We’re wild about learning and playing!

Established over twenty years ago, The School Shop is Bloomington, Illinois’ home for toys, games, and educational resources, both for teachers in Central Illinois and families with a desire to teach and play with the children they love. 

Come meet our friendly staff!

The School Shop is family-owned by teachers and is designed to meet the specific needs of the most talented and demanding customers. With friendly and helpful retail staff, including teachers, we strive to provide the highest quality products, community support and service to our treasured customers.


Give the gift of learning.

For families, The School Shop provides captivating, hands-on, educational games and toys that work as great presents for the important children in our lives. Our extensive selection of experiential learning games and toys provides kids of all ages mind-opening substitutes to electronic alternatives.


Shop for your classroom.

For teachers searching for quality materials for your classroom at the beginning of the school year or the last minute, The School Shop is the best one-stop option for classroom preparation and to ready your room to immerse your students in learning. Whether it’s games, decorations, or learning tools you’re looking for, we have them ready for your students and have a knowledgeable and experienced staff to ensure you get exactly what you’re looking for.

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Contact Us

Have questions or need help finding the perfect gift? We’re here to help!
Visit us at 1224 Towanda Ave #25, Bloomington, IL 61701