The coolest new back-to-school supplies

It’s that time again. Get your kids amped up for school with the hottest products that are hitting stores right now. We rounded up the ones that will be the envy of every other kid.

Elementary School

SuperME cape/hooded backpacks capture kids’ inner superhero while combining functionality and fun. Backpacks range from $40-$50 and masks are $8 at

Backpacks range from $40-$50 and masks are $8 at Credit: Provided

Pottery Barn Kids lets kids customize their own pencil cases and notebooks to show off their individual style.

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Customizable pencil cases for $9.50 at Pottery Barn Kids. Provided
Customizable notebooks for $10 at Pottery Barn Kids. Credit: Provided

Washable markers used to still get on kids’ clothes, but the latest line from Crayola offers markers that comes off with just a dab of water.

Crayola - Ultra-Clean 10 ct. Broad Line markers
Crayola UltraClean 10 ct. Washable Markers for $3.99 at Target. Credit: Edelman.

Middle School and High School

Sometimes there are so many notebooks out there, it can get confusing trying to decide which ones to buy. Get the most bang for your buck with these affordable notebooks from Five Star and Yoobi that offer bright geometric patterns or plain solid colors.

Five Star spiral notebooks for $2.79 each at Target. Credit: The Adcom Group Inc.
1 Subject Spiral Notebook, College Ruled for $2.29 at and in Target
1 Subject Spiral Notebook, College Ruled for $2.29 at and in Target. Credit: Derris & Company.
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3-pack thin notebook set for $7.99 at and in Target. Credit: Derris & Company.

Every student needs color pencils for those days when they want to get a little creative with their projects. Don’t just stop at color pencils, Yoobi also has a wide range of colors with highlighters and gel pens.

18-pack multi-color pencils
18-pack multicolor pencils for $3.49 at and in Target. Credit: Derris & Company.
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10-pack multicolor mini highlighters for $4.99 at and in Target. Credit: Derris & Company.
12-pack assorted gel pens for $9.99 at and in Target. Credit: Derris & Company.

This index card holder provides students with a safe place to put their notes if they need to refresh their memory.

Index card case
Index card case for $2.49 at and in Target. Credit: Derris & Company.

This stackable shelf fits perfectly into a locker and keeps assignments, textbooks and school supplies organized.

Stackable Shelf
Five Star stackable locker shelf for $14.99 at Target. Credit: The Adcom Group Inc.

Need a reminder about an upcoming quiz or after-school soccer practice? Simply write it on a dry-erase board, like this one available at Target.

Foam Dry Erase + Storage
Five Star Dry Erase Board + Storage Pocket for $5.99 at Target. Credit: The Adcom Group Inc.


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