30 helpful back to school products

by | Jan 12, 2022 | Back to school | 0 comments

It’s almost time! Time for your little loves to head back to school, kindergarten & daycare. They’ve missed it (you’ve missed it!) and it’ll be exciting for them to see their friends and teachers and get back to learning and playing all at the same time.

Here are some of our favourites for back to school for 2022. 
30 to choose from, all from small businesses.

And remember, any purchases you make, know that you’re supporting small businesses who are really still doing it quite tough after the last troublesome two years. We love supporting small!

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Kids clothing - Moosey Moose - The Grow Romper

First & last day school boards

Celebrate your child’s First and Last Day of School and compare how much they have changed by capturing the moment with these hugely popular chalkboards. Reusable, double-sided and unique!

Available from: Mikki & Me
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Kids clothing - Lucy Jean - Pinafore

School memory book

Covering ages 2 and 3, kindergarten / pre school and then onto the primary school years as well as the first and last day of secondary school. Plenty of spare pages for each year level to keep special keepsakes and photos.

56 page, A4 Spiral bound,  printed on 100% recycled card stock which is designed and printed in Australia.

Available from: Baby Presents
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Kids clothing - Lucy Jean - floral dress

B.Box Lunchbox

  • 8 cups capacity. Pack morning tea and lunch all in one bento box.
  • Whole fruit compartment with stretchy seal, fits whole apple. No need to cut fruit into small sizes.
  • Large compartment fits a whole sandwich with a gel cooler pack sits underneath the sandwich tray.
  • Light weight lunchbox.
  • Leak proof silicone seals secure wet foods.
  • The seal is removable for easy cleaning to prevents mould build up.
  • Single latch and easy to open and close.    

Available from: Bambino Love
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Five & Knux - Cute but psycho tee kids

Yumbox

  • Leakproof! Pack wet foods like yogurt and applesauce (not water). 
  • Seals with one lid. 
  • Single latch, easy for younger children to handle independently.
  • 6-compartment tray encourages balance diet. Five 1/2 cup portions of the key food groups: Fruit, Vegetable, Grains, Protein and Dairy with a small treat dip
  • Recommended for young kids (toddler to age 8)

Available from: Bambino Love
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Montii Lunchboxes - back to school

Montii Lunchbag

  • Water resistant and durable fabric, they passed the rough + tumble test with flying colours.
  • Machine Washable. 
  • Comes with a gel ice pack that keep your lunch fresh and cool for longer. Perfect for summer.
  • Easy to wipe clean.
  • Large deisgn for more room to pack lunch. 

Available from: Bambino Love
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Lunch Notes  

Sweet little notes to pop in your little one’s lunchbox to bring a smile to their face each day. A little ray of sunshine and a reminder that mum and dad are thinking of them throughout the day.

Little Critter Lunch notes – are aimed at slightly younger kids- preppies or even pre-school kids who are either just learning to read or can’t yet read. They include super simple messages and fun bright pictures including the cutest animal characters.

Magical Lunch notes – feature unicorns and rainbows, of course, because who doesn’t smile when they see a sweet unicorn?!

Lunch notes are printed on coated card stock, meaning they can be re-used if your kids’ lunchboxes don’t get too mucky (better yet, place the note inside your child’s insulated lunch bag, but outside the box!)

Some of the Little Critter Messages include:

  • 1st day
  • Have the best day!
  • Cool kid
  • Be Happy
  • I Love You
  • Big Hugs
  • Yum
  • You Rock!
  • Good luck

Some of the Magical Lunch notes incluce:

  • Always be yourself
  • Make today magic
  • Always so proud of you
  • Shine bright
  • Be Magical
  • Have a magical birthday
  • Have a super sweet day
  • Sprinkle kindness all around
  • You make my heart happy
  • Love you lots
Little Lunch Notes are cleverly created in the Sprout and Sparrow studio and made in Melbourne, Australia.

Available from: Sprout & Sparrow
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Beeswax sandwich wraps

Made with beeswax, tree resin, and organic jojoba oil infused into a hemp and organic cotton cloth, Abeego are the inventor of the beeswax food wraps concept. Perfect to wrap your kid’s sandwiches or to fold to create snack pouches, they keep their lunch fresh and alive avoiding using plastic cling wrap.

Abeego lasts a year or longer with good care, it’s biodegradable and compostable and you can even repurpose it as garden ties or use as fire starters for your campfire.

Available from: Biocasa
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Starsicle Muffins

The Starsicle is a muffin tray that can be used to make super yummy star shaped muffins for back to school lunchboxes.

  • A Muffin (and Popsicle Tray) that creates super cute treats for your kids, day in and day out.
  • From lunchbox muffins, breakfast muffins, savoury snacks and cup cakes, to bite size popsicles, frozen smoothies, baby puree and ice-creams. The Starsicle is the tray that does it all.
  • Made from 100% silicone that can be put in the oven, freezer and dishwasher.

Available from: Little Woods
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Personalised Drink Bottles

Keep your drinks cold for hours with these double-walled Personalised Stainless Steel Drink Bottles. Coloured Drink Bottles Available; White, Silver, Navy, Black, Light Pink, Hot Pink

Available from: Personalise Your World
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Mini Sunday Backpack

The different compartments that make up this bag make it a game changer.
 
•Smart organising system
•Features separate storage pockets
•Full zipper for quick access to main compartment
•2 side pockets, both with insulation
•Anti-theft zipped pocket on the back, ideal for iPad and/or valuables
•Press stud clip to hold handles together
•Waterproof Vegan Leather (Faux leather)
•Bag stoppers for protection on the base
•Comes with x2 pram attachments (that can be removed when used as a kids backpack
•Unisex design
•Bag Dimensions:
       Height – 33.5cm
       Width – 23cm
       Depth – 18cm
       Weight – 700g (when empty)
 

Available from: From Day Dot
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Panda Dreams Cotton Drawstring Backpack

This little beauty is perfect for daycare-aged children who need to have a few bits and pieces in a nice lightweight bag for daycare.  It’s 100% Cotton with natural rope straps. It has a distinctive hand illustrated print – easy to locate!

Size: 40cm x 53cm (flat) and it’s got a water-resistant finish too. Machine washable for easy care and lovingly designed in Australia

 

Available from: Rolling Panda
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Personalised Keyrings

Perfect to pop onto the side of a school bag for your little love.
They come in two styles, the first is silicone letter beads and the second is Beech wood letter beads. 
 
They are made from high quality Natural beech wood + 100% food grade silicone beads, that is free from BPA, lead, cadmium, phthalates, PVC and latex
 
So many colour beads to choose from!

Available from: Hush Baby
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Bedhead Hats

The perfect hats that provide UPF50+ protection are on sale with 20% off Bedhead Hats
 
Bedhead Hats are a great choice for daycare/kindergarten/school because they:
 
  • Provide UPF50+ sun protection and wide brims with great coverage that keep little ones sun safe when engaged in outdoor play
  • Can be worn with or without a chin strap and toggle for a snug fit
  • Super cute prints that all children and parents love
  • Made from soft and stretchy quality materials that last
  • Has a name label stitched on the hats inner brim where you can write your child’s name and contact details
  • Easy to care for – cold wash and line dry in shade

Available from: Tiddlers Kids
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Canvas Shoes – Walnut Melbourne

Canvas shoes are always a great pick for daycare and preschool and they’re currently on sale too!
 
  • With a cotton upper they are breathable to keep little feet cool in summer
  • Have Velcro straps that make them easy to put on and take off in a hurry. Even little ones can practice their fine motor skills by putting them on all by themselves.
  • Rubber toe cap which helps prevent scuffing
  • Flexible rubber sole, perfect for the healthy development of little feet
  • Easy to clean – wipe with a damp cloth, cold hand wash and air dry in shade
  • Cute prints which all kids love.

Available from: Tiddlers Kids
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Biro Boots

These barefoot Biro Lace-up style shoes with their buttery soft black leather uppers, elastic laces and rubber soles, are so effortless to wear due to their slip on style (laces can simply be pulled tight or loosened, so no need to tie laces!), and will have your little students feeling comfortable all day!
(Sizes available from EU 28 which is a kids US 10, up to EU 42, which is a ladies US 11) 

Available from: Paperkrane
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Altas Mary Jane Shoes

These minimal Atlas Mary Jane style shoes with their buttery soft black leather uppers, velcro straps and rubber soles, are a nice lightweight option for the fashion conscious who are also looking for a foot-healthy option for long days at school. 
(Sizes available are EU 28 to EU 42)

Available from: Paperkrane
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No Show Kids Socks

Perfect for running about at daycare and kindergarten. These terrific socks have heel grips so that they grip the floor for safety, they’re breathable and super comfortable as well. Available in sizes to suit ages 0-6 years old. And they don’t pop out over top of your kids shoes – no show socks for the win.

Available from: Little Legends Sox
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Black or Navy Merino Tights

If you’re in need of black or navy tights for school this year, these 80% Merino with lycra tights are super warm and perfect for those upcoming winter months.
A plain knit with shaped heels and toes makes for great fit. A comfortable gusset knitted into the tights for extra comfort for all ages. Machine washable. Made by Columbine in New Zealand

Available from: Sweet Cheeks Merino
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Swim Trunks

Back to school also means back to swimschool too! These longer leg swim shorts are a must have in your kids togs collection.  UPF50+ rated, front lined and long enough to not ride up you’ll love these boys togs for quick change swimming lessons. Fast drying, colourful and fun! These long swim shorts are perfect for your little adventurer all year round.
Ages 2 to 7

Available from: TicTasTogs
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Swimsuits

These practical, comfy (not skimpy) AND great looking long sleeve swimsuits are perfect for back to school swim lessons. These are fully lined for modesty and designed to last wash after wash. Made from superior soft-on-the-skin UPF50+ fabric the girls one-piece swimwear style features eye-catching sophisticated prints.
Ages 3-14.

Available from: TicTasTogs
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Back to school - detangling hair brush

Detangling Hairbrushes

Start the morning off right! The perfect brush that kids and parents can use to quickly sort out hair, great for swimming and pre & post sport. With over 14 colours, your child can have a brush that matches their house or school colours. Easily gets rid of knots and doesn’t hurt!

Available from: Happy Hair Brush
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Kye Koala Table & stool

Need a little set up at home for some ‘school readiness’?
This cute little set with no sharp corners is guaranteed to be a success amongst the little ones, with its Koala shape stool and eucalyptus shaped table.

– Inspired by Australiana Flora and Fauna
– 15 mm BB face FSC Natural Ply
– No screws
– 5 steps & 5 min assembly
– Designed and Made in Australia
– Low Carbon Footprint
– Ages 2-5 yo

Available from: Ekokids
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ABC box

A fantastic box full of activities for your little one to do at home. These are based on the Kindergarten Australian Curriculum:

Recognise all the letters of the alphabet (upper and lowercase)
Write the letters of the alphabet using the proper formation and hold a pencil correctly.
Say the sounds of letters and begin to read 3 letter words made up of consonant-vowel-consonant also known as CVC words (phonics)

Timber ABC Brains Board (made in Australia), play-doh and timber stylus pen.

  • X2 Craft activities to promote creative thinking and expression of ideas and thoughts.
  • Core Activities x3: Alphabet flashcards with pom poms and tweezers, Alphabet Roll game with dice and Write & Wipe handwriting exercise.

(FREE SHIPPING to metro NSW & VIC)

Available from: Budding Brains Learning
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Personalised Name Writing Kit

If your child is starting to show interest in writing their name these personalised name writing cards are the perfect tool to help them on their way. 

  • Available in all Australian State and Territory Fonts
  • Buy the plastic protective sleeve separately for easy reuse
  • Sticker/playdough name activity for pre-writers 

Available from: Castle & Kite
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Our World Colouring Set

Kids can colour their way around the world on a global expedition. Inspire young minds to create and connect anywhere they go with this compact and reusable colouring set. A wonderful activity to do to spark children’s curiosity about the world around them,  

  • Promotes recognition of famous landmarks and cultural awareness 
  • Ideal for mess-free snack-times and mealtimes 
  • Non-porous and dishwasher-safe for germ-free fun 
  • Reversible and reusable for repeat-play value 
  • Premium food-grade silicone (free from BPA, BPS, PVC, phthalates and lead)  
  • Includes 12x child-safe markers, wipe-clean cloth and fabric storage bag 
  • Plastic-free packaging with bonus activities 
  • Opportunity to impart gratitude and kindness through a unique ‘pay-it-forward’ initiative 
  • Owned, designed and assembled by an Aussie mum 
  • Recommended for ages 4+ 

Available from: Little Change Creators
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Alphabet Rounds

When learning your ABC’s there’s nothing better than turning it into a fun game for your little one.  WIth this set, it contains both uppercase and lowercase letters, perfect for creating words or playing a matching pair memory game.

  • The letters are slightly debossed, which makes them great for little fingers to trace over – a proven way for tactile learners to more easily recognize and remember letters.
  • There are 52 pieces with each beechwood round measuring 5cm. They come packed in a drawstring bag.

Available from: Hunting For Wildflowers
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My Responsibility Pad

You and your children will absolutely love this colourful goal board!  It’s such a great tool to remind kids of their chores or activities while monitoring their progress. It can be used everyday; before school, after school, and even on the weekend!! Some of the magnetic wooden tiles include tasks like: tidy room, bath and hang towel, get dressed, tidy books, feed pets, take trash out, water flowers, and so much more.

Such an amazing tool that helps kids to learn at a young age that goals + effort = rewards!

Available from: Nest Fun Creations
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Hey Warrior – Anxiety Book

If your little one is a little anxious about heading to daycare, kindergarten or school, this is a terrific book which you’ll just love. The most amazing children’s book about anxiety. It introduces the concept of your amygdala being a warrior; how he tries to keep you safe; and how to keep him in check.
Written by psychologist Karen Young

 

Available from: Phenom Llama
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Back to school - The Little Possum

The Little Possum Imaginative Play Pack 

This illustrated picture book promotes healthy screen time balance for the whole family. Children will love reading this book again and again, before immersing themselves in open-ended play using the puppets and treehouse play space.

This story is perfect for establishing boundaries and guidelines around technology use, particularly as the new school year commences

  • Includes:
    • x1 copy of The Little Possum who Looked Up (paperback)
    • x1 set of three handmade felt finger puppets (possum, rocket ship, device)
    • x1 handmade keepsake bag
    • x1 treehouse play-box
  • The illustrated packaging (box, tissue paper and sticker) transforms into a treehouse and night sky play space, ready for kids to enjoy with their puppets.
  • Suitable for ages 3-7

Available from: The Tweeting Galah
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Back to school - Alphabet and number flash cards

Alphabet & Number Flashcards

Perfect to get back to school ready for little ones. These alphabet and number flash cards can be used in so many ways. So much fun to be had as these can even be coloured in too.

 

Available from: One Chew Three
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Supporting small is essential…

So there you go! A terrific list of lots of goodies your little one can use for daycare, kindergarten and school. Plus you can know that you’re supporting small and of course we know what that means… yip, a real person is doing a little happy dance!

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