1. Backpack: A sturdy backpack with multiple compartments to carry books, notebooks, and other school supplies. Look for padded straps for comfort.

  2. Lunchbox: An insulated lunchbox to keep food fresh and at the right temperature. It should be easy to open and close for kids.

  3. Water Bottle: A leak-proof water bottle to keep kids hydrated throughout the day. Opt for BPA-free materials and a size that fits in their backpack.

  4. Notebooks: Spiral-bound or sewn notebooks for taking notes in different subjects. Consider wide-ruled or college-ruled based on their grade level.

  5. Pencils and Erasers: No. 2 pencils are common and erasers for correcting mistakes. Mechanical pencils can be convenient too.

  6. Pens: Blue or black ink pens for older kids who prefer writing in pen rather than pencil.

  7. Crayons/Colored Pencils/Markers: Depending on their grade, these are essential for art projects and adding color to assignments.

  8. Highlighters: Useful for marking important information in textbooks or notes.

  9. Ruler: A ruler for drawing straight lines and measuring.

  10. Scissors: Blunt-tip or pointed-tip safety scissors for arts, crafts, and cutting paper.

  11. Glue or Glue Stick: For attaching papers and doing crafts. Glue sticks are less messy and convenient.

  12. Calculator: A basic calculator for older kids who are learning math at a more advanced level.

  13. USB Drive: Handy for saving and transferring digital assignments or projects.

  14. Tissues/Wet Wipes: To maintain hygiene and cleanliness.

  15. Hand Sanitizer: A travel-sized hand sanitizer to help keep hands clean.

  16. Facemasks: If required, a few clean masks to wear during the school day.

  17. Agenda/Planner: For older kids, a planner to help them organize assignments, projects, and due dates.

  18. Headphones/Earbuds: Useful for listening to audio lessons or watching educational videos without disturbing others.

  19. Gym Clothes: If the school has physical education classes, a change of comfortable clothing and sneakers are needed.

  20. Uniform/Clothing: Depending on the school's dress code, the appropriate uniform or dress attire.

  21. Jacket/Sweater: A light jacket or sweater for colder days or classrooms.

  22. Comb/Hairbrush: For maintaining a neat appearance.

  23. Personal Items: If needed, items like feminine hygiene products for older girls.

  24. Medication: If the child requires medication, ensure it's properly labeled and stored as per school guidelines.

  25. Library Card: For older kids, a library card to encourage reading and borrowing books.