I found 3D drawing pads where students can write their words and then watch them jump off the page by wearing the 3D glasses.
Gummy ABC Letters (Loving this for the beginning of the year!)
Secret Message Pens
(Also cool for me to write positive notes to my students!)
Branch Colored Pencils-Love this for a camping theme!
They totally look like tree branches!
What have you found this summer for making words?