The 10 Best school buys
The summer’s flown by and September is around the corner, so make sure their bags are stocked for the first day of term
Tuesday 27 August 2013
This iPad mini cover is an ideal homework tool for tech-savvy teens. The case has an integrated Bluetooth wireless keyboard.
Many celeb offspring have been spotted sporting lunchboxes from US children's label Beatrix New York. This durable one is insulated, dishwasher safe and eco-friendly.
Keep homework diaries doodle-free by providing an extra notebook for daydreaming. Artbox's range of Japanese and South Korean stationary is as inviting as it is cute.
Send your offspring to school with the very best and their handwriting should follow. The Faber-Castell school fountain pen takes a wide range of cartridges.
Perfect for PE kits, swimming costumes or days out, this drawstring bag is made from soft, wipe-clean oilcloth so it won't end up stained and grubby.
Based on the classic rucksack design, new UK-based company Mi-Pac is offering high-quality bags that you won't need to pay over the odds for. Weather-resistant too.
These headphones – designed specifically for kids – limit the volume of tunes on the school run to a safe 85db, while still managing to look hip with cool pastel colours.
This Lego brick lunchbox should keep fans of the toy satisfied while they eat. The dishwasher-safe box is part of a range that also includes snack boxes and water bottles.
Made from recycled rice-bag material from Cambodia and Vietnam, these cases are a fairtrade and colourful way to keep pens and pencils safe at school.
Keep your kids on the straight and narrow with these original wooden rulers, shaped to look like objects that are much more fun, such as giraffes, or spaceships.
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