Get started on the back-to-school shopping list with our pick of cute stationery for kids in Singapore! Psst, you might be tempted to nab one of these pens or notebooks for yourself, too!
Schools are back, and we’re scrambling to get cute stationery for the kids, among other things on our ‘back to school’ shopping list. Lucky for us, Singapore is loaded with options to get our kiddo’s backpacks kitted with stationery essentials. So, we’ve rounded up our favourite stores where you can buy sheaves of patterned paper, cartoon pens, and cuter-than-cute erasers and notepads… In fact, all sorts of cute stationery for kids, available right here in Singapore!
Where to buy stationery for kids in Singapore
The first thing you’ll notice when you step into Smiggle is the rainbow of stationery lining the shelves. There’s nothing dull or subtle about the fun and dazzling array of back-to-school essentials here. Think sequins, adorable characters, and cool bags and lunch packs. The stationery here has become a staple (pun intended) among kiddos the whole island over…
Smiggle, multiple locations including Tampines1, Compass One, Nex, City Square Mall, Bugis Junction
2. The Green Party
This hotspot might not be your typical, everyday stationary store, but it’s got some seriously cool stuff that’s bound to catch your eye. We’re talking about super fun, sparkly, and colourful pens, notebooks, stickers, and gift boxes. Our suggestion? Go in with a game plan, because your shopping cart could fill up real quick once you’re in there!
The Green Party, Tampines Central, NEX, 313 Orchard Rd and many other locations
3. The Paper Bunny
This stationery haven is a lifestyle brand that believes in crafting and curating pieces for an intentional everyday life and considerate gifting. And the best part? Good design is at the heart of their business. We’re totally on board – Yay! Get ready to discover a tasteful collection of notepads, greeting cards, weekly desk planners, and similar items, all waiting to find a new home. And the icing on the cake? Everything just looks great on your desk!
The Paper Bunny, The TPB Everyday Store at Takashimaya Shopping Centre and Paper Market Great World City
4. Art Friend
If it’s serious stationery you’re looking for, then Art Friend is.. your friend! With one of the biggest ranges of pens and art supplies we’ve seen in a store, you’re sure to find everything you need for the kids to head back to school in style. While some of the supplies can be a little on the pricey side (a pencil case can set you back $20, but the teenager just had to have it), it’s great to be able to get everything you need in one place.
Art Friend, Bras Basah Complex, Plaza Singapura and Clementi Central
Founded on a passion for spreading life’s goodness and beauty, Klosh presents a great selection of novelties, stationery, home decorations, and even lifestyle indulgences across its various outlets in Singapore. When it comes to stationery, the brand takes pride in offering a playful assortment of items that could even make geeks appear effortlessly cool. And you know what? We’re totally on the same page with that notion! Get ready to stumble upon cheerful self-exploration journals for kids, planners adorned with Disney magic, a bunch of scrapbooking supplies, and so much more.
Klosh, Compass One, 1 Sengkang Square
Overjoyed leaves us overjoyed indeed with its slew of craft supplies and stationery choices. We could browse for hours coveting the beautiful stationery for both the kiddos and us! To get really inspired, how about picking up a new hobby at one of the in-store workshops?
Overjoyed, Cineleisure, 8 Grange Road B1-02 Singapore 239695
Minted is all about personalised stationery and hand-written notes. And we definitely support that, because whatever happened to snail mail or the ‘thank you’ note? So why not get a notepad for your little one to use during Mandarin lessons? Also, Minted even has ongoing design competitions for its community if you fancy trying your hand at a spot of design.
Minted, online only
This nifty little shop stores all things paper and scrapbooking, as well as designer stationery. You’ll find pretty patterns on everything at PaperMarket, from wall planners to decorative seals, stickers, and washi tape. Have a look in the bargain bin for off-season steals!
PaperMarket, #01-120, Great World City, 1 Kim Seng Promenade, Singapore 237994
This one-stop-shop has got you covered for all things stationery, and what’s awesome is that there’s something for everyone. From quirky stickers and scrapbooking supplies to notebooks and sleek pens, even calendars for office-goers – the choices are endless. So go ahead, search through your home stationery stash high and low, and get it replenished in a jiffy at CityLuxe.
CityLuxe, 12 Little Road, #05-02 Singapore 536986
10. Evergreen Stationery
If you’re looking for simpler stationery that won’t break the bank, head to Evergreen Stationery. Here, you’ll find all the stationery you need to kit out both the kids and your home office – everything from basic pens and highlighters, copier paper, notebooks, erasers, label makers and calculators!
Evergreen Stationery, Great World City, Parkway Parade, Bukit Merah, Galaxis, and Suntec City Mall
11. NBC Stationery & Gifts
For an assortment of Japanese-designed stationery, NBC has top-quality pens, Copic markers, stickers, ink stamps and notebooks that are cute to boot. You’ll find all your favourite mascots here with new ones arriving regularly. Head to the NBC stationery corner in Books Kinokuniya Ngee Ann City to score yourself some extra Studio Ghibli stash.
NBC Stationery & Gifts, various locations throughout Singapore
Ah, Daiso. This Japanese store has everything and anything you would ever need in your home, including stationery. With whole sections dedicated to envelopes, notebooks, craft materials, folders, tapes, glues, and writing pads, the kids can blow their allowance on a real stationery haul.
Daiso, several stores across Singapore
Definitely our go-to for anything stationery-related, Popular has no shortage of pens in all shapes and sizes. But the real fun here starts at the front of the store with the character-themed goodies and stylish steals. Best to get your stationery supplies early though, before the back-to-school book-buying begins in earnest. Those queues can get insane!
Popular, multiple outlets in Singapore
Every shopping trip out with the tweens and teens deffo warrants a peek inside Typo. Its range of novelty products from holographic diaries to Star Wars-themed stationery is just what every fashion-conscious youth needs to complete their school get-up. We were kinda sold on the funky coffee cups too…
Typo, various locations including ION Orchard, NEX Serangoon, Somerset, Singapura Plaza and Westgate
15. Mtrade – The Novelty Wholesale Store
Looking for fun and fancy stationery? Hit up this wholesaler then! There are plenty of goodies that you’d immediately want to add to your cart, from cute animal ballpoint pens and googly eye notepads to funky neon highlighters. We also spotted country flag erasers! Parents, remember those school times back then when you use to battle your classmates with those erasers? Vintage!
Mtrade, #05-06, Proxima@Gambas, 50 Gambas Crescent, Singapore 757022
16. The first green store
Here at HoneyKids, we’re always talking about being eco-conscious and promoting sustainability. Thus, it goes without saying that we’ve included this green store in this list. As its name implies, stationery products sold here are ethical and eco-friendly while still being cool and funky. The kids will be more than happy to show these off to their mates.
the first green store, #10-11, International Plaza, 10 Anson Road, Singapore 079903
17. Tokyu Hands
Tokyu Hands is your one-stop source for all things lifestyle. We’ve spent ages wandering the aisles on more than one occasion, emerging with office supplies, notebooks, cards and art supplies that look adorable (but are still languishing in our drawers). Proceed with caution!
Tokyu Hands, stores in Orchard Central, Suntec City, Jewel Changi Airport, PLQ Mall, and Great World City
18. The Paper Stone
This brand’s founded by a stationery lover, so you know it means serious business with the products it has to offer. There are notebooks in various sizes, pens in bright, fun, colourful designs, and even desk planners to keep your kiddos in check with their revisions. We love, love, love the Singlish notebooks – you can even gift them as souvenirs to your friends moving away from Singapore and those based overseas!
The Paper Stone, online only
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