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The All-Time Best Back to School Supplies Lists for All Grades (2021/2022)

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Your child doesn’t appreciate the phrase “better half a loaf than no bread” when it comes to school supplies. We all know that children depend on their parents or guardians to buy them all the school supplies. This makes you a great contributor to their school success, calling for better planning and preparation. Keep in mind that they compare themselves a lot with peers and are very conscious of their lack. Insufficient school supplies shift their focus from education to their families’ economic and social status.  They may also lack confidence in class or experience embarrassment due to a lack of school essentials. Generally, your child requires all the necessary supplies to do well in class. Since we are amid the Covid-19 pandemic, your child’s school supply list should include a pack of sanitizers and enough supplies of face masks among the following:

BEST SUPPLY LIST FOR PRESCHOOLERS

  • #2 pencils
  • A pencil sharpener
  • Erasers
  • A wide ruled composition book
  • 2 glue sticks
  • 2 glue bottles
  • A pack of 24 count crayons
  • Watercolor paints
  • A pair of  blunt-tip scissor
  • 1 roll of paper towels
  • 1 bottle of hand sanitizers
  • Tissues
  • Paper plates and cup

BEST SUPPLY LIST FOR KINDERGARTEN

  • 12  #2 wooden pencils
  • Colored pencils
  • Pencil sharpener
  • A package of jumbo pencils
  • Erasers
  • 8 glue sticks
  • 1  glue bottle
  • Crayons
  • Washable markers
  • A pair of safe scissors
  • Lunchbox
  • Pocket folders
  • Watercolor paints
  • 3 wide-ruled composition books
  • 2 boxes of facial tissue
  • A bottle of hand sanitizer
  • 1 box Ziploc bags

BEST SUPPLY LIST FOR GRADE 1

  • 3 boxes24 count  crayons (normal size)
  • 2 dozens of #2 wooden pencils
  • Pencil sharpener
  • 8 glue sticks
  • 1 glue bottle
  •  1 box of broad tip markers
  • 3 wide-ruled composition books
  • 4 spiral notebooks
  • 1 plastic school box
  • 4plastic folders with pockets and brads
  • 2 boxes of  facial tissue
  • 1 box of Ziploc bags
  • A bottle of sanitizers

BEST SUPPLY LIST FOR GRADE 2

  • 6 glue sticks
  • 24 #2 wooden pencils
  • Sharpeners
  • 1 plastic school box
  • 2 boxes of 24 count crayons
  • Erasers
  • Zippered pencil bag
  • 1 pair of child-size safety scissors
  • 4  wide-ruled composition notebooks
  • 4 composition notebooks
  • Facial tissue

BEST SUPPLY LIST FOR GRADE 3-5

  • #2 Pencils
  • Pencil erasers
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Zippered pencil bag
  • Washable markers
  • Pocket folders without fastener
  • Crayons
  • Glue sticks
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Subject dividers
  • 6 wide ruled composition notebooks 
  • 3-hole punch
  • 1-inch 3-ring binder
  • Dry erase markers
  • Safe use Scissors  with blunt tip
  • Protractor
  • 12’’ Ruler
  • Color pencil
  • Ballpoint pens
  • Wide ruled loose-leaf paper
  • A bottle of hand sanitizer
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Index cards
  • Backpack
  • Lunchbox
  • 2 boxes of face tissues

BEST SUPPLY LIST FOR MIDDLE SCHOOLERS

  • # 2 Pencils
  • Ballpoint pens
  • Glue Sticks
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Locker accessories
  • Pencils and erasers
  • White-out
  • Scissors
  • Lunchbox
  • Subject dividers
  • Highlighters
  • 3-hole punch
  • Wide ruled loose-leaf paper
  • Ruler
  • Sharpeners
  • Protractor
  • Pocket folders
  • Personal calendar
  • Index cards
  • 3-ring binder
  • Stapler
  • Backpack
  • Drawing paper
  • Watercolor paints
  • Graph paper
  • A bottle of hand sanitizers
  • Markers
  • Graphing calculator

BEST SUPPLY LIST FOR HIGH SCHOOLERS

  • Glue stick
  • #2 Pencils
  • Pencil case
  • Pencil Sharpener
  • Erasers
  • Colored Pencils
  • Markers
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • 12 inch Ruler
  • Backpack
  • Biro Pens: Blue, Black, and Red
  • 3-Ring Binder
  • TI Calculator
  • Sticky Notes
  • Locker organizers
  • Highlighters
  • Tabbed Dividers
  • Scissors
  • Book Covers
  • Foreign language dictionary
  • Wire Bound Weekly Planner
  • Stapler
  • 3-hole punch
  • Pocket Folders
  • USB Flash Drive
  • Lunchbox
  • Hand sanitizer

FINAL THOUGHT:

One of the school goals is to teach your child new subjects and to help them process information offered in class. This goal is not attainable if your child is not well quipped since they cannot focus effectively. Teachers also struggle a lot in delivery if your child is without all the school supplies. School supplies aid your child’s learning, boost their self-esteem, and helps them to meet their goals.

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