Eliminate back-to-school anxiety for first-time students. To make your child’s very first day of school less overwhelming, we’re sharing some precious and practical products to get the smallest students excited about the big day.
MAKE & KEEP A ROUTINE // Free AM & PM Schedule Schedule
- Kids learn best with routine, structure and schedules
- Helpful for both parents and kids to get into the swing of things
- This easy printable can be ready to use with a one-click PDF or download to recreate your own
- Free from mamachallenge.com
A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP = A GOOD DAY AT SCHOOL // BSensible Fitted Crib Sheet Select
- 2 in 1 fitted sheet and waterproof mattress protector that is made from 100% natural and sustainable material
- Breathable fabric
- Made from 100% natural product that is soft, smooth and rustle-free (noiseless-won’t make noise like other mattress protectors when kids roll and move in bed)
- Material is Antibacterial, Hypoallergenic and Regenerative, as well as, Dust mite proof! Perfect for babies and kids with skin and respiratory allergies
- Available in 8 different colors
- MSRP: $39.99 and Up
- Available in Toddler, Twin and Full Sizes for kids
Available online at us.bsensible.com
SUPER COOL, LIGHTWEIGHT BACKPACK WILL GET KIDS EXCITED TO GO TO SCHOOL // Lassig’s Mini Quilted Backpack distributed by HABA USA
- Durable, quilted bag from Lassig is built tough.
- Perfect for school with room for books, folders
- Front zipper pocket for pencils and pens, large main zipper pocket, two side pockets, snap hook and name badge.
- Weighs only about half a pound and is made of 100% polyester.
- Adjustable shoulder strap have reflective strips and are padded for comfort and feature an adjustable chest trap for added support.
- Available in 3 bold and bright patterns
- Ages 3-6.
- MSRP: $49.99
Available at HABAusa.com
SUPPORT LEARNING AT HOME WITH EDUCATIONAL GAMES // Clever Bear Learns to Count by HABA USA
- Learn to count with the clever bear in this 4 in 1 educational game
- Familiarizes the children with counting from 1 to 10 and first arithmetic, with the help of the counting threader and the dice with symbols or numbers
- For 2 to 5 players, ages 3 +
- Made of sturdy cardboard and wood
- Made in Germany
- MSRP: $24.99
This and many, many other educational games for all ages are available at HABAusa.com
POCKET-SIZED BUDDIES FOR SMARTER TABLET TIME // DigiPuppets
- World’s first touch screen sensitive finger puppets: Honey Bunny and Zip the Zebra
- Connect the 3d world with 4 DigiPuppets apps
- Create a magical world of learning
- Kids love the stories and characters
- Parents love that they are learning skills for school and for life
- They work on any iPad, iPhone or Android device
- Download the apps on iTunes and Google Play
Get the puppets on DigiPuppets.com for $14.99
HELLO SCHOOL, GOOD-BYE TEETH // Tug and the Tooth
- Set includes Tug, a lovable plush tooth-shaped character
- Backpack to hold a child’s lost tooth
- Beautifully illustrated story about a little girl’s first loose tooth.
- Tug is all about adventure and celebrates kids who are brave enough to take on new challenges like starting school!
- Makes a great back-to-school gift for kiddos anxiously awaiting their first “wiggly” tooth.
- Ages 4-10 years
- MSRP: $29.95
Available at TugandtheTooth.com
What’s your best Back t0 School tip?