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Get Ready for Back-to-School

There’s a new season on the horizon: back to school season! Though the return to classrooms will look different this year, one thing hasn’t changed—your child needs the proper tools to tackle the new school year.

We know heading back into the school year this year may be more stressful than usual. There are still many uncertainties and things to do to prepare your child for a new year in the classroom (or learning from home). To help ease some of that stress, we’ve created a printable back-to-school checklist for students so you can make sure your child has everything they need to take on the new school year.

Prepare your child for the year ahead with these back-to-school essentials for at-home and in-class learning, and items to ensure they return to school safely.Your Back-to-School Shopping Checklist

Organizational Supplies

  • Lined paper notebooks
  • Binders
  • Loose-leaf lined paper
  • Binder dividers
  • Sticky notes
  • Agenda
  • Miniature stapler

Writing Supplies

  • Pencils
  • Pens (Blue, black, and red ink)
  • Erasers
  • Highlighters
  • Washable markers
  • Pencil crayons
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Liquid paper or correction tape

Health & Safety Items

  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hand sanitizer keychains
  • Multi-pack of reusable face masks
  • Travel size disinfecting wipes
  • Touchless door opener

On-The-Go Supplies

  • Backpack
  • Lunch bag
  • Pencil case
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Freezer packs
  • Combination lock

Home Workstation

  • Whiteboard
  • Whiteboard markers & eraser
  • Printer paper
  • Desk (computer or writing-style)
  • Desk chair
  • Pencil holder

Tech Gear

  • Laptop
  • Calculator
  • USB drive
  • Headphones
  • At-home printer
  • Phone charger
Back-to-school checklist. Click to download your copy.

Download your copy of the printable back-to-school checklist.

Extra Back-to-School Preparation Tips This Year

The back-to-school season this year will look different than any year before. COVID-19 protocols vary depending on where you live and your child’s grade, so be sure to check your school’s plan for students returning to class if and when they head back to the classroom.

By approaching back-to-school with a plan, you and your child will be in a position to tackle the new school year with confidence, whether your child is learning from the classroom, from home, or a combination of both.

Back-to-School Support for Parents and Children

While you’re completing your back to school shopping, consider how else to prepare your child for class.

If your child can benefit from some extra help to make this school year as successful as possible, consider one-on-one tutoring to support. Scholars Education offers tutoring programs with qualified and experienced tutors who are ready to guide students through all areas of the K-12 curriculum and achieve results that matter.

Looking for Back-to-School Support?

Explore Our School Support Program.

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Author

Dr. Danielle, PhD

Published

August 26, 2020