If your school district is one that is offering in-person learning in the fall, you might be wondering what supplies will be needed to keep your child safe while they are learning. The standard pencils, notebooks, and folders will still be necessary, but there are a few additional items you may not have thought of that can help your child stay healthy and be successful this school year. Here are some of the best school supplies to get your child for in-person learning.
In-Person Learning Supply List
1. Andees Reusable Face Mask with Clear Window, 4 Pieces
While a cloth face covering a must-have for any child returning to school in order to comply with the CDC’s reopening guidelines, not all children will learn well with their mouths covered. Clear face masks solve that problem, because the opening over the mouth is see-through. These Andees Reusable Face Masks with Clear Windows can be hand washed so they are reusable. They also feature adjustable ear straps for a perfect fit.
2. TREPP Hand Sanitizer Dispensing Wristband for Kids, 5 Pieces
Although hand washing is recommended whenever possible, hand sanitizer is a good alternative to disinfecting hands. Since kids might not remember to carry a bottle of hand sanitizer with them at school, this TREPP Hand Sanitizer Dispensing Wristband for Kids is a fun and smart way to keep their hands clean. Each wristband is made from comfortable silicone and features a silly face on the front. Bottles of hand sanitizer are included, and dispensing the hand sanitizer can be done with just a quick squeeze.
3. Crayola Kids Reusable Cloth Face Mask, 5 Pack
Most kids are going to be required to wear a face covering for at least part of the school day, and having more than one on hand is a good idea in case the mask they’re wearing gets dirty. These Crayola Kids Reusable Cloth Face Masks come in a pack of 5 and include a mesh laundry bag for easy cleaning. They have adjustable ear straps and come in fun, vibrant colors that kids will love.
Kids will need a safe place to store their face covering when not in use, and this Pokeyula Portable Face Mask Storage Case is the ideal solution. Each case is made from non-toxic materials that can be boiled after each use to disinfect and sanitize. A zipper makes it easy to seal the case when not in use and each case features a silly saying on the front to brighten your child’s day.
5. Kleenex Pocket Tissues, 8 Pack
When the sniffles inevitably strike this flu season, you’ll want your child to keep their noses clean while they’re at school. Individual packs of tissue can be slipped into backpacks or pockets so they’re always there when the need arises. Kleenex Pocket Tissues are 2-ply made from extra-soft material so they’re strong yet gentle.
You’ll want your kids to avoid drinking from the water fountain since it can be a breeding ground for germs and bacteria. Sending them to school with a reusable water bottle, like this Contigo Autospout Straw Flip Kids Water Bottle, will keep them hydrated and away from the water fountain. It also features a covered straw that releases with the click of a button, so your child’s hands will never come in contact with the straw, potentially avoiding any contamination.
7. Itzy Ritzy Reusable Mini Snack Bags, 2 Pack
If you send your child to school with a snack or lunch, you’ll want to make sure to clean any food storage containers or bags once they get home. These Itzy Ritzy Reusable Mini Snack Bags are perfect for storing snacks like crackers, grapes, and other delicious treats. They are machine washable and reusable, so they are good for the environment and your wallet. They’re also free of harmful BPA and other chemicals, so you can rest assured your child’s food is as healthy and safe as possible.
8. Rexspt Mask Strap Extender for Kids, 6 Pieces
Wearing a mask all day can be uncomfortable for everyone, but it can be particularly bothersome for children who aren’t accustomed to wearing something around their face and ears. This Rexspt Mask Strap Extender for Kids hooks both of the mask’s ear straps and sits at the back of the head, so the straps don’t sit on the ears where they can cause irritation. They are made from soft silicone which is easy-to-clean and features several cute designs that kids will love.
A backpack is a necessity for carrying supplies to and from school. Even if your child isn’t able to keep the backpack with them while they’re in school, it will still accumulate germs during the day. These LONECONE Backpacks for Boys & Girls are machine washable for added convenience. They also come in several great styles and fit all of the items your child needs while they’re at school.
You’ll still want to disinfect items that can’t be washed with soap and water. For things like cell phones, writing utensils, glasses, and more, this 59S UV Light Sanitizer Bag does the trick. It uses UV light to eliminate up to 99.9% of germs and bacteria on surfaces. It’s also easy-to-use and simply requires the click of a button to get started.
Keeping your child safe and healthy is more important than ever this school year. These products will help you achieve that and allow your children to focus less on germs and bacteria and more on learning.