The Best Homeschool Supplies – Checklist

Homeschool Supplies Checklist
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We have been homeschooling for over three years, and I have included our homeschool supplies checklist of what we purchased before we started. Everything included is exactly what we have in our homeschooling room.

Although this is a fairly long list, we had a number of these items in the house before we started to homeschool.

Not all of these items are crucial to getting before you start, you can just get them as and when you need them. We waited a while before getting the guillotine and laminator, however, I probably use these the most.

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Homeschool Supplies Checklist

essential homeschool supplies for when you just start to homeschool.

Basic Homeschool Supplies:

  • Paper – lined, plain and graph paper are all needed.
  • Pencils – colouring and writing
  • Pens – lots of different colours for reworking and marking
  • Glue – Prit stick, sellotape and blue tac.
  • Paint & Brushes
  • Scissors
  • Hole Punch
  • Ruler
  • Stapler – both small and staple gun (and staples!)
Homeschool supplies checklist
  • Laminator with pouches
  • Pencil Sharpener ( I highly recommend getting an electric one!!!)
  • White Board Pens and Eraser
  • Calculator
  • Sharpies
  • Post it Notes
  • Guillotine
  • Food dye ( we use this for lots of experiments)
  • Sticks
  • Dictionary (we really like this dictionary bookmark for reading)
  • Thesaurus (for a list of the best educational books we use check this out)
  • Cork Tiles (we have added these to the wall of our homeschool room to display topic work)
  • Highlighter Pens
  • Ballpoint Pens
  • Exercise Books
  • Storage Boxes
  • Maths Set

Larger Homeschool Supplies:

  • Globe
  • Microscope
  • Science Equipment – check out our favorite kids science kits
  • Games for Homeschool
  • Osmo Coding Set – this is excellent for teaching kids to code and program, to read our review of this please check it out here.
  • Printer (and ink) I don’t want to recommend a printer as although I am happy with the Epson I am not sure with the amount we spend on ink it is the best option.

These larger items (apart from the printer, which we use every day) are not essential and you can get them along your homeschool journey. Or they would make lovely birthday / Christmas presents for your children.

Homeschool Blog Posts to Help

What are your favorite supplies for homeschooling? Let me know in the comments below.

Last Updated on 8 November 2021 by homeschoolof1

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