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DoSayGive’s Back to School Favorites!

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Back to School Favorites

Backpacks, lunch boxes, first day essentials, and more — today I am sharing our tried and true favorites when it comes to school season along with a few tips I’ve learned along the way. Be sure to scroll through the whole list — and be sure to download our FREE back to school checklist we created just for parents HERE!

Best Backpacks: 

Wipeable Backpack
Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers.
Pottery Barn Backpack
The most durable backpacks!
Smocked Auctions Backpack
Perfect for preschool!
Jon Hart Backpack
Add initials or a monogram!
L.L. Bean Backpack
Several sizes for all ages in this classic style.
State Backpack
STATE backpacks are so durable for all ages.
Jansport Backpack
Tweens and teens approved.
North Face Backpack
A favorite for high school students!

Lunchtime Favorites

Here’s a tip: The YumBox fits in the Pottery Barn Kids lunchboxes. I also like silicone cups for the divided lunchboxes. 

5-Compartment Lunchbox
Great for preschoolers with removable ice pack!
Smocked Auctions Lunchbox
So many cute colors and patterns in this lunchbox!
Planet Box Lunchbox
These are pricey but last for years!
Lunch Tote
Planet boxes have coordinating bags!
Floral Lunchbox
PB Kids are durable!
L.L. Bean Lunchbox
Several colors and great price!
Washable Lunchbox
Good for tweens! Lots of patterns and colors.
Bentgo Lunch Bag
On Prime!
Stainless Steel Thermos
Thermos for soups and pasta!
Silicone Lunchbox Cups
Yumbox accessories!
Lunchbox Notes
Make their day with a handwritten note!
Slim Cooler Packs
Long-lasting ice packs to keep food fresh!
Stainless steel and leak proof!
Comes in so many cute colors! Leak proof.
Redesigned autospout straw!
Hydro Flask
Several sizes in the popular Hydroflask.

First Day Favorites

A little gift for the teacher is always thoughtful — and don’t forget the first day signs! 

Back to School Pennant
Love these signs!
First Day Sign
So cute for their first day of school pictures!
Tiny Expressions Cards
Gift card holders to show your appreciation!
Teacher Notes
Order now with code DSG10!

What back to school products are you stocking up on, and what is your favorite place to find them? Share below and pin this post for easy access! And be sure to browse our Personalized Back to School Favorites post, too!

Classic Back to School Essentials

Apple Set
Love this for boys!
Ked Sneakers
Classic Keds!
ABC Dress
How cute is this?!
Lace Trim Socks
Ruffled socks for little girls!
White Sweater
Lots of colors!
Shorts Pack
To wear under dresses and skirts!
Apple Bow
Don't forget the bows and ribbons!
So cute with the monogram!


Basic Labels
Mabel's Labels are so durable - on sale now!
Orbit Labels
Perfect for bottles and sippy cups!
Clothing Stamp
$10 Name Stamp on Amazon - perfect for clothes and shoes!
Basketball Labels
Minted has great labels, too!


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