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These Creative School Supplies Will Help Your Family Crush It This School Year

This year, going back to school looks a little different than ever before. But that doesn’t mean you can’t treat your kids (or yourself!) to some fun and creative school supplies. Here at Almost Local, we have several goodies that you can choose from to get ready for your classes!

Fill These Notebooks with Stories and Drawings

Every school supply list begins with a good notebook, and theShorthand Standard Notebook by Iron Curtain Press is exactly that. With classic wire ring edges and 160 pages, the notebook opens flat for easy use. Choose from the mint notebook with dot grid paper or the mustard color with graph paper inside. The best part? The paper all comes from renewable sources and the notebooks are manufactured right here in New York.

If you’re looking for a more classic place to jot down your notes, theRhodia Composition Book by Exaclair is what you need! Rhodia books are well loved by artists and writers for their super smooth, ultra white pages. You’ll quickly fall in love with the orange and black books too.

Is landscape more your style? No worries! TheRhodia Landscape WebNotebook is waiting for your drawings and doodles. With a cover made from vegan leather, the notebook features an inner pocket, ribbon marker, and elastic closure band.

Organize Your Schedule with These Planners

Virtual meetings, online classes, and video calls with friends are sure to keep your schedule busy! But theShorthand Planner by Iron Curtain Press is here to help keep you organized. The classic-style planner includes monthly and weekly calendars in addition to ten blank pages for notes. The best part? The calendars are dateless - just in case you lose track and skip a month.

Keep track of your best ideas and to-do lists by using one of the latest trends: bullet journaling. In addition to their composition books, Exaclair also offers theRhodia Hardcover Goalbook Dot Journal. Featuring a table of contents, annual and monthly calendars, and three ribbons to mark your spot, you’ll be organized in no time. Plus, there’s an inner pocket to store extra notes.

Jot Down Your Notes in Style

Every student, teacher, and parent needs a good pencil to do their work. And if you’re having trouble deciding between the classic yellow pencil and a modern mechanical option, you’re in luck! TheJPT Yellow Wooden Mechanical Pencil is the best of both worlds. Enjoy the beauty of the classic design without the burden of a pencil sharpener.

Now that you’ve got the best pencils around, you need a place to store them. Express your sense of adventure with theStay Wild Pencil Box. The rustic design showcases all your wildlife favorites in modern graphics. Your writing utensils can be stored safely with a clasp to close the box.

Jot down your notes with a bit of class on theGold Apple Charmpad by Inclosed Letterpress Co. Everyone knows the key to the best notepad is a cute design! Leave a message for your loved one or remind yourself of upcoming tasks with a gold foil apple imprinted on your notes - all 50 of them.

School Supplies to Keep You and Your Family On Track

So if this school year has got you feeling more anxiety than ever before, you can rest easy knowing that you are your kiddos are prepared with the best creative school supplies. And if you love these items, you’re sure to find some other goodies to help express your personality as you juggle the responsibilities of family life and school.