Perfect for labeling lunch boxes, notebooks and more, Stuck On You’s whimsical stickers (robots, dinosaurs and astronauts, anyone?) are coated in a high quality laminate to ensure they’ll survive school days – and the microwave and dishwasher!
Buy It Now! Kids Designer Name Labels, $30, stuckonyou.com
READY, SET, SIP!
Starting school is stressful enough, so help make your child’s sippy cup to big kid cup transition easier with Skip Hop’s cute new flip-straw sports bottle. Added bonus: it comes with a handy velcro strap so it won’t end up in the Lost and Found pile – we hope!
Buy It Now! Zoo Straw Bottle, $6, skiphop.com
A peanut butter and jelly sandwich could pass for gourmet in Itzy Ritzy’s stylish bento-style lunch box, which is divided into two sections and several compartments for stress-free packing.
Buy It Now! Lunch Happens Kids Bento Lunchbox, $9, itzyritzystore.com
You never know when the munchies will strike! With O.R.E.’s leak-proof food containers in their arsenal (er, backpack), your little learner will never go hungry.
Buy It Now! Good Lunch Snack Container Hoot!, $15, oreoriginals.com
BACK IT UP
Let them get their doodle on with Poppin’s colorful composition book. Taking notes has never been so cool.
Buy It Now! Confetti Composition Book, $7, poppin.com
These no frills pencils from Stuck On You get the homework done – and get returned when misplaced thanks to micro name labels you can stick on each one.
Buy It Now! Basic Homework Pencils, $15, stuckonyou.com
GIGGLES TO GO
Even though they’re out of sight, let them know they’re still on your mind with these silly lunch box notes (188 in all!) that always serve up a smile.
Buy It Now! Lunch Lines, $10, papersource.com
Little things tend to disappear, simple as that. So help them keep track of their mini belongings with Stephen Joseph’s new zip-top pouches, which come in four different adorable animal designs.
Buy It Now! ELP Pencil Pouch, $8, shop.stephenjosephgifts.com
When out of the classroom, they can brush up on their skills with LeapFrog’s new tablet that features everything from a kids safe browser to over 800 learning games and e-books. Our fave feature: the shock absorbing construction, which will no doubt come in handy during a sibling tug-o-war.
Buy It Now! LeapPad Ultra, $150, toysrus.com
WORK OF ART
This 46-piece set includes everything (colored pencils, oil pastels, watercolors and more!) your little artist needs to create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.
Buy It Now! Junior Gallery Art Set, $35, giggle.com