School Supplies for Second-Graders - FamilyEducation

School Supplies for Second-Graders

Find out what supplies your second-grader should take to school, and what she should leave at home.

Here's a list of what your second-grader will need to start their year off right.

Most classroom teachers will require these supplies, and some teachers may ask you to provide additional items, as well:

   #2 pencils

   Black and white composition book

   Colored pencils



   Glue (bottle)

   Glue stick

   Handwriting paper


   Pocket folders

   Ruler with centimeters and inches

   Safety scissors

   School supply box (plastic lasts longer)


   Wide-lined notebook paper

   "Ziploc" plastic bags