Shopping For Back-to-School Supplies? This Is The Only List You’ll Need

Back-to-School Checklist

Going back to school is an exciting experience for everybody. And that is true for students of all ages. Whether you’re going back to elementary school, middle school, high school, or college, one thing is certain — you’ll want to make sure that you have the right school supplies to help your productivity in classes. If you aren’t sure where to get started, these lists of school supplies by different stages of education are going to provide you some inspiration. Don’t leave just yet if you have already made a list of your own, you can cross check your list with our lists below to see if you’re missing anything. You’ll also find helpful links to some recommended (and cute) school supplies. Let’s get started.

Back-to-school supplies checklist

Elementary School Supplies List

  1. Eraser
  2. Folders
  3. 4 oz. Glue
  4. Composition Notebook
  5. Gluestick
  6. 3 Ring Binder
  7. Colored Pencils
  8. Notebook
  9. Highlighters
  10. Pencil Pouch
  11. Lunchbag
  12. Cute backpack(s)!
  13. Crayons
  14. Hand Sanitizer
  15. Pencil Sharpener
  16. Point Tip Scissors
  17. 12-inch Ruler
  18. Watercolor Paint
  19. Tissues
  20. Index Cards
  21. Pens
  22. #2 Pencils
  23. Markers
  24. Book Covers

Looking for something cute? Check out these cute elementary school supplies for kids.

Middle School Back-to-School Supplies List

  1. No. 2 pencils
  2. Water bottle
  3. Backpack (check out these cute backpacks for middle schoolers)
  4. Notebooks
  5. Drawing paper
  6. Loose-leaf notebook paper
  7. Protractor
  8. Binder dividers
  9. Pencil case
  10. Highlighters
  11. Folders for the binders
  12. Water-based markers
  13. Calculator
  14. Calendar
  15. Highlighters
  16. Craft materials
  17. Colored pencils
  18. Small notebook
  19. Pocket folders
  20. Construction paper
  21. Scissors
  22. Mechanical pencils
  23. Stapler
  24. Study aids
  25. A three-hole punch
  26. Ruler
  27. Watercolor paints
  28. Index card
  29. Scotch tape
  30. Glue sticks
  31. Pencil sharpener
  32. Ballpoint pens
  33. Three-ring binders

Read next: 20 Awesome Back-to-School Gifts for Girls

High School Back-to-School Supplies

  1. Colored pencils
  2. Folders
  3. Pencil sharpener
  4. Scissors
  5. Ballpoint pens
  6. Three-hole punch
  7. Backpack
  8. Scotch tape
  9. Highlighters
  10. No. 2 pencils
  11. Study aids
  12. Index cards
  13. Ruler
  14. Mechanical pencils
  15. Craft materials
  16. Three-ring binders
  17. Water-based markers
  18. Composition notebooks
  19. Calculator
  20. Glue sticks
  21. Construction paper
  22. Planner
  23. Drawing paper
  24. Water bottle
  25. Flashdrive
  26. Stapler
  27. Loose-leaf notebook paper
  28. Pencil case

Also check out these lovely school supplies for high school girls.

College Supplies Checklist

Going off to college for the first time? Maybe the semester break is about the end and you’re heading back to college? Or perhaps you’re an adult who has taken a multi-year sabbatical and you’re ready to complete your degree. In any case, you’ll probably need some, if not all, of these college supplies items below.

  1. Pencils
  2. Ballpoint pens
  3. Single-subject college-ruled notebooks
  4. Loose-leaf notebook papers
  5. Flashdrive
  6. A decent laptop computer
  7. Planner
  8. Stapler
  9. Staples for Stapler
  10. Three-hole punch
  11. School bag – messenger bag or backpack
  12. Eraser
  13. Ruler
  14. Calculator
  15. Scissors
  16. Index cards
  17. Sticky notes
  18. Highlighters
  19. Bookmarks
  20. Cutter

Related: Girl’s College Dorm Room Essentials

And that was the last back-to-school checklist / packing list we have in here. What do you think of these lists? Did you think they were helpful? Did we miss anything? If you’re looking for specific school supply products to buy online, be sure to check out all the links in this article. Many of these links go to useful school supply shopping guides with cool (and cute!) product recommendation complete with images. Even if you aren’t actively shopping for Back to School, I’m sure you’ll still find these guides immensely entertaining.

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