Back to School Gadgets

It will soon be time to to prepare for the return to school. Here are some strange gadgets and gear for the back-to-school season.

USB turtle mouse

It’s a turtle. It’s a mouse. It’s a USB turtle mouse. There are no drives to install. Just plug it in and go! A great idea for preschoolers learning to use the computer.

Do you remember the first erasable ballpoint pen that were introduced by Papermate back in 1979?


Sharpie has introduced a liquid pencil made from liquid graphite that can be erased just like a normal pencil up to 24 hours. After that the ink becomes permanent.

Via the Sharpie blog.

What do you think?

Sharpie Liquid Mechanical Pencils, 2 Mechanical Pencils


Mornings can be very hectic for everyone. That’s where the Back to Basics TEM500 Egg-and-Muffin 2-Slice Toaster and Egg Poacher comes in handy. This hand little device can make a breakfast sandwich in 4 minutes. Great for the college student heading back to school too.

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Sherwood Forlee has a clever solution to stop bullies from taking your childrens lunch. He has created the Anti-Theft Lunch Bag.

Anti-theft lunch bag

“Anti-Theft Lunch Bags are zipper bags that have green splotches printed on both sides, making your freshly prepared lunch look spoiled.”

Am I the only one grossed out by this?

Bags are available at, however are temperately out of stock.

Haircut Umbrella

If you’re looking to save some money and planning to cut your child’s hair at home be sure you pick up an Haircut Umbrella. This strange looking gadgets keeps hair clips off the floor.


The iSafe bookbag has a built-in alarm directly in the strap. The alarm gets set off by pulling on a pin in the strap and doesn’t stop until the pin is put back in place.

USB Flash Drives

Students should own at least one USB flash drive. My son used his all the time last year. Send your children back to school with the Dr. Martens Limited Edition 50th Anniversary USB drive. Th drive retails for $25.00 and available from Dr. Martens web site.

Avoid the crowded parking lots. Amazon has some great back to school deals.

Mail an Gift Card to your favorite student.

Gift Cards for Back to School

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