The Ultimate Back To School Shopping List Edit

    Pack them off to school with all the best gear with our ultimate Back To School shopping list.

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    Here are our top picks for getting little ones prepared for going back to school – and a few handy products to make life a whole lot easier!

    Stamptastic School Name Labels Basic Bundle, £23


    With a staggering 75% of primary school children losing on average one-two items of uniform per year, Stamptastic is an ingenious solution promises to save families hours of time, and plenty of money with its best-selling Personalised Name Stamp.

    Parents can choose the text, font, size and even a novelty icon for the stamper, which can be used on a plethora of different items.

    Buy now from Stamptastic

    Polarn O. Pyret Backpack, £27


    The iconic Swedish clothing brand passionate about the circular fashion model and ensuring every PO.P item can be used by a minimum of three children, is ready to get kids back to school in style this season!

    PO.P’s all-new backpack is available in two adorable designs; a mustard yellow with a bear face on the front pocket, and an all-over dinosaur print. With a variety of compartments, a name tag and safety reflectors for the darker evenings, it is the perfect backpack to store all of those back-to-school essentials, with a bionic finish to repel water.

    Buy now from Polarn O.Pyret

    Cheeky Rascals Lascal Mini Buggyboard, £59.99


    The school run has never been easier for young families thanks to the Lascal Buggyboard. Simply snapped onto a pushchair, the clever accessory is ideal for older toddlers to rest their legs whilst on the walk to school, and ingeniously attaching to 99% of pushchairs on the market.

    Buy now from Cheeky Rascals

    Frugi Explorer Rambler 3 in 1 Coat, £65


    Frugi’s outerwear and accessories are full of adventure-ready clever styles. Encouraging customers to reduce, reuse and recycle, Frugi’s outerwear and accessories are made from old polyethylene (PET) plastic bottles that have been spun into yarn to make a durable, waterproof fabric.

    A back-to-school essential is Frugi’s new Explorer Rambler 3 in 1 Coat. Full of clever design features, this waterproof and padded coat has an internal and removable fleece gilet and reflective detailing and come in a plain block colour making it ideal for everyday use as well as school.

    Buy now from Frugi

    Waterdrop water bottle, £29.90


    This water bottle collection comes in selection of four different adorable animal designs, including a racoon, tiger, bear and frog make up this collection of stainless steel, 400ml, leak- proof water bottles.

    Designed with kids in mind, they have a perfectly shaped spout for children from 18 months, an innovative leak-proof valve and an attached rubber cap for safe drinking.

    Buy now from waterdrop

    Clarks and Next Back to School range, from £8


    Clarks and Next have partnered to create a high-quality yet affordable schoolwear range. The collection has been designed with a wide variety of features to keep uniforms looking newer for longer, from pinafores and skirts with cute pendant details to knitwear and trousers with a Teflon finish to combat water based stains.

    Buy now from Next

    Cath Kids Children’s Dinosaur Print Lunch Bag, £20


    Keep packed lunches safe in this fun, printed lunch bag from Cath Kidston. Made from practical wipe-clean cotton, this lunch bag has an insulated lining to keep food from spoiling, a secure zip-fastening and an adjustable strap so it can be worn across the body. It’s finished with a handy mesh pocket for their drinks bottle and a playful dinosaur print.

    Buy now from John Lewis

    Contigo Food Jars, from £14.99


    Insulated and leak-proof, these Contigo Stainless Steel Vacuum-Insulated Food Jars are ideal for school packed lunches. Food stays hot for up to six hours and cold for seven, keeping lunches fresh and delicious for longer. They’re dishwasher safe and extremely easy to clean and fit up to 300g worth of snacks.

    Buy now from Amazon

    Cambridge Audio Melomania +1, £49.95


    Melomania +1 are built to deliver quality sound that Cambridge Audio instil in all its products. Perfect for students travelling to and from school, they’ll be accompanied with all-day battery life, sleek design that’s easy to store and compatibility with Cambridge Audio’s committed Melomania app.

    Buy now from Richer Sounds

    The Cotswold Company Chalford Dark Grey Desk with Bookcase & Filing Cabinet, from £823


    The Cotswold Company Chalford Dark Grey Desk with Bookcase and Filing Cabinet is the perfect organisational solution for children who are starting secondary school. As they get older, the need for a spacious workspace will only grow with exams down the road.

    This attractive collection will de-clutter both their space and mind and the green painted base and rustic oak top will slot seamlessly into their bedroom space.

    Buy now from The Cotswold Company

    Mål Paper My Starter Children’s Journal, £20


    The ‘My Starter Journal’ has been designed with the help of child psychologists to promote a positive mindset in children ages 6-12. The kid’s journal is the perfect introduction to positive self-talk, expressing emotions, and practicing mindfulness.

    With a beautiful illustrative style, the journal offers a fun and safe way to teach children the benefits of daily mindfulness, kindness, and gratitude and is a simple way to promote a positive mindset in children.

    Buy now from Mal Paper

    edx education FunPlay home learning sets, from £19.99


    These products are specially designed for children aged 18 months to 6 years to support and develop early mathematical and scientific concepts in a fun and engaging way.

    The range will help curious minds discover and explore ideas that will challenge their logical thinking, creative imagination and problem solving abilities.

    Buy now from edx Education

    Small Stuff Hair Accessories, from £4


    These new heart print hair accessories are made from recycled materials, perfect for girls returning to school to keep hair looking smart.

    Buy now from Small Stuff Accessories

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