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10 Back to School Items That Might Not Be On Your List

by Administrator | August 15, 2018 | Early Education & Literacy

These 10 useful “Back to School” items probably aren’t on your classroom’s school supply list!

  1. Flash drive for saving important assignments, school documents and more.
  2. Printer ink and printer paper so you don’t have to worry about being out of ink the night before your kid’s book report is due.
  3. Water bottle (if your school permits it) so your child doesn’t have to keep getting up and down throughout the day to get water.
  4. Headphones for any computer class they have, or so they can listen to music while they study or do homework.
  5. Compact umbrella for rainy days.
  6. Routine chart to make sure everyone stays on track during busy mornings (you can find a lot of free ones online!).
  7. Lots and lots of plastic sandwich/snack bags so you can quickly throw your little ones’ lunches together in the morning.
  8. Binder for neatly storing your kiddos’ school projects so you can show them the progress they make throughout the year.
  9. Loose leaf paper for practicing spelling over and over and over and over again.
  10. Mini hand sanitizer since that bottle in the classroom will run out at some point.

Sources: https://www.yellowpages.ca/tips/6-items-that-arent-on-the-school-supply-list/; https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/columnist/2017/08/22/back-school-list-nobody-tells-you/584216001/; https://www.weareteachers.com/15-unexpected-but-totally-genius-items-to-add-to-your-school-supply-list/; https://www.surfandsunshine.com/unique-back-to-school-supplies/; http://www.littlelakecounty.com/back-to-school-supplies-you-didnt-know-you-needed/; https://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/816349/5-school-supplies-you-didn-t-think-you-needed-1