School Supplies Checklist for Teachers

Teachers must be organized, and they are usually planning for the next year before the current school year has ended. Right, teachers? If you are a teacher, you probably already started your school supplies checklist for the new school year. You may have even started to make purchases. We all know that many items in a classroom are stocked from your own pocket. This is when parents can help by supplying extra items on the student school supplies checklist or by asking the teacher if there is anything that you can buy for the school year to help. carries many, if not all, the items on this generic school supplies checklist for teachers:

Classroom décor

Office chair pad

Office footrest

Office chair back support

Calendar or Planner to keep track of assignments (this may be digital as well)



Pencil sharpener


Pens (all different colors come in handy for correcting)

White out

Index cards

Stapler and staples

Staple remover

3-Hole Punch

Paper clips



Whiteboard markers

Bulletin board



Sticky notes

Desk pencil and pen organizer

Baskets for corrected/needs to be corrected

File folders

Filing cabinet

Three-ring binders (some lists will specify the size)

Subject dividers

Paper and/or loose-leaf

Report folders


Page protectors

USB drive or Flash

Inspirational quotes to post in your classroom It takes a lot to set up a classroom. Getting school supplies ready in advance will assist you in being organized and ready for the new school year. Take a deep breath and keep being amazing, teachers!

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