Smiling boy and girl in classroom holding pencils

With grade 2, kids already have a full year of school under their belt, making back to school shopping easier. For the other little ones, here’s a master supply list for your other kids, too!

Primary level grade 2 students under Newfoundland and Labrador’s Education and Early Childhood Development program experience learning around more practical, hands-on skills, along with foundational language skills. At this stage, they are “beginning to learn independently,” according to the provincial body.

Writing Supplies

Box of crayons

#2 pencils

Coloured pencils

Pencil boxes


Pencil sharpeners

Arts and Crafts

Washable markers

Glue sticks

Scissors (metal blade)

Quick Look

Taking Neat Notes

Wide spiral notebooks

Report covers (with prongs)

Pocket folders


Backpacks and Essentials

Backpacks (tip: tag your child’s name inside)

Box of tissues

Indoor running shoes

Quick Look

Kids are practically seasoned pros by the time they head back to school for grade 2. Help them feel like the little rockstars they are with this handy school supplies checklist. And for other grades, make sure to keep a copy of the master checklist close at hand.

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