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It's back-to-school season and that means we're gearing up for the chaos of kids in school and after-school activities. We've curated a list of some of our favorite back-to-school products to help you gear up for BTS in your house!
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Relay by Replublic
Relay is perfect for kids and works over 4G LTE and Wi-Fi, so it has unlimited range and works everywhere a phone does. You could be in NYC talking to someone in California just as clearly as if you were in the same room. It’s super simple to use: just press the button, talk, and release
There are two other buttons on the side: one for volume and one for powering on off/changing channels.
You can talk Relay to Relay, or Relay to app. Use the companion app to manage the Relays on your account. You can see where users are via GPS tracking, add channels to your account and talk directly with the Relays on your account. The app also lets you see real-time battery levels of each Relay!
Texas Instruments’ TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator is the familiar TI-84 Plus functionality in a sleek new design that features a crisp color screen.
The same menu structure and navigation as the TI-84 Plus family make it easy to pick up and learn. Built-in MathPrint™ functionality allows you to input and view math symbols, formulas, and stacked fractions exactly as they appear in textbooks.
The TI Rechargeable Battery conveniently recharges using a USB cable, wall charger or TI-84 Plus C Charging Station.
DrinKup Smart Water Bottle
The perfect back to school companion, this smart water bottle allows you to have all your hydration stats in the palm of your hand. Integrated to your mobile device, including Apple Health and Fitbit, DrinKup records your hydration routines and reminds you when it’s time to ‘drink up!’ It also detects the water temperature and provides a freshness check, alerting the user when the water has gone stale. DrinKup allows you to stay well-hydrated and the sleek design allows you to stow it while on the go.
Vaya Drynk Beverage Containers
Not all beverage tumblers are created equal. Only Drynk comes with two different lids to suit kids’ drinking styles. The Sipper’s magnet keeps the hinged lid open while drinking so it doesn’t bump noses. The Gulper’s wide mouth is great for sports drinks, or for sharing drinks with the pair of accompanying cups — which also helps cut down on spreading colds and germs. Of course, each Drynk keeps hot drinks hot for up to 12 hours and cold ones cold for up to 18 hours. And, a built-in coaster prevents spills. Drynks come in a range of fun colors and two sizes for all ages.
Curl Evolution Curlfection Products
Curlfection has excellent products for travel!
Curlfection's Cream Cleanser reduces frizz, controls expansion and tames your curls – even in humid weather. Reactive your curls with NEXT DAY REFRESHING MIST, infused with active botanicals and Pro Vitamin B5.
This Lite Hold Cream Gel contains Pro Vitamin B5 to repair and create soft , bouncy curls. Smoothing proteins seal and protect cuticle while controlling frizz. Define your curls and add radiant shine with Curlfection’s premiere finishing polish. A little goes a long way, glide over ends to polish and protect.
Icy Bev Kooler
Icy Bev Kooler is the new way to let your children enjoy their favorite bottled soda while keeping it nice, cold and even safe for hours. The stainless steel exterior, available in four colors, and BPA-free inner lining provide a double-thick layer of insulation while protecting from drops and spills. The top doubles as a bottle opener and inside is a silicone stopper to reseal the bottle, preserving carbonation for later.
Perfect for a late summer evening cover or early fall chilly mornings, the Hickie sweatshirt in soft Eco-Fleece is ideal for lightweight warmth. This comfortable sweatshirt will be the best companion for everyday use whether you’re hiking, headed to the beach or exploring the city.
Classic Blue Ikat Scarf
This scarf can be worn in so many different settings. This scarf is not only a beautiful print and ethically made, but also it folds up nice and compact so you can easily bring it to school and on the go! Wrap it up for school, and it can be a trendy way to stay warmer when the AC is blasting way too strong.
Just1 Shoes’ DIY kit contains everything one would need to make their own custom shoes, at half the cost of purchasing all the materials separately. A kit includes a pair of high-quality canvas slip-on shoes(available in both Adult and Kid sizes) ideal for painting with thick bottom soles and padded ankles for comfort and support, a non-toxic 12-color acrylic paint set, non-toxic 2 oz primer making the paint crack-resistant, and a non-toxic 2.5 oz matte finisher to seal the design and make the shoes waterproof, a set of 10 professional paintbrushes as well as a paint palette,painter’s tape to aid in design and instruction booklet to get you started.
Everyone knows that the number one rule of college is to never step in those dorm showers bare-footed. Luckily, Georgia-based shoe brand Okabashi manufactures the perfect shower shoes to protect your feet from all those germs. Their flip flops and sandals are water resistant, slip resistant and machine washable.
Oliver Thomas 24 + 7 Large Backpack
Bigger is better (at least in the case of our 24+7 Large Backpack that is!). If you are a wanderlust traveler, a scholar or a busy-as-hell parent, this hands-free backpack is exactly what you need. With room enough to fit up to an 18” laptop, file folders, books, cosmetic case, cash, credit cards (and even an extra pair of shoes) you will have no problem going to Santorini or Spain or School and beyond.
Oliver Thomas Not A Trainwreck Case
This is the ultimate face case with a foldable handle for easy portability. After all, you never know what an evening may demand, like moving on from a binge-watching session in sweats to contoured fabulousness in stilettos in a moment’s notice.
Lay-n-Go was originally developed to tame large toy collections with small pieces. Now, the brand has solutions for travel, play, cosmetics and tech accessories – they’ve literally thought of everything! The Lay-n-Go® Cosmo is a patented cosmetic bag that allows you to see all of your essentials at once, and clean up in seconds (just pull the drawstring). No more digging and dumping in a traditional black hole make up bag.
Tmbr Wooden Watches
Tmbr wooden watches are crafted and designed to be an everyday watch that can be worn on your wrist to the office or around the house. The design of the wood watch from the strap to the dial is centered around quality, comfort, and bringing out the wood grain to compliment other parts of the watch. What makes crafting wooden watches so unique is that each watch is truly one-of-a-kind because of the variations in texture, grain and tones of the wood.
Vena vCommute Smartphone Case
The vCommute is perfect for students by combining the convenience of wallet features with a stylish and strong case that will protect your smartphone throughout daily use. No need to carry a bulky wallet when all that’s needed can be found in your phone case. Ideal for all iPhone 6/7/8/X, Galaxy and Google Pixel 2/2XL users. Available in four color options.
Clip-on LED Desk Lamp
FosPower’s Wireless Rechargeable Battery Clip-on LED Desk Lamp: When students are working on late night assignments, it is important to not strain one’s eyes in the dark and FosPower’s Desk Lamp offers the portability, ease, and brightness needed.
Our award-winning, patented-designed planners give students an “Easy Way to SEE Time so they Can Learn to MANAGE it!” Unlike typical “to-do” list planners, our planner's layout allows students to see when assignments are due and tests scheduled alongside after-school commitments and free blocks of time, enabling students to stay on task, on time and on track. They are designed WITH students FOR students.
The Growth Planner is a daily planner journal that motivates you to set short-term goals and focus on them daily, alongside your routine tasks and schedule.
The planner is portable (size A5), undated and covers a minimum of 6 months.
No more pulling tangled cords out of your pocket or backpack! If your kids are like mine their headphones get tangled into the messiest knot you've ever seen. It is close to impossible to get it untangled, leaving them with a ball of useless cords. Put Cordskinz on your must-have back to school shopping list! Made in the USA, this product comes in nine different colors making it easy to match your kid's style and personality. This earbud wire covering is an accessory and protector all in one. They will love to rock them and you will spend less money replacing headphones! Win-win!
SleepPhones® Effortless™, a model that combines all the comfort and high-tech functionality of the SleepPhones® Wireless model with easy, no-fuss induction charging. Since it charges via magnetic coils through the fabric–you simply lay it on the induction charger for three hours to get up to 10 hours of play time.
The Pink Orange
The Pink Orange has become a premier stationer stylishly capturing life’s special moments for a broad range of clients. The Pink Orange opened its doors in 2006, with a vision of crafting luxury stationery that is both exquisite and meaningful. By pulling details and inspirations from the every day, The Pink Orange has created a suite of stationery and retail products that capture personal style hallmarked by special touches to create lasting impressions.
An essential supply on the list, Sharpie lets students bring stunning color and bold creativity to all school projects from taking notes to customizing backpacks, sports equipment and sneakers. Below are a few must-have items from Sharpie that help students (and of course, parents too!) express their imagination and unique personality.
Mermaid Life® was created with every girls’ inner mermaid in mind. Not just for women, but for little mermaids too! From beach towels to clothing and jewelry you can sport your inner mermaid not matter the conditions.
Mermaid Life® fashion accessories: bracelets, earrings, hats, visors and sparkle bags. Mermaid Life® drinkware: sparkle koozie’s and beverage tumblers; Women’s & Girls’ Fashion: Muscle Tanks, T-shirts & long-sleeve shirts; Mermaid Life® Water Sportswear: Quick-dry swim tops and shorts; Mermaid Life® beach towels and more!
A new line of fruit on-the-go (in a bigger pouch) with bold tastes made specifically with tweens in mind – just in time for the upcoming back-to-school season. Made from 100% fruit blend, these varieties will make on-the-go snacking even more enjoyable:
Raspberry Rush: Blend of apple, raspberry, and cranberry
Berry Madness: Blend of apple, cranberry, blackcurrant, and blueberry
Tropical Burst: Blend of apple, mango, pineapple, guava, and passionfruit
Super Mario Backpack
Let's a go! Take your stars and one-ups with you wherever you go when you have this Super Mario backpack! Featuring a collage print design of all your favorite characters in their new 3D style, this fun and colorful backpack makes the perfect accessory for any Mario fan.
Rolltop Mario Kart Lunch Box
Who's your favorite character in Mario Kart? Represent all of them with this officially licensed lunch box! The perfect way to have your lunch stand out among the sea of brown bags.
Enter to Win a Super Mario Backpack and Rolltop Mario Kart Lunch Box!
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