Back to School Shopping Checklist

Does your child have everything he or she needs to go back to school? Not sure what you need to buy? We’ve listed some basics here to help you get organized. Be sure to check with your child’s teacher or school for additional must-have items.

Preschool (Infants & Toddlers) Preschool & Kindergarten Grades 1-3 Grades 4-6 Middle School
Supplies Supplies Supplies Supplies Supplies
  • Sleep sack
  • Receiving Blankets
  • Crib sheets
  • Diapers
  • Wipes
  • Ointments
  • Backpack
  • Lunch bag or box
  • Freezer packs for lunch box
  • Packaged hand wipes
  • Plastic box for crafts
  • Plastic box for art supplies
  • 1 box crayons
  • 1 pack washable markers
  • 1 bottle of glue
  • 2 glue sticks
  • Blunt-ended scissors
  • Art smock
  • 1 box of tissues
  • 1 container disinfecting wipes for surfaces
  • Backpack
  • Lunch bag or box
  • Freezer packs for lunch box
  • Packaged hand wipes
  • Plastic box for crafts
  • Plastic box for art supplies
  • 1 box of crayons
  • 1 pack washable markers
  • Watercolor paints
  • Construction paper
  • 1 bottle of glue
  • 2 glue sticks
  • Blunt-ended scissors
  • Art smock
  • Small box #2 pencils
  • Small pencil sharpener
  • large pink eraser
  • small umbrella
  • lined (looseleaf) paper
  • 2-3 notebooks
  • box of pens
  • 1 roll of clear tape
  • 1 ruler
  • 1 box of tissues
  • 1 small bottle of hand sanitizer
  • 1 container disinfecting wipes for surfaces
  • Backpack
  • Lunch bag or box
  • Freezer packs for lunch box
  • Packaged hand wipes
  • Plastic box for crafts
  • Plastic box for art supplies
  • 1 box of crayons
  • 1 pack of markers
  • 1 bottle of glue
  • 2 glue sticks
  • Small scissors
  • Small box #2 pencils
  • Small pencil sharpener
  • large pink eraser
  • small umbrella
  • lined (looseleaf) paper
  • 2-3 notebooks
  • Box of pens
  • 2-3 binders with dividers
  • 1 roll of clear tape
  • 1 calculator
  • 1 ruler
  • 2 highlighters
  • Stapler
  • 1 box of tissues
  • 1 small bottle of hand sanitizer
  • 1 container disinfecting wipes for surfaces
  • Backpack
  • Lunch bag or box
  • Freezer packs for lunch box
  • Packaged hand wipes
  • Small box #2 pencils
  • Small pencil sharpener
  • large pink eraser
  • small umbrella
  • lined (looseleaf) paper
  • 2-3 notebooks
  • Box of pens
  • 1 3-ring binder per subject
  • 1 roll of clear tape
  • 1 calculator
  • 1 ruler
  • Calendar
  • 2 highlighters
  • Stapler
  • scissors
  • 2-3 Folders
  • Pack of index cards
  • 1 box of tissues
  • Combination lock for locker
  • 1 small bottle of hand sanitizer
  • 1 container disinfecting wipes for surfaces
  • Memory stick/flash drive
Clothing Clothing Clothing Clothing Clothing
  • Closed-toe shoes –
    2 pairs
  • Socks –
    5 pairs
  • Underwear – 5+
  • 1 lightweight jacket
  • 1 rain jacket
  • Sweaters –
    2-3
  • Pants – 2-3
  • Long-sleeve shirt – 3-4
  • T-shirt or short-sleeve shirt – 5+
  • Leggings/track pants – 2-3
  • Skirt/dress – 2-3
  • Tights – 2-3
  • Onesies – 3-4
  • Closed-toe shoes – 2 pairs
  • Gym shoes
  • Socks – 5 pairs
  • Underwear – 5+
  • 1 lightweight jacket
  • 1 rain jacket
  • Sweaters/
    Sweatshirts - 2-3
  • Pants – 2-3
  • Jeans – 2-3
  • Long-sleeve
    shirt – 3
  • Leggings/track pants – 2-3
  • Skirt/dress – 2-3
  • Tights – 2-3
  • Closed-toe shoes – 2 pairs
  • Gym shoes with non-marking soles
  • Socks – 5 pairs
  • Underwear – 5+
  • 1 lightweight jacket
  • 1 rain jacket
  • Sweaters / Sweatshirts – 2-3
  • Pants – 2-3
  • Jeans – 2-3
  • Long-sleeve shirt – 3
  • Leggings/track pants – 2-3
  • Skirt/dress – 2-3
  • Tights – 2-3
  • Closed-toe shoes – 2 pairs
  • Gym shoes with non-marking soles
  • Socks – 5 pairs
  • Underwear – 5+
  • 1 lightweight jacket
  • 1 rain jacket
  • Sweaters / Sweatshirts – 2-3
  • Pants – 2-3
  • Jeans – 2-3
  • Long-sleeve shirt – 3
  • Leggings/track pants – 2-3
  • Skirt/dress – 2-3
  • Tights – 2-3
  • Closed-toe shoes – 2 pairs
  • Gym shoes with non-marking soles
  • Socks – 5 pairs
  • Underwear – 5+
  • 1 lightweight jacket
  • 1 rain jacket
  • Sweaters / Sweatshirts – 2-3
  • Pants – 2-3
  • Jeans – 2-3
  • Long-sleeve shirt – 3
  • Leggings/track pants – 2-3
  • Skirt/dress – 2-3
  • Tights – 2-3