Back to school is just around the corner for your kiddies, so it’s time to start thinking about preparing them for the new school year with some trendy new ‘back to school’ products. I want to show you some of my favourite merchandise available from other online sites, so be sure to check out all the cool and funky items that you can get for your child’s back to school journey. From awesome school bags to fun and very educational school supplies that will help your child get ahead with lessons in phonics, timetables and lots more.
CHECK OUT ALL MY 2019 BACK TO SCHOOL TIPS & ORGANISING IDEAS HERE, I WILL UPDATE THESE EVERY WEEK WITH PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS THAT YOU CAN INCORPORATE INTO YOUR HOME, WHICH WILL HELP CREATE A LESS CHAOTIC ENVIRONMENT AT HOME WHEN IT COMES TIME FOR THE KIDS TO RETURN BACK TO SCHOOL. Get storage ideas, lunchbox meal plans, advice on how to get your kids to school on time and loads more!!!
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COMPARTMENT/BENTO STYLE LUNCHBOXES
Bento and compartment style lunchboxes are a great way to create a waste-free lunch with a variety of options in the different sections.
The Bento Two is the perfect size for your child’s first lunch box, for children who don’t have big appetites or as a snack container for adults. Its compact size makes it easy to pack when you are on the move.
BENTO THREE LUNCHBOX
The Bento Three lunchbox is the perfect choice for children who prefer sandwiches, salads or wraps but still like some variety. It has no removal parts, making it compact but still capable of holding a large amount of food to help fuel growing bodies. It is even suitable for adults!
BENTO FIVE LUNCHBOX
The Bento Five lunch box has been designed to help children who prefer variety or who are fussy eaters. Say goodbye to Ziplock bags and packaged food with the Bento Five, it has built-in compartments that seal tight and its smart design stops foods transferring including most wet foods.
These are the lunchboxes my kids use! They come in a set of 4 with 4 different coloured lids. Very generously sized compartments, large section is big enough for a sandwich, smaller section will fit several biscuits and the smallest is great for snacks.
The snack size you’ve been looking for! Pack perfect portions of your favourite wholesome snacks. With 4 snack compartments, made from BPA-FREE PP #5 Plastic, safe for microwave, freezer and dishwasher.
My kids use these on the days they don’t feel like sandwiches. This leakproof bento lunchbox has 4 compartments, one 2 cup sandwich/salad-friendly section, two 1/2 cup servings plus a dip/treat well.
I use these to make my kids before or after school snacks. This leakproof pre-portioned container is a great container for morning tea or after school snacks. Read my full review here.
Each Go Green Lunch Box set comes with an insulated fabric carrier, a generously sized five-compartment food container, and a drink bottle that will hold your child’s favourite drink.
Also available in Pink and Medium.
The Fuel Bento Lunch Box is great for children and adults. The box has two removable inner containers that can be used separately. One is plain and the other divided into 3 different compartments, with different sizes. This will allow you to pack a diverse lunch, and the flavors won’t mix. You can pack it for yourself or for your children and pack a school lunch, a work lunch.
Bentgo Kids is an innovative bento-style lunch box designed exclusively for active kids on the go. BPA , Vinyl , Lead and PVC free and a fantastic way to encourage your children to eat an assortment of food at lunch time. Perfect for kindy or school.
Segmented lunchbox so you can pack a waste free lunch on the go. Best for portion control and healthy meals.
Get ready to revolutionise lunch! Yumbox, a leakproof bento lunch box that makes it possible for anyone to pack a nutritionally balanced meal in minutes! It’s perfect for a packed school lunch, toddler meals, snacks and small adult meals.
Planning food for lunch boxes is essential. Kids need to have a healthy nutritious lunch. Using this planner will ensure we have those types of food in the fridge and pantry. At the beginning of each week, plan what food you need to add to your grocery list to fill their lunch boxes for the week. Instant download from my shop.
All the lunch bags shown below are insulated and come in various designs and colours.
These lunch bags are big enough for big kids lunch and small enough to easily fit into their back packs. There are heaps of gorgeous, colourful designs that all children will love.
Feast your eyes on these cool bags! Made for all those with a craving for lunch time adventures. Take them far and wide, we’ve made sure they can handle the Aussie heat! Plus, there’s no need to worry about lastability, there covered with the raddest premium materials that have been fully tested for durability.
My kids use these lunchbags with their yumbox panino lunch boxes. The perfect solution, featuring the patented icy cold freezable cooling panel, that keeps your contents cooler for longer – up to eight hours!
Made of a water-resistant easy clean double-coated linen exterior, store your favourite food, drinks and healthy snacks whilst on the go.
MARVEL AVENGERS GLOW-IN-THE-DARK LUNCH BAG
Before they go on their next big adventure with their favourite Avengers, the need to fuel up!
AVAILABLE ONLINE HERE
High quality, easy to clean and fits easily into children’s or toddler’s backpacks. Made of PVC to protect its contents from the wear-and-tear of daily use. lunch bag is fully insulated to keep food cool.
These slim line designed lunch boxes for kids and adults, may look sleek and small but they are far from that! Perfect for your little one returning to school, or even for yourself to pack healthy lunches for going out and about. With 8 hours of portable coolness it is the perfect lunchbox for children and grown ups, for everyday use.
These are great for extra snacks that don’t fit into the kid’s lunchbox, or to pack for morning and after-school snacks.
This is the perfect range for Crunch & Sip (fruit time) at school! The great “technology” behind this lunchbox life saver in warm weather is the gel ice pack built right into the top lid of this container.
Slice up some delicious apples and add your favorite dip for a healthy snack on-the-go. There are a variety of options you could have such as apples & yogurt, apples & nutella, apples & peanut butter or apples & caramel.
Are you loving the bento style lunch box but need more compartments? These Bento cups are the perfect size and shape to fit your bento style lunch boxes. They are a versatile product that allows you to keep the food in your containers where they are meant to be.
LARGE INSULATED THERMOS
These fantastically crafted Insulated Food Jar range are great for school lunches – soup, noodles, leftover dinner, stirfries, pasta salad, green salad, rice salads, desserts.
The insulated food jar featuring the lovable Zoo characters will be perfect for keeping lunch nice and fresh for hours.
To help your little one stay hydrated throughout the day.
The Oasis Kids Insulated Stainless Steel Drink Bottle (500ml) is an awesome choice to keep drinks cool at school for up to 24 hours (hot for up to 12 hours).
The CamelBak Eddy drink bottles for kids are reusable water bottles with a straw, a no-spill system and are made of stain-resistant and taste-resistant BPA-Free Eastman Tritan™ Copolyester.
ECOCOCOON STAINLESS STEEL DRINK BOTTLES
Kids love the Ecococoon stainless steel drink bottles with their delightful designs and illustrations. Mums loves this reusable bottle because it’s thermally insulated and leak-and-spill-proof! Plus, it’s hygienic and easy-to-clean too.
LUNCHBOX ACCESSORIES & HELPERS
To help make the boring school lunches that little bit more exciting. Along with the necessities of labels, utensils etc.
Create more time for you and your family by preparing all of the food that goes into your kid’s lunch boxes with my lunch box recipes eBook. It can be hard trying to find a balance between managing your time while also making sure your children are equipped with healthy and nutritious food.
The Pocket Sandwich Cutter range is a two-part sandwich maker/cutter. Fill with Tuna Mayo, Coronation Chicken, Baked Beans (drain juice), Egg Mayo etc as the sandwich is “sealed” you will have no leakage.Choose from four different designs
Keep food fresh in style. These gorgeous colourful Polka Dot printed wraps come in different pack sizes containing small, medium, largeÂ and extra large wraps.
Create sushi like a pro – even if you have never made it before! Impress your family with beautifully rolled sushi for lunch, dinner and parties! Perfect addition to the lunchbox!
Make the most cutest Panda Rice balls with your very own Panda face Nori Cutter. Perfect alternative to sandwiches to pop into the lunchbox!
Set of 3 sandwich cutter and stamps. Cut out the sandwich/cookie dough then stamp on the face of a bunny, bear or frog. Simply adorable!
The Square Sandwich and Cookie Cutter allows you to not only cut a sandwich into 4 separate sections and remove the crust with ease it and stamp 4 cute animal faces onto each sandwich quarter
These multi-purpose Silicone Wrap Bands are perfect for keeping yummy wraps held together or for holding bundles of carrots sticks and other yummy snacks together in the lunchbox.
You can use them to keep a lunchbox tightly closed while it’s in the lunch bag, so all the food gets intact to lunch time. The Silicone Wrap Bands are absolutely adorable!
Reusable food pouches that are built tough and on trend, something to suit all ages making food fun for everyone!
My kids use these forks in their lunchboxes. These are a great size, 15cm long and perfect for eating fruits and salads. Spoons are also available.
Create some great vegetable salads with these Stainless Steel Vegetable Cutters. Just like those in a Japanese restaurant.
The fun Fruit Food Picks / Forks will bring your bento lunch box to life!
Designed for children to withstand the constraints of the school day.
Cute, colourful and a complete delight for both mums and kids, our range of children’s school bags will make preschool, kindy, daycare and “big” school so much fun!
Lots of designs to choose from.
Backpacks with personality and practicality, the Skip Hop Zoo Pack is absolutely adorable with its cute design and great features! Skip Hop backpacks are “where fun meets function!”
Library or swimming bags from Penny Scallan make carrying books and swim gear easy and stylish!! This lovely cotton canvas drawstring bag, many designs available.
A great variety of learning resources and educational toys for kids of all ages. Have fun while your child develops their motor and social skills while learning at the same time.
A set of 30 cute and colourful flashcards perfect for helping children learn basic number skills.
Includes number cards 0-20, 30,40,50,100 and mathematical symbol cards as well as suggestions for how to use the cards.
LEARN TO TELL TIME CLOCK
Kids in the digital era need a little extra help learning to read a standard clock. This educational toy is made of wood with movable hands and a chalkboard for writing out the time.
AVAILABLE ONLINE HERE
DISCOVERY KIDS ILLUMINATED ANIMAL GLOBE
Let your children discover the world with this amazing Illuminated World Globe-Featuring over 250 pictures of the world’s most spectacular animals and sights. Ideal as a night light, this learning globe has a dual image effect-additional creatures appear in the oceans when the light is switched on! This stunning globe is great for learning about the different places in the world and allows your child to engage in endless journeys of fun and learning.
Learning Can Be Fun-Time Flip Chart is a fun, freestanding flip chart, ideal for teaching how to tell the time.
Easy to store flat and pop up when needed, the Time Flip Chart has moveable colour coded hands on the clock face, including matching digital and analogue times.
Help your child master telling-the-time using the EasyRead Watch. With a large, clear, detailed dial, colour coded numbers and using the unique EasyRead 3-Step Teaching System, it makes it easier to learn minutes, quarters, half, o’clock, past and to – as simple as 1-2-3!
I have been using these since my kids started kindy. If you find your constantly repeating yourself asking or yelling to the kids if they are dressed for school, have they brushed their teeth? Eliminate the nagging these charts which lists the expectations of the kids each morning. Available in a range of different colours and options for morning, afternoon, evening and personalised.
A super mathematical-play puzzle game that makes learning fun!
The objective of the game is to group tree fruit pins, dots, and number cards by the same value. Includes 5 game boards, 20 number and pie chart cards, 55 chips in 5 colours and 55 tree “fruit” pins in 5 colours, 135 pieces in total. Designed to enhance visual perception, symbol formation and number comprehension skills.
FELT LEARNING CALENDAR
Teach them organisation and planning skills with our versatile Learning Calendar. Its Velcro pieces, featuring the days, months and holidays, lets your child plan out their upcoming month’s activities. Plus, the pocket at the bottom neatly stores any extra pieces or notes.
AVAILABLE ONLINE HERE
The 3 visually engaging phonics flippers will help children with letter recognition, blends, digraphs and more. By sounding out words, then finding correct letters to complete the sound and match to the corresponding picture card, children will develop basic reading and spelling skills.
Put the fun into learning with the classic educational toy designed to help children learn time skills and to distinguish and sort shapes, colours and numbers through play. The portable clock has an easy to identify large minute hand, and a smaller hour hand, also with removable solid number and shape blocks to match the positions on the clock face.
Learning for your child will be made more fun with this interactive magnetic times tables set.
STORAGE AND DESKS
To help you create organised and tidy spaces in your home.
LIGHT UP UNICORN DIGITAL CLOCK
This enchanting Light-Up Silver Unicorn Digital Clock helps them start their day off right with a dose of magic. The clock face lights up to display the date and the time plus easy-set buttons make this kid-friendly clock perfect for their room.
AVAILABLE ONLINE HERE
HARD TOP PENCIL CASE
Fall in love with the sweet smelling, amazing embossed designs on the Smiggle favourite hardtop pencil case! With so many different colours and designs, you are sure to find one that’s perfect for your little miss or Mr!
MORE ITEMS YOU MAKE LIKE
The Introduction Kit is a perfect kit if you’re new to essential oils, it includes 3 of doTERRA’s popular essential oils, Lavender, Peppermint and Lemon. Lavendar in particular is great for children feeling anxious about school it will give a calming and relaxing effect and promotes restful night’s sleep.
Absolutely gorgeous to look at, this Floor Mat sheet set is styled especially for preschool, kindy, daycare and child care cots, mattresses and floor mats.