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Best Educational Supply Stores In Seattle

December 13, 2010 10:24 AM

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If you’re looking for new games and activities to keep kids engaged in school or just need some new supplies for the classroom, this list of the best educational supply stores in the Seattle area has it all.

Lakeshore Learning Store

11027 N.E. 4th St.
Bellevue, WA 98004
(425) 462-8076
www.lakeshorelearning.com

Lakeshore Learning Store has supplies for just about every grade level (K-6) and makes supplying teachers with all they will need a top priority. Besides having a special Teacher’s Corner, there’s also a store discount card just for educators. In addition, there are also monthly teacher workshiops that aim to inspire educators to motivate and keep their students excited about learning. Classroom supplies included things like painting bowls, scissor sets, magnetic pocket charts, and so much more.

Math ‘n’ Stuff

8926 Roosevelt Way Northeast
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 522-8891
www.mathnificent.com

Math ‘n’ Stuff has study aids, resources for teachers and plenty of puzzles and gadgets to get kids’ brains a flutter. You can find flash cards ($11.99 – $16.99), color weighted money ($24.99), and workbooks ($2.99 – $15.95).

Curious Kidstuff

4740 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 937-8788
www.curiouskidstuff.com

Curious Kidstuff may seem like more of a toy store, but they stock plenty of exciting and interactive products for use in classrooms. Curious Kidstuff sells a Big Bag of Science it for $39.99, a mini laboratory that allows for 60 different experiments. Teach your kids about the environment with the Sustainable Earth Lab kit, which allows them to construct a water treatment plant, manufacture recycled paper and plastic, and more. The Bananagrams is like Scrabble for kids and is great for beginning spellers and advanced players. If you’re really looking for supplies to get your kids thinking in new ways, Curious Kidstuff is the place to go.

Artist & Craftsman Supply

4350 8th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 545-0091
www.artistcraftsman.com

Is it arts and crafts time? If so, consider Artist and & Craftsman Supply. They have art supplies just for kids, which include pastels kits (prices vary), watercolors (16 piece-kit for $7.77), craft sticks (150 for $2.11), and more. Don’t forget the Crayola crayons (64 pieces @ $4.29), Elmer’s School Glue (4 oz @ $1.33), and construction paper (200-sheet assorted colors @ $3.86).

Children’s Bookshop & Teaching Supplies

225 W. Meeker Street
Kent, WA 98032
(253)852-0383
www.childrensbookshoponline.com

Children’s Bookshop & Teaching Supplies has a bevy of classroom supplies for kids of all ages and for their teachers. Need binders or folders, calenders and planners, maps, markers and highlighters? This store has got it all. There are also plenty of arts and crafts activity items, theater games, assessment tools, and more. Prices are fairly reasonable and items are well stocked.

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