1st Grade School Supply List

  • Things your child will need to bring TO SCHOOL on the first day:
    • a BACKPACK - needs to be big enough to carry a 9" by 12" folder
    • a RED, PLASTIC, 9" by 12"- 2 POCKET FOLDER- needs to be visibly labeled with your child's first and last name on the front. -Please make sure that the folder is PLASTIC- this will be used as the homework folder all year so it needs to be STURDY. The paper folders don't last much more than a month! 
    • Please do NOT buy your child a 3-ring binder. It will not fit in his/her desk with all of the other books and supplies. 

    Things your child will need AT HOME: 
    (PLEASE KEEP THESE SUPPLIES AT HOME- We will provide many of the same supplies for the students AT SCHOOL) 
    • pencils 
    • erasers 
    • + and - flash cards 
    • crayons 
    • glue stick 
    • old magazines that can be cut up 
    • ruler 
    • children's scissors 
    • children's dictionary- this will be useful throughout the years at Don Benito 

    Things that are needed by our classroom throughout the year: 
    (We go through all of the following items quickly and are always grateful for these donations)
    • copy/Xerox paper 
    • Clorox/disinfectant wipes 
    • Ziplock bags- Gallon and Quart size 
    • paper towels 
    • hand sanitizer 
    • glue sticks 
    • baby wipes 
    • tissue/Kleenex 
    • dry erase markers 

    Life skills to practice with your child over the summer: 
    • Tying his or her shoes independently 
    • Zipping zippers, fastening belts, buttoning buttons- dressing and undressing independently 
    • Toileting skills- he or she needs to be able to go to the bathroom independently 
    • Blowing his or her nose independently