Back to school this year has a completely different feel. Virtual learning is the new norm and more than ever, parents are intimately involved in the daily education of their children. This year should also mark a shift in how Black parents source school supplies. Below are seven Black owned companies that will get you ready to go back to school.
Sense2Cents is a Black owned company that will change the way you deposit financial freedom to your children. The company offers a financial literacy board game, financial literacy flash cards and various other accessories. The educational system fails to teach children financial literacy so let’s be sure to cover it at home. Click here to shop.
The Learning Cove‘s Elevated Learning Binder teaches shapes, colors, numbers, counting, letters, ten frame, fractions and more. The binder is personalized with your child’s first and last name. Each binder contains laminated sheets that create durability to be able to use over and over again. The Learning Cove believes in learning through play and playing to learn. Elevate your child’s learning with this binder, click here to shop.
Beauty & Beast creates products that teach moms and kids culture and independence. Their Black and Latin history flashcards teach children about cultural acceptance, self love, reading, and vocabulary. In addition, the company’s notebooks are sure to make your child stand out with cultural pride. Click here to shop.
The School Box Toolbox will supply you with a box of premium school supplies, custom by grade level shipped directly to you.The boxes can be customized to your child’s or student’s needs, but a general box will include: A 24 pack of Crayola crayons, colored pencils, and/or markers, Two 12 packs of pre-sharpened pencils, 2 Elmers glue sticks, 1 pair of scissors (left or right handed), 2-3 composition notebooks, 3 pocket folders with prongs, grade level appropriate paper, 2 erasers, 2 highlighters, a pencil pouch, ruler, and a pencil sharpener. Click here to shop.
Cocoa Cuties is your destination for all things back to school. The company offers a robust collection of back to school goods that includes backpacks, face masks, lunch boxes and totes for kids. Your child is sure to stand out and also embrace all their Blackness, with the back to school collection from Cocoa Cuties. Click here to shop.
Just Be Hue creates “HUEnique” school supplies that represent and celebrate you. The company offers backpacks and drawstring bags, binders, notebooks and folders for back to school. Just Be Hue is a company you’ll be proud to support and one your children will love, too. Click here to shop.
The Founders at Niknax Paper Gifts and Apparel couldn’t find what the culture was looking for in the stationery pool, so they created it. The company offers a broad selection of school supplies, including writing instruments, notebooks and notepads. Niknax has HBCU merchandise, left-handed notebooks and a range of other specialty items. Click here to shop.