Owala FreeSip My daughter loves this water bottle because it’s easy to drink out of and doesn’t leak!

Bentgo Pop This bigger style of Bentgo box holds double the volume of the kids making this perfect for bigger kids and teens. It can hold up to 5 cups of food, like a sandwich, fruits, veggies, and other snacks. 

PB Teen Lunch Boxes & Backpacks I get the “cold pack” version of lunch boxes since they fit the Bentgo boxes best. Also the teen backpack has more features for my tween like gold detailing and D ring to hold her keychain collection! 

Jansport with Laptop Sleeve– Jansport is having a comeback and this style if great for those older kids that get assigned a Chromebook to tote to and from school.

Mabels Labels Middle School Pack This set of labels for older kids has less “baby” looking graphics but still gets the job done! My daughter loves the ocean looking style! 

Gabb Watch– This year we replaced my son’t watch with the Gabb and he loves that it’s sleeker than the TickTalk but still has all the safety features.

Gold Glitter Initial Key Ring Since little Miss just got her initial on her backpack she thought it would be fun to add a sparkly keychain for her last name. 

Foldable Headphones– If you don’t want to spend a ton these headphones have great reviews and fold.

Beats Headphones– For a bit more of an investment headphone that has GREAT quality these beats are a favorite in our house.

Razor A3 Scooter This style is good for bigger kids with folding handle and adjustable handlebars. 

Adidas Superstar Sneaker– These go with everything sneakers are a big hit and were the most worn of 4th grade girls I saw!

Nike Flex Plus Sneakers: The other must have we buy every year are these Nike Flex Sneakers! My kids love the ease of a slip on sneaker when we are running out the door plus they are great for PE days. In general I feel like these run small so we size to ensure some growing room. 

Sun Bum Sonny’s Original Surf Paste This paste is goof for boys that like a little styling cream but not too thick

So Cozy Detangler My daughter always needed a few spritz of detangler running out the door in the morning

Clear Hair Ties and Braid Tools– The other option is a cute braid or ponytail and this set has everything you need for under $10

Hatch Restore– If you have a teen or tween that has trouble waking up grab this smart sound machine/ alarm clock that you can customize with lights, sounds and even meditation if school gets REALLY stressful this year.  

Purell 4 oz bottles Stock up on these travel sizes to stick in backpacks and sports bags. 

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