School Supplies List

Parents are encouraged to order school supplies online from School Tool Box. You can begin this process by following the link and registering on the home page. After registering, you will be able to select “add a child” and search for Carden Academy of Almaden and the appropriate grade level. Once purchased, the supplies will be shipped to your home. The school supply lists are also available below.

The school supplies must be in class no later than the FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL. Your student begins using them on day one! PLEASE LABEL EVERYTHING CLEARLY WITH YOUR STUDENT’S NAME. Direct any questions to info@cardensv.com or call us at (408) 265-3392.

ALL GRADES EARTHQUAKE KIT

Every student needs to bring a gallon-sized Ziploc bag containing a bottle of water and non-perishable food your student enjoys (granola bars, dried fruit snacks, jerky, etc.). The kit will be returned to you at the end of the school year.

Kindergarten

1 backpack (must be big enough to hold 10” x 13” size folders and 1 sweater/shirt)

1 small blanket or towel for resting

1 set of extra clothing labeled with your child’s name including a set of underwear and socks

1 set of small headphones in a gallon-sized Ziploc bag for computers, labeled

Plastic pencil box (long enough to hold pencils, crayons, erasers), labeled

3 boxes of crayons (24 count maximum per box)

3 pink erasers (about 1 ½ inches long)

2 dozen pencils (sharpened)

1 pack of gel pens

4 glue sticks

1 pair of scissors (unlabeled)

1 black plastic portfolio type folder with pockets

1 blue paper folder with pockets

1 yellow folder for Foreign Language

1 9 ¾ in x 7 in composition notebook ( has dotted lines in the middle)

1 spiral college rule notebook- 70 count (preferably red)

Crayola 10 count colored markers (thin)

2 containers Wet Ones Antibacterial Hand Cleaner moist wipes

Grade 1

1 backpack (must be big enough to hold 10” x 13” size folders and 1 sweater/shirt)

1 set of small headphones in a gallon-sized Ziploc bag for computers

1 canvas zipper pouch for pencils (no boxes, please)

2 Spiral Notebooks (100 pages or less, wide ruled, one for foreign language and one for classroom use)

1 Steno pad

4 folders with pockets (different colors)

1 Yellow folder (for foreign language class)

1 package of wide ruled binder paper

2 dozen pencils (sharpened)

3 boxes of crayons (24 count maximum per box)

3 glue sticks

1 small bottle school glue (4 oz.)

1 pair of scissors

1 eraser

2 containers Wet Ones Antibacterial Hand Cleaner moist wipes

Carden Academy Homework Assignment Book (available in the office)

Grade 2

1 backpack (must be big enough to hold 10” x 13” size folders and 1 sweater/shirt)

1 set of small headphones in a gallon-sized Ziploc bag for computers

1 canvas zipper pouch for pencils (no boxes, please)

1 Steno pad

1 Composition Book (Wide ruled )

2 Spiral Notebooks (100 pages or less, wide ruled)

9 plastic folders with pockets (different colors)

3 dozen pencils (sharpened)

2 boxes of Crayola crayons (24 count)

1 box of Crayola Washable Markers – Fine tip

1 Crayola Washable Water Color Paints (8 ct )

1 box of Crayola colored pencils (12 ct)

4 glue sticks

1 small bottle of Elmer’s School glue

4 chunky erasers

1 pair of scissors

1 package wide ruled notebook paper

1 container antibacterial Hand Wipes

1 bottle of hand sanitizer (8oz.)

Carden Academy Homework Assignment Book (available in the office)

Grade 3

1 backpack (must be big enough to hold 10” x 13” size folders and 1 sweater/shirt)

1 set of small headphones in a gallon-sized Ziploc bag for computers

1 canvas zipper pouch for pencils (no boxes, please)

1 2 inch binder

8 plastic folders

1 stylus pen for use on the iPad

5 Spiral Notebooks (wide ruled, 100 pages)

1 Steno pad

2 Composition books

4 dozen pencils (sharpened)

4 8 ½ x11 packages of wide ruled binder paper

3 packages 3×5 ruled index cards (lined on one side)

1 box washable markers (any number)

1 box colored pencils (any number)

1 box watercolors

1 box soft pastels

1 pair of scissors

3 erasers

2 correcting pens (any color, not black)

2 yellow highlighters

2 black Sharpies

3 glue sticks

1 bottle of Elmer’s School Glue

2 containers Wet Ones Antibacterial Hand Cleaner moist wipes

Carden Academy Homework Assignment Book (available in the office)

 

Grade 4

1 backpack (must be big enough to hold 10” x 13” size folders and 1 sweater/shirt)

1 set of small headphones in a gallon-sized Ziploc bag for computers

1 one-piece soprano Recorder (#SRE-1 (available at local music stores or online)

1 “You Can Teach Yourself Recorder” instruction manual

1 canvas zipper pouch for pencils (no boxes, please)

1 stylus pen for use on the iPad

8 folders

3 Spiral Notebooks (college ruled, at least 100 pages)

3 Spiral Notebooks (college ruled, at least 150 pages)

1 Steno pad

3 dozen pencils (sharpened)

1 box colored pencils (any number)

1 box of colored markers (any number)

2 glue sticks

1 bottle of Elmer’s School Glue

1 black Sharpie

3 erasers

1 pair of scissors

1 container Wet Ones Antibacterial Hand Cleaner moist wipes

Carden Academy Homework Assignment Book (available in the office)

Grade 5

1 backpack (must be big enough to hold 10” x 13” size folders and 1 sweater/shirt)

1 set small headphones in a gallon-sized Ziploc bag for computers

1 one-piece soprano Recorder (#SRE-1 (available at local music stores or online)

1 “You Can Teach Yourself Recorder” instruction manual

1 canvas zipper pouch for pencils (No boxes, please)

8 folders

1 stylus pen for use on the iPad

5 Spiral Notebooks (college ruled, at least 100 pages)

1 120 page or more Spiral Notebook (8.5” x 11” or larger) for math

1 3-subject notebook with pockets for Music

1 Steno pad

1 Composition Book

2 dozen pencils (sharpened)

6 8 ½ x 11 packages of college ruled binder paper

1 package 3 x 5 index cards

1 box washable thick tip markers (8 ct or more)

1 box colored pencils (12 ct or more)

3 glue sticks

1 container Wet Ones Antibacterial Hand Cleaner moist wipes

4 red correcting pens

2 black or blue ballpoint pens

2 erasable pens in blue or black

2 yellow highlighters

1 black Sharpie

3 erasers

1 container Lysol wipes

Carden Academy Homework Assignment Book (Available in school office)

GRADE 6, 7, 8 SUPPLIES ORGANIZED BY SUBJECT

In these higher grade levels, your child will be moving from room to room based on subject, similar to the way high school and college courses are structured. Please be sure to organize your supplies by subject to prepare your student to efficiently optimize their learning experiences in each class. Your student should take paper, pencils, pens and erasers with them to all classes.

ART

1 9×12 sketch pad, not spiral

1 9×12 watercolor pad

2 black Sharpie markers, medium point

2 erasers

SCIENCE

1 3-section 150 page spiral notebook college ruled with pockets

1 bound composition book for science fair project

1 science fair board 48” x 36”

1 clear plastic safety goggles in a gallon size Ziploc bag, both labeled

1 1” 3 ring binder with 100 sheets of college ruled, binder paper. 7th and 8 th  grade may reuse from

previous year.

1 ruler with inches and centimeters indicators

1 pkg. 3 x 5 ruled index cards

COMPUTER

1 set of small headphones in a gallon sized Ziploc bag, both labeled

1 2GB flash drive

6 th Grade: blue folder

7 th Grade: green folder

8 th Grade: red folder

1 Wet Ones Antibacterial Hand Cleaner moist wipes

FRENCH

1 5-section spiral notebook with pockets and dividers

1 pkg. 3 x 5 ruled index cards

MANDARIN

1 Folder

1 Binder

1 Notebook

1 Highlighter

1 Eraser

1 Glue Stick

1 Pair of Scissors

ENGLISH

1 Stylus for iPad

2 pkg. 100 count binder paper 8 ½ x 11 college ruled

3 Red / Green pens

1 pk. Blue/ Black pens (non –clicking, erasable okay)

Highlighters – Pink, Yellow, Blue, Green

1 pk. Colored Pencils (multi colored)

1 pk. Glue sticks

2 pk. 3 x 5 ruled index cards

1 planner

1 pencil pouch

1 3 ring binder

8 tabs for binder

MATH

1 5-section 200 page spiral notebook, college ruled (available from Staples #280305). 7th  and 8th  grade use from previous year. Must be 8.5” x 11” or larger.

1 spiral notebook for Geometry. 8th grade may use from previous year (only for 7th and 8th grade students taking geometry)

1 doz. #2 pencils and / or mechanical pencils w / lead refills ( if needed)

1 pkg. of 100 count binder paper 8 ½ x 11college ruled

1 pkg. of 25-50 sheets count graph paper (4 squares per inch)

6TH GRADE MATH

300 4 x 6 index cards (preferably lined on one side)

150 3 x 5 cards

NEW TO CARDEN 7 TH Grade Students

220 4 x 6 ruled index cards (preferably lined on one side)

150 3 x 5 cards (preferably lined on one side)

8TH GRADE GEOMETRY

Texas Instruments 83, 83+, 84, or 84+ Graphing Calculator

MUSIC

1 3-section, 100-120 page notebook with pockets. All grades may reuse from previous year.

1 notebook with pockets for Music Listening Logs. 7th  and 8th  grade may reuse from previous year.

HISTORY

6TH GRADE

1 college ruled spiral bound notebook (at least 100 pages or 1 subject)

1 pkg. college ruled binder paper

1 pkg. colored pencils

1 pr. Scissors

Index cards (250)

3 Red / Green pens

1 pk. Blue / Black pens (non – clicking, erasable okay)

1 folder with pockets

7TH /8TH GRADE

1 pk. college ruled binder paper

1 pk. sharpies (multi – colored)

1 pr. Scissors

Index cards (250)

3 Red / Green pens

1 pk. Blue / Black pens (non – clicking, erasable okay)

Contact Us
(408) 265-3392