Get your little or gigantic student off to the right start this school year with our picks for the best Back to School gear.
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Wipe away that little tear running down your cheek. Yes, your little one is going into Kindergarten. Or Middle School. Maybe that little one is suddenly 6 foot 2 and is now in their final year of High School. It doesn't matter. The first day of school is always a bittersweet time because while it's an exciting day of new beginnings, it means they're growing up! Get your little or gigantic student off to the right start this school year with our picks for the best Back to School gear.
Pick out the right backpack
The school backpack is more than just a vessel to carry around pens, paper, an iPad and half a sandwich molding for a few weeks. It's also a fashion statement. Find just the right backpack for your new student, including fun character backpacks with Spiderman, Moana and so many more. We also like these rolling backpacks which can really help keep your kid's posture tall and straight.
Update that laptop for homework and movies
Laptop computers are relatively inexpensive now and you can buy a very good quality model for under $250. Pass them down from student to student or buy a new one each year and donate your old model to the Goodwill or other local charity. This HP Chromebook has a 180 degree hinge with a full HD screen and plenty of memory and storage for homework, watching movies or streaming music.
Find essential school supplies
Pens, pencils, notebooks -- it's so much fun to pick out the essential school supplies and fill up that backpack. Find everything you need here, including the Dated Middle or High School Student Planner for 2019-2020 in many styles and colors. We also like the Case-it Mighty Zip Tab 3-inch Zipper Binder for all your paperwork. Find a file for each class and activity.
Pick up new school clothes at bargain prices
Check out all the deals on clothing for all the kids, age 4-16, including boots, tops, sneakers, sweaters and more. Shop for Boys, Girls, and more. We love this fun summer button down Hawaiian Aloha shirt and this Ike Behar multicolor striped dress shirt. Find fashion for 4-6 year olds to love, too.