Summer is wrapping up and the back-to-school ritual of gathering supplies has begun: fresh yellow pencils, crisp colorful notebooks, shiny new sneakers, and of course, the most important daily accessory—the backpack. Think about it, it’s the only item your child wears every single day from September to June! Why not choose a pack that expresses your child’s unique personality?
Sit up, take note, and get ready to be schooled in a little backpack inspiration:
The Juju Bag by Beatrix New York
Bright colors, padded straps, and a lucky ladybug make this a perfect pack for kids 5-10, with space enough for books, lunch, laptop, and even a hidden “Have a great day!” note from mom. Check it out!
The Bunny Backpack by Roxy
The famous surfer girl brand has brought its flashy style to school supplies. Not only does this loud-and-proud bag have a detachable lunch box, it also includes a branded water bottle and food storage container. Check it out!
The High Stakes Backpack by JanSport
Polka dots are always on trend, and this poppy pack has style and durability that will last all year long. This trusted brand has added two padded straps, a web haul hand, and a front storage pocket, making it a top choice for heading back to the classroom. Check it out!
The Emoji-nal Backpack by Nasty Gal
They say an emoji is worth a thousand text messages, and this bag certainly says it all. Great for girls or boys, this backpack is made from top-notch canvas and features adjustable straps and a front zip pocket. Check it out!
The Block Half Pack by MadPax
It looks like something out of a sci-fi movie, and it’s guaranteed to get noticed in all the right ways. The blocky design hides an interior zip pocket and has comfort air-mesh back padding. It’s also slightly smaller than the average bag, making it easier to carry. Check it out!
The Allover Spider-Man™ Small Backpack by Pottery Barn
Your Spidey-sense is telling you your kid will love this bag. It’s made from water-resistant, durable polyester and is big enough to hold a lunch bag, two small notebooks, two books, and a water bottle. And the best part? You can monogram the back for a personal touch. Check it out!
The Print Classmate Small Backpack by Lands End
This backpack offers a lot of bang for your buck. It’s built to carry everything your kid needs and has features like a no-tip design, an external lash strap, and reflective trim to help keep your child visible. Check it out!