Discount School Supply multi-use learning easel give-away

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on June 30, 2013

in Discount School Supply Learning Easel, Give-Aways

There are so many wonderful ways to present ideas to young children but having a good teaching tool on hand can make the process so much more fun and engaging…

Multi-use easel give-away from Teach Preschool

The Multi-Use Learning Easel from Discount School Supply has many great features. On one side of the easel, the large white surface is magnetic and can be used as a dry erase board…

Multi-use easel give-away from Teach Preschool

On the other side of the easel, the surface is covered with a blue hook and loop panel which can be used as a large flannel board for felt stories, fingerplays, or games…

Multi-use easel give-away from Teach Preschool

And hanging from the top bar of the easel are three metal hoops which I used to hang my large pad of chart paper…

Multi-use easel give-away from Teach Preschool

Although the multi-use learning easel is large when opened up, it folds up nice and flat for easy storage in tight places like behind a shelf or in a closet when you need to tuck it away…

Multi-use easel give-away from Teach Preschool

And as far as being sturdy, I can tell you that if for some unknown reason your students get a sudden urge to crawl under the easel, like mine did on this particular day, it will still manage to stand up and not tip over…

Multi-use easel give-away from Teach Preschool

And if your students like to work together like mine do, there is plenty of room all around the easel for everyone to join in…

Multi-use easel give-away from Teach Preschool

Enter to Win

If you would like a chance to win the Multi-Use Learning Easel from Discount School Supply, all you need to do is follow the directions below…

1. Drop by Discount School Supply and check out their site.

2. Come back here to this post and leave a comment below telling me one item you just love from the Discount School Supply website.

Now, be sure to read the give-away rules below so your entry will count!

Give-Away Rules

  1. Only one entry per person
  2. Give-away is only being offered to folks in the United States.
  3. Comments received by email or on Facebook or other social networking sites will not enter you in the give-away – only comments left below on this post will do the trick.
  4. Entries will be accepted through 10:00pm EST July 5th and winner will be announced here on this same post on July 6th.
  5. The winning comment will be selected by random generator.
  6. The winner will be contacted by email and has 48 hours to respond to the email or a new winner will be chosen.
  7. The winner will need to supply me with a shipping address so that I can forward it to my contact at Discount Supply.

Good Luck and Thank you for your participation!

Disclosure: I received one Multi-Use Learning Easel from Discount School Supply to use in my classroom and share our experience with you. I was not paid to write this post and everything I shared is from my own experience and use.

Winner Announcement

Thank you to everyone who participated in this give-away! The winning comment chosen by Random Generator was…

Comment #487: LeAnn

“Because we are in the midst of setting up a new classroom, I found it difficult to select just 1 item from all Discount School Supply has to offer! I love the Riverstones – they would be great to use both indoors and outdoors!”

I will send LeAnn an email and she has 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be selected! Thanks again everyone!!

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1 Amber C June 30, 2013 at 6:11 am

Right now i’m a sucker for storage!! I would love the Toddler low book display :)

2 Glory June 30, 2013 at 7:03 am

Thanks for sharing this site. They have LOTS of awesome materials. I LOVE this multi-purpose easel. <3

3 Karina Coffer June 30, 2013 at 7:23 am

There are so many great things at Discount School Supply and we use a lot of there products at our preschool. I went to their site and searched organization and tons on awesome things came up. I really like the neat bookshelves and I need some storage bins so I liked the easy label bins with lids.
I would love the multiple use easel for my new classroom.

4 Lisa June 30, 2013 at 7:25 am

I would love to have the toddler light up board for my classroom. While I teach 3 & 4 year olds there are many things that I could still do with this light board. I have many activities that I have received via email from your site and I have attempted to make my own light box and they have been flimsy at best. I would love to be able to convince my director to use some of the grant money on this. Even if we had to share it in the center, it would be worth it

5 Robin Baker June 30, 2013 at 7:26 am

I checked out the Discount School Supply site. Your posts have interested me in trying the Colorations Liquid Watercolor Paint, so I was happy to see that at such a reasonable price. I’ve enjoyed seeing the way your students are free to enjoy the process of creating without the pressure of ending up with a certain end product. Your respect for the way children learn is a wonderful example for early childhood educators.

6 veronica charles June 30, 2013 at 7:27 am

wow! I like this store you shared, neat. The deluxe dress up storage unit is what I LOVE !!!!!

7 Martha Garner June 30, 2013 at 7:28 am

Discount School Supply has been my “go to” for years for everything I need in my classroom. I love all their Colorations products, especially the Simply Washable Tempera Paint.

8 Linda Cochran June 30, 2013 at 7:30 am

I love DSS craft supplies (paint, wiggly eyes, paper, etc). It’s better quality than what I buy at a local supply store and the prices are terrific!

9 Mary June 30, 2013 at 7:31 am

Discount School Supply is great for many items, but one of our favorites is the Angeles My Rider Tandem. Our preschoolers love to play “taxi” and give each other rides! It is easy to ride and appeals to our 3-5 year olds.

10 lynda June 30, 2013 at 7:31 am

I like the magnetic shapes at Discount School Supply. Lynda

11 Lisa Jean June 30, 2013 at 7:37 am

Red Retro Kitchen Combo

12 Melissa June 30, 2013 at 7:37 am

I like the Active Center section including I the rainbow rings and movement scarves.

13 Erin Cook June 30, 2013 at 7:39 am

I like the kidney shaped tables, where I could sit and have all of my kids in front of me and help everyone at once. The easel is wonderful, too. I have been looking for something like it.

14 Kelly Douglas June 30, 2013 at 7:44 am

I always buy my classroom materials and supplies from Discount School Supply. Right now my favorite product on their site has to be their Colorations Colors Like Me multicultural paints. They also have paper, markers, and crayons. This is so important for young children to be able to choose the right color skin and hair and not have to choose from yellow, white, or peach. The price is perfect too! I usually buy one for my own preschool and one for my children’s teacher as well.

15 Jacey Norton June 30, 2013 at 7:48 am

Wooden Town Blocks – Set of 35
these are great with trains and cars

16 Connie B. June 30, 2013 at 7:49 am

I need a new carpet for my classroom, so I would love to have the Fun with Phonics carpet.

17 Mary Ann O'Connell June 30, 2013 at 7:50 am

I love the number bugs from their website. I have many of their things in our Early Headstart Classroom. I always am looking for things to go along with my thematic teaching for my little ones in our Early Headstart Center.

18 Charlene Roddy June 30, 2013 at 7:50 am

I am a huge fan of Discount School Supply! One material I would love to have this year (besides the easel!)…it is a toss-up between the Pre-Writing Motor Skills Set and the Excellerations Alphabet Floor Mat…anything to get my kids active and engaged! Thanks for this opportunity!

19 debbie miller June 30, 2013 at 7:52 am

Discount School Supply has sooo many fabulous products. I totally love this easel and can see getting so much use out of it in my classroom. Thank you for sharing all of your wonderful ideas.

20 Debbie June 30, 2013 at 7:52 am

I love that easel, but the Hamilton listening center would be great for small groups in my classroom.

21 Emily Hall June 30, 2013 at 7:54 am

I love Discount Teacher Supply, I used them to set up my classroom. My favorite item is the “Classroom Crafting Starter Set”. This set allowed me have all the odds and ends stuff you don’t think about when needing craft supplies. Also the set is versatile, I not only use them for crafts but for core subjects for added exploration for the content area being taught. I have ordered this kit for two years in a row it is now one of my stables for my classroom.

22 Angelica Wilson June 30, 2013 at 7:57 am

My favorite item is Angeles Value Line™ Dress-Up Unit. I would love to get it for my classroom. Thanks!

23 Renee June 30, 2013 at 7:54 am

Discount has the best prices’! I’m a pre k teacher and this is the only site we order from. I love the glitter paint. It’s great for puppets, gift making, and added sensory effect when the kids paint. Love your posts too by the way. I forward them to my colleagues.

24 Lissa June 30, 2013 at 7:57 am

I would love more magna tiles. This children love them and it reinforces their creativity as well as cooperation, fine motor skills, imagination, and many others!

25 jodi June 30, 2013 at 7:59 am

I have always liked DSS however like you it was more for their vast selection of art supplies. But, while visiting their website I discovered that they are introducing a new brand of product titled excellerations. While viewing their products I saw a cool set of very large plush stacking blocks, great idea and product for younger preschoolers. I also saw a great set of floor alphabet mats that I would like it have for my pre-k classroom.

26 Toni June 30, 2013 at 8:01 am

I love discount school supply. They have everything you need from the basics like crayons and glue to sensory things for my special needs kids. I love their easy grip alphabet stamps and Colorations Jumbo Washable Stamp Pads.

27 Ann Larkin June 30, 2013 at 8:04 am

I love the white cardboard pencil boxes. I have used them for a number of years at summer camp. The children decorate them and we make them our
treasure boxes. We read books on collections, and encourage the children to start a collection (rocks, shells). It is such a wonderful craft and we all love it.

28 Kathy L June 30, 2013 at 8:07 am

I LOVE Discount School Supply! They have the best prices and the quality is still excellent. I really like the Tree Blocks. They add a natural element to the children’s construction creations. I love the easel as it is multi-purpose and folds up for storage since I have a smaller classroom.

29 Julie June 30, 2013 at 8:07 am

I like the cube graphing board. The muti use easel is wonderful!

30 Joette Ewing June 30, 2013 at 8:08 am

I’ve ordered items from Discount School Supply many times throughout the years and was excited with a category I just came across! I absolutely love the Angelers Duscounted Furniture Section! I’ve been on the lookout for good quality shelves/storage units for the classrooms and was amazed at the prices for the pieces I saw there! I will definitely keep them in mind when pinpointing my needs for the new school year. I also absolutely love the big easel!! Joette

31 Sandy June 30, 2013 at 8:09 am

On the Discount School Supply site I love the Excellerations Building Brilliance Magnetic Shapes. This Multi-Use Learning Easel is awesome too.

32 Amy Tyler June 30, 2013 at 8:12 am

I have always used Discount School Supply fo so many materials! I am a huge fan if Magnatiles but saw the Smartmax Magnetic Set that I would love to try out too!

33 Susan Hill June 30, 2013 at 8:14 am

For Mother’s Day this year, we ordered the wooden flower pots. The children paint them then we put a picture of each child in their flower pot, they wrap them and take them home for their Mother’s Day gift! Moms love them!

34 Krystal June 30, 2013 at 8:16 am

That site has some amazing products. I have to say I absolutely love the magnetic shapes.

35 Rachel Davison June 30, 2013 at 8:18 am

I love how this easel folds flat! I like both the multiple sides and uses on this easel.

36 Maryann W. June 30, 2013 at 8:20 am

For years I have used the Colorations no-drip foam paint when we do our study of Michelangelo. Painting upside down is an all time favorite activity in my classroom!!

37 Nancy June 30, 2013 at 8:23 am

I am a big fan of DSS. They have the best prices and fast delivery. Their colored paper has the lowest price around

38 Valerie Lucien June 30, 2013 at 8:26 am

I love the free resources provided on the Discount School Supply website. My favorite was the Top Ten Educational Summer Activities. I’m always looking for new ideas to incorporate in my themes. I found a perfect activity titled Summer at the Beach Collage which will tie in very well with my Summer theme.

39 Raynella June 30, 2013 at 8:26 am

Really liked the Smartmax magnetic set!

40 Debbie Rowland June 30, 2013 at 8:35 am

Our school purchases all supplies from Discount School Supply. I would like to have a set of the Magna Tiles. They are just to pricey for me to purchase myself for my classroom and school has a VERY limited budget.

41 Melissa Mize June 30, 2013 at 8:35 am

It would be the Multi-Use Learning Easel. It looks like a great tool to have. Thanks!!

Melissa Mize

42 Cara June 30, 2013 at 8:45 am

I LOVE this easel! Discount School Supply has some wonderful felt sets that I would love to use with it! I have made my own but there are just some story sets that I cannot recreate. This easel would be perfect in my new PreK classroom!

43 Tricia June 30, 2013 at 8:46 am

I’m a homeschool mom and I have a child with that has special needs. This will help her out a lot. The many uses it has I’ve been trying to do without this, so having it will help. I use discount school supply for many years. Before children I use them in my day care and now with soon to be 6 children I still use them.
Thanks for the chance to get something we could use a lot.

44 Kellie June 30, 2013 at 8:46 am

Hello, The easel is great. Discount School Supply sells indestructible scoops which I find to be the best for sandbox play. Regular shovels fall apart quickly but these last and last.

45 Renee King June 30, 2013 at 8:50 am

First off I live your site, you give so many great ideas so thanks for bringing it to us. I love discount school supplies for everything. It’s a great resource for teachers and parents.

Something I saw on there site and will be purchasing is the

Excellerations™ Building Brilliance™ Magnetic Shapes – 100 Pieces

Good luck everyone

46 Stacey June 30, 2013 at 8:50 am

My kids love playing with their doctor’s kit! They love asking to take my blood pressure! Thanks for this opportunity. :)

47 Jeanne June 30, 2013 at 8:51 am

I love the Excellerations blocks and accessories that go with them. Would love to have them all!! The easel looks great and would be a great addition to my program.

48 Martha Wright June 30, 2013 at 8:51 am

I want the Magna-Tiles! Our new standards for next year include kindergartners understanding magnetism and these “toys” would really help with hands-on understanding.

49 Meaghan Taylor June 30, 2013 at 8:53 am

BLOCKS! Large blocks, table top blocks, wooden blocks, foam blocks…All are important in our classroom and get used CONSTANTLY…a great selection!

50 Cheryl Stanke June 30, 2013 at 8:54 am

I never even knew about discount school supplies until I started following your website. I can’t get over all the great items they have for everything. My school follows the high scope curriculum which is sometimes difficult to plan for. The item I really love at Discount School supply is the light table. It looks awesome! I may have to see if I can order that this year!

51 Karen June 30, 2013 at 8:58 am

I LOVE Discount Supply because they offer replacements to sets we have in the classroom (i.e., magnetic wands, tricycle parts, etc…) They also have a good variety of supplies, including the cheapest art supplies (paper, paint, glue) and curriculum support with lists of materials that go with the various approved curriculum. GREAT resource for teachers!!

52 Chalee June 30, 2013 at 8:59 am

What a fab easel! I love the Highscope math kit, it’s so colorful and fun.

53 Susan L. June 30, 2013 at 9:01 am

I love all the materials from Discount School Supply! At the moment I am loving the Preschool Puzzles – Letters, Numbers and Signs – Set of 6
for my own toddler daughter. The pictures under the puzzle pieces sold me on this set over other brands.

54 Jenni Swenson June 30, 2013 at 9:03 am

I love the child size mailbox and mailbag! I would love the easel in my preschool classroom!

55 Rhonda June 30, 2013 at 9:05 am

I really love the counting Domino Bears. My children love anything that looks like a teddy bear. These adorable items will encourage them to use their counting skills while they use their imagination. Fun! Fun! Fun!

56 Jennifer Bain June 30, 2013 at 9:06 am

I LOVE the Angeles Ball cart from Discount School Supply’s site! My class/school would greatly benefit from using that!

57 Shara Foster June 30, 2013 at 9:07 am

I love, love, love the Discount School Supply website. My favorite item (today :) is the fabric photo album. It has room for pictures of all the kiddos in my classroom and it is machine washable!! Perfect for an infant/ young toddler room!!

58 Jen June 30, 2013 at 9:07 am

Wow, this would be cool! I’m saving that website for homeschooling shopping! Right now with all my toddlers I’d love the doctors kit. My kids are always playing doctor

59 Amanda C June 30, 2013 at 9:09 am

I love the deluxe classroom closet! Always in need of more organizational space – especially ones with doors! Love how low this multi-use easel is to the floor. Many of the fold-up easels I have seen are too tall for the kids to fully use.

60 Debra Lee June 30, 2013 at 9:11 am

I love the science activity table. That would be so good for my kinders. The quiet explorations, the buddy experiments, and sharing, cooperating, and noting results or showing what they did in a drawing would be so good. Just think of all they could do!

61 Kim June 30, 2013 at 9:13 am

I really like the Colorations Liquid Watercolor paints! You can do many fantastic art and science projects with these paints!

62 Samantha Scocchi June 30, 2013 at 9:13 am

I could look on Discount School Supply’s website for hours! I especially love their special needs resource section. From chewies to weighted materials and sensory integrated furniture, it is simple and easy to find what I need for my Special Ed. Preschool room. I extremely appreciate how well organized and easy it is on their website! I would love to one day be able to have the Cozy Cube in my classroom!

63 Zoe Dones June 30, 2013 at 9:17 am

One product that I love from Discount School supply is the Coloration Colors. I love the fact that they are so bright, odorless, versatile for most surfaces, goes on smoothly and I buy them by the gallons because the price is so economical. As a home daycare provider I buy most of my products from Discount School Supply.

64 Sarah Lanting June 30, 2013 at 9:18 am

As an in-home daycare provider, I order from Discount School Supply often. In the past, I have ordered the multi cultural doll house families and the play foods. I have also purchased the trays, which I use for everything from painting to practicing letters in salt. My latest purchase is the art drying rack, which I love!

65 Nicole @ The Kavanaugh Report June 30, 2013 at 9:18 am

I love the easy grip puzzles!

66 Julie Rimbach June 30, 2013 at 9:23 am

Love the easel and it’s multi-functionality! Also love the Excellerations™ Building Brilliance™ Magnetic Shapes – 100 Pieces. It’s next on my list for purchasing!

67 Amy Burge June 30, 2013 at 9:23 am

I really want to get some puppets going in my dramatic play area this year. I’ve got my eye on the table top puppet theater. I think the kids would love it.



68 Sara Brigham June 30, 2013 at 9:23 am

I love, love, love the Colorations liquid watercolors! We use them almost every day in one way or another. I use them in place of food coloring because the are so many vibrant colors!

69 Kimberly June 30, 2013 at 9:24 am

I love the Sunny Days Carpet for Circle Time!!

70 Lorey June 30, 2013 at 9:25 am

Oh so many choices! I really like the laminated specimen set and the scary bug set that allow children to see the insects up close! I would love, love, love the easel for my classroom!

71 Debi June 30, 2013 at 9:27 am

I love Discount School Supply. I buy many supplies from them for my classroom!

72 Rita Luken June 30, 2013 at 9:28 am

I would love the dress up storage unit. We are big fans of dress up! I got boxes of them :)

73 Barbie Dion June 30, 2013 at 9:28 am

I have always wanted a nice light table for our science center and this one is a great size and exactly what we are looking for. We may have to do a fundraiser to be able to get it :)

Light Table
Item # 585

74 Meg Ross June 30, 2013 at 3:30 pm

We use DSS for many things at our preschool. I love the tempura paint cakes… love that I can separate out a color so for example, if we are concentrating on “red” then that is the only color I give them vs. the traditional tray of watercolors.
Also love the blocks… so many wonderful varieties to mix and match!

75 Kimberly Giancola June 30, 2013 at 9:35 am

I love the 3 tub sensory table!

76 Jennye Shaling June 30, 2013 at 9:36 am

Love love Discount School Supply and have a constant wish list with them and our school orders alot from them. I am changing classrooms this year and hope to get the Colorful Learning Blocks Rug with numbers and letters to use for room activities and circle time. Thank you for teaming with such an awesome company and of course like the others could really use the multi purpose easle.

77 Chris Knopf June 30, 2013 at 9:39 am

I love the light table!

78 Amber Peters June 30, 2013 at 9:39 am

Love the visual tracking tubes! Love hiw compact the multi use easel folds!

79 michelle slimak June 30, 2013 at 9:41 am

My daycare kids are really into science right now, so as I plan my curriculum for next year, I am looking to purchase more science related materials, specifically the excellerations super magnifiers and the super science kit.

80 Stacey June 30, 2013 at 9:41 am

Discount School Supply is our go-to place for all things preschool. I especially like the biocolor paint and liquid water color.

81 Cathy June 30, 2013 at 9:42 am

Just finished ordering lots of great new furniture and kitchen set for my classroom. I love their classroom organization items and can’t have enough bins and trays…but I’d love to have the easel, too!

82 Andrea Allen June 30, 2013 at 9:43 am

We love Discount School Supply- it is our go to site for supplies! I especially love the Colorations Liquid Watercolors. The children love to create and explore with the them- and so do I!

83 Jennifer debernardis June 30, 2013 at 9:45 am

Hi Deborah,

We shop at discount school supply for all our school materials, but if I had to choose one favorite, the thing that gets the most play in my classroom daily, year after year, it would be MAGNATILES!

Hope I win the easel!

Thanks to you and DSS!


84 Michelle June 30, 2013 at 9:46 am

I would love the set of 12 hand puppets. So many cool uses for these! Retelling a story, dramatic play, or just being silly to keep a group of 4 year olds attention during a lesson! The list goes on and on!!!! Michelle

85 Rabia Hastey June 30, 2013 at 9:48 am

I really hope I get this! It would be a fantastic addition to a new teachers classroom!

86 Tracy McGuigan June 30, 2013 at 9:51 am

I love love the Owlphabet rug! It would be so much better for my circle time rug then the one I am currently using! The kids automatically face the same way!

87 Ari June 30, 2013 at 10:00 am

Love this easel and the posts to go with it! There are so many great things you can do with it–possibilities for learning are endless!!

88 Carla B June 30, 2013 at 10:06 am

I love Discount Learning Supplies selection of curriculum materials. I think my favorite is the Super Science kit. I think it would be so helpful to have all those resources in one place, ready to go. My students love when we do science experiments and I think that kit would make life easier!

89 Susan Horton June 30, 2013 at 10:09 am

I love the varieties of tissue paper offered, beautiful colors and different shapes! I love your website. I have been checking it everyday to get ideas for my classroom. Susan Horton

90 Barbara June 30, 2013 at 10:16 am

My preschool students and I are hooked on magnets! They love to test every surface in our room to see if it is magnetic or not! My little scientists would go crazy for the Smartmax magnetic set! Love the size, love the potential for creativity and exploration!

91 Holly June 30, 2013 at 10:21 am

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My Healthy Plate Magnet Activity Set would be such a great tool to have in my classroom to teach preschoolers the importance of nutrition. Children should be introduced to health and ways to take care of themselves by choosing proper nutrition.

92 Jenny Zender June 30, 2013 at 10:22 am

Thank you for the chance to win such a great prize! I really need a nice easel in my room! Looks like this would be a nice one! I love Discount School Supply and of course your blog! If I could pick out anything on the the store (besides wanting it all :), I am trying to spruce up my science center so I would get the Super Science kit to have a variety of things for my center!

Have a great day!
Jenny from Ohio

93 Holly mccormick June 30, 2013 at 10:22 am

I love the toddler light table @ discount school supplies & their liquid water colors

94 Toyia Williams June 30, 2013 at 10:25 am

I can’t live without the set of four felt board stories Puss in boots, Chicken Little, Sleeping Beauty, and etc.

95 Andrea Norris June 30, 2013 at 10:25 am

Right now I would love to have a spectacular science center so there are a bunch of manipulative I would love. For one, I would like the the Tadpole to Frog metamorphosis play set. We are getting a tadpole this year as our class pet and really thing this would be a great addition to the center.

96 Sharon Kelly June 30, 2013 at 10:28 am

There are so many thing at Discount School Supply, but the students and I like the Excellerations Building Brilliance Magnetic Shapes. They never get tired of them, and they are very creative with their imaginations. They could probably even use them on the Multi-Use Learning Easal!

97 Julie Choudhary June 30, 2013 at 10:33 am

Where to start, I love the whole catalog. But if I have to choose one item, it would be Bio Color. I love that you can use it for so many beautiful projects. One of my best purchases over the years has been my Mobile Classroom Drying Rack.

I am sad that Discount chose to not carry music and books by Bev Bos.
I think we have a whole new generation of teachers that need to be introduced to Don’t Move the Muffin Tins.

98 suze littlefox June 30, 2013 at 10:37 am

Table top puppet theater….how cool is THAT?

99 Karissa June 30, 2013 at 10:39 am

I love the Colorations line. The Simply Washable tempera is probably our most-used supply. It truly takes no effort to clean up.

100 Brenda Branch June 30, 2013 at 10:44 am

I love the table top light box.

101 Robin June 30, 2013 at 10:50 am

There are so many wonderful items available, but I really liked the Alphabet Lace-Ups. We have adopted a little girl from Asia and the shape of our letters are very interesting to her. I can think of many different uses for this product. Now I do realize that the give-away is for a multi-use easel which would be very helpful also. It would be a valuable tool to have and I can think of many ways to use it too.

Thank you,

102 Paula June 30, 2013 at 10:53 am

We are updating our library…ordering book sets will definitely be an option. I would like our teachers to use flannel board stories on a regular basis…the multi-use easel would certainly be a great addition to our program!

103 Janet T. June 30, 2013 at 10:59 am

I was surprised to see the curriculum ideas. I’m more familiar with their catalog. Can you ever have enough BioColor ideas?

104 Andrea June 30, 2013 at 11:00 am

I always order watercolor paper from discount school supply.

105 louise June 30, 2013 at 11:03 am

I would love to have the dinosaur sand mold set!

106 Roselle June 30, 2013 at 11:03 am

Love the idea that this folds up for easy storage! Felt board was my favorite time when I was in elementary school, and this sturdy easel would make it so easy to use for story retell!

107 Liane Hodgman June 30, 2013 at 11:03 am

Children loved the flower match garden patch this year from Discount School Supply!

108 Debbie Y. June 30, 2013 at 11:04 am

I loved the science display table with lots of sides and storage underneath. It would be so inviting for discovery. Would also love the Learning Easel for my classroom this fall! Thanks for the link to the Discount School Supply. A great resource!

109 BJ Thorn June 30, 2013 at 11:06 am

I would love to have the Best Value Reading and Writing Center Teaching Easel

110 Sara Davis June 30, 2013 at 11:11 am

I love how Discount School Supply has a special needs section. As a special education teacher, fostering confidence through independence is so important. Sometimes my students need adapted scissors for cutting practice or fun manipulatives like Squueze and Feed Frog (featured in one of the sub sections for special needs educators).

111 Marilyn Andersen June 30, 2013 at 11:17 am

I am a big fan of Discount School Supply. I love their arts and crafts supplies. From the beads to the googly eyes. They have great prices on their products! I would love the easel. It would be soooo versatile and useful.

112 Carol T. June 30, 2013 at 11:20 am


I window shopped at Discount and found so many things I would love to have. The item I have wanted for so long is the “Mobile Fold-N-Lock with 25 Clear E-Z Glide Storage Trays.” It would be so nice to have so much organized space and so easy to store at the end of the year.

Would love to win the easel. It would save space and we’d be able to have 2 centers in one place.

Thanks for the chance.

Carol T.

113 Amy June 30, 2013 at 11:21 am

I like the TrueModern® 20-Cubby Shelf Storage. :)

114 WendyP June 30, 2013 at 11:26 am

Love this easel but would also love to try their liquid water colors. I have seen you use them as well as others I know. This easel would work wonderfully in my child are setting with how if folds up for easy storage when not in use.

115 Ellie June 30, 2013 at 11:28 am

I absolutely love the light table! It offers countless creative possibilities for the children to explore their environment.

116 Sharon June 30, 2013 at 11:33 am

I love the magnetic discovery board from Discount School Supply because the children can play with magnets but the teacher does not need to worry that the children might put the small pieces in their mouths!

117 Doreen June 30, 2013 at 11:34 am

I regularly order all our supplies from Discount School Supply. My favorite products are the Dot Markers and Colorations Water paint. This easel is beautiful I would love to win this.

118 Nancy Garron June 30, 2013 at 11:35 am

Hi Deborah,

As an owner of a preschool, I am always looking for ways to open the hearts and minds of my staff, as well as my self, to the changing needs of young children. Because I am passionate about teaching, my staff and I have been using your website to enhance our curriculum all year long! I’ve made so many changes and purchases because of your blogs and have not only become inspired as a teacher, but have been able to inspire my staff because of your ideas! I went to the Discount School Supply website to check out toddler size table and chairs. I am adding a new classroom and as I am painting the room, I am thinking of how to purchase and arrange smaller furniture. The chairs I have now for three year olds are too high, so I will need new ones. I’ve looked at a lot of sites and I think they have the best quality and price for such a large purchase. I love the easel and think it would be a great addition, as well!
Thanks for what you do, don’t stop!
Nancy Garron

119 Gina June 30, 2013 at 11:39 am

Discount School Supply has great variety and prices! I enjoyed browsing their site thinking about next school year. I have always wanted a drying rack for art projects because my classroom has limited space. The space saver drying rack would be an item to add to my wish list.

120 Sally Hinz June 30, 2013 at 11:45 am

We often buy from Discount. They have so many wonderful products it’s hard to choose. But I do like the Button Bingo!

121 Debbie June 30, 2013 at 11:47 am

I love DSS’s Colorations Liquid Watercolors! They produce such vibrant colors and are wonderful to use for many different art projects, including dropper art. They are also great to use for coloring playdough, slime, etc., and….they are washable! :)

122 Jennifer June 30, 2013 at 11:51 am

It is to hard to really choose one thing that I like from discount school supply :), but if I did have to choose one it would be the Market Activity Loft! I have always wanted a loft for my class room. One of these years I will get one :) Thanks so much for doing this give away! Can’t wait to see if I won it

123 Elizabeth June 30, 2013 at 11:51 am

I’ve been shopping at DSS for years…My favorite find from there is probably the Magna Tiles, but I also love all their interesting, unique and well-priced craft items!

124 Monika June 30, 2013 at 11:52 am

I could really use this easel, I’m brand new to teaching so I have a very limited supply of things.
Your website is amazing and helped me create lesson plans for class!

125 Shifra June 30, 2013 at 11:53 am

Actually, out of everything, it really is an easel that I would love the most! The easel I have now is cracked and broken, but my school doesn’t have the money to buy me a new one, and that’s not the kind of thing I can spring for for myself. I would love to win this!!!

126 Fiona Reyna June 30, 2013 at 11:55 am

Love, love, love Discount School Supply! I buy all our washable tempera paints, our glitter tempera, liquid watercolours, and just recently ordered the powdered tempera paint. Great quality, vibrant colours, and lasts a while (unless you just love their website like I do, and always find something else to order – ha!) The only thing I have had my eye on there is the Roller Board – looks like so much fun and reasonably priced too – anyone tried yet? Thanks for the giveaway opportunity – the easel looks neat!

127 Pam June 30, 2013 at 11:55 am

I would love the weighted body blanket to use with my special needs preschoolers.

128 Theresa Barnes June 30, 2013 at 11:56 am

As a Special Education Early Childhood teacher I am always looking for ways to keep my kiddos engaged. The Button Bear Weighted Lap Pad is the perfect item to keep my students on the Autism Spectrum participating at carpet time. The items you have are value-priced and of great quality.
The Multi-Use Learning Easel looks fabulous! We would get great use out of that!

129 Laura June 30, 2013 at 11:59 am

I am liking forward to getting the easy grip sponge stampedes in simple shapes from discount school supply. These will be easy for my 2′s and almost3′s to use… Rather than hoping the clothes pin stays clipped or for those little guys who don’t enjoy getting their hands messy! Laura

130 Linda June 30, 2013 at 11:59 am

So many wonderful things!! I absolutely LOVE the 911 Rescue Truck!

131 Wanda Whitesides June 30, 2013 at 12:05 pm

I love DSS! There are so many great things at DSS; we love getting our arts and crafts supplies from DSS. I also like their storage shelves and bookshelves- so reasonably priced; we are slowing working to update our classrooms with these. We also have a variety of the math manipulatives that are on our wish list.

132 Karen Kirkpatrick June 30, 2013 at 12:07 pm

It’s a tough choice between the wooden parking garage and the wooden barn in the Animals and Playsets section of Dramatic Play on the Discount School Supply site. Among other uses, those two items would help with the Country Life/City Life theme. If I could only have one of the two, I would start with the wooden barn.

133 Diana June 30, 2013 at 12:08 pm

I would love to have the kidney shaped table!

134 Valerie June 30, 2013 at 12:13 pm

We have an easel that I’m not too happy with – this one looks much better!
I love the storage options over at Discount School Supply – especially the Book Display Shelf Storage – I love that the books become easily seen and accessible! Could really use one over here! :)

135 Anita Hennessey June 30, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Oh my gosh!! I found an almost realistic mailbox in the Dramatic Play section. The kids would have so much fun with that!! I want EVERYTHING on the website!! If Deborah recommends your site, it must be good!!

136 Michelle Voller June 30, 2013 at 12:17 pm

I love Discount School Supply and have used their products in my classroom for years. As I browse their website, I am drawn to the art supplies and would love to use some their unique colored and glittered tempera paints! The multipurpose easel would be a huge asset to my classroom as well!

Michelle Voller

137 Jessica Fredeen June 30, 2013 at 12:20 pm

I would love to have the Easy-Loading Tape Dispenser – Without Tape for my writing area. I saw this in one of your past post with the kids using tape with sticks and loved the idea. I can’t believe I never thought of it. I was thinking the color tape would tear off easier than scotch tape does.

138 Susie June 30, 2013 at 12:23 pm

The children in my preschool classroom love Magna-Tiles. They work together to create amazing structures, from towers to castles. Our school regularly orders from Discount School Supply. Thanks for the opportunity to enter this give-away!

139 Kathy Tudor June 30, 2013 at 12:26 pm

What WOULDN’T I want from Discount School Supply !?!? Looking at their site is like a kid with a toy catalog at Christmas! Since we are always trying to make our storage more efficient, I would love to have the 20 cubby storage system with thw clear bins to use in our classroom.

140 Amy June 30, 2013 at 12:28 pm

I would love the easel that you featured! I have been on the hunt for be that’s bigger. I live the size of,it and that it folds flat for storage. I have many of their art supplies that I use for my school and love!

141 Becca June 30, 2013 at 12:28 pm

I have wanted to buy their Biocolor Paint Kit for a while- maybe my little guys’ next birthday? (Who am I kidding? I should get it for MY birthday!) The easel would be great to go with it! :)

142 Tammi McGinn June 30, 2013 at 12:48 pm

One of the great things on the Discount School Supply website is the set of 6 math book set. It has real pictures and help children with math with real items.

143 Carrie Ingram June 30, 2013 at 12:51 pm

The “See-All” Sand and Water Table looks like an awesome center for a preschool!

144 Judy June 30, 2013 at 1:00 pm

I could spend all day browsing through the Discount School Supply site! I was interested to note that the Colorations® Wheat & Gluten-Free Dough is also nut free. I have many students with gluten, nut, and other allergies coming to my classroom this year so this would be great.

145 Gracelin June 30, 2013 at 1:09 pm

I love the High Scope Language Kit

146 Kelley June 30, 2013 at 1:09 pm

My preschool friends and I LOVE the Career Costumes. Not only do we use them during our Community Helpers unit, but we rotate them in and out all year. The children also love to were them outside. I love discount school supplies.

147 Meghan June 30, 2013 at 1:10 pm

I love all their art supplies, and active play supplies. Thanks!

148 Susan H. June 30, 2013 at 1:10 pm

I love the Colorations wheat free and gluten free dough. I teach preschool and have Celiac disease and can not have traditional play dough in my classroom since it is made with flour. This playdough would be great for me and my classroom!

149 Cara Cass June 30, 2013 at 1:11 pm

I love Discount School Supply’s liquid water color!!! It gives us brighter colors than food coloring sometimes!! Hope this is the winning comment!!

150 Ruby June 30, 2013 at 1:11 pm

Anything from Discount School Supply. I LOVE all of the products. The Easel would help especially now with my almost 7 yr with 1 grade work.

151 KathyBox June 30, 2013 at 1:13 pm

I would love this easel. So many ideas for its use.

152 Brenda Jeter June 30, 2013 at 1:14 pm

The site is so comprehensive and user-friendly! Thanks!!!

153 Melanie Bowers June 30, 2013 at 1:14 pm

I’d love the excellerations bright brilliance magnetic building tiles. We have a small set of Magna Tiles that I’d love to expand and I am huge fan of DSS and love their products and think these blocks would make a great addition to our block area. The easel is awesome, too!

154 Lisa Warren June 30, 2013 at 1:14 pm

Love this! It would make a great addition to my signing classes!!

155 Kim Schadrack June 30, 2013 at 1:14 pm

I love the tree blocks with bark. I’m thinking of adding these to my other tree blocks with small animals for my building area.

156 Lori Weimer June 30, 2013 at 1:14 pm

We have ordered most of our school supplies from Discount School Supplies for years and appreciate the reasonable prices they offer.
I love the big bag of foam shapes, since I cannot find them locally. The tempera paint is great and super low priced. I could go on and on… great place for everything you need in the classroom.

157 Maggie June 30, 2013 at 1:15 pm

I would love a set of magna-tiles for my classroom!

158 Annie June 30, 2013 at 1:15 pm

I really love the sandpaper letters, capital and lowercase. They are on my wishlist.

159 Janice Galarza June 30, 2013 at 1:15 pm

Very useful easel!

160 Heidi Pisle June 30, 2013 at 1:18 pm

I would love to have the light box for my classroom! I have wanted one for over a year but have yet to get one. I may try to create one on my own until I get one. :)

161 Kristan Price June 30, 2013 at 1:18 pm

My kids just LOVE the Carry-All Art Caddies. They don’t just use them for art supplies either! They have one each for their art supplies and one each for their little toys. They carry them around all the time. My son usually totes his around with his Hot Wheels cars and my daughter fills hers with her Safari Ltd. Toob animals. :)

162 Therese Wood June 30, 2013 at 1:19 pm

Hello Deborah!

I wish I had known about this website a long time ago. I appreciate that it was easy to get around but I especially like that it is broken down into specific areas.
I would love to receive a multi-purpose easel! It would make sense in our classroom. I love the quiet foam dividers as it is low enough to where teachers can still see the rest of the class but provides the needed boundary without the bulkiness of shelves.
Thanks for sharing! :D

163 K's Mom June 30, 2013 at 1:19 pm

Love it all! Easel would be so useful. Expanding our playground, so I absolutely love the Outdoor Vine House!

164 Cheryl June 30, 2013 at 1:20 pm

I really like many things on discount school supplies website – currently looking to build my dramatic play area and I would love the deluxe primary kitchen!!

Hopefully to win the multi purpose easel!! Fingers crossed!!!

165 Katie Thomson June 30, 2013 at 1:20 pm

I love the colorations scented dough!

166 sam June 30, 2013 at 1:21 pm

I love the Stumpy Sponge Stampers!

167 Donna June 30, 2013 at 1:21 pm

LOVE the wide assortment of playground stuff. I would like to be able to get some new items.

168 Margo Cook June 30, 2013 at 1:21 pm

I love all things science. I really like the light exploration kit.

169 Carole Brown June 30, 2013 at 1:22 pm

I LOVE all of it! What I would most like to add to my classroom (besides the awesome multipurpose easel) is the tabletop light box. :)

170 Bonnie June 30, 2013 at 1:23 pm

It’s almost impossible to choose one item from all the fabulous items in the DSS catalog…I would love the Tree Blocks without Bark…I love taking my students outside for nature activities and these would lend that to inside play as well. I would love the Multi-Purpose Easel for my classroom.

171 Jenna June 30, 2013 at 1:23 pm

I love the felt story sets, story books, and cds that would go great with this easel!

172 JennyM June 30, 2013 at 1:23 pm

I love the walking ropes! Especially for toddlers; it really helps keep them in a nice line and is awesome when used for fire drills because it keeps the whole class together!

173 Jessica Hook June 30, 2013 at 1:24 pm

I love the toddler light table! I would use it in conjunction with a clear plastic salt box to promote fine motor/writing/literacy skills! :-)

174 Deborah Evans June 30, 2013 at 1:26 pm

I would love to have lots of stuff for my classroom! I don’t have a Sand & Water Table with Shelf so that’s what I’d pick out if I had the money! ;)

175 Heidi G. June 30, 2013 at 1:28 pm

I love DSS Biocolor paints and liquid water colors. I especially love the fluorescent paints. They add so much to the children’s art. It is also nice how affordable and long lasting they are.

176 Erika June 30, 2013 at 1:28 pm

I LOVE the Deluxe Marble Race. I have one in my classroom and I bought one for my son at home because he loves it too! Of all the things I have purchased from DSS, that is my favorite. I have recommended it to parents as well.

177 Hyla Boelman June 30, 2013 at 1:28 pm

Gears, Gears, Gears would be excellent for sorting by size and color as well as supplementing science

178 Lynn June 30, 2013 at 3:09 pm

Love the gears gears gears too!

179 Amie June 30, 2013 at 1:29 pm

I would absolutely LOVE the multi-use easel in the post! Beyond that, the Beginner Pattern Blocks look great!

180 Mary Peterson June 30, 2013 at 1:30 pm

I found so many wonderful things on the Discount School Supply website! One of the items that most impressed me was the Highscope Toddler Kit. Indeed all the High scope products looked wonderful. Thank you for introducing me to such a great resource for educational tools and supplies!!

181 Michelle Crumm June 30, 2013 at 1:30 pm

I really like the feelings pocket chart that helpa children learn about different feelings!

182 Stephanie Livesey June 30, 2013 at 1:32 pm

I LOVE Discount School supplies! I would love the Excellerations Building Brilliance Magnetic Shapes! Thank you for the opportunity to win this awesome easel!


183 Pamela H June 30, 2013 at 1:33 pm

So many things to choose from on the DSS website! I’ve added the Fun with Phonics Carpet to my wish list. The letters are great but I’m thinking of all of the cool large-scale graphing and sorting my students could do with this rug.

184 Tiffany Harris June 30, 2013 at 1:34 pm

We LOVE using Discount School Supply at our school! Since we are expanding from one section of each 3’s and 4’s preschool to three sections, we have definitely been enjoying a little bit of “shopping” but as always, the budget is limited for our program. We would LOVE to have a new easel at our new location for preschool and ECFE! :)


185 Nikki May June 30, 2013 at 1:37 pm

I love the easel, I’ve been wanting one for awhile, but it’s not easy to get something of that magnitude approved for purchase. BUT, what I liked on the website is biocolor paint. You can do so much with the biocolors! I would specifically say the Complete Biocolor Paint Kit. Bioputty AND fabric medium with the paints, I totally could go for that!

186 Deena June 30, 2013 at 1:38 pm

The Biocolor app. I use the bio paint in my class so this is a winner for me.

187 Amanda McCullah June 30, 2013 at 1:39 pm

I love the magnetic building shapes!!!!

188 Lesley Maurer June 30, 2013 at 1:39 pm

Hello! We often use discount school supplies at our school. I was interested in the tree blocks, and was also looking at some of their arts and craft, and storage supplies. The multi-Use easel would sure come in handy!

189 Terry June 30, 2013 at 1:39 pm

I use discount for all supplies….really like the marble tube game

190 Lisa Constantin June 30, 2013 at 1:40 pm

This would be a great space saver! Does so much and has so many uses!!

191 KatieQ June 30, 2013 at 1:41 pm

I really like the 32 piece Magna-Tiles in Clear Colors. The manipulatives table is always one of the most popular stations in our classroom.

192 Gayleen M June 30, 2013 at 1:42 pm

I Love your web site and have used many ideas/activities in my preschool.

According to our OT, having the students working up right instead of looking down at a desk is highly beneficial :)! We would love a multi-use learning easel.

Thanks for sharing them.

193 Debbie Thompson June 30, 2013 at 1:42 pm

Would love the Excellerations Light Table. My children would absolutely love this. I also liked the magnetic shapes! Oh to have unlimited funds!

194 Megan Shealy June 30, 2013 at 1:43 pm

I love all the resources the site offers for homeschooling!

195 Cathy June 30, 2013 at 1:43 pm

The Sand and Water Activity Tubs are wonderful! They can be used inside or outdoors for endless sensory experiences, as well as a space for art, games and other activities. Love, love, love them!

196 Stephanie June 30, 2013 at 1:43 pm

This would be a space saver, and would be so many classroom pieces in one.

197 Katrin June 30, 2013 at 1:44 pm

I love the “My perfect classroom” series. They look well made yet plain and simple enough for ease of use and organisation! The double sided storage would make a great room divider!

198 Jean Barresi June 30, 2013 at 1:44 pm

Well, what isn’t to love about Discount School Supply?! But my mind is on space saving organization now, so this easel or the 4 section double sided mobile library bookshelf look great! We love their paper and paints the most.

199 Terri Monteverdi June 30, 2013 at 1:46 pm

There is so much on their site – hard to pick just one thing… but since I HAVE to choose one thing – I’d go for their double sided storage cases and use them as a low divider in my kids’ rooms to give them a sense of having their very own space. (But the little foam shapes and math manipulatives would be a very close second!).

200 Holly Johnson June 30, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Discount School Supply has an entire section that places emphasis on Head Start and materials just for Early/Preschool Head Start students. I love that concept. I really like the Planet Frog Live Frog Habitat. Each year I do a unit about the life cycle of a frog. The last two years I have been unable to find tadpoles in our area. I think it would be great to have a habitat that the students could watch the entire life cycle happen before their eyes!!!!!!! The easel would also come in handy as I am moving classrooms and in my new classroom I will not have a large dry erase board to use for teaching/students to draw/write on.

201 Patti B. June 30, 2013 at 1:46 pm

I would love to grab the Phonics Flippers for my classroom. My older students needing extra enrichment in small groups would put these to great use!

202 Brenda Presnell June 30, 2013 at 1:46 pm

I love how Discount school supply supports all the different curriculum styles!!! I absolutely LOVE this easel — it would help me build my classroom and help my program grow!! Once the other teachers saw this I know they would all head over to Discount School Supply to get some!! :)

203 Robin Cannady June 30, 2013 at 1:47 pm

I would love any hands on manipulatives like the Linkazoo construction set. I’ve never had a light table, so that would be cool. The multi-use easel is awesome. I would be happy with anything new!

204 Kerrigan June 30, 2013 at 1:49 pm

I would love to have any and all math manipulatives! I work in a low-income district and starting the kids off with strong(er) mathematical foundations would dramatically improve their lives :)

205 Amy Marsh June 30, 2013 at 1:50 pm

My school loves Discount School Supply , we use many of their products. I hadn’t noticed the Gas-N-Go Play Center before and think that looks like fun.

206 salena smith June 30, 2013 at 1:51 pm

I love discount school supply. I buy a lot of things for my classroom from there.

207 StephanieN June 30, 2013 at 1:51 pm

I have been ordering from Discount for a little bit now. I love the quality of their merchandise and the pricing! I really love this particular easel. I have had one similar to it on my wishlist for awhile now.

208 Frankie June 30, 2013 at 1:51 pm

Love the art supplies that they offer!! Would love to have new to my classroom the easel & some of the room dividers!!

209 Lisabeth Brown June 30, 2013 at 1:52 pm

Each day I spend with my kinder-bears, I learn amazing things. While I try to reach them with CCSS as I am required, my greatest hope is to have them leave my classroom smiling and giggling about a book we read, congratulating each other on a new sight word learned, or thinking about a character in a book and how they’d like to find out more. Our favorite place is our ‘gathering spot’ where we listen to stories, have discussions, or lay on our tummies and read. I would love to have a ‘Reading by the Books’ rug in my classroom. Not only is it bright and colorful, but it allows for spacing for little bottoms when we’re visiting as a whole class.

210 Leisha C June 30, 2013 at 1:52 pm

I would love the multi-purpose easel for my classroom! I order most of my supplies through discount school supply every year. They have everything I need (and wish I could have!)

211 Angela Albert June 30, 2013 at 1:52 pm

I love discount school supply and this EASEL would be perfect for my 2 yr old classroom !

212 DARLENE June 30, 2013 at 1:53 pm


213 Vikki Levy June 30, 2013 at 1:57 pm

High Scope Toddler set

214 Becki W June 30, 2013 at 2:00 pm

Discount has so many awesome products it’s hard to choose just one I’d like to have in my class! That being said, I’ve wanted a light table for years now, so that’s what I would buy if I could have anything!

I LOVE this easel! I’ve been looking for a cheap, multipurpose easel like this for awhile (and with no luck) to take the place of what I am currently using! This is absolutely PERFECT! Fingers crossed!

215 Tina Lemon June 30, 2013 at 2:01 pm

I love this product! I like that the children can see how the roots grow in the tubes. I also like how it aligns with the developmental learning standards!
Hydroponics Lab
Item # H2OGROW

216 Chery W. June 30, 2013 at 2:01 pm

I order from Discount School Supply every year. I would love the Grocery Store Shelf for my dramatic play area. I also like their construction paper. It is reasonably priced and the quality and colors are great. I love the easel that you are giving away. I like how it is wide and low enough for young children to easily use.

217 Twingle Mommy June 30, 2013 at 2:01 pm

I like the girls 12 piece dress up set. My girls and probably my son too would love that!

218 hgreen June 30, 2013 at 2:02 pm

Hi Deborah,
I just went to the Discount School Supply web site; I wanted to share with you a new product they carry. “Smart Snacks food counting” looks like a fun activity. Its a bowl containing five fruits. Each fruit piece has sections that velcro together. The twist on this activity is the numbers and counting dots painted into each of the fruit sections. A simple change to a common toy. Making this a math activity as well as a healthy foods dramatic play toy. Ready for many hours of fun for most preschool aged children!

219 Tanya Hofbauer June 30, 2013 at 2:03 pm

I want… and will be getting soon is the Hanging/Table Top Drying Rack. I need this bad! lol For our art area.

220 susan squire June 30, 2013 at 2:03 pm

I love the mailbox, mail and mail bag set. In this age of technology and computers., the art of letter writing is going by the wayside. Since our preschoolers have to learn how to write their names before entering Kindergarten, this would be a wonderful way to practice the art of letter writing. They love to practice “pre-writing” anyway, this would just motivate them more. Love it!

221 Kristi G June 30, 2013 at 2:04 pm

I love the sand and water table!

222 Maureen June 30, 2013 at 2:06 pm

I love many things that I have from Discount School Supply. My latest favorites are the liquid watercolor paints which are so fun to use and really beautiful! I would love the easel and would use it daily! Thanks so much!

223 Jolene Messerschmidt June 30, 2013 at 2:08 pm

I love the smartmax Magnetic set 42 pieces!

224 Erin McLane-Gwin June 30, 2013 at 2:08 pm

I love the Super Science Kit! Our kiddos love experimenting and exploring. Thanks for the chance to win the easel!!

225 Marnie Kortobi June 30, 2013 at 2:09 pm

Loved the Excellerations building a brilliant magnetic blocks they look like so much fun and you always mention the watercolors. Thanks so much for your blog! Marnie
Purple Moon Child Care
Thornton Co

226 Ashley Romaine June 30, 2013 at 2:09 pm

Other than the multi-use easel, I also love the attribute apple counters! So adorable!

227 Teri Green June 30, 2013 at 2:11 pm

One of my favorite items I’ve gotten from Discount School Supplies is their Deluxe Primary Kitchen! It’s bright and fun! It doesn’t take up much space and the kids love playing in our home living area! I’m moving to a new site, so I’m hoping to get another one!! Love Discount School Supplies!!

228 Shanna Briggs June 30, 2013 at 2:11 pm

I’d love the character puppets!

229 Brenda June 30, 2013 at 2:12 pm

Being on the discount school supply website is like putting a kid in a catndy shop! I love everything! I absolutely love the versatility of the easel featured. I use a white board, a sentence strip holder, a felt board and weekly charts every week. Having one place to utilize all of these would make my days so much more organized! Also, since my room is used for Sunday school, this easel can easily be stored away until Monday morning!

230 Lisa June 30, 2013 at 2:12 pm

I love the tabletop light table. Perfect for a classroom like mine that is a bit small on space.

231 Vala Huff June 30, 2013 at 2:14 pm

Gears, Gears, Gears

232 Deann Pelkey June 30, 2013 at 2:14 pm

After looking at the Discount School Supply website, I love the reading nook in the book displays. My classroom’s library could use a comfortable update! Love this. Hoping to win the multi-use easel!!! :)

233 Wendy June 30, 2013 at 2:15 pm

I love the Magnetic Discovery Board! I don’t have it, but I would love to have one of those too! The multi-purpose easel would be perfect for my classroom…I have, what I call, a shoebox room. It’s tiny and is only allowed to hold 9 kids, but I love it and the kids do too! Because of the size of my room, many things serve multi-functions and this would be perfect for up to 4 kids at center time and for use for me to interact with them during circle time!

234 Katie Holbrook June 30, 2013 at 2:16 pm

I really liked the Angeles push trike. Would be great for my toddler!

235 Amy Emerson June 30, 2013 at 2:17 pm

We love love love Magnatiles!

236 Melissa June 30, 2013 at 2:17 pm

My dream purchase would be the Naturally Playful Clubhouse Climber …but I really want the entire site. ;)

237 Christine Bartelucci June 30, 2013 at 2:17 pm

We love the Medium Best value Sand and Water Table/with lid.
Our preschoolers love sensory table time during center’s.
We use many of your products and would love to win the easel!

238 Amy Wagoner June 30, 2013 at 2:18 pm

I cannot teach without the Alphabet Activity Game! I find so many different ways to use the alphabet chart and pictures. I always leave it out as a center in my kindergarten classroom. The children love it!

I also like the Lotto Listening Games. I used two of them last school year. What a fun way to “train” children’s to listen for sounds!

239 Cheryl Brown June 30, 2013 at 2:19 pm

I would love to have the Science Activity Table for my five year-olds. With so little space many times the tables we have are needed for other areas. This stand alone table would be great for describing, classifying and experimenting. Would be awesome with our fish aquarium and (lizard display) we will get this year.

Thank you.

240 Deirdre Romano June 30, 2013 at 2:22 pm

TrueModern® 20-Cubby Shelf Storage – White Trays
Item # D1716JC

I am so hoping to write a grant for these one day!!

241 Lorraine June 30, 2013 at 2:22 pm

I love the Bright Magic Nuudles!! I’ve never seen those before. They look so fun and easy for the little ones to make crafts with.

242 Marijayne June 30, 2013 at 2:22 pm

I love your liquid watercolors!

243 Brittany Lyons June 30, 2013 at 2:22 pm

My favorite are the shelves and puppets

244 Lanell June 30, 2013 at 2:26 pm

I just made a light table, but some really good things to use on it would be great. The Light Exploration Set, item # EXPLORE, looks to be a great value.

245 Christine June 30, 2013 at 2:29 pm

I love the Excellerations™ Building Brilliance™ Magnetic Shapes – 48 Pieces.

246 Jennifer June 30, 2013 at 2:29 pm

I love the button bear weighted lap pad. Many of my students have sensory sensitivities and weighted vests help. This bear offers more by giving them other things to do with their fingers while they calm down.

Thanks for offering low prices! Our teacher budgets have to stretch far!

247 Patricia Fziob June 30, 2013 at 2:32 pm

I like the science discovery table. It has a bucket in the middle and an outer area to store items and look through magnify glass.

248 Patricia Dziob June 30, 2013 at 2:33 pm

I like the science discovery table.

249 Erica Mullins June 30, 2013 at 2:34 pm

I always use discount school supply for my in home childcare center, it has always been a hope to be able to get a loft, like the market activity loft

250 Chris June 30, 2013 at 2:34 pm

I LOVE this !! The kids would have a ball during our post office dramatic play time!!!

Mailbox, My Mail & Mail Bag Complete Set

251 Kortney June 30, 2013 at 2:34 pm

Love the liquid watercolors. So many creative uses for them.

252 Donna Strom June 30, 2013 at 2:35 pm

I love creating projects with the Colorations liquid watercolors. The colors are so vibrant and my students love using them for color mixing experiments!

253 Kim Held June 30, 2013 at 2:35 pm

Just one item? Boy that’s a hard choice! I really love the pre-writing motor skills set. What a great tool to prepare children for writing.

254 Laurie Kreg June 30, 2013 at 2:37 pm

I LOVE this easel and use one every day during opening circle for our Question of the Day. Discount School Supply is the only place I have ordered supplies for the past 15 years and you can’t beat their customer service and item quality. Thanks for sharing more great ideas for ways to use the easel!!

255 colleen f June 30, 2013 at 2:40 pm

My next purchase from Discount School Supply will be Magna Tiles for my light table. DSS has a good selection of light table materials. My circle time calendar from this store has lasted 7 years!

256 Joani Lackie-Callighan June 30, 2013 at 2:40 pm

I love the Angeles Tumbling Mat. We use it all the time at our preschool for a variety of gross motor activities. Would love to see the multi-purpose easel in the classroom next! :)

257 Sheri Knepper June 30, 2013 at 2:41 pm

I am really loving the wall calendars. I have been talking to my preschoolers about days of the week, months of the year, and special days. We would love to get a wall calendar for daily review.

258 Judy Tompkins June 30, 2013 at 2:43 pm

I absolutely love the washable glitter fingerpaints! What fun!

259 Amy Tessaro June 30, 2013 at 2:44 pm

I absolutely love the Colorations Liquid Watercolors! I use them for art and science activities. My students enjoy the hands on learning experiences that these liquid Watercolors help to create :)

260 Janet R June 30, 2013 at 2:44 pm

I love Discount School Supply I buy supplies that I need from them little cheaper then Lakeshore.

261 Janet R June 30, 2013 at 2:45 pm

I love Discount School Supply they have things that I can use.

262 Marie Shepard June 30, 2013 at 2:46 pm

I love introducing science/outdoors to preschoolers. I like the “Listen and Learn” block sets. Many learning activities are visual. Here, the child uses his/her listening skills and imaginations.

263 Sarah June 30, 2013 at 2:47 pm

I love the farm friends floor puzzle!

264 Miss Shellie June 30, 2013 at 2:47 pm

I love that the easel doubles as so many things and I am in need of a good flannel board! On my wish list right now is the Step-A-Log set for outdoor play!

265 Lisa Deaton June 30, 2013 at 2:50 pm

As a homeschool teacher/mother of 5 and a Director of Preschool ministries at my church, I appreciate that you offer “Inspirational Value Resources”. Your web site as well as your catalogs are so well organized that I have no trouble finding exactly what I am looking for. Prices are great and so is your customer service. Thank you so much, Discount School Supply, for being such trusted supplier and an inspiration to all us teachers! An item that I am just loving right now is your “Universal Stage” puppet theater. Would also love to have this Multi Use learning easel!

266 Lauren Iversen June 30, 2013 at 2:52 pm

I like the science activity table on the Discount School Supply website. I love teaching science and love new science materials in my classroom.

267 Joanna June 30, 2013 at 2:52 pm

I love the Jumbo slot foam building shapes. So much fun for little hands.

268 Kathy M June 30, 2013 at 2:53 pm

My students love the magnetic shapes! I also liked seeing the website have allergen free products!

269 jessbmeteach June 30, 2013 at 2:53 pm

I love Discount School Supply! One of my favorite things to order is their construction paper! It is inexpensive, but good quality.

270 Maricar June 30, 2013 at 2:53 pm

I love DSS’s Biocolor products.

271 Berna June 30, 2013 at 2:54 pm

I really enjoy the large selection of special education products. This gives many products to purchase and use with my students. thank you.

272 Kate June 30, 2013 at 2:57 pm

I love that easel! I also love Discount School Supply’s classroom loom. The STLoom. It’s my big wish item for my class for next year!

273 Kristin June 30, 2013 at 2:58 pm

Love the Colorations products! Their watercolors are amazing!

274 LeeAnn Veinotte June 30, 2013 at 2:59 pm

I have found the Sand and Water Activity Center table to be a wonderful addition to our classroom. Not only do we fill it with sand, dirt, beans……we also have taken the plug out, slipped an under counter light cord down through and placed the light on top of foil and added a clear plastic top with frost contact paper to make a light table. Awesome quality and sturdiness.

275 cathy tillack June 30, 2013 at 3:02 pm

LOVE this easel! Boy would I love to win it, too! My fav product from discount school is their watercolor liquid paints. Mine are almost gone.

276 Lynn June 30, 2013 at 3:08 pm

love the the 18″ boy and girl dressing dolls – durable, lovable, educational

277 Stacy Perlysky June 30, 2013 at 3:08 pm

I love the puppet theater from Discount School Supply. I think it gives the children an opportunity to use a “different voice” to role play. You can also use the theater in your group time activities to emulate good interactions and behaviors. There are a lot of open ended activities this theater could be used for, that’s why I like it so much!

278 Julie Cox June 30, 2013 at 3:08 pm

I love Biocolor Paint!

279 Alexandra June 30, 2013 at 3:08 pm

Tricycles from Discount School Supply is my favorite. When I worked in daycare we had them and they were so sturdy. I love all their outdoor items.

280 Kathleen Kaltenbach June 30, 2013 at 3:09 pm

I just got done looking at the new products at Discount School Supply and am interested on the new Excelleration magnetic building blocks. I think they will be a hit on the light table.

281 Angel June 30, 2013 at 3:11 pm

This easel would be great in my new kindergarten classroom. I love using anchor charts and this would be a great way to store them. I love the folding feature. This would be so useful when needing floor space for other activities. The mulit-features of this easel would be great when doing centers/stations. This company has a great idea and I would love be help promote their products by having one in my room to show other teachers.

282 Laura June 30, 2013 at 3:13 pm

I have my eye on their Toddler Light Table. Although I have seen great DIY versions, I think it might be worth the splurge to have a sturdy surface area to accommodate the hours of play that I know would happen there.

283 Bethany June 30, 2013 at 3:14 pm

In addition to the multi-use easel, I have my eye on the Angeles Value Line™ 2-Station Art Center.

284 Laure Dotterweich June 30, 2013 at 3:14 pm

I just love the See Through Blocks! I don’t have big blocks in my classroom unfortunately.

285 Colleen June 30, 2013 at 3:15 pm

Discount school supply is such a wonderful site filled with many treasures. One item that I really love are the colorful scarves that can be used for twirling, dancing and sensory play!

286 Trisha June 30, 2013 at 3:15 pm

I love Discount School Supply! I would love this multi purpose easel and anything arts and crafts:)

287 Nadine B June 30, 2013 at 3:18 pm

The Light Table. I love it and would love to experience it with the kids.

288 lynda June 30, 2013 at 3:25 pm

Love the Super Deluxe Dress-Up Unit!

289 Carri June 30, 2013 at 3:26 pm

What a wonderful tool for the classroom! Thanks for sharing!

290 melinda Turner June 30, 2013 at 3:31 pm

I love all of the felt board story pieces. Right now I am in school and will graduate in a few years and this easel would be perfect for the students.

291 Mae Hagerty June 30, 2013 at 3:32 pm

There are so many things at such a great price on the discount school supply wedsite. But one thing i really would love to have is a Butterfly Garden. I have always wanted to get one of these for my class.
Mae Hagerty

292 Krista June 30, 2013 at 3:35 pm

I love the mini 12′ parachute. I used to use a large parachute with my first grade students and now that I have little ones, I think they would have a blast with the smaller parachute!

293 Lori Hardy June 30, 2013 at 3:36 pm

E celebrations Building Brilliance Magnetic Shapes

294 Lori Hardy June 30, 2013 at 3:37 pm

I really like Exelerations Building Brilliance Magnetic Shapes.

295 Jen M. June 30, 2013 at 3:38 pm

We at Nixon Preschool LOVE Discount School supply! We love the tables we recently purchased….nice and sturdy!! My “wishlist” item though is the Sunny Day Learn and Play carpet!

296 Allison June 30, 2013 at 3:42 pm

I would love the light table!

297 Julie W June 30, 2013 at 3:42 pm

I’ve been wanting the Tall Stacker peg set for awhile. Looks like great fun and opportunity for creative building.

298 tammie H. June 30, 2013 at 3:46 pm

I have always loved the Discount school supply store we had in our home town but have moved to another state and haven’t seen a store. I loved the site and have used many of the items they have. love the coloration’s liquid watercolors they are very bright kids love the color mixing with them. Another item we love is the alphabet stamping sticks, they are great for kids to learn letters in their names we have many uses for them. We would love this easel especially for our story retelling activities wow so many uses for this!

299 Susan Ilten June 30, 2013 at 3:46 pm

My favorite product from Discount School Supply has got to be the BioColor Paints! There is nothing else like them!

300 Mary Lou Ervin June 30, 2013 at 3:46 pm

I’ve been looking items to use on my black light table and found Gears Liht and Action Set. I think the children will love it.

301 Andrea Barnes June 30, 2013 at 3:51 pm

I love that site! I love their tree blocks! They have such great prices! Would love to add the easel to my collection! Thank you!

302 Cindy June 30, 2013 at 3:52 pm

I love the science activity center. This multi-purpose easel is fantastic. I would love it for telling flannel stories. Thank you for the giveaway!

303 MC Ploeger June 30, 2013 at 3:56 pm

would love to have this!!!

304 karen June 30, 2013 at 3:58 pm

Love Discount & that Multi-use Learning Easel! But my first item of choice is the Liquid Watercolor Paint. They have good prices & I can’t seem to find them at multiple stores. I remember asking other teachers about it the first time I subbed in a classroom with it. It made it sooo easy for the little ones to use watercolors & for adults to set up.

305 Ellen Cole June 30, 2013 at 3:58 pm

One of my favorite things that I buy all the time is tracing paper! I also see they have tracing shapes . . .hmmm I may have to go back and buy them! Thanks. Ellen

306 natalie g. June 30, 2013 at 3:58 pm

I love all the paint choices!

307 Rachael June 30, 2013 at 4:01 pm

I NEED this!!! Of course, I NEED every other thing that I find at Discount School Supply!

308 jenny hughes June 30, 2013 at 4:11 pm

I loved the fact that there is a section for head start, and it divided into the head start domains. Very helpful.

309 Deb Richardson June 30, 2013 at 4:12 pm

I visited Discount School Supply and found these wonderful little Multicultural Career figures. They’re soft (my little ones will “mouth” these), they have a good representation of different cultures (diversity -very important!), and they also represent many interesting careers (new vocabulary!!), they’re a good size for chubby little fists. I think these wonderful little figures would be a big hit with my little chaps.

310 Jan K June 30, 2013 at 4:13 pm

I could easily spend all of my money at Discount Supply. I particularly like the magnetic dress up dolls. I think any way of adding story telling to centers in my room is my intent this coming fall.

Easel are always a good idea and this one is very useful.

311 Shauna June 30, 2013 at 4:16 pm

I love the 4 in a row game, however I’ve adapted it to addition/subtraction problems by placing a sticker on the game pieces! My kiddos love it and always ask to play!

I would love it if you stopped by my blog! Thank you!

312 Carol June 30, 2013 at 4:19 pm

I love love love the gallons of primary paint with the pump top. Kids love to pump and this helps with a little control in how much is used.

313 Diane Miesner June 30, 2013 at 4:22 pm

I love the liquid watercolors. The price is great and there are so many uses for them. Discount School Supply offers such great value for your money. My classroom is filled with items I have purchased from them.

314 Lisa Ingram June 30, 2013 at 4:23 pm

Not sure if posting correctly but hoping! I like DSS pretty well, they are great with shipping in timely manner. Things are a bit costly but now that our supply store is out of business they are our best resource. I really like the Jungle ABC Rug. I may have to plead for one this year.

315 Meg Kocher June 30, 2013 at 4:24 pm

love the root vue farm but that easel wow

316 Nicolette Walker June 30, 2013 at 4:29 pm

I would love to have the soft tunnel climber for my home daycare..the kids would love it!

317 Kimberly June 30, 2013 at 4:30 pm

Discount School Supply has been my go-to for supplies and equipment for my home child care/preschool for years! When the catalog comes in the mail I am like a kid when the Christmas catalog from Toys-R-Us comes!

Right now I am saving up for their light table!

318 maureen June 30, 2013 at 4:34 pm

I hope I win the easel. I sure could use it in my classroom. Thank you for this site. It rejuvenates me so often!
Maureen Trentadue

319 Joanna Hatton June 30, 2013 at 4:35 pm

I just love the 1000 piece colored wiggly eyes. I like to let my pre-k kiddos have as much as they need, and sometimes they need more than 2 eyes.

320 Stacy June 30, 2013 at 4:35 pm

After teaching in elementary school I am making the switch to starting my own in-home preschool!!! So checking out the Discount School Supply website was like a kid in a candy shop!

The name of my school is Sunny Days Pre-K and I am on the hunt for a circle time rug so of course the “sunny day learn and play” carpet definitely caught my eye. I thought it was a great price from what I have seen in my online searches. I am also looking for a place for the kids to hang their bookbags so the “take home center coat locker with tubs” would be amazing.

I am definitely planning to have daily circle time and have been on the look out for something exactly like the multi-use easel! It would be amazing to win!!

321 jessica rodweller June 30, 2013 at 4:45 pm

I love just about everything from discount school supply. I am going to be a director at a new school and would love to give this easel to the first teacher hired to use in her class room!!! =)

322 Teresa Litton June 30, 2013 at 4:47 pm

I LOVE everything at discount school supplies because they actually make things affordable for non-profit classrooms like mine! I recently was able to get a drying rack from there after many years of hanging wet pictures by a rope attached from wall to wall! I would love to have this easel! Thanks for doing this contest!

323 Susan Pederson June 30, 2013 at 4:53 pm

I love Discount School Supply’s tabletop easel. One side is chalkboard and the other is magnetic dry erase. There are also clips for hanging paper for easel painting. So many uses in one very economy priced tool!

324 Melissa @ Mama Miss June 30, 2013 at 4:54 pm

whew one thing huh?! I love EVERYTHING from them, but… if I’d had to choose just one (beside this fabulous easel of course), I’d say the awesome Refillable Window Blocks – I’m currently obsessed with those :) Thanks Deborah!!

325 Ann Esposito June 30, 2013 at 4:54 pm

Our director always lets us order our supplies from Discount School Supply. They have high quality products for reasonable prices. We just received 2 of the coloration wall easels. I can’t wait to use them in September! The live chat is an awesome feature on the site and they are so helpful and quick!

326 Jessica Grove June 30, 2013 at 4:54 pm

Mirror blocks and window blocks

327 Deb Richardson June 30, 2013 at 4:54 pm

I would love the multicultural career figures, they show diversity in cultures, diversity in careers, they’re a good size for chubby little hands, they would promote language development, opportunity to talk about the similarities of cultures and their differences, I think they’re great

328 Holly June 30, 2013 at 5:02 pm

I have started my list and checking it twice to find the perfect things to add to my classroom from Discount School Supply! I love the ‘counting down puppets’ and the shelving will be a must this school year, so a free easel would be the best start to our school year budget:)

329 JOAN June 30, 2013 at 5:10 pm

I love the reversible dress-up capes!

330 Amanda June 30, 2013 at 5:16 pm

Anything for storage or classroom displays!

331 kathy tremblay June 30, 2013 at 5:20 pm

So many things to choose from! I could spend $1000 in a blink!
I would choose the Career Costumes as right now we have plastic ones and the kids find them uncomfortable. These are cloth and washable!

332 kathy tremblay June 30, 2013 at 5:20 pm

the multi-use learning easel would be awesome as well! :)

333 LUCY M June 30, 2013 at 5:20 pm

We here all LOVE the KNOBBY CHEWY TUBE item number # AP2068J, it’s great for children with special needs.

334 Rebecca June 30, 2013 at 5:24 pm

I know it seems so super simple but i really just need the marker stand for crayola markers. Im sick of all the markers drying out cuz kids forget to put the caps on. Also magnet shapes (AKA magnatiles) we could really use more of as well!

335 Chris June 30, 2013 at 5:25 pm

I like the medium polar animals at Discount School Supply.
We are doing a polar region unit and these are great!

336 Jennette White June 30, 2013 at 5:26 pm

I am in need of Unifix cubes to use for math manipulative in my classroom. I also like the selection of Special Needs supplies since I teach a Special Education Preschool classroom.

337 Carol Belanger June 30, 2013 at 5:26 pm

Gosh only one item! I am always looking for interesting and captivating items to display and use in our science/discovery area. I love the new “Excellerations Building Brilliance Magnetic Shapes.” What a wonderful addition to the light table, as well as building eye-hand coordination, this would add a new and unique activity to include with our exploring colors theme.

338 Jennifer A June 30, 2013 at 5:26 pm

I have my eye on the classroom wall calendar. (

Winning this learning easel would make my month!!! Thanks for the chance to win. :)

339 Christina June 30, 2013 at 5:26 pm

This board looks awesome! I can think of so many possibilities for using it in the classroom. Discount School Supply has so many supplies at great prices that its always hard to choose.

340 Leslie L June 30, 2013 at 5:29 pm

My kinder babies don’t have a carpet to sit on! I’d love to have the “A-Z Animal Squares” carpet!

341 Michelle Flanagan June 30, 2013 at 5:35 pm

Thank you for your post. I needed placed an order for 3 easels for our preschool this week. I am now going to get this easel for my teachers.

342 Julie Larson June 30, 2013 at 5:38 pm

Cool website. I am just starting a new position in a preschool and I have not been able to examine what supplies are already in the classroom, but I would love to have a visual schedule. This is the first time I have visited your site. Love all the great developmentally appropriate ideas!

343 Marchell June 30, 2013 at 5:40 pm

I just visited the Discount School Supply website and I am thinking of purchasing the tabletop puppet theater for my classroom this year. I need something that will not take up a great deal of space and kid friendly. Thanks for your great ideas!

344 Amy Haga June 30, 2013 at 5:42 pm

I like the Excellence Magnetic Shapes. I don’t have them in my class now, but did a few years ago and my students loved them!

345 Donna June 30, 2013 at 5:42 pm

I really love this easel! The Discount School Supply site has a lot of quality products but this multi-purpose easel is my favorite. I love its versatility and easy storing. Thanks for sharing!

346 Nikki June 30, 2013 at 5:44 pm

I would love to have the cubby shelf storage. I moved schools and miss mine VERY VERY much. I also miss having an easel. :-(

347 Amanda B. June 30, 2013 at 5:47 pm

I like the Excellerations™ Two-Sided Wooden Racing Tower for the boys.

348 Kathy Paul June 30, 2013 at 5:50 pm

I liked the Pattern Piggies. There are so many different ways to use these that my students would not get tired of them. They can be used individually and in small group activities!

349 Gwynne Fullmer June 30, 2013 at 5:51 pm

I want some fingerpainting paper—the textured paper looks really interesting! I also want craft tape, but this is not the place for my shopping list, is it?

350 Rhonda Page June 30, 2013 at 5:53 pm

We would love to add the Toddler Light Table for $397.89 to Rhonda’s Family Child Care inventory. The experiences and explorations for the children would be endless!!! Thank you for helping us rediscover Discount School Supply, it’s been a while.

351 Rhythm June 30, 2013 at 5:57 pm

That easel looks pretty awesome! For me, Discount School Supply is a Ball Heaven!

352 Marianne Edwards June 30, 2013 at 6:01 pm

I love bio colors paints. I buy it by the gallon in red, yellow and blue and we create lots of different colors for our projects.

353 Wendy June 30, 2013 at 6:04 pm

I’m looking for leveled readers. I see that they have a nice supply of Scholastic Readers for Level A. More importantly, the multi-purpose easel is the main thing that I am needing.

354 Debbie Mandero June 30, 2013 at 6:05 pm

I love Discount School Supply, and often order from them. Right now I am checking out their bookshelves/book rack, as what I have now, just isn`t working for the kiddos :) Thankyou for making this easel available for the give away. I had not come across it on the site, and it is wonderful!!

355 Linda June 30, 2013 at 6:08 pm

I love everything at the Discount School Supply site! I have been wishing for a light table for a couple years, but that easel would be wonderful in my pre-k classroom:)

356 Ellen C. June 30, 2013 at 6:08 pm

I love the light table!

357 Bonnie June 30, 2013 at 6:08 pm

I use discount school supply products alot. I love their biocolor paints for art projects and the construction paper is good quality and a great price. I have purchased many art materials, dramatic play puppets, and a grocery store stand that I just love as much as my pre-k students do too. Thanks for bringing the multi-use easel to our attention, this is a great product, I especially like that the white board is magnetic.

358 Linda Jones June 30, 2013 at 6:09 pm

My absolutely favorite school items from Discount School Supply are the bio-color paints. The colors are vibrant and stay that way even after drying. The dried paint does not flake off. Children have to work to muddy the colors.

359 Patrice June 30, 2013 at 6:11 pm

I LOVE the Liquid Watercolors! They have so many applications and the colors are very vibrant. What a fabulous product.

360 Jessica Jackson June 30, 2013 at 6:13 pm

I absolutely love Discount School Supply’s Colorations Liquid Water Colors. We use them for everything! Besides painting we use them to dye noodles, craft sticks, playdough, and rice.

361 Penny Krueger June 30, 2013 at 6:16 pm

I love the white sulphite paper. We purchased the 18″ x 24″ in 500 sheets and use it primarily for tempera painting. During art camp a professional artist complemented us on the quality of the paper.

362 Christina June 30, 2013 at 6:24 pm

I love the wall calendar. I have one in my classroom and it is so easy to use. The cards that come with it are very sturdy and the graphics are great.

363 Vicky Grotton June 30, 2013 at 6:26 pm

I visited the website and really need a Deluxe Space-Saver Drying Rack
Item # SAVESPC . I’m always trying to use any flat surface as a drying spot for 20 projects and I’m always worried someone’s will be ruined. This easel looks perfect for my classroom! I’ve never seen one so low to the ground and that’s where me and my PreK-ers are always working. :) Thanks for the opportunity to win an easel!

364 Leslie W June 30, 2013 at 6:45 pm

I love the Big Screen Play Panels, in order to divide our toddler room into two spaces. On adult for each play space!

365 Nancy L S June 30, 2013 at 6:53 pm

In addition to the whiteboard, My boys and little girl would love their acrylic bug specimens. I can imagine them using a magnifying glass to take a clise look and then classifying the bugs into insects and spiders. I also love the idea of improving my “mud area” (wish it was a mud room) with some of their coat lockers! Thanks for the chance to win the multi-use board!

366 Mrs. P June 30, 2013 at 6:54 pm

What a fabulous easel! I’d love to win this for my students! When I visited the discount school supply site I loved seeing that they carry the kid Kraft brand-love that stuff, it is indestructible! Also, I saw that they have mobile sinks! Something I have thought my child’s school should invest in (some of the teachers shy away from doing art with their kiddos because the sinks in the bathrooms are so far away). I’ll need to pass the info about the sinks along to them. Thanks for offering this wonderful giveaway! Mrs. P

367 Natasha June 30, 2013 at 7:01 pm

I love all the costumes from all over the world! We do a unit on the different countries it would be great to have actual costumes. I really hope I win the easel my kids would love the felt board side!!

368 Jackie Lannin June 30, 2013 at 7:04 pm

Mini tissue squares- 5000. You can do some great paper mache, collage and just fun layering with this product. It is enough that you do not have to be counting or scrimping on a material when using.

369 Nancy swenson June 30, 2013 at 7:07 pm

My classroom doesn’t have a sink, I would love a portable sink!

370 Melissa June 30, 2013 at 7:10 pm

I love the Excellerations™ Building Brilliance™ Magnetic Shapes. We love our Magna Tiles, but these offer new shapes that would inspire even more creativity. Awesome website — I definitely need to do some shopping there in the fall! Thanks for the tip!

371 Betsy Settell June 30, 2013 at 7:13 pm

Love Discount School Supply and would love to have their light table and this multi-use easel.

372 mkroske June 30, 2013 at 7:15 pm

My 4K’s favorite thing from Discount School Supply is the Stand Tall Stilts (Item # STIL). I bought a set of 12 for the children to use at outside time and they have the best time! Helps develop confidence and gross motor strength, balance, and endurance!

373 beth June 30, 2013 at 7:18 pm

i love their kitchen set ups for dramatic play! have been wanting one for a long time for my little ones.

374 Kristen C June 30, 2013 at 7:27 pm

I love Discount School Supply! We love the art supplies and manipulatives, especially the Magnatiles!

Thanks for this great giveaway! :-)

375 Amy E June 30, 2013 at 7:27 pm

Discount School Supply is a great resource! I have been d r e a m i n g!! about the
Tots Loft – 24-36 Months to help me add some extra space for library/reading area!

376 Denise June 30, 2013 at 7:27 pm

I love all the block sets but especially the tree blocks.

377 Wanda June 30, 2013 at 7:32 pm

There are a lot of things I like at DSS…..choosing one is not easy. But I really like the window blocks, and think that they would allow for a great amount of creativity.

378 nayeli deluna June 30, 2013 at 7:34 pm

Excellerations™ Building Brilliance™ Magnetic Shapes – 48 Pieces

379 Sue Westby June 30, 2013 at 7:38 pm

I teach infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, that have disabilities, and I like the Felt Story Sets (of 8). They are colorful, durable, and easy for me to take to the schools or homes, where I see the children. These stories are age appropriate and allows the children to participate at their different levels of abilities. The pieces can also be used to teach several other concepts beyond the stories.

380 Lisa Bevers June 30, 2013 at 7:39 pm

The Root-Vue Farm will probably be my next addition from
Discount School Supply.

381 Andrea June 30, 2013 at 7:41 pm

I love the multicultural Family puzzles set of 8 from School Supplies but that Easel…I must have it:)

382 Cassandra Brooks June 30, 2013 at 7:45 pm

I love their prices but I have to say this easel is the best I have seen. They have great prices on their chairs as well.

383 Susan Steinberg June 30, 2013 at 7:53 pm

That easel looks great for my classes of over 500 students a week !!!!
Please consider me for the drawing to win!!!!

384 Melanie Ver Duin June 30, 2013 at 7:59 pm

They have great science items. I especially like the Magna-Tiles® Clear Colors – 100 Pieces. They look great for building and/or using on a light table.

385 Julie June 30, 2013 at 8:00 pm

Wow – I love all of the options on discount school supply! I love the 69 piece magnetic car set. It looks like so much fun for my little boys.

386 Allison Gunter June 30, 2013 at 8:17 pm

I love the ButterflyPavillion. My students would love to raise butterflies in the classroom!

387 Lindsey June 30, 2013 at 8:18 pm

I like their quad activity table with storage… awesome! (I am a dreamer, hahaha) Thanks for the giveaway!

388 Kimberly Cook June 30, 2013 at 8:31 pm

I could spend hours on The Discount school supply site. There are so many items I have on my wish list. One item is

Excellerations™ My Healthy Plate Magnet Activity Set
One of my goals this year is to focus on my students health and helping them understand how to make healthy nutritious choices when it comes to food. The healthy plate set would help me do just that.

389 Stephanie June 30, 2013 at 8:31 pm

The Highscope toddler kit is something I would love.

390 Jolene Brown June 30, 2013 at 8:35 pm

I love their watercolor paints.

391 Jen colicchio June 30, 2013 at 8:36 pm

Just checked out the discount school supply website. I love the easy store music & movement kit. Definitely thinking about getting that one for my preschool classroom!

392 Yvonne Vicuna June 30, 2013 at 8:37 pm

My class loves the Brawny Tough Career Vests – Set of 8. They wear them all day long, so much that I need to replace them soon!!

393 MamaGames June 30, 2013 at 8:38 pm

What a lovely giveaway! I would adore this easel to use with my kids.

I also like the look of the new Excellerations Multicultural Costumes!

394 Becky June 30, 2013 at 8:39 pm

I would love to have this easel in my classroom. It would provide me with greater opportunities to reach out to my children.

395 Christie H. June 30, 2013 at 8:40 pm

My daughters would love the MagnaTiles or any of the arts & crafts supplies.

396 nancy June 30, 2013 at 8:47 pm

Discount School Supply has everything.
I liked their manipulatives.

397 Maristella Webley June 30, 2013 at 8:53 pm

I really liked the felt feelings board

398 Nancy Mason June 30, 2013 at 8:53 pm

I love the Colorations Liquid Water Color because it can be used not just for painting vibrant water color paintings but also used to color water in the sensory table, dye play dough, color mixing activities, making stamp pads, used for painting by blowing through a straw and so much more!

399 Jennifer Gore June 30, 2013 at 8:57 pm

LOVE the Marble Race Set! We have it in our classroom! I would really like to buy the Singing Marble Tree! Very Cool!!

400 Laura June 30, 2013 at 9:01 pm

I am starting a home base preschool this fall and love all the preschool furniture! The tables and chairs- especially those that offer storage.

401 Miss Elsie June 30, 2013 at 9:02 pm

Hello! The discount school supply website is a good alternative and additional variety to the catalogs out schools provide us with to choose school supplies from. I like their discount section they have some good items at affordable prices (for us broke teachers ;) ) I found a wooden puzzle project for 12 children at 6.99 perfect for summer camp and some other good materials. Also, I would live to win the easel for my kinder class!!!!

402 Kim June 30, 2013 at 9:06 pm

I love their liquid watercolors!

403 Natasha Hagen June 30, 2013 at 9:08 pm

I love all of their art supplies, especially the liquid watercolors.

404 Kim June 30, 2013 at 9:10 pm

I love discount school supply, I do in home childcare and I have gotten many things from there. I love the colorations paint and all their craft supplies are so reasonable. I am in the process of trying to do some preschool with the preschoolers and this easel would be such a helpful tool to have with having so many ages that I take care of. Thanks for all your helpful ideas also

405 Debbie Sauntman June 30, 2013 at 9:30 pm

My pick from Discount School Supply would be the Angeles Value Line 5 Section Locker. The kindergarten room next to mine at Victorious Preschool & Kindergarten uses this product and it works better then great for storing the children’s coats; sweaters; small items from home and yes even their daily school supplies. I love that all of these much needed items can be stored and found in one place in a neat and orderly fashion. Oh yes, this is my wish list item for my classroom. It will be a special day if I should be chosen as the winner!

406 Amelia Schaeffer June 30, 2013 at 9:31 pm

I LOVE the Excellerations Buiding Brillance Magnetic Shapes! My students would be crazy about them! Discount School Supply has such great products at reasonable prices.

407 Mary Borgsmiller June 30, 2013 at 9:32 pm

I love, love this easel. I looked at the website and I have personally used it often, but I don’t know if I could find another item that would be more useful than this easel in my classroom! I would so love to win this! Thanks so much for a chance! Mary

408 Wanda Johnson June 30, 2013 at 9:34 pm

I love the magna tiles – this product is a favorite in my classroom!!!

409 laura June 30, 2013 at 9:35 pm

I am planning on ordering the easy grip sponge stampers for my 2′s class. They will work for those little guys who really dislike getting hands messy and better than trying the clothes in on a sponge that tend to slip off with my little ones.

410 Adriana ochoa June 30, 2013 at 9:47 pm

I love the liquid watercolrs…

411 Susan June 30, 2013 at 9:48 pm

I love the bio paints and sand paints from Discount….. Really good quality

412 Dee Dee June 30, 2013 at 9:53 pm

Their Grocery Store Shelf is too cute! Would love to have one of those in my classroom :)

413 Barbe Porter June 30, 2013 at 9:56 pm

I have worked in preschool for over twenty-two years and have purchased countless items from Discount School Supplies. I was very excited this spring to find a fence-easel available through Discount. I am always looking for ways to expand the variety of play opportunities for children when we go outside. The children love balls, buckets/scoops, and sidewalk chalk but other opportunities to bring the inside out is exciting. I have added the fence-easel to my fall supply order request.

414 Amanda June 30, 2013 at 10:05 pm

I did all my ordering from Discount School Supply this year and am eagerly awaiting the arrival of my boxes! One thing I love from the Discount School Supply website is the Colorations Heavyweight Construction Paper. It’s a great value and we use it all the time in my special needs preschool classroom!

415 Tammi June 30, 2013 at 10:16 pm

Liquid water colors. Love love love

416 Shelby June 30, 2013 at 10:24 pm

The magna-tiles look like fun….

417 jennifer June 30, 2013 at 10:50 pm

I LOVE Discount School Supply. My 4 year old loves their foam paint the most. I would say I love their prices and their non-toxicity for all their products (their paints don’t smell!).

418 Michelle Disney June 30, 2013 at 10:52 pm

I absolutely love the colorations liquid water color paint. After gathering ideas from your blog for uses for this product, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on some!

419 Jody June 30, 2013 at 10:52 pm

I love Discount School Supply for their variety, excellent quality, and great prices. I recommend their site to my student’s parents all the time. I was on the Discount School Supply website yesterday and covet the Angeles Sure Stop Folding Commercial Bye Bye Stroller-4 sweater for my new home daycare. I trust their quality and am now saving my pennies to buy the stroller!

420 Keysha M. June 30, 2013 at 10:54 pm

After visiting the discount preschool site, the one item that I loved was the ABC Phonics felt set. I love this set because it would be a great literacy tool to use during small group in the literacy learning area in our classroom. I love the colorful felt picture shapes and the felt words to go with it. As an early childhood educator I love this item because the price is discounted and the felt pieces can be easily stored and used over and over again.
Thank you for the opportunity to visit your site and the discount school supplies site.

421 Cari T June 30, 2013 at 11:00 pm

Ooo…all the Excellerations products look like fun!

422 Stacy Haug June 30, 2013 at 11:06 pm

I LOVE Discount School Supply!! I am a toddler teacher and one of my favorite products from DSS is the Colorations Simply Washable paints. They have very vibrant colors and is one of the only brands that I’ve used that actually DOES wash out of the kids’ clothes without staining – a big plus with the parents :)

423 Wendy Burns June 30, 2013 at 11:15 pm

I would love to order the tabletop puppet theater!

The counting pop-up puppets are also in my viewfinder!

But the top of the line easel that some lucky winner will get, is probably the top pick!!

Good luck friends!!

424 Michele June 30, 2013 at 11:18 pm

I love that Discount School Supply has materials for teaching HighScope.

425 Lindsay Bryner June 30, 2013 at 11:28 pm

I am gearing up to start my first preschool this fall and am looking for good ideas for my classroom. Here’s hoping! :-)

426 Jan S. June 30, 2013 at 11:37 pm

I love the paint options that Discount School supplies offers. They have many choices and reasonable prices

427 Meagan Tanton July 1, 2013 at 12:08 am

I have bought many things from discount school supply: my favorite are there simple pocket charts, they’re easy to use for practically anything! They also have wonderful prices on crayola paint!


428 Adriana July 1, 2013 at 12:19 am

I really like the Highscope Excellerations Sand and Water Play table. My babies would know how to have fun with that! there were quite a few fun other items as well! Thanks for the site recommendation! :-)

429 Kelly H July 1, 2013 at 12:27 am

I think that the felt story sets are an excellent addition to any classroom, It really gives the students another medium though which they can enjoy and even retell the story.

430 Stacy Evans July 1, 2013 at 12:59 am

The preschool I work in has used Discount School supply for many of yr materials and supplies. We love the water colors and tempra paints. I would love the Magna Tiles (solid and clear colors). We were able to borrow a set for a short time from a mother classroom and the students loved them, they were always being used and the kids had a great time experimenting and learning with them.

431 Scott July 1, 2013 at 1:44 am

I love Discount School Supply. They are my “go to” place. I really like all thr art materials. But I LOVE the Colorations Jumbo Washable Stamp Pads. They are truly washable. Little hands get completely clean!

432 Heather Fangon July 1, 2013 at 1:54 am

I love the inspirational/faith based products that are unique to Discount School Supply. As a new teacher just starting out, I’m glad to know about this online store.

433 Charlotte M. July 1, 2013 at 2:21 am

I absolutley love the Excellerations Hand Farm Puppets. I have a set and my 18 mos old enjoys them so much I have purchased several as gifts. I put together a musical basket that includes titled song cards, manipulatives to act out the songs and these puppets for different animal songs. I also include a few musical shakers- eggs, drum etc. Everyone I give them to loves them and their children have loved using them also. For the price they can’t be beat!

434 Jaime Frey July 1, 2013 at 3:33 am

I would love the sand and water activity center – not only do I love the table but the storage that it has too!

435 Blanca Garcia July 1, 2013 at 3:40 am

Something that I use over and over from Discount School Supply is “Giant Person Shapes – 24 Pieces” I just had out one to each child to dress up at home with mom’s help. Sometimes I ask them to dress the dolls as what they want to be when they grow up, or to dress them up with their own newborn clothes. One thing for sure is that I always get amazed to see their creativity and how proud they are to share it with the group and display at the center.
Since I am about to open my very own day care (inspired by your web site) this comes very handy to me. Thank you for the opportunity

436 Christy Taylor July 1, 2013 at 3:52 am

I have seen this easel and have had it ont wish list!!!! Glad to hear that it is as wonderful as it sounds and hope I win :). Another item of theirs I want to get (and will be ordering for next year) is their letter construction set. I cant wait to see little hands building the alphabet. Another big wish list item of mine is the light table. I keep seeing do many great ideas for these.
Thanks for sharing this review.

437 Carol Watson July 1, 2013 at 4:12 am

I love so many items from Discount School Supply especially the magna-tiles. My students love these. I have the 100 pc set and leave it out all year as they never tire of building with them. I need to get at least another 100 piece set somehow this year.

438 Kim Johnson July 1, 2013 at 5:15 am

I like the ABC Puppet Pals from Discount School Supply. The puppets are a great way to introduce the alphabet and sounds.

439 Amy July 1, 2013 at 6:09 am

Lovin the rugs for my story corner, especially the hidden alphabet. Thanks for this chance.

440 Sonia Turner July 1, 2013 at 6:58 am

I love your website, it has such good information and ideas. I am director of a small center in Michigan. I pass along the information from your site to all the early childhood professionals I know. I would love to have this easel!

441 Janet Wolf July 1, 2013 at 7:16 am

I would have to say that the bye bye buggies are a favorite of our center. We have two so all of the babies can go for a walk at the same time! We just replaced two of the baby seats, but the others lasted for over twelve years. The buggies are easy to manage and provide an opportunity for fresh air and sensory exploration!
This easel looks like a great item and I love the fact that more than one child can play there at the same time. It seems as though it would a very versatile addition to one of our classrooms!

442 Kristin S. July 1, 2013 at 7:17 am

I love Discount School Supply. I would love to have a big book easel!

443 Barbara S July 1, 2013 at 7:26 am

I have used Discount School Supply for many years now. We do a lot of painting and sensory at my childcare. Discount School Supply Bio Color paints are awesome and I always need to order more. Not only does the paint dry shiny, it doesn’t mix together to make a mud color! And I love when we add it to the Bio putty solution to make bio-putty.

444 Gina Scotti July 1, 2013 at 7:42 am

I visited the Discount School Supply site, as requested. I am also a frequent visitor. I agree that the easel would be a great tool in my classroom and would love to have it! I also love the Letter Construction Set. I had my director order it for me. It has multiple uses. Not only reinforcing the alphabet, but creating shapes and imaginations are endless.

Gina Scotti
lead teacher pre-k
Dr. Day Care, RI

445 Debbie Paquin July 1, 2013 at 8:04 am

I have been using Discount School Supply for over 10 years and I rarely shop for my program anywhere else. All of my arts and crafts supplies come from there as well as my book display, pocket charts, easel, etc. I love the way they show you how to use their art supplies and have many examples of fun art projects.

446 Janel Pena July 1, 2013 at 8:13 am

I love Discount’s tree blocks without bark!!! I love bringing in nature and natural elements into the classroom!!! Would love to add the multi use easel into my preschool classroom!!

447 Diane Postman July 1, 2013 at 8:21 am

I work with ECSE kids – special needs. I love the many sped choices on their site. Especially like the weighted bear and vibrating pillow for sensory needs

448 Lori Vander Baan July 1, 2013 at 8:25 am

I love how inexpensive their craft supplies are! I always order my feathers, wiggly eyes, pom poms, etc from this site.

449 Brenda July 1, 2013 at 8:31 am

I order the majority of my center’s supplies from Discount School Supply. I so want one of these easels for our new center. Please. Thank you! Brenda

450 Joan Rowe July 1, 2013 at 8:47 am

Puppets…. I’d love to have puppets. Specifically, the Excellerations Deluxe Career puppets!

451 Pam Roberson July 1, 2013 at 8:55 am

This Multi-Use Easel is what I have been looking for! I love the white/magnet board and the flannel board on the back! Awesome!
Our program uses lots of the materials from Discount School Supply. I was able to go to a workshop they held at my center and fell in love with the Bio-Paints and the Liquid Watercolors! Very versatile. Love so many of their products, but use the above the most!

452 Jennifer Griffin July 1, 2013 at 8:56 am

I would love the Light Table from Discount School Supply — so many things my kids could do!

453 mary ulring July 1, 2013 at 9:00 am

I teach at a preschool, which, over the years, has had an influx of children on the autism spectrum enroll. Although this is a regular, “typically developing” preschool, we have had to make changes to support and include our kiddos who are on the spectrum. My director and staff have always practiced sensory integration within the classroom setting, but wanted to do more. So, we built a room, which includes tons of sensory equipment available for all of our children. The next step was to update the rest of the school (replace the fluorescent lighting, etc.), but, unfortunately, my director passed away a year ago. We want to continue to provide the best support we can, and keep her dream alive, but it is costly. We purchase most of our supplies and equipment from Discount School Supply, and, in looking through their catalog, I found light filters to cover the fluorescent lighting! What a great addition to our older classrooms these would be!

454 Elizabeth July 1, 2013 at 9:11 am

The arts and crafts materials are great, but the new “allergen free” list will be a huge help with children with allergies! I love the fact that they’ve done the research and we can just find what we want within those parameters.

455 Tangy Torgerson July 1, 2013 at 9:12 am

My favorite Discount item would have to be liquid water colors. I used them almost daily at work and at home! It’s the best site for all you creative art needs!!

456 Beth Mullins July 1, 2013 at 9:12 am

I appreciated the information and products for Head Start classrooms. Also I am always interested in new organizational items.

457 Amanda Dillon July 1, 2013 at 9:22 am

I would love a new set of cubbies for my classroom. Can always use more storage and organization.

458 Terri July 1, 2013 at 9:24 am

Thanks so much for the great work you do on your blog! I have loved and used many ideas in my classroom.
My favorite item from Discount School Supply is their liquid water color! Great prices, and a wonderful product for the children to use in a variety of ways!

459 Lori July 1, 2013 at 9:31 am

I like that they have multi age items for my kids

460 Allison Plumer July 1, 2013 at 9:33 am

Safe and appropriate gross motor activities can be difficult to keep fresh and interesting inside, so the Soft Tone Snuggle Corner Set has been a fantastic addition to our classroom that not only allows for climbing and sliding, but also for a cozy place to read!

461 Gail Pethia July 1, 2013 at 9:35 am

It is hard to find good multicultural puzzles with great graphics. I liked the sets I saw their site.

462 Tonya Barnhart July 1, 2013 at 9:35 am

I liked the racing tower.

463 Heather Brown July 1, 2013 at 9:47 am

I order from Discount School Supply all the time! I love the quality and how fast products ship to my school. One of my favorite items to order from them are the Excellerations Wooden Play Trucks and the City Rug. My teachers are always asking for more!

464 Chris July 1, 2013 at 10:13 am

I love the Magic Nuudles. The kids can be very creative when they use these. They are also a good science activity-what happens when you use water with them. They have to find the balance between not enough and too much water. Love these

465 Jean L. Holman July 1, 2013 at 10:16 am

Sand and Water Activity Table

466 Brooke H. July 1, 2013 at 10:23 am

I really like the new Excellerations “In My Community” Puzzles.

467 Tammi July 1, 2013 at 10:25 am

VERY NICE!!! My teachers would kill to have this. I always do giveaways for our staff meetings. This would be one that they would truly love!!

468 carrie ebel July 1, 2013 at 10:43 am

Discovery cove! That thing looks cool!

469 Kim Nickell July 1, 2013 at 10:49 am

I have a set of Magna-tiles ,clear colors in my classroom. The children really enjoy exploring and building with them. It is fun to watch them explore with patterning and designs using the tiles flat on the table and then move to building, towers,tunnels and other 3D objects. The bright see through colors are fun and encourage lots of creativity!

470 Joanne R July 1, 2013 at 10:54 am

The “Excellerations Find the Mouse Fine Motor Skills Set” looks like so much fun! It might be something I would get 2 of! The easel is awesome! It was hard to pick just one!

471 Cindy July 1, 2013 at 11:10 am

I love the art supplies. There are so many and the children love using them.

472 Sharon July 1, 2013 at 11:24 am

I also use many of Discount School Supply’s products, especially art supplies. I thought this water table insert looked like a lot of fun:

473 Cassie Webster July 1, 2013 at 11:40 am

Since I have 2 girls, I am dying to have that dress-up storage unit! I would like to hang their dresses where they can reach them and I love the mirror. Thanks for the contest!

474 Linda Crayne July 1, 2013 at 11:47 am

I love the Small chalk boards…I really love the multi-use learning easel and all the ueses, flannel board,dry easel, magnetic…… Love this would make great use out of this…….

475 Leila July 1, 2013 at 11:52 am

I really love the variety of building blocks they have!

476 Bridget July 1, 2013 at 12:12 pm

I need an assortment of manipulatives that are age appropriate for 2s such as the Excellerations™ Beginning Manipulatives – Set of 3 . My preschool allows us to shop at this store once a year so I think I’ll put them on my wish list for next year:)

477 Tamara July 1, 2013 at 12:35 pm

I LOVE their Deluxe Marble Run! It’s not suitable for children who put things in their mouth because of the marbles but I can never have enough pieces because ALL the kids love to play with it!

478 Amy July 1, 2013 at 12:54 pm

I love all the floor puzzles…..but I love the Solor System one! Its colors and artwork are amazing!

479 Jill July 1, 2013 at 12:57 pm

Excellerations™ Early Childhood Puzzles – Set of 12

I need some more easy puzzles for toddlers!

480 Sharnet July 1, 2013 at 1:02 pm

I love Discount school supply. I would love the easel as I dont have one for my room and its a great for multi use.

481 Paula July 1, 2013 at 1:27 pm

What a great easel! I could really use it in my room of preK kiddos. I also liked Ella Jenkins multicultural cd and the 30 photos from around the world. Thanks for the opportunity!

482 Abby Peterson July 1, 2013 at 1:35 pm

Sooo little storage in my classroom. The easel I am currently using is too high without any storage and has no back to it! Would love this one!!!

483 Trisha July 1, 2013 at 1:47 pm

Love Discount School Supply…..we get the majority of the things we need for our school from them….reasonable prices, great variety and fast shipping. Love the multi uses of this easel. It would be a wonderful fit for any of my classes from the twos to our school age classes. While looking at the DSS site, I think that a purchase for our new school year will have to include the large set of Brilliant Builders and the new Excellerations Building Brilliance Magnetic Shapes sets. They both would be wonderful additions to our manipulative collections and they invite cooperation as well and creative thought. :)

484 Debbie Middleton July 1, 2013 at 2:03 pm

I love the multi purpose board simply because it can be used for many, many purposes in any center. I also like the discount school supply magnet resources. They are large enough for more than one child and keeps their attention and builds curiosity.

485 Janet H. July 1, 2013 at 2:11 pm

My classroom could really use the Real Projects Workshop from Discount School supply! My boys would love building things with the “power” tools! Thank you for the opportunity to win the Multi Use Learning Easel!

486 Shannon M. July 1, 2013 at 2:11 pm

Pocket charts. I love pocket charts!

487 LeAnn Beland July 1, 2013 at 2:17 pm

Because we are in the midst of setting up a new classroom, I found it difficult to select just 1 item from all Discount School Supply has to offer! I love the Riverstones – they would be great to use both indoors and outdoors!

488 Caroline July 1, 2013 at 2:26 pm

Three-in-One Table Easel or the Instrument Organizer and 25 piece Instrument Set, lots of good things here! I will have to look more.

489 Sharona July 1, 2013 at 3:11 pm

I love the Megna-Tiles on Discount School Supply’s site! I saw them years ago in another classroom and always wondered where they found them. While looking through their site I found them! Now it is time to talk to our director about purchasing some for my preschool classroom.

490 April Simmons July 1, 2013 at 3:39 pm

Well, as a new homeschool mom, there are many things that I could comment on that I like from your store but I must say that my favorite thing right now would have to be the easel! I have been looking for one and this would be a perfect addition to my homeschool room in my house. Thanks. April

491 Laura July 1, 2013 at 4:25 pm

I would love to have the mini spiral mountain. My little ones would have so much fun climbing on after lap time!

492 Kim McPherson July 1, 2013 at 4:26 pm

It’s hard to pick one thing from this awesome place, but I would LOVE this easel. Thank you so much for this opportunity.

493 Carolyn July 1, 2013 at 4:33 pm

I love that discount supply has an Allergen Free section! That makes it so much easier to find products like their Gluten Free Play dough!

494 Cathy Rehr July 1, 2013 at 4:45 pm

We are a nature preschool which means our curriculum is very science based. I am always looking for new acrylic specimens for children to explore on our light table. I noticed there are a couple of new ones at DSS, “Garden Friends”, and “Peanut Life Cycle”. The other they have is out of stock, “Life cycles”, which should prove how popular they are. These are just one of my favorites at DSS.

495 CSB July 1, 2013 at 4:55 pm

I love their liquid watercolors.

Thanks for the giveaway!

496 Marie B July 1, 2013 at 5:07 pm

I like the huge list of Excellerations items to pick from!!

497 Ada July 1, 2013 at 5:48 pm

I have ooooed and awed over the many cool items in the catalog. This easel is really the answer when you have a small classroom. I would dearly love to see this easel in my very first teaching job as Pre K 3 teacher :)

498 Pam Stammis July 1, 2013 at 6:02 pm

I love the My Perfect Classroom Book Display Shelf. What a great way to store and display books and items to bring the books to life right there! Puppets, flannel stories, etc. are all together,

499 Julie July 1, 2013 at 7:39 pm

I would love to have a real light table with all the supplies that goes with it. : )

500 Becca L July 1, 2013 at 8:28 pm

Discount School Supply has so many great products; one of my favorites is the refillable window blocks: great for fine and gross motor as well as science exploration!

501 Kathy July 1, 2013 at 9:21 pm

Last year we ordered their Butterfly Garden (Item # BH) as we were reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar. The children were facinated with the entire process and celebrated every stage from caterpillars to chrysalis to butterflies. When we took the butterflies out to release them in our herb garden, one butterfly lit on one of the children who has some significant motor disabilities. The smile on that child’s face when the butterfly “chose” him was priceless!

502 linda platt July 1, 2013 at 9:57 pm

I love the kids craft iPad app. It gives the craft,picture steps and educational goals. It also gives curriculum activities and educational goals. If you share your own activity you could earn a $50 gift certificate!

503 Jackie B. July 1, 2013 at 10:00 pm

It is hard to pick 1 favorite but I narrowed it down to the Brawny Tough Career Vests (set of 8). I know my kids would have a blast with them.

504 Donna July 1, 2013 at 10:02 pm

My favorite classroom manipulative I borrow from another preschool class – magnetic building tiles. Discount School Supply sells them and this year I am putting them on top of my wish list. Kids love using the tiles not only for building, but in math and science too. They’d be a great addition to any classroom just as the easel would be. With limited classroom space the easel is adaptable in so many ways. Fingers crossed; hope I win.

505 Sarah Perry July 1, 2013 at 10:04 pm

I really like the lifestyle dream kitchen. I have an 18 mo old who loves helping me bake. This would give her the opportunity to make her own creations.
~Sarah Perry

506 Shannon July 1, 2013 at 10:08 pm

I would love some of the Biocolor paints. I have had my eye on them for a while, but haven’t bought them yet.

507 Karen July 1, 2013 at 10:10 pm

I love the magnetic shapes. So cool. And, of course, this easel!!

508 Jenn S. July 1, 2013 at 10:10 pm

I love the sand and water tables! My kids would love one

509 linda platt July 1, 2013 at 10:13 pm

I love the kids craft iPad app. It gives the craft,a picture of the finished product,the steps and educational goals. The app also gives you curriculum activities and educational goals I like this product because we just received ipads within each of our classrooms. Also if you share your own activity, you could earn a $50 gift certificate!

510 Doro Marston July 1, 2013 at 10:14 pm

I love the sand and water table!

511 Melissa Thompson July 1, 2013 at 10:14 pm

I enjoyed dreaming through your catalog! I have a list of items I could use in my classroom…topping the list is a puppet theater–I want to increase story telling and love puppets!!!!

512 Courtney {A Life Sustained} July 1, 2013 at 10:21 pm

Pretty much everything at DSS strikes my fancy. Love this easel. Thanks for the opportunity!

513 laura englehart July 1, 2013 at 10:35 pm

I have used and love the High Scope teaching Small Groups Lesson Planning Book, 24. 95. It is special because it gives a developmental range of what early middle and later learners would look like when partaking in the small group lesson. It includes how to scaffold that child’s learning. I would also consider the plan do review book as it ties into common core’s critical thinking , planning goals.

514 Sarah July 1, 2013 at 10:39 pm

I absolutely love the Script-n-Skills Station. I love how it is an organized work and reading space for kids!!! <3

515 molly July 2, 2013 at 12:28 am

That easel would be soooo helpful! On the discount school site, there are so many great items. For example, the Super Science kit and wooden specimen kit. Great!

516 Nancy Brunner July 2, 2013 at 12:40 am

love the magna tiles :)

517 M Goldwhite July 2, 2013 at 12:52 am

In addition to the multi-use learning easel, I also really love the Lots to Cuddle 20″ Baby Dolls – Set of 4. I would love to have a multiple ethnicity set of dolls, as I have a very diverse classroom.

518 Sheena July 2, 2013 at 1:12 am

I love almost everything from their site. I have had my eye on Size and Shape Puzzles and the peg number boards.

519 marina alvarez July 2, 2013 at 3:50 am

I would love the multiple use storage. I love to see children in peer interaction. The easel seems to be big enough for 2 to enjoy. The best part is the easy fold up to put away at nap time. While there at the site I went ahead and requested my catalogs.
Thanks for all your good work !

520 Kathy S July 2, 2013 at 6:35 am

I just purchased all the art supplies I’ll need for the next school year from Discount! I look forward to going through the boxes next week! If I had to choose one item to love it would have to be the easel being given away — I could really put it to good use in my classroom! Thanks!

521 Maria July 2, 2013 at 7:07 am

We love Discount School Supply at my preschool and order all of our art supplies from them as well as many other items from our individual wish lists. It’s very difficult to choose 1 item that I would like to have in my classroom, but since I have avid block builders I’m always looking for new items to add to the center. I love the Wooden Skyscraper blocks. We live close to NYC and many of the children are familiar with the tall buildings/skyscrapers. I think these blocks will definitely inspire the children’s imaginations as they build with them!
I love the easel too!

522 ShendrikaRussell July 2, 2013 at 7:10 am

I love the craft kits. It provides hours of fun for the children and it comes with a variety of stuff to were it does not limit their creativity.

523 DEBORAH July 2, 2013 at 7:12 am

Plain and simple yet provides hours of fun for all ages, even the teachers. I just love the do a dots markers. I just can’t get enough of them so I think it is great that you now make a class pack.

524 Barb Strong July 2, 2013 at 7:26 am

I love the wide variety of art supplies available. Living in a rural community it is great to have a site to go to and shop for quality supplies and to have shipped to my home.

525 Jennifer Frisbie July 2, 2013 at 8:05 am

I love love love the liquid water colors!!! And awhile back I bought some bug tongs from them that were clear balls on the end and my kids at school use them in so many different activities to practice scissor skills and build up the muscles in their hands!

526 Patricia July 2, 2013 at 8:17 am

Our small preschool places our main supply order from Discount School every year. We are always pleased with their selection, customer service and prices. One thing we purchased last year and has worked out well is the refillable bingo dabbers.
Thank you for the give-away. Looking forward to receiving your new book Deborah!

527 shannon July 2, 2013 at 9:57 am

I love discount school supply! As a small child care I find their prices unbeatable as well as the quality of their products. I love the biocolor products the best. The colors never run or muddy together and the product goes a long way. recently in Oregon we have started a quality indicator program and discount school supply jumped on board to promote education by offering even more discounts for product to participating programs. Thanks for supporting our children Discount school supply! You Rock

528 Melody Crawford July 2, 2013 at 10:43 am

I am in the process of rearranging my room and that easel would make a great addition. The children just love the activities you have put on this site.
Hope I win!!!!

529 Shannon July 2, 2013 at 10:51 am

The solar system puzzle is fantastic! But I really want the easel. It would take my home-schooling to the next level for my 4 sweet babies.

530 Brittney G July 2, 2013 at 10:52 am

I’m currently overhauling my science center, so anything in their science section would be great – I love the sound shakers!

531 Vanessa P July 2, 2013 at 11:28 am

I really love their soft play selections for babies and toddlers.

532 Anna Kingsmith July 2, 2013 at 3:17 pm

As a teacher in an inclusion classroom, I love all the products that Discount School Supply offers for sensory stimulation and occupational therapy. We already use many of their products in our classroom on a regular basis, but if I had to pick one new item from their site, I would choose the sensory puzzle blocks. I can think of so many ways we would use those in our play!

533 bianca July 2, 2013 at 3:36 pm

I love this board! this is my favorite. i do not have this, a chalkbord, or a felt board in my class. My 4 year olds could really use this to prepare them for Pre-K! This is def my favorite

534 kelly tillotson July 2, 2013 at 5:02 pm

would love to get the big classroom pack of do a dot markers! what a great school suppy site! thanks for the review and giveaway!

535 Melissa lawwell July 2, 2013 at 5:06 pm

They have many fabulous products but my ongoing favorite is the biocolor paints!

536 Angie Tsao July 2, 2013 at 5:31 pm

The one item I love the most from Discount School Supply is the Free Resources. I also like resources that are available for working with children with special needs.

537 Beth Thouin July 2, 2013 at 5:31 pm

I would LOVE to have a light table. My second “LOVE TO HAVE” is the Science Activity Table. Its the perfect size! I work in a low-budget School and would love to help develop the environment! We use a lot of Art Supplies from Discount – I LOVE LOVE LOVE the Tempera Cakes. I have to ration them by the end of the year :-) The liquid watercolors are also a gem to have!

538 Starr July 2, 2013 at 5:36 pm

I loved browsing the catalog. The Do Dot classroom pack caught my eye and I didn’t know that they had Head Start classroom supply lists . :-)

539 Bonnie July 2, 2013 at 5:37 pm

I use Discount School Supply often! I love most everything from their site. I have been wanting an easel for so long. This would be so great. BTW I absolutely love your blog. I have used many ideas from you. Thank you

540 Chelsea July 2, 2013 at 9:27 pm

I would LOVE to have the Discovery Cove in my classroom!

541 Jackie Higgins July 2, 2013 at 9:45 pm

I love the magnetic letters uppercase and lower case. You have no idea how much trouble I’ve had finding a quality set of upper/lower case letters with a CLEAR font. And they are cheaper on this site than the ones I don’t even like on amazon. I guess that’s why they call it “discount school supply”. ha. I think I’m going to have to buy them… and then stick them on my easel if I win. *fingers crossed*

542 Geri Lynn E. July 2, 2013 at 11:43 pm

I would certainly *LOVE* to have this easel from DSS, and another item I would LoVe to have from their website is the Felt Sets for Two’s and Three’s to use on my new easel! ;)

543 Pam July 3, 2013 at 1:25 am

I teach a pre k autism class. I REALLY like the 15-Player Rhythm Set. I have been looking for a music set for my classroom. This has all I was looking for! I just added it to my wish list for my coordinator! I would REALLY love to see what all they could explore using the easel !!

544 Krista Vilbig July 3, 2013 at 2:47 am

My favorite item is the Hamilton™ Basic Listening Center
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I’ve been wanting a listening center for several years now and hope I will be able to purchase one this upcoming school year. I would also love to win the multi-use learning easel. I love the ideas and pictures of it in use on Teach Preschool’s Website!

545 Susan Hershberger July 3, 2013 at 9:24 am

The Soothing Stars Weighted Lap pad would be something I would purchase for one of my students. It would make a big difference and the price is competitive.

546 Cheryl Graham July 3, 2013 at 9:30 am

I love Discount School Supply! I usually always go straight to the curriculum support page to check out science related products. I love to order the insta-snow for my class. We are in Florida and the children I teach have had very little or no exposure to the real stuff!!

547 Margie D. July 3, 2013 at 9:48 am

The item that is used the most in my classroom has been and still is the unit blocks. The children build the most creative structures with the Discount school supply unit blocks.

548 Erica July 3, 2013 at 10:14 am

I love the mega craft kit.

549 Jacie Feinberg July 3, 2013 at 10:14 am

There are so many things that I love about Discount School Supply, but I have to say one of my favorites are the Excellerations Pretend Play Figurines. I love to mix them in with all of the pretend play people to normalize the unique differences amongst all of us. I also love this blog!!!

550 Janae Palet July 3, 2013 at 12:26 pm

I really like the light table. Hopefully we can purchase one of these soon for our classroom!

551 Jeannette Martinez July 3, 2013 at 12:56 pm

I absolutely love the “Quad Activity Table with Storage”. My students love playing with Lego all the time! :)

552 Jessica Todd July 3, 2013 at 3:18 pm

I like their dress up things like the 12 piece ladies dress up outfits

553 Aimee July 3, 2013 at 4:30 pm

Our preschool utilizes so many of the products available from Discount School Supply and have always been thrilled with our purchases. We are a very small school and function on a very limited budget, but always try to maintain current materials and practices so as to provide the best possible education for our students. The affordable prices and durable products from Discount School Supply help our money go a longer way. In fact, we recently purchased the Alphabet Train Rug and are thrilled with the quality of the material and the manufacturing.

As we set up for a new year, it would be wonderful to add this Multi-Use Learning Easel to our classroom!

554 Kathleen July 3, 2013 at 4:48 pm

I love Biocolor paint! It is excellent for foil painting!

555 Megan N July 3, 2013 at 6:05 pm

There are so many fun things at Discount School Supply! I think the printed craft tape – set of 10 rolls and the metallic colored glue looka like a ton of fun and are currently on the top of my list for wanting to purchase!

556 Lysl July 3, 2013 at 6:54 pm

One item that I would really like in my classroom is the 7pc house cleaning set!! They love to help and a clean classroom is always a plus!!!

557 Maria G July 3, 2013 at 7:25 pm

My center loves buying items from Discount School Supplies. For the past year, the children have been obsessed with giving rides to their friends in our little red wagon. We have a track that they love to walk around and pull a friend in the wagon. I would love to be able to buy either Angeles SilverRider Fire Engine or the Angeles SilverRider Rickshaw for them.

558 Kimmy Sue July 3, 2013 at 8:45 pm

I love the light table!!!

559 stacy July 3, 2013 at 10:05 pm

I like the Rainbow Rollers – Set of 6.

560 Jan Killen July 4, 2013 at 9:35 am

I was happy to find the Insta Snow available at Discount School Supply. I had purchased it at a presentation but couldn’t find that brand again. It is great stuff.

561 Miranda McDonough July 4, 2013 at 10:21 am

My favorite product from DSS are the Magna-Tiles. It was the one item in my classroom that got used daily and in the most unusual creative ways. I’ve seen many “parking garages”, “space ships”, “hotels”, and even “fashion show runways”…well worth the investment, and they are so durable!

562 Judy Meine July 4, 2013 at 10:43 pm

Excellerations™ Super Sensory Beanbags are a really cool new product. I saw them a couple of weeks ago at a conference and can’t wait to order a set for my kids.

563 Mary Tucker Irby July 5, 2013 at 7:41 am

Exellerations building brilliance magnetic shapes!

564 Linda July 5, 2013 at 11:47 am

I love the new Excellerations Building Brillance Magnetic Shapes. They are like magna tiles but with more shapes. The easel is also so awesome and would be so useful in the classroom!

565 Chanel Spruiel July 5, 2013 at 12:33 pm

I love discount school supplies! The wooden attribute puzzle set is something my students would really enjoy exploring.

566 Susan Newton July 5, 2013 at 3:25 pm

I would love to get the multicultural newborn baby dolls for my class. My children love dolls!

567 Sharon July 5, 2013 at 4:35 pm

I love the refillable blocks. I plan on ordering a set for my toddlers. I wasn’t aware of them before, but I plan on really going through their website for lots of goodies.

568 angie July 5, 2013 at 5:01 pm

Discount School supply has been around as long as I’ve been teaching preschoolers! I like and have often used their Bio Color paints and Do a Dots over the years. I love the fact that they offer a variety of multicultural items too, like their world friends dolls. Really could use this multi purpose easel right now, crossing my fingers!

569 Siew Lee July 5, 2013 at 9:57 pm

Hi Deborah,
I came across your website and love it instantly – I love your encouraging and nurturing teaching approach that is inclusive of all children.

I checked out the Discount School Supply website and found the Magna-Tiles set as an interesting and stimulating activity for preschoolers. My older son appears to enjoy building and I think he would enjoy building structures using these bright and colorful shaped tiles. Thanks for sharing the website :-) – Siew

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