Save on classroom supplies (and more!) on Amazon Prime Day on June 21 and 22, 2021.
by Lauren Bayliss
Amazon Prime Day is basically Black Friday in June. This unofficial holiday was originally created to celebrate Amazon’s birthday, but has grown into one of the most highly anticipated online shopping days of the year. We know that while teachers like shopping, they love scoring an amazing deal even more. That’s why we’ve rounded up our favorite educator-inspired promotions featured in this year’s Prime Day (held over two days, June 21 and 22, 2021). Happy shopping!
Teacher life is a busy life, so keeping a stash of healthy snacks and drinks on hand is vital. But buying all organic isn’t always easy on the wallet. Take advantage of 20% off Health Warrior Chia Bars, Quaker Organic Instant Oatmeal, Naked Juice Organic Coconut Water, and more.
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, get yourself a weighted blanket ASAP. Weighted blankets use deep pressure stimulation, which is thought to stimulate the production of the mood-boosting hormone serotonin, reduce the stress hormone cortisol, and increase levels of melatonin, the hormone that helps you sleep. What more could you ask for?
You can never have enough AA batteries or spare USB cords lying around, but these essentials aren’t cheap to replace every few months. Stock up on Prime Day by getting all your Amazon Basics electronic accessories for 30% off.
Most teachers we know have a running list of books they’d like to read, but no time to actually sit down and read them! Take advantage of getting Audible Premium Plus for just $6.95 a month for your first 4 months, and get 1 audiobook of your choice each month–including best sellers and new releases.
Is buying your wardrobe off Amazon a thing? Yup, and Amazon has partnered with some of our favorite clothing companies to bring you Prime Wardrobe. Here’s how it works: You choose up to 8 items (or let their stylists choose for you using the Personal Shopper feature), return what you don’t like, and only pay for what you keep. From discount to designer, there is truly something for everyone’s taste and budget on Prime Wardrobe.
The best thing about the Keurig K-Slim Coffee Maker is that it’s small enough to keep in your classroom, which means no more having to wait until class is over for a java refill. It holds up to 46 oz. of water before it needs a refill, and makes three cup sizes between 8 oz. and 12 oz. Even if coffee isn’t your go-to, Keurig has partnered with plenty of beverage companies to bring you endless options like sweet tea, lemonade, and matcha.
We love Elmer’s for its clump-free, washable, and easy to use glue products for kids of all ages. This classroom size pack of 30 glue sticks will (hopefully) get you through an entire school year of crafty projects with your kids.
At almost half off, what teacher can resist? These jumbo-sized adhesive-backed sheets stick and re-stick to many different surfaces and will help your student’s great ideas come alive in the classroom. If you’re in the market for traditional Post-It notes, they’ve got tons of other amazing deals going on as well.
As the gold standard of notebooks, Five Star products don’t always go on sale, so make sure to scoop these up while you can for 20% off. Make sure to check out Five Star’s store on Amazon for other Prime Day deals, too.
What teacher doesn’t love gel pens? These InkJoy Pens are our absolute favorite. Not only do they come in 20 different colors, but they also dry 3 times faster than other gel pens (a must for us left-handed folks!). Visit the Paper Mate store on Amazon for tons of Prime Day deals.
Other retailers like Walmart and Target have started having big summer sales that coincide with Amazon Prime Day, so you’ve got even more chances to find good deals.
Walmart Deals for Days from June 20 to 23
Starting a day earlier and ending a day later than Prime Day, Walmart’s Deals for Days Includes rollbacks on classroom supplies, TVs, Apple AirPods Pro, Chromebooks, Robot vacuums, and so much more!
Target Deal Days from June 20 to 22
Target’s biggest sale of the summer, Target Deal Days, is online only. Expect thousands of online deals from electronics and home goods to essentials, toys, beauty, and grocery. New deals will be added each day of the sale, including special limited-time deals.
Because we know there’s no such thing as too many deals, we’ve gathered up year-round deals for teachers on our Teacher Discounts & Grants page, too.