Back to School & First Day of School

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It’s almost that time of year when the summer break is over and school is starting. If you have a little one who is starting school or kindergarten or going back to school after the holidays you will know this can be a stressful, yet exciting time of the year. If you are stuck for ideas, we have the ultimate back to school ideas, from packed lunches to the best pencils for colouring. Starting school is super exciting, and the kids will be experiencing lots of new things for the very first time. From a new place to go, new friends, new teacher, new things to learn, words to explore, new games to play. This can be daunting at first, so we have put together a list of things to help ease the journey of starting school.

Kids Lunch boxes

This lunch box is great for school lunches. It’s BPA free, has multi-compartments for separating food, and keeping it protected. It can go in the dishwasher (top rack only), and is microwave, fridge and freezer safe. Designed and made in New Zealand of top quality materials which are phthalate and BPA free.
And it also includes 275 ml water bottle so you know your child will be hydrated. Simply click the image to buy this item.

Kids Lunchbox

This pink kids lunch box comes with movable compartments to keep lunch items and snacks separated and fresh. It also comes with a pot you can use for yoghurt, fruit pot or even dips. Its
Also dishwasher (top rack only), and can be used in the microwave, fridge and freezer safely.
Designed and made in New Zealand, phthalate and BPA free. Simply click the image to buy this item.

Crayola Colouring Pencils

With 36 colours to choose from you can’t go wrong with these colouring pencils. Your child will be able to do all the colouring and drawing they want. Colouring and drawing is such a great way for kids to express themselves, and let their creativity and imagination run free. Simply click the image to buy this item.

Iron on clothing labels

If your child has the ability to come home with one sock, or an invisible jumper, these may save the day. Having experienced looking at lost property for a jumper which looks the same as the other 50 in the lost items box which also has no names, it can be very hard to locate your missing item. These iron-on clothing labels saved the day. Simple and easy to apply, you’ll be able to locate that missing sock or invisible sports shirt and save money on new clothes and uniforms. These are so great, you don’t even have to write the name on the label, they do it all for you! Simply click the image to buy this item.


Continue the learning at home with these phonics cards. You can play many games with them, and as your child develops, they can be used to practice writing and spelling. If you are going on holiday, or a quick trip to the shop these can be perfect for in the car, or on the plane to keep the kids busy. These cards have been used for years at our place, and they really last. The quality is really good, with a thick, quality card.

By making a purchase through these links, you are helping me out at no extra cost to you, so thank you! I really appreciate every bit of help. xx

See our Craft ideas for after school fun activities. Click here for Craft Ideas for Kids

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