Ruffing Montessori
Rocky River

Amy and Maddie’s Lower Elementary Supply List

Amy and Maddie Grades 1-3

**Be sure to also check the Spanish supply list.

Please label all of the following materials with student’s first and last name:

  • 1 two-pocket folders (keep in backpack for take home materials, for example: homework, notes, finished work)
  • Small cloth bag (with two handles or drawstrings) with the following inside:
    • Complete set of change clothes including socks and underwear
    • 1 plastic grocery store bag (in case soiled clothes need to be taken home)
    • 1 pair of gym shoes that will only be worn indoors (should be regular tie or Velcro fastened rubber-soled athletic shoes)
  • Small water bottle (with tight seal that will not leak and that child can use independently)
  • One pair of indoor gym shoes


IMPORTANT REMINDER for returning students:  Feel free to reuse your notebooks (Cultural, Language, and Geometry) from last year!

For 1st graders:

  • 4 PRIMARY composition books  (see example below)

For 2nd graders:

  • 4 PRIMARY composition books  (see example below)


For 3rd graders:

  • 3 wide-ruled composition books (not wire bound) (see example below)


The items below will be used for community supplies.  DO NOT LABEL with student’s name.

1st graders please bring:

  • 1 4-pack of Pentel Hi-Polymer Erasers, White   (see example below)


2nd graders please bring:

  • 1 3-pack of Elmer’s Washable Disappearing Purple School Glue Stick    (see example below)


3rd graders please bring:

  • 9×12 inch Watercolor Paper Pack (20-30 sheets)  (see example below)



  • Please NO backpacks with wheels, as they are difficult to hang from the cubbies and cause a tripping hazard (especially since our cubby room is located in the main entrance/exit way of our classroom). Thank you for your cooperation and understanding!
  • Please refrain from allowing your child to bring “extra” or “fancy” supplies to school. These can cause distractions and disruptions.  Thank you again for your cooperation and understanding!
  • More information in regard to winter weather clothing/sleds for recess will be shared with you later this year.