Cool Locker Decorating Ideas

Student In Front of Colorful Lockers

Before you know it, school will be back in session and while this school year will probably look a lot different compared to previous years thanks to the pandemic, one fact remains the same: you need some cool locker ideas to impress your friends and express your personality. Below, you’ll find pl...

5 Alternatives to Fidget Spinners

Child with a Yellow and Blue Fidget Spinner

Fidget spinners can be a helpful tool for children with ADHD, keeping their hands busy so they can concentrate. Unfortunately, many schools don’t allow them in the classroom because for other children, they’re a distraction. While GEDDES is well-known for our school supplies, we also sell a select...

Ways to Limit Screen Time for Kids

Two Young Girls Watching Television on a Laptop Computer

Most parents have a love-hate relationship with screen time. On the one hand, you may not be able to get anything done without handing your child their iPad or setting them up on Netflix for a few hours. On the other hand, you know all that screen time isn’t ideal—and then there are the inevitable...

Summer Learning Activity Ideas for Elementary Students

Two Kids Reading Books Outside

If you’re a librarian or educator, you’ve probably spent the past several months trying to come up with ways to engage students even when you couldn’t interact with them in person. Now that it’s summer and many states are opening up again, there’s more opportunity for interaction, although much of...

Top 10 Fun Prize Ideas for Elementary School Students

Boy with party putty.

Whether you’re a parent organizing a fun fair, a librarian looking for incentives for a summer reading program, or a teacher wanting to reward star pupils, there are lots of reasons you might need some fun prize ideas for students. When purchasing for large groups of kids, you want to make sure th...

Top 10 Elementary School Store Ideas

Elementary school supply store ideas.

An elementary school store is a great way to raise funds to support your school and it’s also educational for kids. Let students take turns staffing the store to practice their math skills and learn about teamwork, responsibility, and entrepreneurship. The startup investment is low and the return ...