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6 Great Back To School Items

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Back to school looks a bit different this year for most.  I put together a list of 6 great back to school items for 2020, that you and your kids will adore!  Check them out. 

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6 Great Back to school items

6 Great Back To School Items

I am sure we can all agree that this year has been a whirlwind and it looks nothing like we expected.  As a teacher and a parent, I am gearing up for back to school in a completely different manner and looking for items that are good for my kids’ physical and mental health.  I gathered 6 great back to school items  that I know you are going to want to grab!  Check out the list below. 

Funkins Lunch Bags, Napkins, Placemats & Face Masks

My kids were due for new lunch bags after using the same ones for several years.  I was elated to find out that Funkins was sending us a great variety of their products! Funkins lunch bags are insulated, machine washable and have easy zippers for kids to use.  They also have cute patterns and matching napkins and placemats as well as cute face masks.  The napkins and placemats have two layers of soft cotton fabric and are also reusable and eco-friendly. 


The face masks are the new pencil bag according to my kids.  They told me after their first day that everyone has cool face masks and when they saw the Funkins cute face masks for kids, they were super excited.  There was a ton of different styles in bright and cheerful patterns and they are soft and comfortable to wear.  The kids liked that they were adjustable as well.  These are non-medical grade and only for personal use, but they are great for school and the kids are happy!  If you want to check out all the Funkins products, use code Babble2020 for 25% off lunch bags and napkin/placemat sets through September 15th, 2020

Zenni Blue Light Glasses

After remote learning in the spring, my kids were complaining about their eyes and it became super apparent that we needed to make sure this fall they had something to help alleviate the stress put on their eyes from screens.  We adore Zenni eyewear and their blue light glasses for kids.  Zenni has fashionable eyewear, designed for comfort that is easy to adjust and geared towards ages 4-15. 

Zenni Blue Light Glasses for Kids

Zenni’s Blokz lenses are designed to block harmful UV and blue light which help protect young eyes from digital eye strain, blurred vision and disrupted sleep.  The prices are great too.   Learn more about Zenni and check out their awesome kids prescription eyewear like these adorable rectangle glasses here

TBH Kids Hygiene Products

The hardest part of going back to school is getting my kids back into a routine. Especially since we were out of school for so long.  Our son is in his tweens and is clearly needing a good hygiene routine.  We have been on the lookout for products that are more natural, good for the skin and overall keep the kid stink at bay.  TBH Kids is the brand we’ve been searching for that features deodorant, shampoo and conditioner geared towards tweens and teens. 

TBH Kids Products

Check out the specs on these TBH Kids products:

  • Deodorant: Made with coconut oil, charcoal and arrowroot powder, these ingredients absorb wetness, draw out toxins, neutralize body odor and soothe irritations. 
  • Shampoo: Nettle, meadowsweet and quinoa combine in a unique way to help control the oil in the hair while hydrating it in addition to moisturizing and repairing damaged hair, cleansing and nourishing it for that beautiful healthy shine. 
  • Conditioner: created to help nourish and strengthen hair, the TBH Kids conditioner employs Jojoba, Vitamins B & E and Quinoa to moisturize  and carry nutrients to the scalp all while soothing dryness and helping retain moisture in the hair. 

TBH Kids is offering a special 15% off SITEWIDE discount with a minimum purchase of $10.00 with the discount code: TBH4me  Make sure to grab the deodorant for kids and the kids shampoo and conditioner today!

MyWish4U, Lunch Notes from Me!

I am terrible about packing lunches for my kids.  Like I make an effort but you guys, the mornings are tough and when the evening hits, I nearly always forget to prep for the next day.  I am super excited to include these MyWish4U lunch notes.  They are easy to use with a simple tear off and place model and come in 101 colorful, unique, single-sided option with a blank backside for you to add your own personal message or doodle if you please. 

Packing Lunch Bags

Lunch Notes from Me! are thoughtful, educational and inexpensive.  They brighten up your kids’ day and let them know that you are thinking about them.  The kids can learn new jokes and fun facts about the word and at only $4.99 for 101 of these unique MyWish4U Lunch notes they are the perfect addition to your kids’ lunch routine!

Lunch Notes from Me!

My kids are already loving the notes and have been enjoying telling the jokes to my husband and I each day.  It is definitely a good conversation piece and boredom buster as well! Keep the summer fun going and grab the MyWish4U, Lunch Notes from Me! on their website or at Target 

Kid reading Lunch Note

Grouch Couch

Get your kids off screens after school and have fun with Grouch Couch.  I have to tell you, one of the biggest things that we found was that my kids were screen obsessed after remote learning.  I know many parents felt the same way.  Grouch Couch from Spin Master is a fun and easy solution to help curb that screen time and get your kids having some good family fun. 

Grouch Couch

Grouch Couch is easy to play, simply roll the dice, place your treats and press the remote to see if Grouch Couch is hungry enough to pay you in missing toy tokens for the treats you give.  You never know which treats will please Grouch Couch and this is anyone’s game, as the player with the most missing toy tokens wins the game.  We played this game for hours the other night and laughed a ton, the kids loved when Grouch Couch shot out tokens. Grab your own Grouch Couch at Walmart or Target.

Insta Studio

Hands on is the way to be right now and my daughter just about lost her mind over the Insta Studio by WeCool Toys.  She is a slime connoisseur and lives for those videos of kids making slime. When she opened up the Insta Studio and was given her own ultimate hands-free video recording studio with slime, various mix-ins and backgrounds she was elated.

Insta Studio

The Insta Studio has everything they need to make their own slime video magic.  The base of Insta Studio is adjustable and allows children of all ages to shoot viral videos using a simple smartphone.  We captured this awesome slime shot the other day and it just pops so well!  

Insta Studio Slime

She had a blast with this and our son was ready to get in on the action too.  He proclaimed himself the director of her videos and now they have a whole show they want to work on.  We will see how it goes!  If you want to get your hands on Insta Studio, check it out at Target

Back to school items for 2020

Which of these 6 great back to school items are you most excited for?


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