Funny Second Grade Teacher Confessions

We asked second grade teachers in our Teacher Discount Club Facebook Group and other teacher groups on Facebook to share the funniest things that have happened in their classrooms. Their responses were hilarious, so get ready for a good laugh. Here's what they said...

One of my girls came to tattle that a boy had said the "N" word. I prepared an office referral and got my angry teacher face ready and called him over. I asked him to tell me exactly what he had said, and with a bright red face and tears in his eyes he said, "nipples." I had to turn away to hide my laughter. - Tiffany R.

We were talking about how to conserve water for Earth Day. All of the students were sharing great ideas about what they do at home. Then one student told the class that his parents save the most water because they always shower together. I just called on another student as quickly as I could so I wouldn't burst out laughing! - Tara B.

My students missed a period of physical education due to a holiday. It was make up PE day. A boy in my class asked in the most concerned voice, "Does that mean they're going to put makeup on us?" - Dez A.

I asked my students,  “What is an interesting thing you learned from your (nonfiction) book?” A girl answered “I was really excited to learn about the unicorn whale.” A bit of a know-it-all boy responds, “There’s no such thing as a unicorn whale. You don’t know what you’re talking about!” She opens her book and shows the narwhal. The boys jaw just dropped. - Susan C. 

Have a funny story to add? Join our Facebook Group and then post your story in the group. We'll add the ones that make us laugh the most.  

Below we have created a list of budget-friendly school supplies and materials available on Amazon with our suggestions for teachers. This site is updated daily, but prices and availability are subject to change at any time. As an Amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Happy teaching!

4 oz. Tacky Glue
4 oz. Tacky Glue
Make fun crafts and projects. 
Regular price $1.27 $2.29 Save 45%
Visit Amazon
8 Binder Divider Tabs
8 Binder Divider Tabs
Organize lesson plans & papers.
Regular price $2.04 $4.10 Save 50%
Visit Amazon
Picture Book
Picture Book
Recommended for ages 3-7.
Regular price $2.29 $4.99 Save 54%
Visit Amazon
Picture Book
Picture Book
Recommended for ages 3-7.
Regular price $2.49 $4.99 Save 50%
Visit Amazon
Picture Book
Picture Book
Recommended for ages 4-8.
Regular price $2.79 $4.99 Save 44%
Visit Amazon
Picture Book
Picture Book
Recommended for ages 3-5.
Regular price $2.89 $4.99 Save 42%
Visit Amazon
Picture Book
Picture Book
Recommended for ages 4-6.
Regular price $2.89 $4.99 Save 42%
Visit Amazon
2 Metallic Markers
2 Metallic Markers
Label things with dark surfaces.
Regular price $2.97 $5.09 Save 42%
Visit Amazon
2 oz. Mounting Putty
2 oz. Mounting Putty
Hang decor, artwork & projects.
Regular price $2.99 $8.68 Save 66%
Visit Amazon
5 Binder Divider Tabs
5 Binder Divider Tabs
Organize lesson plans & papers.
Regular price $2.99 $5.25 Save 43%
Visit Amazon
5 oz. Glue
5 oz. Glue
Make crafts or sensory slime. 
Regular price $2.99 $4.65 Save 36%
Visit Amazon
Chapter Book
Chapter Book
Recommended for ages 8-12.
Regular price $3.39 $7.99 Save 58%
Visit Amazon
Board Book
Board Book
Recommended for ages 2-3.
Regular price $3.47 $5.99 Save 42%
Visit Amazon
Picture Book
Picture Book
Recommended for ages 4-7.
Regular price $3.50 $7.99 Save 56%
Visit Amazon
Picture Book
Picture Book
Recommended for ages 3-7.
Regular price $3.50 $7.99 Save 56%
Visit Amazon
12 Color Highlighters
12 Color Highlighters
Highlight texts & lesson plans.
Regular price $3.59 $11.89 Save 70%
Visit Amazon
Picture Book
Picture Book
Recommended for ages 4-7.
Regular price $3.59 $6.95 Save 48%
Visit Amazon
5 Permanent Markers
5 Permanent Markers
Write, doodle & correct papers.
Regular price $3.69 $7.97 Save 54%
Visit Amazon
100 Animal Stickers
100 Animal Stickers
Reward student achievement.
Regular price $3.71 $11.99 Save 69%
Visit Amazon
Chapter Book
Chapter Book
Recommended for ages 7-10.
Regular price $3.95 $8.99 Save 56%
Visit Amazon
8 Color Pens
8 Color Pens
Write, doodle & correct papers.
Regular price $3.97 $9.20 Save 57%
Visit Amazon
Picture Book
Picture Book
Recommended for ages 4-8.
Regular price $3.99 $6.99 Save 43%
Visit Amazon
Picture Book
Picture Book
Recommended for ages 3-5.
Regular price $3.99 $6.99 Save 43%
Visit Amazon
Chapter Book
Chapter Book
Recommended for ages 7-10.
Regular price $4.05 $6.99 Save 42%
Visit Amazon
8 Binder Divider Tabs
8 Binder Divider Tabs
Organize lesson plans & papers.
Regular price $4.10 $8.09 Save 49%
Visit Amazon
Picture Book
Picture Book
Recommended for ages 3-8.
Regular price $4.22 $6.99 Save 40%
Visit Amazon
Picture Book
Picture Book
 Recommended for ages 4-8.
Regular price $4.39 $7.99 Save 45%
Visit Amazon
24 Mechanical Pencils
24 Mechanical Pencils
Write without sharpening.
Regular price $4.48 $12.80 Save 65%
Visit Amazon
6 Sparkle Play-Doh Tubs (2406483263552)
6 Sparkle Play-Doh 2 oz.
Encourage fun sensory play.
Regular price $4.49 $9.99 Save 55%
Visit Amazon
Chapter Book
Chapter Book
Recommended for ages 10-14.
Regular price $4.49 $9.95 Save 55%
Visit Amazon
4 Dry Erase Markers
4 Dry Erase Markers
Write & erase on whiteboards. 
Regular price $4.49 $7.54 Save 40%
Visit Amazon
Chapter Book
Chapter Book
Recommended for ages 6-9.
Regular price $4.63 $7.99 Save 42%
Visit Amazon
Blink
Blink
Recognize colors & shapes.
Regular price $4.64 $9.99 Save 54%
Visit Amazon
144 Eraser Tops
144 Eraser Tops
Replace used pencil erasers.
Regular price $4.64 $11.99 Save 61%
Visit Amazon
Picture Book
Picture Book
Recommended for ages 2-4.
Regular price $4.69 $7.99 Save 41%
Visit Amazon
Picture Book
Picture Book
Recommended for ages 4-8.
Regular price $4.69 $7.99 Save 41%
Visit Amazon
Phase 10
Phase 10
Practice number sense skills.  
Regular price $4.79 $9.99 Save 52%
Visit Amazon
Chapter Book
Chapter Book
Recommended for ages 10-14.
Regular price $4.79 $7.99 Save 40%
Visit Amazon
Mad Gab
Mad Gab
Practice problem-solving skills.
Regular price $4.87 $9.99 Save 51%
Visit Amazon
59x95 in. Curtain
59x95 in. Curtain
Update window treatments.
Regular price $4.89 $19.99 Save 76%
Visit Amazon
5 Neon Dry Erase Markers
5 Neon Dry Erase Markers
Write & erase on whiteboards. 
Regular price $4.94 $11.49 Save 57%
Visit Amazon
12 Scented Markers (2406070124608)
12 Scented Markers
Create anchor charts & posters.
Regular price $4.95 $10.49 Save 53%
Visit Amazon
8 Permanent Markers (2414968602688)
8 Permanent Markers
Label supplies & materials. 
Regular price $4.97 $10.49 Save 53%
Visit Amazon
Connect4 Game
Connect4 Game
Practice strategic thinking skills.
Regular price $4.99 $12.99 Save 62%
Visit Amazon
5 Post-it Pads 3x3 in. (2415287730240)
5 Post-it Pads
Jot down notes & reminders. 
Regular price $4.99 $10.99 Save 55%
Visit Amazon
Trouble Game
Trouble Game
Practice turn-taking & counting.
Regular price $4.99 $12.99 Save 62%
Visit Amazon
Chapter Book
Chapter Book
Recommended for ages 8-12.
Regular price $4.99 $8.99 Save 44%
Visit Amazon
Yahtzee Game (2406785384512)
Yahtzee
Practice math & number sense.
Regular price $4.99 $12.00 Save 58%
Visit Amazon
Mini Jenga Game
Mini Jenga Game
Practice hand-eye coordination. 
Regular price $4.99 $10.99 Save 55%
Visit Amazon
Slime Kit
Slime Kit
Make your own sensory slime.
Regular price $4.99 $13.99 Save 64%
Visit Amazon
3 Multi-Color Pens
3 Multi-Color Pens
Write, doodle & correct papers.
Regular price $4.99 $8.49 Save 41%
Visit Amazon
USB Drive 16 GB (2407873806400)
16 GB Flash Drive
Backup lessons & printables.
Regular price $4.99 $16.60 Save 70%
Visit Amazon
Picture Book
Picture Book
Recommended for ages 5-8.
Regular price $4.99 $9.95 Save 50%
Visit Amazon
Sorry!
Sorry!
Practice turn-taking & counting. 
Regular price $4.99 $12.99 Save 62%
Visit Amazon
Green Baseplate
Green Baseplate
Encourage fun, creative play.
Regular price $4.99 $9.99 Save 50%
Visit Amazon
12 Yellow Highlighters (2406742425664)
12 Yellow Highlighters
Highlight texts & lesson plans.
Regular price $5.08 $11.40 Save 55%
Visit Amazon
4 Post-it Tabs
4 Post-it Tabs
Tab & color-code documents.
Regular price $5.29 $10.75 Save 51%
Visit Amazon
Chapter Book
Chapter Book
Recommended for ages 10-12.
Regular price $5.29 $8.99 Save 41%
Visit Amazon
Chapter Book
Chapter Book
Recommended for ages 8-12.
Regular price $5.39 $8.99 Save 40%
Visit Amazon
Picture Book
Picture Book
Recommended for ages 4-10.
Regular price $5.49 $10.99 Save 50%