Tips: Back to School Checklist

Back-to-school is one of the most exciting times of the year! Here’s a handy checklist for school and after school to make things a little easier.

Be prepared

Make sure you’re prepared for your first day back at school. You can find everything you need at Walmart.
  • Pencil case
  • Coloured pencils
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Eraser
  • Ruler
  • Markers
  • Pens & pencils
  • Combination lock
  • Post-it® Notes
  • Binders
  • Notebooks
  • Student planner
  • Calculator
  • Backpack
  • New lunch bag
  • Water bottle
  • Hand sanitizer

After school tips

Transportation and safety
O Discuss school bus drop-off times
O Review traffic safety
Establish clear rules
O Set a time when your child should arrive from school
O Teach your child not to open the door or talk to strangers
O Make sure your child knows what to do in case of an emergency
Help your child do their homework
O Make sure your child has a quiet place, free of distractions
O Don’t let you r child watch TV while studying
O Keep text messaging and using social media to a minimum

Health tips

These health tips may reduce the risk of your kids becoming ill.
  • Instruct your children:
    • To wash their hands frequently
    • To cough or sneeze into a tissue or inside of their elbow
    • Not to share their lunch with others
    • Not to share hats, hair brushes or hair clips
  • Use a hand sanitizer
  • Keep nutritious, allergy-free snacks on hand
  • Inform the school if your child has allergies
  • Keep an EpiPen® handy in case of a severe allergic reaction
  • Keep your kids at home, if they are sick

Important information

The Pharmacist at Walmart has everything you need for back-to-school. Just ask!

This information should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your doctor. There may be variations in treatment that your physician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances. If you have questions about your symptoms, ask the Pharmacist at Walmart for more information, and/or contact your doctor.

This article is intended as general information. Always be sure to read and follow the label(s)/instruction(s) that accompany your product(s). Walmart will not be responsible for any injury or damage caused by this activity.



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