Weekly Giveaway: I Can Draw Book

You only have one more day to enter our weekly giveaway! Believe us, you don’t want to miss our prize this week. It’s a fun book for younger students called I Can Draw!

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This fun book is designed for children age two and up. It will allow them to draw pictures while building their hand coordination. This book will also help them learn key skills for kindergarten. This book will help them learn about numbers, shapes, colors, and more. The different sections of this book are ideal for teaching children these important skills in fun ways.

Students will learn to draw shapes, complete pictures, create their own pictures, draw specific numbers of items, and more! It’s a great way to start building up skills before children head off to kindergarten.

You have to share the weekly giveaway post on our Facebook page by Friday, October 31st at 10:00 AM CST to be eligible. Check your privacy settings because we must be able to see you shared it! Winners will be messaged on Facebook so keep an eye on your “other” inbox. Winners will have until Friday, November 7th to claim their prize.

Good luck!


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Early Childhood Development

It’s the final week of October. Temperatures are dropping, fall is in full swing, and NationalSchoolSupply.com is continuing to bring you great deals! This week we are offering 10% off early childhood items!

Early childhood is a very important time in a child’s life. Their brains are taking in a lot of new information as they develop, and you need to take advantage of that! This is why we offer hundreds of early childhood products for you to choose from. Use the promo code EARLY10 to get this great sale.

Children develop a lot, and learn many new skills at this age. We’ve listed some of our categories of products below to give you an idea of what we have to offer. And as always, we will see you in the next blog post!

 

Gross Motor Skills: Gross motor skills start at an early age. By the time children reach the age of two, most of them can stand, walk, run, and more. These skills are further developed as they grow. Our products will help children develop these skills. Our clothing toys will help children put on clothing, learn to operate buttons, and more. We have toys to help children learn how to operate snaps and zippers. We have items to teach children to stack items. Our large variety is great for children!

Sorting: Sorting is another skill that children start to develop at a young age. Help them do that with our array of sorting products! We have all types of sorting items, from simple to more advanced! Start children out with something simpler, such as sorting shapes. Watch them advance to more difficult sorting, such as sorting and stacking. Take a look at our page to see all the different sorting items we have to offer.

Manipulatives: Manipulatives are great items for developing children. We have all kinds of items for you to choose from in this category. We have stacking items, connecting items, puzzles, and so much more. We have items that are ideal for younger children who are closer to infancy, and items for older children that are more advanced in their development.

Language Arts: Don’t wait to start teaching children this important subject! We have tons of items to help teach children the basics of language arts. We carry books, flash cards, games, and more, all designed to help children learn about reading and writing.

Math: Start teaching the basics of math to children early on! Just some of the items we have to help you accomplish this include books, number lines, counting toys, puzzles, and more! This range of products is great for children of different ages.


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Weekly Giveaway: Two Craft Books

Every time is the time for crafts, and this week’s weekly giveaway can help keep your students or children entertained for hours! This week, enter for your chance to win two craft books…Arts and Crafts, and Storytime Crafts!

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We’ll give you an example of the contents of both books so you have an idea of how great this prize is. But first, let us tell you how to win! Simply share the weekly giveaway post on our Facebook page by Friday, October 24th at 10:00AM CST. Check your privacy settings, because we need to be able to see you shared the post! The winners are messaged on Facebook so keep an eye on your “other” inbox.

So, the prizes. First let’s talk about the Arts and Crafts book. This book contains over 150 crafts that can be done all year long! These crafts come with simple instructions, patterns, and an index for your convenience. There are crafts for fall, winter, spring, and anytime of the year! The crafts use all types of supplies, from arts and crafts items to items you probably have at home already!

Storytime Crafts on the other hand, takes a different approach. The 44 crafts in this book are all based off popular storybook themes. Each individual section of the book features the craft, fingerplays, rhymes, and annotated booklists. Only common, low-cost items are needed for all of these projects. This book is aimed for students from PreK through first grade.

Good luck!


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Fall For this Sale

Desks are a very important part of schooling, which is why we are convinced you’re going to fall for our newest sale. NationalSchoolFurniture.com is currently offering 12% off all desks!

All you need is the promo code, DESK12. Use that to get your discount!

We offer any type of desk you need. Take a look at a few examples of our desks below, and why they work well for different students or educators.

 

Open Front Desks

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These desks are great for students, particularly those in younger grades. It gives the opportunity for students to leave things they need day-to-day in their desk, while taking only relevant items home. Students often leave some notebooks, craft supplies, pencil bags, and sometimes books in these desks. It keeps the open desktop free for students to spread their work during the day.

 

Lift Lid Desks

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These desks are also great for younger students who have items that are permanently meant for the classroom. Lift lid desks have additional protection, as nothing can be easily swiped from a desk without notice, and nothing can fall from the desk once placed inside. Like open front desks, it keeps the desktop clear for working.

 

Combo Desks

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Combo desks are a great choice for high schools or sometimes middle schools, where students are moving between classrooms over the course of a day. These desks can be easily moved around for group work. The table is perfectly sized to hold books and notebooks, with a basket below to store items the student does not need to use.

 

Table Top Desks

302182If you already have all the chairs you need, then table top desks are the perfect way to go. We carry individual desks to go with your chairs, or longer tables that can sit multiple students. These are also good for grades where students move from classroom to classroom, as most desks do not offer any storage. They are designed to be large enough to fit student supplies that are being used, and supplies they need to store for the class period.

 

We also carry desks for teachers, offices, receptionists, and much more! Check out our full stock, today!


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October Craft: Garbage Bag Ghost

We’re just over halfway through October, which means Halloween is approaching! Many students love Halloween for the costumes, the decorations, and of course, the candy. While we can’t offer you the candy, we can give you instructions to a fun and simple craft to do with your students!

The garbage bag ghost is a classic, and everyone does it just a tiny bit differently. For the craft this month, NationalSchoolSupply.com is offering our own take on this great decoration!

Materials: ghost craft

White Garbage Bag
Newspaper
Scissors
Black Marker
Tape
String

You can find the PDF with the full instructions, including pictures, HERE.

 

These ghosts can be hung around your classroom or sent home with students to decorate their homes and yards with. It won’t cost you much to provide the materials to all your students, and who doesn’t love a ghost?

We hope you have a fun and spooky Halloween. Enjoy the craft!


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