Back to school is a very exciting time filled with new adventures, new friends and a fresh start.
But it’s also a stressful time as you rush to get everything your student needs so they’re ready for the new school year. Which brings me to my next observation – it’s expensive!
So, I’ve put together a list to help you get ready. We’ve found the products you’ll likely need and searched on Amazon to find great quality products at great prices.
I hope this clears a few things off your “to do” list. You might get your back to school shopping done and not even have to leave the house!
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Here are links to common items your child needs to succeed in school. Be sure to get the list of required materials from your child’s school and start with that.
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Elementary Back to School Pens, Pencils, Supplies Bundle (Elementary Bundle) ($39.95, Amazon.com)
School Supply Bundle for Middle, High School, College – Binder, Mechanical Pencils, Sharpie Highlighters, Markers, Folders, Post It, Composition Books, Paper, Sheet Protectors, Index Cards, Wite Out ($39.95, Amazon.com)
ADVANTUS Super Stacker Pencil Box ($2.48, Amazon.com)
Charles Leonard Inc. Pencil Pouch, with Zipper, Assorted Colors ($1.50, Amazon.com)
Countryside Flower Floral Pencil Pen Case Cosmetic Makeup Bag – Set of 3 ($2.43, Amazon.com)
Set of 4, Large Capacity Cute Kittens Canvas Cosmetic and Pencil Case ($8.28, Amazon.com)
Pencils, Erasers and Sharpeners
Dixon Oriole 2 Soft Pencils, Pre-Sharpened, Wood-Cased, Black Core, Box of 12 ($2.00, Amazon.com)
Paper Mate Clear Tip 0.7mm Mechanical Pencil Starter Set ($4.99, Amazon.com)
Paper Mate Pink Pearl Premium Erasers, 3 Pack, Large ($2.04, Amazon.com)
Prismacolor Scholar Pencil Sharpener ($1.59, Amazon.com)
Highlighters and Pens
Sharpie Accent Tank-Style Highlighters, 6 Colored Highlighters ($3.78, Amazon.com)
BIC 4-Color Ball Pen, Medium Point (1.0mm), Assorted Ink, 3-Count ($4.98, Amazon.com)
BIC Round Stic Xtra Life Ball Pen, Medium Point (1.0 mm), Black, 12-Count ($1.79, Amazon.com)
Crayola Classic Color Pack Crayons, Wax, 96 Colors per Box ($8.77, Amazon.com)
Crayola Washable Crayons, Large, 8 Colors ($4.68, Amazon.com)
Drawing and Sketching Pencil Set In Zippered Carrying Case ($7.22, Amazon.com)
Elmer’s Washable All-Purpose School Glue Stick, 0.24 oz, Pack of 4 ($2.10, Amazon.com)
Elmer’s Washable No-Run School Glue, 4 oz (97¢, Amazon.com)
Westcott Hole Punched Wood Ruler English and Metric With Metal Edge, 12 Inches ($1.29, Amazon.com)
Westcott Right or Left Handed Kids Scissors, 5-Inch. Blunt, Assorted Colors ($1.99, Amazon.com)
Scotch Precision Scissor, 8-Inches ($4.55, Amazon.com)
Paper, Dividers and Folders
Mead Filler Paper, Loose Leaf Paper, Wide Ruled, 200 Sheets ($2.78, Amazon.com)
Mead Filler Paper, Loose Leaf Paper, College Ruled, 200 Sheets/Pack ($3.88, Amazon.com)
Avery Translucent Two Pocket Folder, Blue, 1 Folder ($1.99, Amazon.com)
Oxford Twin Pocket Folders, Letter Size, Assorted Colors, 25 per Box ($6.94, Amazon.com)
6 Mead Spiral 1-Subject Wide-Ruled Notebooks, Assorted Colors ($8.99, Amazon.com)
Bazic 4/5 Reversible Graph Paper, 8″ 1/2 X 11″, 80 Sheets (Assorted Colors) ($5.49, Amazon.com)
Mead Index Cards, Ruled, 3 x 5 Inch, White, 100 Per Pack ($2.63, Amazon.com)
Mead 3 x 5-Inch Index Cards, Ruled, 100 Count, White – Pack Of 6 ($8.52, Amazon.com)
Index Dividers,12-Tab, 8-1/2″x11″, ($4.01, Amazon.com)
Cute Panda Mini Desktop Stapler with Staples ($5.99, Amazon.com)
Master Lock 1500T Combination-Alike Locks, 2-Pack ($3.39, Amazon.com)
Hynes Eagle Sweetheart Pattern Kids’ Backpack (Purple) ($17.99, Amazon.com)
Divo Bob here. Most of my friends ask me to help them when they’re looking for a new computer, I have a knack for finding what they need at a price they can afford.
Here’s what I recommend for a student computer. It’s an affordable, good basic computer.
Customers give it good ratings and it’s a good value for the money. Perfect for schoolwork!
Lenovo Ideapad 100 14-Inch Laptop (Pentium, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB, Windows 10) ($349.99, Amazon.com)
AmazonBasics Explorer Laptop Backpack – Fits Up To 15-Inch Laptops ($25.99, Amazon.com)
Amazon Gift Cards – If you have a student you’d like to help with some supplies but don’t know what they need – may I suggest a gift card?
Everyone loves a gift card!