Last Updated on July 14, 2023 by Rachel Leone
Popular back-to-school products!
Anyone who works in the educational industry knows that getting students excited about school can be a challenge. I've been able to help my school clients by helping them pick thoughtful custom-branded gifts. Not only will your students and faculty love them, but they're a great way to increase school spirits and raise visibility within your community.
How to choose the best custom giveaways for schools.
Picking promotional products can be a challenge. You have limited time, and we carry thousands of branded products, so we've developed curated lists to make your process easy. We select the most popular products within your industry and among your peers, narrow them down to the best of the best, and update them with new gifts and trends over time. These are a handful of schools' and colleges' most popular promotional products.
And not to worry if you do feel overwhelmed or don't have a ton of time. I'm here to help with one-on-one assistance as I did for Stonehill College when they needed a back-to-school kit for their incoming class. They told us their problem, and we created a package of products to meet their budget and timeline. Then we fulfilled the order and drop-shipped directly to their students, making the process simple.
A staple of any classroom, this #2 pencil comes in over 20 colors to match your school and can be custom imprinted with your logo, mascot, and school name. A fantastic affordable custom gift for students!
Min. Quantity 200, ≤ $0.25 ea.
Available in pink or white, this classic jumbo eraser can be custom imprinted with your school's logo. Perfect for back-to-school giveaways or just to have around the classroom.
Min. Quantity 250, ≤ $0.80 ea.
Available in 5 bright colors, this eco-friendly mini stapler is an affordable gift for students and will help to keep papers organized. It even features a keyring so students can attach them to pencil bags.
Min. Quantity 500, ≤ $0.95 ea.
Available in 12 colors, this tin of mints is a refreshing giveaway and perfect for stuffing gift boxes. Customize with your school's logo and messaging.
Min. Quantity 150, ≤ $1.75 ea.
Here's an affordable giveaway for students that will hold all their back-to-school swag all year round. Each polyester drawstring backpack can be customized with your school color, logo, and message.
Min. Quantity 5,000, ≤ $1.80 ea.
Available in over 20 trendy colors, this clever silicone phone wallet features loops for keeping your AirPods and wireless earbuds safe.
Min. Quantity 200, ≤ $2.00 ea.
Featuring a ruler, sticky flags, post-it notes, and 40 pages of lined paper, this "Pocket Jotter" is very popular with my higher-ed customers. Add your logo to personalize each one!
Min. Quantity 300, ≤ $2.10 ea.
With college-age students, lanyards are a practical way for students and faculty to keep their IDs and keys handy. Seeing others on campus with the same lanyard creates a sense of unity and community.
Min. Quantity 250, ≤ $3.20 ea.
Ideal for flagging important text in books, notebooks, and papers, these custom-printed flag dispensers from Post-It® are a favorite among grad-school and higher-ed students. Teachers love them too!
Min. Quantity 250, ≤ $3.90 ea.
This reusable tissue box sleeve can be custom printed with your school's logo, mascot, and message. This personalized tissue box is an excellent solution if you're looking to brand school events.
Min. Quantity 250, ≤ $5.40 ea.
These 18 oz. Tumblers are a great way to promote hydration and reduce the use of plastic bottles. Choose from 7 hot lid colors to match your brand!
Min. Quantity 48, ≤ $6.25 ea.
With its large imprint area and 144 lined pages, this spiral notebook makes an excellent orientation gift for incoming students. Add to a kit or distribute to individuals, students will appreciate and use these custom notebooks!
Min. Quantity 120, ≤ $8.50 ea.
Customized school spirit shirts are a great way to show off your pride at games, rallies, and other school events. They can be designed with your school's colors, name, mascot, or special event graphics like midnight madness, spring weekend, or senior week.
Min. Quantity 96, ≤ $9.50 ea.
Portable, lightweight, and sturdy, this metal power bank is great for keeping students' devices charged on the go. Choose from 4 classic colors!
Min. Quantity 30, ≤ $9.70 ea.
These Gildan Sweatshirts are available in 30+ colors and are a fantastic way to pump up any crowd on game day. Add your school's mascot and have the cheer team toss to fans in the crowd during timeouts.
Min. Quantity 72, ≤ $36.00 ea.