14 must-have supplies for back to school 2020
Back to school shopping will look a lot different in 2020. But whether your child is doing in-person classes, remote learning, or a hybrid of the two, there are still many supplies you will need.
Here are 14 must-have supplies for the 2020-21 academic year:
Even if your child is learning from home, you can’t go anywhere without one during the COVID-19 pandemic. You can buy cloth face coverings everywhere nowadays. Search Amazon, Etsy, Staples and Target to find a variety of face coverings. You can also ask if anyone in your community makes them.
3. WEEKLY FRIDGE CALENDAR
Although many after-school programs and sports will be canceled for the fall semester, a weekly calendar is still a must. Many parents are working from home and need to make sure everyone is on the same page. With this dry erase magnetic calendar on Amazon
your schedule will be hard to miss. Markers and eraser are included
10. WATER BOTTLE
Let the kids hydrate in style with a water bottle that isn’t bigger than their heads. The CamelBak Eddy Kids Bottle
is spill resistant with all sorts of cool prints and a flip-up straw. It’s also easy to use, so it will limit the need of a teacher helping them drink.
Can your elementary school-aged kid open these 5 items? Click here to see what to pack, and NOT to pack for their lunch. 11. BENTO BOX
In Japanese culture, bento boxes are lunches that are carefully put together to create a complete meal. But the portioned compartments make them practical for anyone, especially kids! These are BPA free, dishwasher and microwave safe. 12. APPAREL AND UNIFORMS
School may look different this year, but if your kid is attending in-person classes one thing that will not change is the need for new clothes and school uniforms.
If you don’t want to leave the house, Amazon’s Prime Wardrobe
lets you try the clothing before you buy. See New 12’s tips on buying school uniforms and where to find deals here. 13. LEARNING FROM HOME
Trying to figure out what you’ll need for your child to learn from home? Target
has a special page with everything you may need! Including white boards, desks, desk organizers, Wi-Fi and networking systems, and other electronics. Check out the list here.