Summer vacation is over for most and the new school year is here. It’s time for back- to- school shopping (if you haven’t already)! If shopping for school supplies isn’t at the top of your list of fun things to do, take heart! There are a lot of nifty back to school supplies waiting to cheer you (and your little one) up and make going back to school more exciting! We have great finds for the eco-friendly, the tech-savvy, the trendy and the fun-loving!
- Kids’ Deluxe Book Pack – Made of weatherproof durable material, these classic backpacks will stand up to the toughest wear. (L.L. Bean $15 – $39.95)
- Mackenzie Lunch Bags – These lunch boxes come in all kinds of cute designs. Kids will love the look and parents will love the quality! Interior is easy to clean and made of environmentally safe materials. (Pottery Barn $15 – $29.50)
- LEGO School Supplies – If your little one loves LEGOS, he is sure to go crazy over these cool supplies for school. LEGO stationary supplies (pencils, pens, markers, erasers, etc.) snap into the nifty pencil case. (Target $5.99-$39.99)
- Shopkins Pencils – Shopkins are all the craze right now! If your child can’t get enough of these cuties, then you need to make sure she has these pencils in her book bag. (Walmart 8 Pk. $2.49)
- Crayola Erasable Colored Pencils – Kids will love these vibrant colored pencils. They come pre-sharpened and have erasers! (Walmart 24 pk. $5.97)
- Bethany Mota Color Your Own Notebooks – If your kiddo enjoys coloring let her customize her own notebook! The matte cover of these composition and spiral notebooks has cool patterns for coloring. (Target $2.99)
- Yoobi Mini Highlighters – These mini highlighters are perfect for school notes. They’re small enough to fit easily in a purse or backpack and the colors are nice and vibrant! For every Yoobi item purchased, one item will be donated to a classroom in need in the U.S. (Target $4.99)
- Emtec Flash Drives – Preteens and teenagers will enjoy these flash drives! With designs ranging from DC Comics to Peanuts characters, your child is sure to find one that fits his personality. (Office Depot/Office Maxx $7.99 – $16.99)
- Post-it Flag Combo Pack – This nice combination of 1/2” to 1” Post-it flags are ideal for color-coding, indexing, and drawing attention to important notes. A nice variety of eye-catching bold colors. (Staples 320 pk.$10)
- Just Solutions Sort It Locker Organizer – Does your kid need a little help in the neatness department? If so, this locker organizer will do the trick. It has a built in mirror as well as places to store accessories. Strong rare earth magnets hold the organizer in place. Great for dorm rooms and refrigerators too! (Walmart $29.99)
Load up the kiddos and take care of your back to school shopping today! We’re sure they will love the items on this list as much as we do. Who knows? Maybe gathering supplies for the new school year will help generate some excitement about returning to school!