12 We Love: Cool Stuff for Schoolby Catherine O'Dolan on 28/08/2015
When you’ve got a cool bag for school – our selection of 12 We Love: Back To School Bags should help you decide! – you’ve got to stuff it with equally cool stuff from stationery and sharpeners to pens and pencils. Here’s some that we love:
Main photograph, above Set of 6 Mini Dot Pencils in assorted colours with matching eraser £4.50 by Cath Kidston
1. Sketch and Sniff Pencils £9 from Royal Academy Shop Create fine art that whiffs of fun fragrances and fruity flavours from grape, pineapple and strawberry to vanilla, coconut and chocolate. Mmm
2. Giant Sausage Dog Eraser £7.50 from Paperchase For once, a dog that cleans up after itself! This dachshund dude is 12.5 cm long and makes a cute desk decoration, as well as making light work of rubbing out mistakes. Ages 5+
3. Robot Lunch Box £15 Science Museum Shop Designed like a classic retro robot, there’s plenty of space for all of your lunch essentials – plus it doubles as handy storage for small toys.
4. Vintage Vehicles Pencils £2.95 from Dotcomgiftshop This dinky lidded container has 36 colours and features a vintage 50s transport theme for added classroom cred.
5. Despicable Me Minions Lunch Bag £10 from Debenhams What’s for lunch? Well, I guess it’s got to be BAN-NAN-AS!
6. Croc Wooden Ruler £7 from Royal Academy Shop Measure those lines and do some underlining – and make it snappy!
7. Rusty the Fox Drawing Set £9.95 from Dotcomgiftshop Kits contains 12 coloured drawing pencils, wooden pencil sharpener, ruler, scissors, eraser, 60-page artists’ pad, a selection of artists’ pencils with erasers and a letter and number stencil.
8. Snack Boxes £8 from Paperchase A set of four neat little lidded pots just waiting for nutritious and healthy organic snacks. Plus they fit inside eachother for nifty storage, too.
9. Multicoloured Notebook Stack £15 from Royal Academy Shop Colour-code your learning with these rainbow-coloured notebooks. Each notebook is filled with a different type of paper from lined, graph and