Class Pets

Angry Birds erasers
Bryan McCay
Your kids will go wild for these adorable animal backpacks, lunch bags, and school supplies.
Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

Eco-Friendly Creatures

Ditch the plastic sandwich bags for this vibrant reusable one that's better for the environment.

Bryan McCay
Bryan McCay

Best Buy

This darling backpack that's based on the Skippyjon Jones book series is only $5!
No longer available as of July 2013.

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Bryan McCay

Dino-Mite Bag

Preschoolers will dig the horn that juts out from this backpack.
No longer available as of July 2013.

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Bryan McCay

Charity Case

Give your kid wings -- and a lesson in compassion -- with this Fuzzy Flyer (more styles available). For each bag purchased, the company sends one packed with supplies to a child in need.

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Bryan McCay

Leader of the Pack

The great thing about this sack is its ingenious inner divider: One side is an ice pack for your kid's sammy; the other protects the snacks he doesn't want to get cold.

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Bryan McCay

Hoppin' Lunch

Make sure your little student always has a friendly face to eat with at school.

$10; Target stores

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Bryan McCay

Rockin' Reptile

Put the "grr!" in great with this toothy pack. It has plenty of room inside for your kid's class essentials.

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Bryan McCay

Tweet Treat

Customize this beautiful birdy lunch bag with your child's initials so she can always keep track of it.
No longer available as of July 2013.

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Bryan McCay

Jaw Dropper

Kids unzip this pouch to reveal a monster-size grin -- and all of their pens and pencils.

$9; Staples stores

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Bryan McCay

Colorful Critters

Packaged in a cardboard school bus, these creative creatures are the right size for little hands to doodle art for your fridge.

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Bryan McCay

Monkey Business

If your child enjoyed the classic stuffed toy before, just wait until it gives him some rainy-day fun in an umbrella.

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Bryan McCay

Clever Clock

Purr-fect for little kids, this alarm wakes them up to the gentle sound of a kitty's meow.

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Bryan McCay

Sly Scissors

Shaped like a fox, these kid-friendly scissors make snipping a piece of paper a snap.

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Bryan McCay

Animal Acrobats

These silly notebooks are sure to make your child smile, possibly even during a pop quiz.

$2.50 each; Target stores

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Bryan McCay

Angry Erasers

Fans of the best-selling app will have plenty of school gear to choose from this year. We particularly like the piggy and bird erasers.

Originally published in the September 2012 issue of Parents magazine.

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