Black Panther School Planner: Be Strong, Be Proud
Inspired by Marvel Studios’ blockbuster movie Black Panther, this planner is the coolest way to keep track of homework, tests, big projects, sports games and other after-school activities on a weekly basis. The dry-erase page is great for perfecting cursive and they’ll practice signing with the Super Hero American Sign Language alphabet. Plus, each planner has sets of themed stickers for decorating everything, from this planner to phones—they go everywhere!
Do One Fun Thing Every Day
Help your kids unplug and embark on a daily journey of creative exploration. The prompts in this journal range from mindful check-ins and drawing exercises to questions based on quotes from bestselling children’s books. There’s no lack of fun to be had or activities to complete—and it’s all off-screen.
Write On: My Story Journal
Writing doesn’t always have to be homework! Sometimes, the best way to get creativity flowing and brains working is to write, whether it’s a silly story, a poem, a comic strip, or even an original song. With fun prompts, helpful tips, and an interactive story card game, kids will become expert authors in no time.
I Am...: A Journal for Extraordinary Kids
Are they brave like Amelia Earhart? Compassionate like Abraham Lincoln? Curious like Albert Einstein? Let your kids explore their own heroic traits with this prompted journal from the dynamic duo behind the bestselling Ordinary People Change the World series, Brad Meltzer and Chris Eliopoulos. With inspiring quotes throughout, kids will find that being ordinary can often lead to extraordinary things.
Choose Kind Journal
R. J. Palacio
This prompted journal is perfect for starting out the year on the right foot, making new friends, and just being nice. Whether or not your family is already a fan of R.J. Palacio’s New York Times bestseller Wonder, this journal will make kids feel good with fun and insightful prompts that ask them to reflect on their actions and always choose kind.
Tyler "Ninja" Blevins
Every gamer knows that Ninja is the player to beat. This notebook, filled with quotes from YouTube star and #1 Fortnite gamer Tyler Blevins, is 100% customizable. This sleek, spiral-bound journal comes with 6 sticker sheets and is perfect for writing, doodling, or tracking game stats at home, at school, and on the go.
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
This school year, help your kids educate themselves with the stories of fifty women who have changed history with this boxed set of 50 beautifully illustrated postcards from New York Times bestselling book, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls. Girls (and boys!) will gain an understanding of their inherent power and strength with these stories of role models from all over the world—from former FLOTUS Michelle Obama to Syrian refugee and Olympic swimmer Yusra Mardini.
Raina's Mini Posters
Once classes are under way, lockers are organized, and classmates start making new friends, give kids a set of Raina’s Mini Posters, with art from their favorite Raina Telgemeier books, to decorate their lockers and rooms. Give them My Smile Diary so they can write down their every thought no matter where they are—plus, it comes with a Smile charm!
Back to school shopping is the most fun time of the year for kids—they get to choose awesome binders, cool school supplies, rad backpacks, and sometimes even a new outfit or two. While we’re sad to see summer go, these 8 awesome gifts will help keep grades up and get kids pumped for the new year. Stay on top of assignments with Marvel-themed planners, challenge your kids to write creatively, give them a Ninja notebook for note-taking, and help them learn about some amazingly inspiring young people. This year is sure to be their best year yet.
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