Back To School Essentials

When it comes to this time of year, Back to School shopping can become a total minefield. Here is a round up of fantastic Back to School products that I have tried and loved, for easy and convenient shopping.

Treads School Shoes

School shoe shopping made easy, Treads have school shoes covered, from their sleek designs to their handy online measuring guide. Using only the best and most durable materials and craftmanship, this British company makes a fantastic range of leather school shoes for children aged 6-16. All Treads school shoes come with a 12 Month indestructible guarantee, giving you total peace of mind that these school shoes will stand the test of time, even for the most active child. The online measuring system is simple and easy to use, teamed with the speedy delivery Treads takes the stress out of school shoe shopping. Get yours here.

ION8 Leakproof Bottles

A leaky water bottle is a time consuming nightmare that many parents have faced. ION8 LEAKPROOF bottles are 100% leakproof and BPA free, they use fast-flow technology to enable kids to take a drink quickly and easily. Open these drinking bottles with one hand, and lock them closed for peace of mind when throwing into a bag. The stylish and fun designs mean that they are guaranteed to please children of all ages while providing durability and longevity. Check out more of ION8 fantastic range of leakproof bottles here.


Lunch just got more exciting! KAMBUKKA storage jars are designed to keep your food fresh all day. This sleek pot can keep food warm for up to 6 hours or keep cool foods at the perfect fresh temperature all day. Perfect for active kids and teenagers on the go. KAMBUKKA have a range of stylish designs that your child is guaranteed to love as well as a vast range of other matching lunch accessories. Say goodbye to single use food packaging in style! Check out KAMBUKKA’s range here.

SMASH Back To School Products

Back to school in style. SMASH offer a large array of innovative products which aim to make everyday life easier. SMASH lunch boxes are a generous size, with a functional carry handle and nifty water bottle holder, making them a dream for a busy school morning. BPA-free, non-toxic and food-safe, these stylish lunch accessories are guaranteed to be a huge hit with everyone this school year. With a great range of cool and on trend designs, this exclusive range is available in ASDA now, why not simply add yours to your online groceries using the links below! Be sure to check out SMASH’s Facebook and Instagram.

Love Heart Sequin Lunch Bag, Rio Flamingo Lunch Bag, Corrupt Lunch Bag, Rio Football lunch set.


To the parent of the child that loses everything, meet your new best friend! The tile Mate is perfect for School bags, PE kits and lunch boxes and will ensure your child doesn’t come out of school empty handed again. With a huge 200ft Bluetooth range and it’s sleek and discreet size the tile is the perfect way to keep your child’s belongings safe this school year. Simply attach Mate to your desired product and use the Tile app to find your things via your mobile. These can be purchased singularly or in a handy 4 pack to ensure your child never loses a thing. Get your Tile mate here.


With so many things to remember when the new school year comes around, it’s easy to forget the importance of your little ones eye care. Why not pack a pair of the UKs number one sunglasses into your little ones school bag so that they can stay protected this school year. Suneez sunglasses come in a range of colours and not only do they look cool, they offer the ultimate optical protection to your child. Suneez are made from flexible material, allowing them to bend without snapping so that they are virtually unbreakable. Suneez block out 100% of harmful UVA/UVB rays and come in nifty microfibre case with strap. Keep your little one safe in style. Click here to pick yours.

Black+Blum Food Pot

When it comes to lunches It’s out with the single use and in with the re-usable and sustainable. With rigorous attention to detail and a focus on sustainability, Black+Blum design original products that inspire a sense of well-being. This Lunch Pot original has two separate pots that makes it easy to carry both snack and lunch on-the-go. BPA free and dishwasher safe Black+Blum products make great sustainable food storage which is perfect for every child’s on the go lifestyle. Explore Black+Blum here.

RED by Modibodi

The comfiest, coolest and most stylish Teen/Pre Teen underwear, Modibodi believe girls should never have to worry about the arrival of their periods or about spotting or leaking throughout the day, especially when it comes to school. With Modibodi teen underwear your daughter can go to school with total confidence that they will not be taken by surprise. With a huge range of stylish shapes, patterns, colours and absorbency, Modibodi teen underwear looks like any other underwear……just cooler. Check out their fantastic range here and give your daughter power over periods.

Make learning fun with John Adams

After months away from school why not ease your child back into learning with some fun yet educational sets from John Adams? The extremely gross science set will help your child to explore and understand how the human body functions. It supports National Curriculum learning and is safe, educational and fun! This set comes with clear instructions about how to conduct the experiments at home, as well as the method and science behind what you are doing. If your child loves writing then Bookeez enables them to create their own story books, scripts, journals and much more. Make and create three books and bring stories to life by stamping and stencilling pages. The perfect way to incorporate fun learning in to your summer. Available at both Amazon and Argos.

Getting Personal Stationary

Add a personal touch to your child’s back to school shopping with these gorgeous notebooks from Getting Personal. Ideal for taking notes, revision and planning, your budding writer will love these on trend and personalised styles. Children’s stationery made interesting, personalise yours here.

Indie Bay Snacks

When it comes to lunch box snacks we all want to feed our children heathy and nutritious products, Indie Bay make all natural pretzels in a variety of delicious flavours. They use whole grains and super seeds as their core ingredients and are the perfect low calorie, vegan and filling snack packed with protein and fibre. With a huge range of sweet and savoury flavours they really are a healthy and delicious crowd pleaser. Get yours here.

OGGS Mini Cupcakes

What child doesn’t love a cupcake! These low calorie treats are the perfect little lunch box treat. They are egg and dairy free and at only 88 calories per cupcake they are the perfect balance for a healthy lunchbox treat. Mumsnet approved – 82% of mums love OGGS. Marvellous Mini Cupcakes with fluffy vanilla flavoured sponge, topped with vanilla frosting and colourful sprinkles to brighten up any packed lunch. Find out more here. Available in Sainsbury’s.

PROYOUTH Protein Bars

The UK’s first protein bar for Children. PRO youth was founded and created by Mum of two Marina, who was looking for the perfect after school snack to fuel her daughter for competitive swimming. These fantastic bars provide slow release energy for young athletes and active children. A source of Protein for growth and maintenance of muscle, Magnesium for reduction of tiredness and fatigue and electrolyte balance, Copper for iron transport combined with Phosphorus and Manganese for further energy yielding metabolism, these bars are the perfect way to fuel your child for a busy day at school. Find out more about Pro Youth here. Also available on Amazon.

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