It’s the beginning of August which means school is just a couple weeks away. Now is the perfect time to take your kids school supply shopping for the upcoming school year.

School shopping can definitely be stressful. With all the lists for specific classes, or specific things necessary, you’re likely to forget some of the most important things. To help you out we put a list together of the necessities to make your shopping trip easier. These things are necessary for all ages, elementary to college.

  • Paper – for kids in kindergarten through second grade, special paper for learning to write is usually provided or sold at school. Older kids usually need regular ruled loose-leaf notebook paper.
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Scissors – younger kids need round-tip
  • Glue and/or glue sticks
  • Pencils
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Eraser(s)
  • Crayons and/or colored pencils
  • Pens/highlighters
  • Scotch tape
  • Ruler
  • Stapler
  • Folders
  • Binder

Now these are just general items. Some teachers may require specific things for their class, but at least you can be prepared with these items. Don’t forget to grab a stylin’ back pack to carry all of this in!