Ah, home sweet classroom! We see you, teacher. Hustling, working hard, caring, creating, and teaching with heart. Some days you spend more active hours at school than at home. Why not make your classroom a calming, comforting space for yourself? Try adding one of these comfort items to your classroom setup. These little luxuries can add a positive boost to your day. You are so worth it!
Take a peek at our teacher classroom wishlist below, created with the help of the amazing teachers in our Facebook community. What would you add to the list?
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Coffee Maker & Coffee Bar Set-Up
Get the caffeine boost you need to make it through the day with a coffee bar setup. The compact size of the Keurig K-Mini saves on precious classroom counter space.
This K-Cup holder stores 72 pods. Don’t need all that space? Use the other drawers for extra desk storage.
Ember Coffee Mug
You put your coffee cup down to dive into a lesson, then forget all about it! No more forgotten, lukewarm coffee for you – keep your drink at the perfect temperature all day with the rechargeable Ember Smart Mug.
Is that iced coffee dripping onto your materials? Stop the sweat with these hilarious coasters.
Chill your drink, or make an ice pack for recess boo-boos with this compact ice maker.
No water fountain? No problem! This 18 cup water filter will keep you and your students hydrated.
Keep your drinks, snacks, and lunch cool with this energy-efficient minifridge.
BONUS: Use the refrigerator’s magnetic surface as a center station with magnetic letters and numbers.
Do you finally have time to sit down for your lunch break? Heat up your lunch with this compact microwave.
Give your room a cozy feel with soft lighting from floor lamps. Check your Goodwill or local yardsales for great deals. We love this corner lamp with extra storage and charging shelf.
Working under fluorescent light all day can be harsh! Soften the light in your classroom with these Flourescent light covers.
Control all your classroom lamps and switches with the push of a button! No more rushing around the room at the beginning or end of the day to switch everything on and off.
Cool down with a portable mini desk fan.
If you spend a lot of time at your desk or reading table, this adjustable footrest will add some extra comfort to your day.
Outside recess duty in the winter can be COLD. Keep the chill away with a heated vest.
Stretch and recharge with a classroom yoga mat. Is it savasana, or a nap? No one has to know!
Being in nature has a calming effect. If you can’t get outside, bring the outside IN with a classroom full of houseplants. Or should we say classroom plants? Watering and caring for plants makes a great classroom helper job!
Comfy Reading Chair or Couch
Add an extra cozy vibe and flexible seating with a couch or comfy reading chairs. Check your local Goodwill or Buy Nothing Group for these items!
Chilly classroom? Warm up and calm down with a weighted blanket on your lap.
Welcome a little visitor to your classroom window with this stick-on bird feeder.
Blue Tooth Speakers
Play some calming classical music during quiet work, or pump up the volume for a classroom dance party!
Stash your favorite snacks and treats for a quick pick-me-up during the day.
Personal Care Bag
As teachers, we know to expect the unexpected every day! Be prepared for anything with a personal care bag filled with your favorites and essentials. Body lotion, hand sanitizer, chapstick, deodorant, toothbrush, personal care items, and more.
Need a Space for a Student Teacher or Classroom Aide?
Don’t forget to carve out an inviting area for your student teacher or class aide! For more ideas specific to hosting student teachers, read the post below:
Do you have any of these items in your classroom setup? What would you add to your classroom teacher wishlist? Want more? We’ve got lots more wishlist ideas! Check out these posts: