Back to School Survival Kit

By Becky Beggs, Katelyn Inkster, Jessica Stockton and Laura Bennett

Summer is winding down which means a new school year is right around the corner, but don’t fret! We’ve handpicked the best supplies to include in your back to school survival kit for kindergartners, college students and every grade in between! The temperatures may be hitting triple digits, but you’ll definitely be too cool for school.

Elementary School
Creative Lunch Bags
Lunch Bags

Source: dabbawallabags.com/

Say goodbye to the boring old black, square lunch kit. From animals to airplanes, there’s a unique lunch bag for every personality!

Composition Books
Composition Books

Source: bookbinders.com/

These eclectic composition books will give your young writer an extra boost of creativity to get the writing juices flowing.

Rockin’ Socks
Socks

Source: uncommongoods.com

Nothing screams “I’m going to rock this new school year!” like school supplies inspired socks!

Jr. High and High School
Magnetic Bookmarks
Magnetic Book Marks

Source: rainbowresource.com

Avoid paying for damages to books from dog-earring pages with these colorful, magnetic book marks!

Word Padlock
pad_textlocks

Source: http://wordlock.com/

When you’ve only got two minutes before the bell rings, you definitely don’t want to forget the combination to your locker! Choose an easy-to-remember word to lock and unlock this clever padlock.

Apple Notepad
Apple Note PAd

Source: Amazon.com

An apple a day keeps forgotten assignments away. Keep reminders and memos organized with this three-dimensional fruit notepad!

Converse Pencil Case
Converse Pencil Case

Source: coolpencilcase.com

With a pencil case this classically cool, a great year is sure to be a shoe-in!

College
Ventilated Backpack
Backpacks

Source: thenorthface.com

Walking around campus (especially in Texas!) can get extremely hot! Invest in a backpack that has ventilation and a padded spot for your laptop!

Sleep Cycle
Sleep Cycle

Source: sleepcycle.com

Few things are worse than 8 a.m. classes. Never oversleep again with the Sleep Cycle app, which wakes you up during your lightest sleep cycle so you won’t fall back asleep!

Portable Phone Charger
Portable Charger

Source: cdiscount.com

Don’t get caught with a dead phone while you’re studying in the library at 3 a.m.! Keep this portable charger around during football games and all-nighters to bring your phone back to life after a long day.

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