The 9 best back to school products
Back to school – are likely to be the last three words your kids want to hear just now (and we don’t blame them!), but to make your life easier we’ve found great products to help getting September-Ready much easier…
Easy name labelling with Petit-Fernand UK
Organising back to school involves labelling everything to the last detail. Save time with a School Pack from Petit-Fernand – the pack costs £30 and goods are delivered within two working days with FREE shipping! Packs include all the different name label formats that kids might need for school – 40 iron-on name labels, 90 stick-on name labels for school stationery (pencil case, notebook, schoolbag, book, pencil) and five pairs of sticky labels for shoes and trainers.
Petit-Fernand also offer Isothermal water bottles, £18 each, they can be personalised with a choice of 16 scenes. Bottles are 100% recyclable and contain no BPA’s or phtalanes. Check out the website to see their range of unique products.
Sketch & Sniff Pencils
Make colouring in more fun with this set of 12 fruity scented pencils, £9. The Royal Academy of Arts shop has quirky pencil cases, rulers, erasers, pencil sharpeners – all stationery treats that will excite children in the run up to the new school year.
Miffy at School Book
If you have a little one starting in Reception class next month, they will love looking at the pictures whilst being read this charming story. It’s all about Miffy starting school and learning to draw, write, read and sing. But Miffy’s favourite thing is when the teacher reads the class a story! £4.99, Waterstones and all good bookshops
Smash Enterprises has practically everything you need to store your child’s packed lunch both securely and fashionably! There’s a vast range of products including the Cold Box, an insulated lunch case that enables your food and drink to be stored together in one area. The range includes drink bottles, lunchboxes, insulated lunch bags, back packs, outdoor dining, food storage and stationery. Products can be bought from major UK retailers such as Tesco, Sainsbury’s, ASDA, Toys R Us and Dunelm. nudefoodmovers.com.au
Maped Helix Jungle Innovation Color’ Peps Felt pens with Holder
This range of bright, bold and beautiful stationery is guaranteed to bring a ray of sunshine to every day of the holidays as well as school.
Bursting with must-have additions for the collections of every budding young artist and craft fan, Maped Helix’s innovative range of colourful crayons, pens, felts and gadgets offer something for everyone.
This brightly coloured set of 12 felt tip pens comes with a clever holder so that lids can’t ever be lost and the pens are always kept tidy and ready for use! £4.87 Amazon and all good stationery stores.
Scooting Back to School….
Scoot the school run this September with the NEW range of bright and bold scooters and accessories from Micro Scooters. With everything from 3-in-1 Mini Micro and Maxi Micros for little ones to Speed Mint Scooters for Mum – there’s something for all the family! We loved this
Mini Micro Special Edition Raspberry, from £59.95, but there’s a wide range to choose from for all ages.
With funky helmets and bottle holders available to match, the journey to school will be worth getting up early for!
Make phonics fun
Phonics School is a new cartoon series that introduces children to phonics in a fun, engaging and effective way and help parents teach phonics in the home. Targeting children between 3-5, approved by experts and licensed by BBC Worldwide Learning for distribution, PhonicsSchool tells the story of young ‘phonikers’ who attend Phonics School and learn that they can transform into anything that begins with their sound, under the guidance of Master Anok, their wise bear teacher.
The series is currently distributed as a DVD (and will soon be available on iTunes & Google Play) with each learning pack including the series DVD 16 episodes and an activity book that reinforces learning, priced at £19.99. www.phonicsschool.com
Stylish storage – Minions Backpack and Owl Lunch Bag
Big and little kids alike will love Tesco’s new assortment of lunch bags and tupperware that are sure to stand out from the crowd in any cloakroom come break-time!
Minions Backpack, £7 reduced to £5 and Owl Lunch bag, £8. tesco.com or in store
Vosene Kids Squeaky Clean range
Back to school doesn’t have to mean the return of headlice in your little ones’ hair! A brand parents know and trust, Vosene Kids products provide all the right benefits for young hair – and with a few special added extras – they are the perfect choice for keeping those pesky headlice at bay.
The 3 in 1 Shampoo gently cleanses and conditions your child’s hair and scalp for naturally shiny, healthy-looking hair. The specially formulated shampoo also contains natural tea tree oil and lemon eucalyptus oil to help keep prevent head lice when used alongside the Conditioning Defence Spray, a leave-in formula which detangles your child’s hair. Vosene Kids now comprises three ranges, including Squeaky Clean, Gentle to Skin and Fruity Goodness