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2nd Grade Supplies and Expectations

Second Grade

Supply List


Please label the following items with your child’s name

1 small supply box

2 boxes of 24 crayons

1 box of washable markers

1 pair blunt nose scissors

8 marble composition notebooks

2 two-pocket folders

2 plastic two-pocket folders with 3 prong fasteners

1 pair of ear phones (no ear buds) (can be found at the Dollar Store)


These items should not be labeled

10 large .77oz. glue sticks

24 sharpened plain pencils

24 unsharpened plain pencils

1 package of cap erasers

1 bottle of hand sanitizer

1 container of baby wipes

3 boxes of tissues

1 package of 4 low odor black dry erase markers

Boys- 3 packs of post-it notes

Boys- snack/sandwich size baggies

Girls- 1 box of plain bandages

Girls-1 box of gallon size baggies



Attention Rising 2nd Graders!


  • What can I do to get ready for 2nd grade ?


  • Read for 20 minutes daily
  • Visit the public library
  • Read a variety of fiction and non-fiction books
  • Read all around you ( cereal boxes, signs, menus, etc.)
  • Some days have someone read aloud to you


  • Write about your summer
  • Focus on letter formation
  • Use correct capitalization and punctuation
  • Use lined paper


  • Practice basic math facts (+/-) to 20
  • Learn about measurement by helping bake
  • Count coins in mom’s purse or dad’s wallet


  • Experience some of what Richmond and the area has to offer
  • Museums, parks and historical sites are fun for the whole family


  • Some links to a few fun online resources-









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