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Keep Kids Focused on Their Studies with These Highlighters

Once your kids get to middle school, it might be time to revamp their study habits. In addition to allocating more time to studying, this can also include making sure your child incorporates smart tips like using highlighters to prioritize key passages or items that are essential for acing that next test. Check out our top recommendations for kids’ highlighters.

These kids’ highlighters feature a chisel tip that can write, underline and highlight key passages. The quick-drying ink helps prevent smudges.

We like that these kids’ highlighters have an extra-large reservoir for longer performance. The chisel tip lets you use these to write, underline and highlight key passages.

These chisel-tip kids’ highlighters are the width of standard pens, making them perfect to slip into pen cases and pencil bags. You can underline and highlight with them.

These pen-sized kids’ highlighters feature chisel tips that are perfect for highlighting and underlining. Colors include yellow, blue, pink, purple, green and orange.

These kids’ highlighters come in six colors with a reverse tip that features erasable ink. We like that this is an economical three-pack for a total of 18 highlighters.

Expert Commentary

Learning how to use highlighters to direct your studies is a key skill for any student. These options make for great classroom offerings and are good choices for the student who is just starting to use highlighters as a method for studying.

Our Expert Consultant

Melissa Spurling

Melissa holds a doctorate in pharmacy and is a home educator, co-teaching a high school chemistry class and a primary school class. Having taught two of her own children to read, write and traverse Singapore Math, Melissa has spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours researching and testing curriculum.


About The Author

Dorian Smith-Garcia

Dorian Smith-Garcia is a bridal and beauty expert/influencer and the creative director behind The Anti Bridezilla. She is a diverse writer across beauty, fashion, travel, consumer goods, and tech. When Dorian’s not writing she’s collecting stamps in her passport, learning new languages, or spending time with her husband and daughter.


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