Sharing a few of my favorite back-to-school accessories for preschoolers and kindergarteners! With this age group, you don’t usually have to worry about traditional supplies like notebooks and pencils, but there other fun things to get them excited for school and you feeling a little more organized. Here are some top picks.
1 | YUMBOX MINISNACK ($21.99)
How cute is this mini bento box? The size makes it perfect for preschool snacktime or an afterschool snack. The tray is divided into three compartments, and each one is leakproof so you can include a dip!
2 | SISTEMA SANDWICH CONTAINERS ($7.99)
Nobody likes a smashed peanut butter & jelly sandwich! This container perfectly fits a full size sandwich, or a half sandwich and chips. The clip is easy for kids to use, and it’s dishwasher safe.
3 | WELLY KIDS BANDANGES ($6.99)
Welly bandanges take regular ol’ bandaids to the next level! They’re not only adorable, but are made of a flexible fabric that will stay on all day. Plus they come in handy keepsake container.
4 | TAKEYE INSULATED WATER BOTTLE ($19.99)
This insulated water bottle will keep your kids’ drink cool. It has a straw for easy drinking, and there’s a little handle that makes it easy to carry. Plus it comes in the cutest colors!
5 | INCHBUG ORBIT LABELS ($18.95)
Make sure your child’s drink never gets lost in the shuffle with these reusable drink labels from Inchbug. They fit most sippy cups and water bottles, are dishwasher safe, and can easily be transferred between bottles.
6 | CLOTHING & NAME LABELS ($20+)
Minted makes a variety of adorable personalized labels for food containers, lunch boxes, water bottles, and clothing. The labels are non-toxic, laundry safe, dishwasher safe, and waterproof.
7 | SILICONE CUPCAKE LINERS ($12.99)
Silicone cupcake liners are a great addition to bento style lunch boxes. They make lunchtime more fun by separating out veggies, snacks, or treats in a colorful way. They’re reusable and dishwasher safe too!
8 | LOVE LETTERS FOR LUNCH ( $8.80)
Teeny tiny letters for your kid’s lunchbox! This set has 75 letters that fold into adorably small envelopes and can be sealed with enclosed stickers.
9 | SOYOUNG LUNCH BAG ($29.95)
These retro-inspired linen lunch bags are eco-friendly and can be worn as a messenger bag, backpack, or carried with the handle. The exterior is machine washable and the interior insulated liner can be removed for easy daily cleaning.
10 | OMIEBOX KIDS UTENSILS SET ($13.50)
An adorable on-the-go utensil set for kids! They carrying case can be easily looped onto lunchbags or backpacks so your child will always be able to find it.
11 | TABLETALK KIDS CONVERSATION CARDS ($29.99)
These conversation cards are a fun way to engage your child after school or at mealtime. They have open-ended questions that are split into six categories with questions like “If you could have one superpower, what would it be and why” and “What is the difference between wanting something and needing something?”
12 | (RE)ZIP LEAKPROOF CLEAR REUSABLE STORAGE BAG ($18.99)
Replace your single-use plastic bags with these reusable ones! This starter set comes with three lunch and two snack sized bags, all of which are food-safe.
13 | SLIM FIT ICE PACKS ($13.99)
These slim fit ice packs will keep your child’s lunch cool and fresh without much added weight or bulk. They also have a gel filling that stays colder than an ordinary ice pack.
14 | COLOR CHANGING UMBRELLA ($15.99)
My kids love having an umbrella to use on their walk to the schoolbus. These ones are our favorite because they change color when they get wet!
15 | TODDLER NAP MAP ($39.95)
A portable all-in-one nap mat for preschool or daycare. It comes with a removable pillow, sewn-in blanket, and name tag. There’s even a “secret pocket” to slip a comfort item from home. And of course it’s machine washable and easy to transport with the carry handle.
16 | JUNE & JANUARY KNEE HIGH ($10)
These knee high socks are our favorite for school! They are warm, and my kids love to wear them with snow boots or rain boots. We stock up whenever there is a sale.
17 | SCRATCH-OFF LUNCHBOX NOTES ($16)
Another adorable idea for sending notes in your kids’ lunchbox! Simply write your own handwritten message in the designated area, cover it with the scratch-off sticker, and then your little one can scratch to reveal your message!