DIY Birthday Party Putty Surprise

Making your own festive party putty is so easy and so much fun. In fact, making putty is just as much fun as playing with it! Here's an easy recipe you can follow to make perfect putty each and every time. Once you've got the formula down, you can experiment and create all kinds of unique "flavors" ...

Fundraise Together

Fundraise Together

No parent wants a child to miss out on an important opportunity when in school. Sometimes, however, it is challenging to fund all the great learning experiences we want our children to have. Luckily, the PTA is willing to step up by taking on fundraising responsibilities. This can help a school di...

An End of Year Letter from Will Geddes


Dear Friends,


2017 marked our company's 93rd year in business and what a year it's been! Way back in 1924 when my grandfather started the company, we only sold a basic yellow #2 pencil and a ballpoint stick pen to the Baltimore area. 


I believe he would be proud of the way we’ve been able...

2017 Christmas Party at the Eastside Family Shelter

Every year GEDDES stops by the Family Shelter in Rosedale, MD with boxes and boxes of school supplies and toys for all of the kids. Put aside the office parties and office decorating, for our company this is THE highlight of our holiday season. The children are so appreciative and make the event so ...

Should Teachers Use Prize Boxes?

Should teachers use prize boxes?

Teachers often use awards selected by students from a prize box. Kids love the colorful writing supplies, inspiring bookmarks, eye-catching pencil accessories, and other prizes for students. These prizes can be given for a variety of reasons. To earn a prize, students may have to reach a learning ...

Fan Mail: Future Employee?

We love getting mail from young fans! Here's one from a little girl who has great career aspirations! Getting letters like this brings real joy to all of us that work so hard on creating fun products for kids.



Thank you so much for everything you sent me! I use it a lot. As for t...