It’s finally time for little ones to head back to school after a very long break and although home schooling may have been fun for a while, it’s certainly an exciting feeling for normality to resume. Children will be excited to spend time with their friends, learn new things and run around the playground, so make sure they’re fully kitted out and ready for the school year ahead.
Be prepared with a One4all Gift Card and make sure you’ve sorted out the below in time for school to start again!
Everyone’s favourite part of going back to school is the annual pilgrimage to WH Smith to get stocked up on everything kids need for the year ahead. There’s nothing better than picking out a new set of pens and pencils, as well as a case to keep them in for the year. This fun case will certainly keep growing kids entertained in the classroom and make sure pens don’t go missing.
WHSmith Games Controller Black Neoprene Pencil Case, £5.99 from WH Smith
Sensible School Shoes
Children grow quickly so it’s likely time for a new pair of school shoes. Choosing a pair that will ensure comfort and last through to next summer all the while looking great can be a real challenge. Go online or head into a Schuh store near you and with the great offering they have, there’s sure to be the right style for your kids.
Staying hydrated thoughout the school day is vital, so make sure kids are well equipped with a trusty water bottle as they head back for a new term. A colourful one like this from TK Maxx with make sure they always keep it to hand throughout the day and the anti leak system will stop it from spilling in packed school bags.
ELLO Blue Leak Proof Reusable Water Bottle, £5.99 from TK Maxx
A new school bag for a new school year is always a good idea. A little way for kids to express themselves in the playground, picking the right backpack will certainly make them the envy of all their friends – and also hopefully stop those annoying bag mix ups at pick up time! Choose a themed bag of littles one’s favourite franchise or a bright one that will be hard to miss. This Pokemon one from Argos does both so children are sure to love it.
Pokemon Pokeball 8L Backpack - Red, £14.99 from Argos
Super Study Guides
Older kids heading into exam years might feel they need some extra practice in their subjects. Grab a range of useful study guides from Waterstones in the subject’s teens are taking to help them revise and feel prepared. A worthwhile investment, picking a guide for a specific exam board, like this CGP Mathematics Edexcel book will give aspiring students a head start and make sure they’re practicing the right stuff.