Made in America 101: Get Your Kids Ready for the School Year with American-Made Supplies

By Anonymous
Aug 17 2011 |

EDITOR'S UPDATE: Since this post was originally published there's been more about getting your kids ready for "back to school."
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Summer is almost over, which means the first day of school is just around the corner.  This year, rather than hitting the shelves of the nearest big-box store for your kid’s back to school supplies, we challenge you to seek out Made-in-USA goods that support American manufacturers and American jobs. 

Check out our list below for some American-made school essentials, and let us know what else you find! Together, we can support American manufacturers while educating our kids about the importance of buying American-made.

Writing Utensils/ Art Supplies:

Paper Products/Binders



For even more American-made back to school supplies, check out the following websites:’s Made in USA site (search over 29,000 American-made items)’s Made in USA site (search over 10,000 American-made office supplies)