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Best Elementary School Homeschool Supplies

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Homeschooling can be an overwhelming undertaking if you’re not prepared. We’re highlighting some of the best supplies to keep lesson plans fun and keep children engaged.

These elementary school homeschool supplies are essential for use with younger children and can also be used to help build understanding with addition and subtraction.

With this workbook, children will learn how to write upper and lowercase letters in cursive and even practice number words.

We like that these pencils are a larger version of the classic No. 2 pencil with a wider diameter so they’re easier for little hands to grip.

This chart is made of sturdy vinyl and has grommets so that you can hang it. Every day of the week has a pocket so you can update it each month.

This set of flashcards is color-coded so children will understand what each card represents within the grammatical world.

Expert Commentary

Getting equipped for homeschooling is no small feat! These foundational materials above are a must-have for any household looking to teach at home as a primary or secondary form of learning. From flashcards to educational toys, these are tried-and-true basics to have.

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