The Best Back-to-the-Classroom Supplies for a Healthy School Year

Comfortable face masks, a smarter lunch bag, and more products to keep kids happy and safe

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Ferocious Face Masks

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Old Navy

Keep kids safe while looking fierce! Choose from a zoo's worth of animals in these comfy, washable styles.

Buy it! Cloth Critter Face Masks, $9.50 for 3; oldnavy.com

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Tech-Friendly Backpack

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There's a padded pouch inside for laptops and tablets and a soft zipper pocket on top for a cell phone.

Buy It! Kids TechPack Backpack, $65; landsend.com

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Crayons with Feelings

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This 3-pack of stackable colors ensure budding artists can perfectly capture their mood.

Buy it! Emoji stackable crayons, $2; michaels.com

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Handy Sanitizer

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It's easy to fight germs on the go with this clip-on, refillable case.

Buy it! More Than Magic Case, $3, and Sanitizer, $1.60; target.com

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A Safer Sipper

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A locking top keeps the drinking spout covered and clean.

Buy it! 24 oz. On-the-Fly Water Bottle, $14; nalgene.com

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Personalized Journal

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A special spot to store big ideas: Pick a print, add a name to the cover, and choose from lined, blank or bullet journal-style pages inside.

Buy it! Rainbow Waves Notebook, $21; papier.com

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Double-Duty Lunch Bag

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Flatbox

This neoprene bag zips out into a place mat to limit food's contact with the cafeteria table.

Buy it! Original Flatbox, $17; flatbox.com

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Tool Kit for One

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Many classrooms are foregoing shared supplies this year. This kit has a small version of all the must-haves. Plus, for every Yoobi purchase made, they'll donate an item to a student in need!

Buy it! Unicorn Mini Supply Kit, $6; yoobi.com

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Positive Pencils

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These pastel No. 2s are embossed with thoughtful phrases like "kind people are my kinda people."

Buy it! More Than Magic 6-pack rainbow pencils, $5; target.com

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Co.Protect

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Co.Protect

These 10-packs of single-use, three-ply masks come in 5 assorted styles per pack with themes like camo, beach gear, and puppies.

Buy It! Bandana 10-pack $18; co-protectglobal.com

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