Looking for those last bits to help your child get organised for back to school? Here are 10 cute and handy Back to School items that caught our eye.
#1. Stylish Storage Bookends
These stylish white Storage Bookends from GLTC would be handy for tidying up a kitchen (think of your cookbooks!) but we like them for your teen’s desk in their room too. Each end features 1 drawer and 1 pen pot.
Colour: White, Measures: 17W x 17H x 10D (cm)
Product code: L0784
#2. I Have Allergies Lunch Bag
The ‘I have Allergies Lunch bag’ by Allergy Lifestyle is perfect for kids with allergies. Kids love the cool characters & parents love the peace of mind this lunch bag affords. Comes with a colourful allergy info card featuring the AllerMates characters which slides into a clear side pocket and helps identify your child’s allergy in a fun and straightforward way. Important emergency info can be placed on the back of the card.
- Zippered pocket and mesh pouch – perfect for storing utensils or napkins
- Insulated Lunch Bag helps keep food fresh
- BPA, lead and phthalates free
- PE inner liner is food safe and easy to clean
More lunchbox suggestions in our Lunchboxes Recommended by Parents article
#3. Alphabet Crayons from Funky Crayons
The whole alphabet in cute, qwerky (quirky!) Alphabet Crayons! Each crayon is about the size of a qwerky keyboard key. Awwwwww. Perfect for little fingers learning their alphabet.Help to spell out words, names, and emphasise the sound of each letter at homework time or just colouring time.
Reinforce your child’s phonics lesson by getting him or her to choose the right crayon to colour in the picture beginning with that sound e.g. Can you colour the cat with the C crayon? Can you colour the snake with the S crayon? Children learn through play so let’s teach them the way they learn!
Check out our The Mykidstime Back to School Guide for tips and hints for Back to School.
#4. Tom Tag
For many children, remembering everything they need to take to school and bring home again is a daily challenge. TomTag from Babybitznpartypieces.com is a personalised and flexible daily checklist that children carry with them on their school bag so they can check what they need at any time. You can encourage your child to check their TomTag list every time they pack for school or to come home again.
Each pack includes: 6 colourful button holders, one for each school day plus a Daily list, 45 blank buttons, 1 attachment loop, 160+ water-resistant stickers with 45 different pictures. It’s easy to change buttons around when timetables change or something new needs to be added.
#5. Time Teacher Kids’ Watch
This Time Teacher Kids’ Watch from GLTC comes in black, red and pink and is specially marked to help children learn how to tell the time. As well as hours and minutes the face is divided into ‘TO’ and ‘PAST’ and fractions of the hour.
Water-resistant; features luminous dial and an adjustable strap with a smart, grown up buckle. Simply remove the tab at the back to activate your watch. Comes with a 1 year manufacturer’s guarantee.
#6. Li’l Davinci Art Cabinet
The Li’l DaVinci Art Cabinet offers an easy and stylish way to display and store your child’s art. The A4 frame holds up to 50 sheets and has a latched and hinged glass front door to give easy access to quickly turn your child’s art into a masterpiece.
Ordering two Li’l Davinci Art Cabinets? Enter coupon code LILDAVINCI at checkout for 15% off!
#7. Learn to Count Poster
Beautiful illustrated Learn to Count Chart to teach your child to count from 1 to 20.You can also personalise your Chart with a child’s name. Fonts for numbers are identical to how children are taught to read and write in school.
Illustrated, designed & printed in Ireland.Posters are printed on the best quality 170gsm photographic paper to provide an unbeatable finish.
A fun positive way to interact with and educate children.
Size A1 only €4.99 with worldwide delivery available.
#8. Ready Girls Ready Pack
The Ready Girls Ready Pack contains everything your daughter will need should an unexpected period arrive when she is not at home. Each Ready Pack includes:
- Cotton underwear
- 2 Sanitary towels
- 2 Feminine wipes
- 2 disposable bags
- Information leaflet
The discreet case has been designed to look like a glasses cases so your daughter will feel comfortable carrying it around in her school bag. This product offers your daughter a comfort blanket and a feeling of security.
#9. Salubria The Health Game
A competitive, stimulating and educational game where fascinating facts come to life, Salubria™The Health Game educates children about the importance of healthy living and reminds adults to build on good habits and ditch the bad ones.
Suitable for ages 10 years upwards and with clear instructions and helpful hints, it can be easily played at home, at school and on the go!
#10. Slim Snack
Slim Snack fits in lunchboxes, it’s a snack bag & popsicle all in one. Bring snacks to work, school, gym and make blender pops!
100% BPA-FREE food grade silicone, a safe, reusable alternative to plastic.
Slim design takes up minimal freezer space, stack for storage & fits in small spaces like lunch boxes, gym bags, diaper bags & handbags. Bright colors won’t get lost in the bottom of your gym bag & keep kids asking for more.
Price €13.95 on Amazon.com
[Similar product Saxon® – 4 Piece Silicone Super Snack Cones. available on amazon.co.uk for £9.99]
Have you got other suggestions for Back to School things that you have found? Share them with us in the comments below!