Best Back to School Finds for 2019

School is right around the corner. If you have been procrastinating, and still need to go back to school shopping, you are in luck! We sorted through all the products, read all the reviews, and picked what we feel are the best finds for back to school!


Pottery Barn Kids Mackenzie - We are including the Pottery Barn Kids Mackenzie Backpacks because they are sturdy and roomy, yet lightweight, and come in a variety of sizes. Your child can always find the perfect size, that is most comfortable when shopping this collection. They also frequently run sales.

SkipHop 12 Inch - A consistent favorite for toddlers. So many animal choices, including a unicorn, dragon, and llama!

State Kane - For every purchase, State makes a donation to families in need.

Wildkin 15 Inch Backpack - This backpack was ranked best backpack for a budget and comes in so many fun patterns. It will be hard for your child to decide which one to get!

Lunchboxes and Water Bottles

Bentgo Kids Brights Leak Proof Bento Style Lunchbox - This extremely well- rated lunch box comes with a variety of compartments and keeps all of its contents very fresh.

Camelbak Eddy 12-oz BPA Free Water Bottle - We find this water bottle leaks the least.

Camelbak Eddy 12-oz Stainless Steel Water Bottle - Stainless steel version of the classic.

Planetbox Rover Stainless Steel Lunchbox - Although one of the pricier lunchboxes, we included it because it promotes healthy eating, is easy to clean, virtually indestructible, and good for the environment. They also often have a discount you can use on their website.

Pre-K Nap Mats

Urban Infant Tot Cot Modern Preschool/Daycare Toddler Nap Mat with Elastic Corner Straps - This is the first mat to feature elastic straps to pull over the cot if using one, includes removable pillow and blanket, and has a secret compartment for a lovey or stuffed toy. Pro-tip: Remove the pillow for washing and let the mat air dry!

Wildkin Nap Mat - Once again, Wildkin has the coolest designs. Super soft and lined with flannel to keep them warm. You can also coordinate the design with your child's Wildkin backpack.

Shoes and Rain Boots

Bogs Animal Skipper Waterproof Rain Boot - Easy pull handle makes these a good choice for toddlers.

Hunter Rain Boots - Highly resistant to wear and abrasion, they also have a comfortable polyester lining.

Hunter Original Peppa Pig Muddy Puddles Rainbows - Will excite many toddlers this year. They also feature an easy to pull on handle.

Joules Rain Boots - Camo print for boys and the most beautiful array of prints for little girls.

See Kai Run Kids Stevie II Sneaker - This brand is truly excellent for your child's foot health. It has a very flexible sole while also giving your child excellent traction.

Saucony Kids Baby Jazz - These sneakers come in sizes from baby through big kid and also from regular to wide, ensuring everyone can get a perfect fit.

Skechers - They can sparkle or light up, or just be extremely comfortable. Whatever you choose they are definitely fun!