Educational Deals for Spring Break – Part I

Happy Spring (sorry to those of you on the east coast dealing with snow)! Although it doesn’t look or feel like spring here (yet!) the signs are definitely here – including my kids’ favorite robin returning to rebuild her nest (we got to see the babies last year)! If you are a teacher I am sure you are relishing the fact that Spring Break is almost here, but if you are a parent your anxiety over dealing with “I’m bored” thousands of times a day has probably already begun. Here are some great deals for items you can stash away and pull out as needed during Spring Break. Be sure to check the rest of our site for great resources including printables and ideas for activities to do with your kids – they are all FREE!

Simon & Schuster

Publishing 2,000 titles every year, Simon & Schuster is a major American publisher with lots of imprints that specialize in different types of books. All in all, they’ve earned more than 50 Pulitzer Prizes, 15 National Book Awards, 14 Caldecott Medals for illustration and 19 Newbery Medals. Zulily now has a great selection of books starting at only $4.49 – click here to grab this great deal!

Little Laureate

Heather Maclean, the founder and president of Little Laureate, was excited by the idea of educational media for kids, but not thrilled with what she found available. She decided to create a new kind of series, one that’s world-focused and parent-friendly. She says, “Our mission at Little Laureate is to create small, magical moments for kids and their caregivers.” Zulily is now featuring 3 sets for up to 65% off! Check them out here!

Round World

The folks at Round World know that all kids are born explorers with a natural curiosity about the world. That’s why they make a range of amazingly detailed maps and puzzles for kids (and parents) to discover. With their thorough creations, families can learn about the geography of the USA, the world, the ancient world, the prehistoric world and more, including the solar system. Zulily has a great deal on maps and puzzles – now up to 60% off! These puzzles will definitely keep your child occupied (for a little while at least)! 🙂

$15 for $40 Worth of Eco-friendly Gift Bags from Simply Regift It

This is such a fabulous idea!


  • Give “friendship gift bags” that are passed along from one friend to the next
  • Register each bag online and track its progress & see where it’s been
  • Promotes environmental responsibility, sharing, creativity, and respect
Click to get this great deal now – and don’t forget, 5% of your purchase goes to the school of your choice!

Here are some more great deals on educational products to help get you through Spring Break:

With the materials in this kit, you can make two hardcover pop-up books.
A puppet show? It's in the bag with this kit! Paper bags and foam pieces make 12 different adorable animal puppets. 9 5/8H x 5W x 3 1/4D. Instructions included; glue sold separately.
Easy exciting and expressive Tie-Dye is a fun way to decorate T-shirts bags or hats. Even young children can get beautiful results on the very first try. Kit includes instructions plus professional cold-water non-toxic dyes that are safe for children.
Stir up your students' appetite for learning with a tasty chemistry confection. Each kit provides valuable background information that connects students to the part of the world where the raw ingredients are produced. Easy, step-by-step instructions.
Make your very own personalized frienship bracelets for all your friends with this kids friendship bracelet kit for kids. Select favorite colors from a rainbow of hues - plus gold and silver. Use the square or round styles in eight different patterns. Set includes 4 color-coded looms (for bracelet-making parties!) This friendship bracelet-making kit for girls is a great gift idea for girls wanting to learn to make friendship bracelets.
Need a tow? Your mighty builder can grab a screwdriver and assemble this wooden tow truck without any cutting or gluing. Over 15" long, your mechanic will be satisfied to see this truck go to work with its realistic working tow hook!


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