The Best Stationery and Office Supplies for Back To School | Review by A Stationery Store

Stationery supplies for Kindergarten to College, and the Office.

Back to school supplies for College Students

Stationery for Grade School

Office Supplies List

Office Stationery

1) A reliable, everyday pen.

While we love single use pen brands, a sign of maturity and personal appreciation is getting a pen you can keep for a very long time. Get a pen that is your very own forever pen. A great start is to get a pen where you keep the pen body and simply replace the ink refill when the ink runs out. And yes, there are very affordable, budget-friendly pens such as:
  • For a ballpoint option:
    • Budget-friendly:
    • Mid-range:
    • Fancy:
  • For a Rollerball option:
    • Budget-friendly:
    • Mid-range:
    • Fancy:
  • For a fountain pen option:
    • Budget-friendly:
    • Mid-range:
    • Fancy:

2) High Quality Paper

It's time to move on and step up. Let go of that Hilroy paper you used to use in grade school and possibly university (we forgive you). Paper types and brands of high quality paper to look out for:
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3) Essential Stationery Supplies

  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Stapler
  • Letter Opener
  • Sticky Notes
  • Glue Stick
  • Highlighters
  • Correction tape/white out
  • Paper Clips
  • Permanent Marker
  • Rubber Bands
  • Thumb Tacks
  • Hole Puncher

4) Office Organization Supplies

  • Pen holders
  • Paper holders

5) Something Fun, Decorative, or Personal!

This review is curated by Buchan's Stationery. We are a Canadian Stationery Store, and our stationery shop is located in Vancouver, British Columbia.