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We are over halfway through the Summer holidays now, so It’s time to start making those back to school lists and gift ideas. I’ve put together a few essentials and gift ideas to get you started. Of course, school is all about the stationery, so here is my essential stationery list for school and a list of supplies for the first day of preschool. L starts preschool and is very excited, she can’t wait to put her uniform on every day!
Back To School Essentials
Aluminium Drinks Bottles
A drinks bottle is very much essential for school. This LOL aluminium bottle is a great choice from GB Posters RRP £9.99
Tough school shoes is a must. Kids love to run about in the playground and this is tough on shoes. L will be heading to preschool in her new Treads. These are velcro fasten and come with a 12 month indestructible guarantee, designed for active kids in mind! RRP £45.00
For a 10% Discount use code SUMMER10
This Panda Ballerina Kid’s Notebook can be personalised with a name and age. Notebooks are always handy at school and this one is super cute from gift pup where they also have lots more kids gift ideas. Ideal for the schoolbag or drawing at home. Available in A4 or A5, lined or plain. RRP £7.99
Standing Pencil Case
Every child needs a pencil case for school. How about choosing this standing pencil case? It’s made of silicone and can be used as a pen pot as well by pressing down the bottom of the pen case. It’s of Japanese design and there are many fun designs available. RRP £16.00
Stationery is an essential item for any child’s school bag. We are loving these items from Stabilo to brighten up your drawings.
An encyclopedia is a useful item for starting school. With so much to learn about, this book will help your child on the journey. It can also be personalised with a name of your choice. You can choose either a hardback or softback version over at gift experience. RRP from £14.99
Lily O’Brien’s Crispy Butterscotch Share Bags
A nice way to get to know your new teacher would be to share some chocolate with them. These Crispy Butterscotch Share Bags from Lily O’Brien’s are delicious and made with only the finest ingredients. They are available in major retailers nationwide, including Asda and Morrisons, or online at www.lilyobriens.co.uk with an RRP of £2.50.
Kleenex Pocket Pack Tissues
These tissues are perfect for kids going back to school. They fit easily into coat pockets and school bags. Great for everyday use. You may also need them at the school gate when your little one starts their first day!
Hedrin all in one headlice shampoo. Yes the dreaded nits, it’s probably inevitable that your child may catch nits at some point. So it’s handy to keep a bottle of this in the cupboard for emergencies. Available to buy from Boots, priced at RRSP £9.99 (100ml), RRSP £14.99 (200ml). Visit www.hedrin.co.uk for further information.
ACE Stain Remover
Keeping the school uniform presentable is a toughie. Tackle the most common back to school stains and keep the school uniform fresh, clean, vibrant and long-lasting with ACE. Products start from just £2 each!
For more information visit www.acecleanuk.co.uk or to buy head to your local Tesco’s, Morrison’s, The Range, Wilko, Waitrose and Sainsbury’s.
Healthy Snacks With Fruit Bowl
Fruit Bowl create fruit snacks and treats many of which contribute towards your 5 a day, making it easier for parents to give their children healthy snacks that they enjoy! Ideal for lunch boxes or after school snacks.
Readily available at Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, The Co-Op, Asda, Waitrose and on Ocado,
Snack Time! – Peperami and Cheese Snack Box
The Peperami and Cheese Snack Box are high in protein and a great source of calcium, A perfect fun addition to lunch boxes or an afterschool homework snack.
Available from supermarkets and convenience stores nationwide, with an RRP of £1.50 for a 50g pack.
Get More Vits Kids Drink
The tastiest way to keep your kids hydrated and their daily dose of vitamins. Perfect for school packed lunches. Available from Amazon – a 12 pack case for £10.99
Mid Year Academic Diary
The stylish hard-backed Disney Mickey Mouse A5 mid-year academic diary boasts a stunning Mickey design, front and back, depicting the iconic cartoon character.
It’s in an A5 format with a week shown over 2 pages for all those vital appointments, with lots of space for students to jot down reminders of what to take to classes. There’s also address pages, notes pages, notable dates, and a year-to-view calendar to keep on top of what’s coming up. RRP £9.99 available at Danilo
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Thanks for stopping by today, I hope you’ve enjoyed this post and are getting organised with this back to school gift guide.