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Our top essentials for Back to School

Our top essentials for Back to School

Back To School Staplestein

With the start of term just around the corner, we’ve rounded up the best back to school essentials. From reversible school coats, to sturdy school shoes, check out our favourite items below.

Liewood Tikob Ss Copy


This classic backpack from Scandi-favourite Liewood has a padded back for comfort and a laptop compartment.

Astro School Shoes Infant Pair Copy

Zig + Star

Zig + Star’s school shoes have a genius ‘Good-To-Grow’ removable midsole, giving you an extra half size of wear. Great value for money and better for the environment.

Stapelstein Inside Violet Copy


Perfect for encouraging creative, free play at home, Stapelstein’s new ‘Inside ‘ range can be used for stacking, pouring,  balancing, rolling, throwing, and more.

Matilda Copy


More than just entertainment (and an excuse to turn off the TV!), the tonies® range includes lots of educational content. Aside from educational Tonies, there’s free downloadable educational content on the mytonies app, plus plenty of educational support.  The Toniebox has proven educational benefits too, including improved speech, literacy, and attention skills.

Toastie Option Ink Navy Camo Ecoreversible Puffer Copy


Better for the environment (and your pocket!), you’ll only need to buy them one coat this winter with this clever reversible style from eco-friendly brand Töastie.

C Geosticks Copy


Perfect for young learners, the edx education® GeoStix® Letter Construction Set allows children to use their creativity and problem solving skills to form colourful and fun designs and learn letter formation.

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OYOY Living Design

Beautifully designed with a cute apple print, this water bottle from OYOY Living design is not just a stylish addition to their back to school kit. The clever functionality keeps liquids cool or warm for up to 12 hours.

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The podiatrist approved shoes from Bobux are a parent-favourite for first steps. The brand’s school range is just as thoughtfully designed, and made to withstand the wear-and-tear of the playground. There’s lots of designs to choose from and they come a size range of 27-33 (typically aged 4-8).

Starlight Clips Copy


Cute kids accessories brand Rockahula has sets of hair accessories in school colours. If your little one doesn’t have to wear a uniform though, we love these glittery star clips. Perfect for bright sparks!

Djeco Dd C Cmjn Copy


Learning to tell the time is much more fun with a cute watch and we love this floral design from Djeco. It has two dials (one for hours, the other for minutes) and narrow hands to make telling the time easier.

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