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Back-to-School Gear to Get

 September 3, 2020

Back-to-school essentials – from proper homework seating and backpacks to fun learning games and journals – to help families get into the learning groove.  

Active Chairs  

Active chairs to promote concentration and good posture for all ages

These wobble chairs keeps kids in motion, engaging their stomach and back muscles, working their legs and arms…almost as if they were running around the yard! Great for kids with ADD and ADHD. Ages 2-18, $34.99+, Studico 


Cloth Masks, Lunch Bags 

Safe, washable children's face masks, lunch sacks

Make wearing a face mask less intimidating for little ones. Featuring soft cotton ear straps with rubber stoppers and a soft nose bridge wire that easily bends to fit small faces better. Lightweight, breathable, and easy-to-clean. The lunch bags are neoprene in an expandable and collapsible design. All ages, $9+, 


Inclusive Backpacks, Fanny Packs & Lunch Bags 

Epic Everyday blue backpack with mocha-hued boys and girlswith

Epic Everyday designs school and home essentials meant to empower children and parents of color. See their Happy Hues collection of backpacks, fanny packs, and lunch bags featuring mocha-hued boys and girls proudly displaying their skin color, hair, and their own unique, inherent style. All ages, $25.99+, 

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Fish Out Germs Game 

Children's Fish Out Germs learning game

This box transforms a kid’s classic fishing game into a crazy fun body adventure that teaches the art of healing and staying healthy through proper self care by fishing out germs, and stimulating natural curiosity through sensory play. For more action, get another fishing rod and fish together! Ages 5-8, $29.99, 


Guided Science-Based Journals 

Big Live children's learning journals for all ages

Big Life Journals are science-based and fun daily tools with inspiring stories, colorful illustrations, and engaging guided activities. Age-specific and backed by the latest research to help children develop confidence, resilience, and strong problem-solving, Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), and growth mindset skills. Ages 6-tweens/teens, $19.95+, 

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