Every parent has to deal with the task of choosing school gear for their children at some point and it doesn’t help that kids trends change constantly. To be safe, you’re probably gonna have to go for something practical yet friendly at the same time. In this regard, the best possible choice is to pick something that is both popular and affordable, especially when talking about something that kids use almost every day like backpacks and such.
Speaking of backpacks, children always seem to prefer the ones that are comfortable to wear while still pretty enough to wear with pride. Even so, the selection available on the market is fairly complex and you may find yourself browsing endlessly. To give you a better idea of what you should look for, we put together a list of the ten best backpacks for kids money can buy.
10Butterfuly Kids Pack Toddler Girls Boys Sidekick Backpacks
Friendly and practical, this backpack is aimed at children who are older than three and who have the capacity to enjoy the aesthetics of such a colorful item. It’s not just its looks that make it stand out, you see, as it also has dual side mesh pockets and adjustable comfy straps, which make it perfect not only for school but hiking and traveling as well. Furthermore, this backpack is made of environmentally durable neoprene, which helps you wash it with ease.
9Disney Cars Shaped 12 Inch Toddler Backpack
This racing car backpack has two zipper compartments which are large enough to hold toys or spare clothes without any real difficulties. It also benefits from reinforced seams and an extra strong bottom with over the shoulder straps that are padded and fully adjustable. Not only that but it also has a locker loop on its back, a loop that allows you to hang it on the wall whenever it is not being used.
8JiaYou Kid Girl Child Oxford Princess Bag Backpack
JiaYou’s Princess Bag Backpack is aimed at girls who might want something that is both trendy and practical. It benefits from a simplistic yet durable zipper closure and an Oxford material that will ensure the backpack’s durability even when worn for long periods of time. We have to point out that it also has padded straps designed to provide great comfort despite how heavy the contents of the backpack may be.
7J World New York Lollipop Kids’ Rolling Backpack
The first thing to notice about this particular backpack is the fact that it comes with a lunch bag. As you can imagine, this isn’t all that common with children’s backpacks, yet a feature more of them should have when you think about it. As for the bag itself, let us point out that it’s made from Polyester, it features air mesh cushioned padded shoulder straps with a slip-in system, and a telescoping single handle for good measure.
6Hynes Eagle Emoji Kids Backpack
Thanks to its 100% polyester construction, this backpack will withstand a tremendous amount of abuse before showing any signs of damage. This high-durability backpack also benefits from rugged smooth zippers, thick shoulder straps, an ergonomically designed padded back support, and a couple of fully functional exterior pockets that may come in handy. Not only that but it also has an iconic Emoji pattern that most kids these days will find very entertaining.
5Obersee Kid’s All-in-One Pre-School Backpack
Among its many features, this versatile backpack has a front pocket with an insulated lunch cooler to keep the lunch fresh throughout the day. At the same time, the backpack features breathable mesh padded straps and a mesh lumbar section to provide adequate comfort at all times. Also worth mentioning is the fact that it has a couple of very useful interior pockets and a very roomy main compartment.
4Olive Kids Trains, Planes and Trucks Sidekick Backpack
We all know how important it is for children’s backpacks to be able to withstand damage without tearing down, and in this respect, this particular backpack is almost perfect. You see, it has an extra durable 600-denier polyester fabric construction with an interior moisture-resistant nylon lining, a construction that makes it extremely durable in the long run, even when used intensely on a regular basis.
3ThinkGeek Officially Licensed Minecraft Creeper Backpack
There is no secret that kids love Minecraft, which is perhaps why this kid-friendly backpack is so popular. Theme aside, this backpack also benefits from double zippers for all of its compartments, a padded base, dividers, comfortable straps, and a 100% polyester construction. Interestingly enough, this backpack also has a water-resistant exterior that makes it very easy to clean.
2JanSport T501 SuperBreak Backpack
This utilitarian pack has a single main compartment and a front pocket with an organizer, thus providing you with enough space to store multiple textbooks, notebooks, and any other accessories your kid may have. At the same time, we should point out that it is extremely comfortable despite its size, thanks mainly to its padded shoulder straps and to its 2/3 padded back panel designed to provide long-lasting cushioning comfort.
1Skip Hop Zoo Pack Little Kid Backpack
The main reason why this particular backpack is so popular is because, on top of being quite sturdy and spacious, it is also very affordable. Speaking of durability, this backpack has a BPA-free, Phthalate-free, PVC-free construction, one that won’t cause any discomfort when worn for long periods of time. Furthermore, the backpack has an insulated pouch for snacks, an adjustable mesh bottle pocket, and fully adjustable padded straps for good measure.