750 Labels

16. Classroom Keepers 30-Slot Mailbox

17. Learning Resources Make a Splash 120 Mat Floor Game

Resource Suggestion: Math Strategies Posters

Use these math strategy posters to introduce addition and subtraction strategies to your students.  They can be used in poster form as a teaching tool and reference chart. You can also make cards for students to use in centers, during math block, or in small group instruction.

18. Learning Resources Student Grouping Pencils

19. Dry Erase Clipboards, Set of 30

20. Educational Insights Spinzone Magnetic Whiteboard Spinners

21. Time Timer 60 Minute Visual Analog Timer

Resource Suggestion: Morning Meeting Slides

Set the time for the first 10 minutes of the morning and get students going with our morning meeting slides.  They are paperless and no prep to you!

22. IRIS Portable Project Case, 6 Pack, Clear

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23. Letter Size Zip Envelopes

24. 6 Large Mesh Pockets Closet Door Organizer

Resource Suggestion: Individual Student Centers

Use our 1:1 student center activities and be able to follow current social distancing rules.  These centers are individual and NO PREP!  Just print the activities for students and add the manipulative. Very easy!

25. X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener

Try out our Amazon Must-Haves for Teachers!  Do you have something you always make sure to buy before or during the school year?  Page protectors and colored paper and mine!  If so, please share it in the comments below! We would love to hear your ideas.


-Written by Jenelle Gibney

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