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School Supplies for First Graders

What does your first grader really need to kick off the school year? Here's a list of what to get.

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

   #2 pencils

   Composition notebook




   Jumbo pencil

   Pocket folders

   Ream of printer paper

   Safety scissors

   School supply box


   Washable markers

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