Whether you’re hoping to snag some great books, add classroom supplies to your wishlist, or just want to refresh your work wardrobe, you might find the inspiration you’re looking for in your fellow teachers’ shopping carts. 

Other teachers always have the best recommendations, which is why we’ve gathered up all the best products WeAreTeachers readers shopped for online this week.

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One especially glowing review for this creative book describes it as “fun, but with seriously educational benefits.” Each drawing is broken down into components that can help young minds learn problem-solving skills they can apply to all aspects of their lives. (Psst: Check out more drawing books here!)

1st Grade Jumbo Math Success Workbook

This three-in-one workbook for first graders is one of our faves for inspiring them to hone their math skills with engaging exercises they’ll actually be excited to dig into.

Cover of 'Stella Brings the Family' book

The beloved LGBT book follows Stella, a young girl with two daddies, who isn’t sure who to invite to the Mother’s Day party in her class. A review sums it up: “This is a beautiful story of families of all types with clear and simple language, so all kids can understand.”

Cover of 'Teach Like a Pirate' book

Teacher burnout is all too real, but this book is filled with innovative ideas and practical techniques that just might spark that passion you once had for teaching. It’s one of our favorite books that can remind you why you love being a teacher in the first place!

X-ACTO School Pro Electric Pencil Sharpener

A reliable pencil sharpener can make a huge difference in the classroom. This 5-star, budget-friendly option has more than 30,000 happy customers saying it stands up to hundreds of pencils a day and works quietly. 

Scotch Brand PRO Thermal Laminator

The highly reviewed laminator stands out thanks to its No Jam Technology—meaning you don’t have to worry about precious papers and projects getting tangled up while trying to preserve them. (Psst: It’s also 70 percent off right now!)

Mlife Pencil Grips

With thousands of 5-star reviews, it’s no wonder these pencil grips are frequently found in our shopping carts. They also work on crayons, markers, pens, and pretty much any other writing tool.

Paper Mate Flair Pens

When it comes to the best teacher pens, we doubt anything will ever knock Flair pens off their pedestal—and you can get $5 off this set of 24 in a variety of colors right now!

Effacera Pop Fidget Spinner Toys

How cool is this blend of Pop It and spinning fidget toys? We also love the fun tie-dye pattern on this four-pack!

Learning Resources Fraction Tower

Make math lessons less frustrating with this hands-on approach. One teacher wrote in the reviews, “I used it recently with my sixth grade students in a lesson on adding fractions with different denominators, and it really helped them to be able to see the relative sizes of the fractions. Great tool.”

Stack of felt sheets in primary colors

Crafty teachers may have been buying these for their last-minute DIY Halloween costumes, but the creative possibilities with this multi-color set of felt sheets are truly endless. 

Scholastic pocket chart

You may have the next Amanda Gorman sitting in your classroom—and including this simple pocket chart in your literacy center can help set them on their poetic path!

Small black book bins

These book bins are the perfect solution to overflowing shelves. They come in lots of different sizes and shapes and snap together to make organizing a breeze.

The Happy Planner teacher stickers

Fall is the best time to score incredible deals on teacher planners and cute accessories for them. These adorable stickers from the Happy Planner are over 50% off right now!

Urban Shop Faux Fur Saucer Chair

Allowing kids to feel cozy in the classroom with comfy chairs like this can make such a huge difference. Take a look at more of our of favorite flexible seating options here!

Relavel Laptop Tote Bag

A trusty teacher bag is absolutely essential, and you can’t get much better than this budget-friendly tote that includes a handy portable charger. 

T-shirt with the words 'n A World Where You Can Be Anything Be Kind'

We love the idea of spreading this amazing message inside and out of the classroom! Check out more inspiring, silly, and downright awesome teacher t-shirts here.

Allbirds Women’s Tree Breezers

Finding shoes that stay comfortable while on your feet all day long is no easy task, but these stylish flats have won over countless teachers. Check out our in-depth review for more details on how well the brand holds up in a classroom.

Amazon Essentials Women's Belice Ballet Flat

If you’re looking for a cheaper shoe option, reviewers claim these Amazon finds can withstand nine-hour workdays without any painful breaking-in period. One happy customer wrote, “They fit like a well-worn and loved ballet slipper from the first moment I put them on.” You can find more of our favorite pairs on our list of 50+ comfy teacher shoes.

Old Navy Textured Shaker-Stitch Long-Line Open-Front Sweater

You can pair this super-cute sweater with so many teacher outfit staples for a cozy look this fall. Or if you’re in the mood to mix up the regular cardigan style, try a shacket (a mix between a shirt and jacket) for an equally warm and stylish option.

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