These Are The 10 "Coolest" Backpacks of 2019 That Your Kid Will Love
Check out this list to find out! We did our homework so you don't have to!
Best Back-to-School Backpacks for Kids
Finding a backpack that's parent, kid, and school approved can prove difficult. And unlike many of the other things kids may bring to school with them, this is the one item that usually doesn't get lost by the end of the school year. It does, however, get put through the wringer.
So, can we find a backpack that is affordable, durable, and most importantly, kid-approved? Check this list to find out! We did our homework so you don't have to! Here are some of the best school backpacks you can buy - without totally getting ripped off. We're sure you'll find at least one that seems to be exactly what you (and your child) are looking for!
1. Himawari School Backpack for Student Mini
This 'pack is super cute and functional. One reviewer said, "Bought this for my middle school daughter. All of her notebooks, lunch, chrome book, water bottle, and extras fit. Seems to be good quality and I like that it's waterproof so her stuff doesn't get wet inside."
You can choose between 10 color combinations, and it can be purchased here on Amazon for $33.99.
2. Kids ClassMate Large Backpack
If you're looking for something durable yet lightweight, check out this backpack.
One reviewer said: "My son plays hard, and he moves a lot. This often means that things like backpacks get trampled, left outside, and not treated with perfect care...These backpacks do what they're supposed to do -- allow a child to focus his attention on being a kid--playing outdoors, bringing home schoolwork, etc. instead of tending to a backpack that has to be handled with care."
It's $49.95 and comes 5 different patterns at Lands' End.
3. Columbia Northern Pass Day Pack Backpack
At a time when kids are constantly growing, it's nice to find a backpack that can last all the way through high school. This 'pack is also water-repellent and comes with a padded laptop sleeve. You can get it for $44.99 at Khol's.
4. Discovery Glow Backpack
This backpack is so cool, I wish I had one like it when I was in school. While it may seem like an ordinary backpack, the pattern actually glows in the dark! This bag is sure to make all the other kids at school jealous! And since it's made by L.L.Bean, you can even have your child's initials custom-embroidered!
You can get it at L.L.Bean for 39.95.
5. Kids All Sport Bag
If your kid does any extracurriculars, check out this backpack. It has a separate bottom compartment that can hold dirty shoes or uniforms and an expandable mesh sling that can hold a lunch box or a soccer ball.
One reviewer said: "My teen daughter loves this for back to school; it holds a lot including school and sports gear combined. [...] She says it's comfortable when wearing fully loaded, both straps on, also works fine slung over one shoulder."
You can get it here at Land's End for $34.97.
6. Parkland Bayside Recycled Backpack
Everyone loves a quirky pattern. Not only does this backpack have 8 different patterns to choose from, it's also made from 100% recycled water bottles! Who said you can't be fun and environmentally conscious?
You can get it here on Zappos for 39.99.
7. Nike Brasilia Training Backpack
This backpack is sturdy and spacious, so it's sure to last throughout middle school, high school, and even college. One reviewer said: "My daughter just picked this backpack up. It's big and fits all of school supplies, even the stuff that needs to go into her locker. The backpack has tons of pockets and little things."
You can get it at Kohl's for 39.99.
8. DALIX Small Clear Backpack Bag
Some schools require clear backpacks, but when your kid is strolling around with this 'pack on their shoulders, they won't be complaining. Not to mention, for $11.49, you can buy it in multiple colors! 12, to be exact.
You can get it here on Amazon.
9. Mini Kane Backpack
Cute for a cause: There's no question that State bags are adorable. But what makes them special? Every bag purchased funds donations of fully-packed backpacks and initiatives that support American children and families in need.
Want one of your own? You can choose between 14 colors here for $60.
10. ArcEnCiel Kid's Backpack
This backpack has 4.8 out of 5 stars with a whopping 362 customer reviews. One reviewer said: "I purchased this backpack in August of 2016 for my son to use for preschool. It was still in great shape at the end of that year, so he used it again for Kindergarten. This backpack has held up so well, sure its a little dirty but it has no rips or tears and we have not had any problems with the zippers at all. It is by far the sturdiest kids backpack I've ever seen!"
You can get it here on Amazon for 29.98.