Back to School Products

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Many kids say the best part of going back to school is shopping for new supplies. These kid-tested, parent-approved products will help kids have a functional and fashionable start to the school year.

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Tapplock lite
$59; Tapplock.com
Cutting-edge fingerprint technology. Easy, shareable access. Lightweight and portable. Three ways to unlock: fingerprint, bluetooth, and backup Morse code. Powerful rechargeable battery.

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Quartet Glass Notepads 
$24.99; Amazon.com
Perfect for organizing the kids, keeping track of homework, practicing math and spelling. Comes in a two in a pack, so one for each kid.

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Eco Kids' Backpack
$49.95; GarnetHill.com
With all the features parents want and kids love, this backpack is top of the class for its functionality, durability, and comfort. Its ergonomic design includes curved, adjustable shoulder straps and an adjustable sternum strap to ensure a proper fit. Padding at the back panel and shoulder straps enhances your child's comfort. 

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Swingline 3 Hole Punch
$29.99; Amazon.com
Durable, 3-hole punch with strong, metal construction features fixed heads and an edge guide for consistent punch alignment. Wide, soft grip handle adds comfort and makes it easier to punch It conveniently locks in closed position for easy storage.

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FriXion ColorSticks
$24.94; PilotPen.us

The FriXion line of writing instruments offers unlimited do-overs and you can write, erase and re-write until you get it right with thermo-sensitive ink that becomes clear from the heat generated via erasing friction. There’s no wear and tear to the paper or messy.

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Scribble Stuff 25-piece Writing Set
$13.97; Walmart.com
Bright unique colors, including 8 neon pens, 8 felt tip pens, 4 highlighters, 1 push up eraser and 4 mechanical pencils.

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Yoobi Zipper Pouch Set-3 piece
$12.99; Yoobi.com
Three zipper bags of ranging sizes to fit all of your belongings with maximum storage abilities. Perfect for school, office, or home usage whether you are storing pencils, pens, erasers, note cards, lip balm, lipstick, phone charger cords, other beauty or cosmetic products, or travel accessories.

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“Phenom” Backpack
$38; TheNorthwest.com
This backpack has, and can hold, it all – Interior padded laptop/tablet compartment, front zippered pocket organizer, and side elastic-entry mesh pockets. The reflective piping and embroidered logo and word mark shows off your love of college sports. And lastly, stay comfortable on the go with the air-mesh padded curved back straps and back panel.

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School Kit
$29.99; StuckOnYou.us/school-kit 
Receive your personalized school supplies in one handy kit. Helps your family get organized for school. Kit includes: pencil case, colored pencil set, scissors, 30cm ruler, 2 x HB pencils with grips, pencil sharpener, and eraser.

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Sharpie Clear View
$7.33-$9.78; Sharpie.com

With the see-through tip, it’s easy to see exactly what you’re highlighting, so you’ll always know where to start and when to stop.

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“TeamTech” BackSack
$16; TheNorthwest.com
The Teamtech's larger than average body size, mesh trim for airflow, and zippered front pocket makes for a great game day backsack that packs a little extra punch. Geometric artwork, breathable mesh top with zippered pocket, zippered front pocket, spacious main compartment, interior zippered stash pocket, and padded drawstring closure. 

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Do-Overs Erasable Highlighters
$9.99; Ooly.com
Unlike ordinary highlighters, Do-Overs Erasable Highlighters allow you to highlight the important stuff but the ink is erasable (with the white tip) so you can scrap it later or make corrections. This set is perfect for those who like to keep their notes tidy and color coordinated

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Crayola Take Note! Washable Gel Pens
$6.99; Crayola.com

Each ergonomic, cushioned-gripped pen features colored gel ink that easily washes off hands and clothes. Perfect for taking notes, art projects and organizing documents by color.

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Benji Lock 
$69.95; TheGrommet.com
Fingerprint Sensor Lock makes it easy to secure your stuff at the gym, school, or any time you want to go key-free. Biometric technology makes your fingerprint the key that opens the durable pick- and water-resistant lock. Can store up to 10 fingerprints, is USB rechargeable, and even has a set of keys for extra peace of mind. 

Updated: August 2019

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