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Going back to school in style: this year’s must-have items

Posted at 11:12 AM, Aug 21, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-21 11:12:20-04

The first day of school is around the corner and parents are hitting the stores for back-to-school shopping.

Every year stores unveil the newest must-have items for class.

Watch the video to see some cool gear to kick off the new year.

Also listed below are the items featured in the video.

Lunch Hour:

  • SoYoung Lunch Boxes – Available at SoYoung.ca for $31.99
     Kids are looking for a little style and personality when it comes to packing up their lunch and we have a few cool, easy to clean options for your kids.
     These are laminated linen, so they look lovely but are easy to wipe clean
  •  LandsEnd FeatherLight Lunch Box – Available at LandsEnd.com for $19.00
     Kids lug around more than they should with their books, sports equipment, etc. so why add more to their already heavy load?
  • Rubbermaid LunchBlox Kids Kit – Available at ToysRUs.com for $17.00
    Ice pack holds each food container, maximizing your lunchbox space
  • Monkees & Friends Water Bottle – Available at Monkeesandfriends.com for $11
    Kids love having cute keychains clipped to things so much, that now they’re being sold that way from the start! This water bottle comes with a matching critter.

 

Backpacks:

  • LandsEnd FeatherWeight BackPack – Available at LandsEnd.com for $44.00
    LandsEnd “featherlight” options are good for a young kid who shouldn’t have to carry a heavy load.
  •  Headphone Backpack – Available at Target.com for $30.00
  •   Lunchbox and Backpack Combo – Available at Target.com for $20.00  
  •  GoSport Basketball Backpack – Available at FatBrainToys.com for $25.00
    The back opens up to a net and a little ball is included, so your kid has a built-in toy!

Just for Fun:                                                              

  • Slap Bracelet Rulers by Target – Available at Target for $3.00
  •   Lego Pencil Case – Available at Staples.com for $7.00        
  •    Mabel’s Labels – Available at MabelsLabels.com for $42.00
    Label everything and your kid’s stuff will stay out of the lost and found. This $42 pack of Mabel’s Labels may seem pricey, but if it keeps you from losing one pair of shoes or a jacket, it will have been well worth