Whether you’re the type who snags supplies a week after school gets out, or waits until the very last minute (I see you), sometimes clicking “add to cart” is more efficient than heading out the store with 3 kids. What’s better than checking things off of your to-do list without leaving the house? Below are most of the essentials – for the classroom, or to stash at home for school projects and homework assignments. Check out the must-haves for all grade levels below.
Magnetic Dry Erase Erasers – Check It Out Here
Because everyone likes a conversation piece. And these erasers look really happy to be there!
Crayola Large Crayons – Check It Out Here
8 large crayons (a bit smaller than the jumbo size), perfect for kindergarteners.
Pilot G2 Mechanical Pencils – Check It Out Here
Rubber grips for comfort, retractable and refillable.
Anker Portable Charger – Check It Out Here
Takes care of the “My phone was dead” excuse. (Provides 2. 5 charges for Galaxy S9, or 2. 4 for iPhone X. Recharges in 4. 5 hours with a 5V/2A charger).
Elmer’s Glue Sticks – Check It Out Here
With this 8 pack, you can divvy it up amongst your kids, or send some in and keep some at home. Because finding a dried up, cap-less glue stick right when they need it is inevitable.
Hydro Flask – Check It Out Here
Keeps water cold all day, and then some! Available in tons of colors – not that it matters since they’ll cover the entire bottle in stickers anyway.
Elmer’s Liquid School Glue – Check It Out Here
Well look at that kids, it’s not just for slime! Who knew?
Papermate Pink Pearl Erasers – Check It Out Here
Because mistakes, and dirt smudges happen.
Smiley Pencil Cap Erasers – Check It Out Here
It’s always great to have extras. What actually happens to their pencil erasers? Either way, these erasers don’t seem mad about it.
Crayola Crayons 24 ct (Pack of 2) – Check It Out Here
24 standard sized crayons. And what’s better than brand new, never-been-touched-by-human-hands crayons?
Crayola Washable Markers – Check It Out Here
One word. Washable.
Index Cards (3 x 5) – Check It Out Here
Perfect for study guides, math flash cards, project labels, vocab words and more! Also available in white, and 4 x 6.
Avery Durable 1″ View Binder – Check It Out Here
Stay organized in plain colors, patterns or emojis.
Five Star Reinforced Wide Ruled Loose Leaf Paper – Check It Out Here
More durable holes for less tearing. Does this make those little paper donuts a thing of the past? Also available in college ruled as well.
Sharpie Highlighters – Check It Out Here
Smear guard keeps papers cleaner when highlighting over ink and print. It still doesn’t prevent them from highlighting the entire page though.
Ticonderoga Pencils (Pre-Sharpened, Box of 30) – Check It Out Here
Because it’s all about #2. Also has a latex free eraser.
Vaultz Superman Pencil Box – Check It Out Here
A hard case, measuring 8.5 x 2.5 x 5.5 inches. Hard case = durability, and Superman = awesome. Other themes available. Also comes with a lock function, but we’re pretty sure the pencils and scissors won’t escape.
Five Star 4-Pocket Folders – Check It Out Here
Durable and water resistant, these folders keep school work safe. No word yet if it’s dog-proof.
Expo Dry Erase Markers – Check It Out Here
Always handy, whether it’s math facts for the little ones, or presentations for the older kids. Low odor.
TOPS 1 Subject Notebooks (6 pack) – Check It Out Here
Because contrary to popular belief, and despite technology, they do actually use paper and pencils!
Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils – Check It Out Here
Perfect for art class, these are soft, blend easily, and are highly pigmented.
Crayola Erasable Colored Pencils – Check It Out Here
Perfectionists rejoice, these colored pencils are erasable!
Plastic Ruler (12 inch/30 cm) – Check It Out Here
This transparent ruler showing inches and centimeters will have them math ready!
STAEDTLER Manual Pencil Sharpener – Check It Out Here
Small enough at just over 2 inches, it will fit nicely in their pencil box – while the screw on lid keeps shavings inside, and not all over the floor.
Mead Composition Book (Wide Ruled) – Check It Out Here
Well, if this doesn’t scream nostalgia. Also available in college ruled.
Post-It Super Sticky Notes – Check It Out Here
With 2x the sticking power, they can get organized – and stay organized!
Fiskars 6″ Big Kids Scissors – Check It Out Here
Cut it out. These get the job done.
Case-it 2-Inch Ring Zipper Binder – Check It Out Here
Get next-level organized with this 3 ring binder, an outside full mesh pocket, 2 inside pockets perfect for a calculator and other supplies, a shoulder strap, and zipper. Other colors available.
Noise Canceling Earbuds – Check It Out Here
Perfect for online tests and math reviews.
Pilot FriXion Ball Erasable Gel Pens – Check It Out Here
Erases easily and cleanly, making mistakes a thing of the past. Remember White Out?
Three Ring Pencil Pouch – Check It Out Here
Lightweight, but durable, these pouches can be stored in any three ring binder. Other colors available.
Samsung 32 GB Bar USB Flash Drive – Check It Out Here
Whether it’s a project for class, or the music for their play audition – this will store it. Water proof, shock proof, magnet proof, temp proof, and X-ray proof, it also has a key ring that helps prevent loss. No promises there though.
Five Star Loose-Leaf Graph Paper – Check It Out Here
Resists tearing and ink bleed with reinforced, three-hole punched paper.
Texas Instruments Ti-84 plus Graphing Calculator – Check It Out Here
They’re ready for you algebra and calculus! (You may not be though)
Adjustable Locker Shelf – Check It Out Here
Adjustable height and width buys them a little more real estate in lockerville.
PackIt Freezable Lunch Bag – Check It Out Here
Freeze the lunch bag the night before (12 hours), then pack it up. Lunches stay cool and fresh (the freezable gel is built into the bag). Other patterns available, so they can go for low-key solids, or high-key prints.
L.L.Bean Turbo Transit Backpack – Check It Out Here
Made of weatherproof nylon, this bag features padded, adjustable, ergonomically curved straps, a laptop sleeve, and a side pocket for their water bottle.