Back to School Guide: Grades K – 8

Kids form valuable life, social and study skills from kindergarten to the end of middle school. This is the pivotal time when kids learn how to study for tests, how to make new friends, how to be organized and how to keep a busy schedule. Parents and teachers can be most involved with their child’s education during these school years.

Back to School tips for K-8

Students are looking for budget-friendly alternatives to expensive back to school supplies. It’s hard to believe that summer is almost over and it’s time to start thinking about school again. At the end of summer students might be getting excited for another year of learning. Whether these kids can hardly wait to start or can’t stand the thought, this guide can help to get them ready for another year. Here are some tips and items to help students get ready for another school year.

Kid's Shoes


There’s no better way to get kids excited about the new year like a new pair of shoes. Students can pick out a new pair of shoes in their favorite color or with their favorite cartoon characters. The first day of school can be daunting for many children. Having a new pair of shoes can boost their confidence and help them make friends. There are tons of tips on how to pick the best shoes for a child. Be sure to check out the Shoe Tip Center for more information and ideas on finding the perfect pair of shoes for their first day of school.

Insulated Kids Lunch Bag

Lunch box:

If the young student’s lunch box or lunch bag is starting to look a little worn or smell a little funny, perhaps it’s time to think about a new one. Students can move beyond the brown paper bag and use a cool insulated kids lunch bag. Not only will students be able to save a few brown bags but they can also prevent food from spoiling by using an insulated bag.