Table of contents:
- Products for all ages
- Accessories for younger students
- Goods for high school students
- Ways to save money on purchases
2023 Author: Malcolm Clapton | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-22 06:26
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Products for all ages
Universal lots that absolutely everyone needs.
1. Covers for notebooks and textbooks
Covers help keep notebooks and textbooks clean throughout the school year. Agree, it is better to wrap the books once than to find instead of them a pile of waste paper stained with greasy traces by May. In addition, well-preserved educational literature can be sold to schoolchildren one year younger.
If the school has not yet switched to electronic diaries, then it is necessary to take it. Record keeping disciplines and helps keep the information you need in one place. For high school students, you can buy a notebook or diary: important notes will also be at hand, but without a touch of childhood.
3. Sets of rulers
It is better if it is a good set with a protractor and squares, which will come in handy from the first days of study. And don't forget the rulers of different lengths. The smaller ones fit easily into a pencil case, while the larger ones are suitable for labor lessons.
4. Sets of pens
The simplest ball models with blue paste are suitable for younger students. It is more convenient to learn to write this way: the text looks neater, the letters do not spread along the lines. But buttons and latches do not distract either the child or his neighbors. High school students can buy whatever they want: their handwriting will definitely not suffer. And colored pens are useful for highlighting important material in your notes.
5. Simple pencils
Take a large set at once so that it will last for the whole year. For drawing and sketching lessons, sets of pencils of different hardness are useful.
6. Pencil case
The pencil case will help to put things in order in the backpack and save its contents if the pen suddenly leaks. High school students can also hide cribs in them: it's not entirely fair, but which of us didn't cheat at school?
7. Eraser and sharpener
A small but useful set will not take up much space in the pencil case - you can throw it inside and not remember until the right moment. But be prepared for a huge variety of erasers of all shapes and sizes in stores - it will be very difficult to decide!
8. Bookmarks for books
You can use a cardboard bookmark not only for its intended purpose. For example, on its reverse side it is very convenient to write down hints with formulas or rules that will always be at hand. Or take notes as you read, so as not to sculpt stickers on the pages of textbooks.
Well, if your child is a supporter of everything unusual, please him with paper clips that glow in the dark or silicone models.
9. Drawing set
The most convenient are the sets, which include rulers, an eraser, a pencil, a compass and spare rods for it. So the student will definitely not forget anything at home. Despite the pile of items, they are compact and take up little space in your bag or desk.
10. Book holder
It will come in handy for students of all grades to free up space on the table and fix the book in the most comfortable position, without constantly holding the necessary pages with your hands.
11. Desktop lamp
When choosing, pay attention to the possibility of changing the angle of inclination and adjusting the brightness of the lighting. This will help to fine-tune the device for the most comfortable work of the student. It is good if, in addition to the basic functions, the device is equipped with a clock, a pen stand or a built-in charger. The more useful the better.
Solid color, with a bright print or an unusual shape - choose whichever you like. Just look that the back keeps its shape well, the straps are adjustable and in general the backpack is not bigger than a child. Otherwise, problems with posture cannot be avoided.
13. Bag for the second shoe
The main criteria when choosing such a bag are spaciousness, protection from splashes and water, and strong handles. Because to ride it down the hill in winter is a sacred thing. Well, fights in locker rooms, too, for some reason, most often take place using this particular object.
14. School uniform
Some schools have specific requirements for uniforms: only blue, only plaid skirts and only jackets, no vests. Most likely, in this case, the school itself provides a list of shops and factories where you can buy everything you need. But if there are no clear rules, then just strict clothes without bright drawings will do.
15. Sports uniform
Take two suits at once: one with pants and a sweatshirt for outdoor activities, and the second, lighter, for indoor activities.
16. Second shoe
For the child to be comfortable throughout the school day, the shoes should fit snugly on the foot, but not pinch the toes. Models with Velcro or without fasteners are suitable for elementary school students. But older guys already follow the fashion, so there is only one advice: buy a shift with a teenager so that it does not gather dust in the closet.
Accessories for younger students
Here are collected subjects for lessons in labor and art, which are mainly held in primary school and rarely in secondary. See below for a list of universal accessories.
1. Colored pencils
Choose from 12 or 24 colored pencil sets. If you take less, it will be difficult for the child to transfer all their ideas to paper. And large sets of 36 or 72 colors are just hard to carry in a backpack.
Don't take albums that are too thick, because they are also heavy. In addition, models with 20–40 pages will run out faster and the picture on the cover will not have time to bore the child.
Watercolor gives soft translucent shades, gouache - denser and more saturated. For school lessons, you will need both options. If the child is attending an art school, then acrylic paints will also come in handy. They do not wash out with water when the color is reapplied to the existing layer and do not flow.
4. A set of brushes
Brushes are available with natural or synthetic bristles. The first group includes squirrel brushes - soft and plastic, from the column - elastic, obedient, but more rigid. Synthetic bristles are similar to columns, but these brushes have a smoother cut and do not wear out as quickly. For school drawing lessons, these will definitely be enough.
5. Non-spill can
Thoroughly rinsing the brush before using a different color is half the battle in creating a beautiful drawing. Look for models that have brush recesses on the lids. This will make it easier to dry them.
6. Folder for lessons of labor and art
For creative lessons, you need to bring scissors, paints, cardboard, paper and many other things. And it's better to put it all in one folder, so as not to shake out the contents of the portfolio in search of the desired item.
7. Colored paper and cardboard
Another must-have for labor lessons. Craftsmanship from paper and cardboard develops fine motor skills, imagination, creativity, helps to better assimilate the colors, shapes and properties of different materials and objects.
Older children already know how to work with glue, so you can buy PVA for them. It holds together the details of crafts well, and thanks to the narrow neck it does not spill. For younger children, it will be more convenient to work with a glue stick: they certainly will not get dirty and will not fill the entire application.
Choose models with rounded ends and carrying pouches so your child does not accidentally injure themselves while working or while looking for scissors in their backpack. Rubberized rings will save you from calluses, and a small size - from discomfort.
A large set of plasticine will come in handy both in labor lessons and during home art lessons. When choosing, look at the softness: the faster the piece is kneaded, the easier it will be for the child to work with it independently.
11. Tools for working with plasticine
Cutters, stacks, shovels - all this will help the student to create beautiful and neat crafts faster and easier.
12. Notebooks in a cage and a narrow ruler
The narrow ruler makes it easier for children to form neat handwriting and correct slope of letters. Having learned how to write beautifully in such notebooks, the child will retain this skill even when switching to a wide range in middle school. Well, squared notebooks are universal and are needed for most objects and as drafts.
Goods for high school students
The older the child is, the more devices are required to study. We have collected the most necessary ones. And more notebooks with tips.
1. Notebooks with thematic materials
Typically, such notebooks are sold in sets for all items at once. It is very convenient, because this amount will last for a long time. The child does not have to get confused in the same covers, and tips can come in handy during the lessons.
Some teachers do not allow the use of calculators built into their smartphones - suddenly, instead of solving examples, the student will spend the whole lesson on Instagram. In this case, it is worth buying a separate device without unnecessary bells and whistles.
High school students need to study a lot: the USE will not pass itself. A laptop is ideal for this purpose: you can take it with you to tutors or classmates for joint preparation for exams. When choosing, pay attention to the battery capacity (so that the student does not have to constantly look for an outlet to recharge) and the screen diagonal. Reading materials is much more convenient on a large monitor.
With headphones, the child will be able to listen to additional educational material, call classmates to work together on a project, discuss the latest events in school life, or distract from homework and listen to music without disturbing the parents. In short, it is a very useful and simply necessary thing in the modern world.
If you don't have a printer yet, then it's time to get one. After all, it is much more convenient to print reports and abstracts at home than to look for a special place every time. In addition, many high school students sin by remembering a very important project the night before. And in this case, it is unlikely that without a printer, the work will be ready by the beginning of the school day. Do not forget about the stock of paper.
Ways to save money on purchases
- Buy in advance. There is still time to choose what you want, and not to miss the expensive pencil case, because it is the only one available. Also, in the middle of summer, prices for school supplies have not yet increased several times. The closer to September 1, the more expensive notebooks, pens and other accessories become. And of course, it's better to buy everything in advance and so that your product, for example from AliExpress, has time to arrive at the beginning of the school year.
- Keep an eye on sales. Many stores are fighting for customers and are holding promotions for parents of schoolchildren - so you can stock up on office supplies, textbooks and clothes with good discounts. For example, "Chitai-Gorod" lowers prices for educational literature by up to 30%, "Sportmaster" offers discounts on sports kits, and "Daughter-Sons" offers up to 90% discount on school uniforms for boys and girls.
- Buy online. Save not only money, but also time and hassle. Going to the site and choosing everything you need without haste and crush is much easier than running around shops in your city, burning gasoline in traffic jams and persuading a child to return that third cute pencil case to the shelf, which you don't want to part with. In addition, it is much more convenient to compare prices and make really profitable purchases on online platforms. You can also order home delivery and not carry everything on yourself.
- Conduct an audit and make a shopping list. So you will know for sure what is already there, and what actually needs to be bought, and you will not overpay for the available accessories. Well, if preparing for school is always stressful for you, then the list will help you not to forget something important in the hustle and bustle.