The Ultimate Must-Haves Shopping Guide For

Back to School Supplies

I have 5 kids and that means 5 times the back to school shopping!

With so many stores and choices of clothing and supplies available, I thought it would be great to put together an ultimate guide for back to school supplies to make it easier on you to get everything you need for your kids.

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I have a 7 year old, an 18 year old and everything in between! So I included all ages to make sure this will be helpful to all moms and dads diving into back to school shopping. I hope you find everything you need!

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

I've included the most important categories that you'll need to get your kiddos ready for the new school year. Click on any of the categories below to quickly jump to the section that you're interested in seeing.

Where To SHOP

You can't beat the deals and selection at the big three back to school retailers.

The back to school section at Amazon is laid out very intuitively so that you can quickly navigate to what you are interested in. You can easily navigate to the grade level your child is in:

They’ve also highlighted some of the most important sections:

Target also has all their back to school items laid out nicely. Some of the categories that they feature are:

One very interesting thing that Target offers is their School List Assist app that helps you find your specific school’s supply list.

Walmart also allows you to shop their back to school items by grade level. This is how they have their’s laid out:

Some of the categories that Walmart highlights are:

Walmart also allows you to search for your specific school’s supply list directly on their website.

School supplies

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Flex Hybrid NoteBinder

I absolutely love these hybrid notebooks! I buy them for my kids every year and I buy some extra ones for myself! They are perfect for keeping all their papers organized and in one place. I get them one for each subject. Shop more school supplies at Amazon.

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Pocket Style Highlighters

These colorful highlighters are great for the kids! They can choose different colors for different classes which makes it nice. We have no issues with smudging when they highlight their work. Shop more school supplies at Walmart.

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Post-it Flags

These Post-It Flags have been great for my older kids. They use them to mark important pages in their books as well as their notebooks. The flags stick well but they are easy to remove when needed. Shop more school supplies at Amazon.

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Elmer's ​

School Glue Sticks

You gotta have glue for school! I always prefer buying Elmer's because it won't dry out and it works well. This pack of 30 should keep you stocked for a while! Shop more school supplies at Amazon.

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BIC Xtra-Precision

Mechanical Pencils

These Bic Mechanical pencils are excellent when it comes to mechanical pencils and the price is just right. In my home, mechanical pencils are the favorite type of pencil. Do make sure mechanical pencils are allowed in your child's school before getting these. Shop more school supplies at Amazon.

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Paper Mate Flair

Felt Tip Pens

These pens right here are my obsession. I have loved them for years and they are now available in all sorts of fun colors. They used to come only in red and black back in the day! Now, the colors are endless! These write like a dream. Shop more school supplies at Walmart.

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Pilot FriXion

Erasable Gel Pens

These gel pens are not only fun to write with, but they come in awesome colors and they are erasable! They get amazing reviews and would make a great addition to anyone's pencil case! Shop more school supplies at Amazon.

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Prismacolor

Colored Pencils

These are the go to colored pencils when shopping for my son who is great at art. He says these are the best colored pencils and we get him a new set every year! Shop more school supplies at Amazon.

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Prismacolor

Pencil Sharpener

This Prismacolor sharpener is as good as they come. It's designed for sharpening colored pencils and will keep your little artist's pencils sharp and ready to create! Shop more school supplies at Amazon.

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Premium Vinyl Eraser

These are my personal prefered brand of erasers!These white vinyl ones are the best! They erase nicely and don't leave marks on your paper. Highly recommended. Shop more school supplies at Amazon.

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Westcott

Blunt Tip Scissors

These blunt tip scissors from Westcott are perfect for little hands. They cut perfectly and are less likely to end up hurting your little ones. I love that they come in a variety of colors. Shop more school supplies at Amazon.

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IPIT Colorz

Pencil Case

This super cute pencil case comes in a variety of fun patterns. It can be used as a pencil case, storage box, or even a makeup bag for the older girls. It's also machine washable so that makes it special in my book! Shop more school supplies at Amazon.

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Heavy Duty Plastic Folders

The kids always need pocket folders for school and these poly plastic folders fit the bill. They are sturdy and come in lots of colors to help them keep their papers organized. Shop more school supplies at Amazon.

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Retractable Highlighters

I already mentioned how I love Sharpie highlighters, but these take it up a notch. They are retractable and they come in some awesome colors. Always no smudge as expected from Sharpie. Where was all this stuff when I was in school? Shop more school supplies at Amazon.

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BIC Wite-Out

Correction Tape

I am a huge fan of these BIC Wite-Out correction tapes. Remember when we had the liquid ones that made a huge mess? Well, these answered our correction prayers! They make a great addition to your high schooler's supplies. Shop more school supplies at Amazon.

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Desired Tools

Combination Padlock

These combination padlocks are a must if your child needs a lock for his school or gym locker. They can pick their own combination and you can choose the perfect color just for them. Shop more school supplies at Amazon.

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backpacks

My top three stores for shopping backpacks for boys and girls.

backpacks for little boys

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LONECONE

Preschool Backpack

These super cute backpacks are priced just right for your little boys. They come in so many designs so you can pick the one that best fits their personality! Shop more kids backpacks at Amazon.

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Wildkin

15 Inch Backpack

These cute backpacks are made for little bodies and they come in some awesome patterns. The price is perfect! Shop more kids backpacks at Amazon.

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Vbiger

Primary School Bag

These are perfect for the slightly older little kid! It has some great patterns that are perfect for the ones wanting to get away from cartoonish designs. Shop more kids backpacks at Amazon.

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Pottery Barn Kids

Mackenzie Backpack

I absolutely love Pottery Barn Kids backpacks. The patterns are so cute and you can monogram them with your child's name or initials. They are definitely on the higher end as far as backpacks for little boys, but if you can afford it, it's a great sturdy product that will last. Shop more kids backpacks at Pottery Barn Kids.

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backpacks for big boys

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JanSport

Laptop Backpack

JanSport is my family's preferred brand of backpack. They are affordable, they seem to last forever and they are now available in awesome patterns. This one is perfect for the laptop carrying teen! It's very fashionable and it fits up to a 15" laptop. Shop more backpacks at Amazon.

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JanSport

Superbreak

This is JanSport's best selling backpack. It comes in a variety of desings and the price is just right. An affordable backpack that lasts. Shop more backpacks at Amazon.

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JanSport

Big Student

This JanSport backpack is a big boy! It's perfect for your teens and their big highschool books! Which of course they are responsibly bringing home every day, right? Shop more backpacks at Amazon.

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Under Armour

Hustle Backpack

This Under Armour backpack is extremely durable and water resistant. It's a great choice for your student athlete. Shop more backpacks at Amazon.

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High Sierra

Loop Backpack

This High Sierra backpack is a perfectly priced good quality backpack for your teen boy. It has lots of pockets inside and out to help keep everything organized and separate! Shop more backpacks at Amazon.

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C9 Champion

19 Backpack

This affordable Champion backpack from Target is fashionable and sturdy. It has a laptop sleeve inside and is perfect for any teen boy. Shop more backpacks at Target.

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PBteen

Gear-Up Backpack

This backpack from PBteen is a classic. A little more on the high end price-wise, but Pottery Barn is known for producing high quality products. Plenty of cool colors to choose from and you always have the option to monogram. Shop more backpacks at PBteen.

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THE NORTH FACE

Vault Backpack

A little on the pricier side, this backpack from The North Face is a great quality product that gets wonderful reviews from its users. Shop more backpacks at Nordstrom.

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backpacks for little Girls

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LONECONE

Preschool Backpack

These super cute backpacks are priced just right for your little girls. They come in so many designs so you can pick the one that best fits their personality! Shop more kids backpacks at Amazon.

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Lily & Drew

Canvas Backpack

This backpack was built for little ones. The designs are incredibly adorable and the price is perfect! Shop more kids backpacks at Amazon.

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Vbiger

Primary School Bag

These are perfect for the slightly older little girl! It has some great patterns that are perfect for the ones wanting to get away from smaller kid designs. Shop more kids backpacks at Amazon.

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Pottery Barn Kids

Mackenzie Backpack

I absolutely love Pottery Barn Kids backpacks. The patterns are so cute and you can monogram them with your child's name or initials. They are definitely on the higher end as far as backpacks for little girls, but if you can afford it, it's a great sturdy product that will last. Shop more kids backpacks at Pottery Barn Kids.

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JanSport

Laptop Backpack

JanSport is my family's preferred brand of backpack. They are affordable, are available in lots of awesome patterns and they seem to last forever. This one is perfect for the laptop carrying teen girl! It's very fashionable and it fits up to a 15" laptop. Shop more backpacks at Amazon.

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JanSport

Superbreak

This is JanSport's best selling backpack. It comes in a variety of desings and the price is just right. An affordable backpack that lasts. Shop more backpacks at Amazon.

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JanSport

Big Student

JanSport's big backpack is perfect for your highschool girl. It will fit everything they need. And can we stop for a minute and talk about these designs? Where were they when we were in high school? Mine lasted from highschool through college and it was a lovely, boring hunter green! Shop more backpacks at Amazon.

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Under Armour

Hustle Backpack

This Under Armour backpack is extremely durable and water resistant. It's a great choice for your student athlete. Shop more backpacks at Amazon.

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High Sierra

Loop Backpack

This High Sierra backpack is a perfectly priced good quality backpack for your teen girl. It has lots of pockets inside and out to help keep everything organized and separate! Shop more backpacks at Amazon.

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C9 Champion

19 Backpack

This affordable Champion backpack from Target is fashionable and sturdy. It has a laptop sleeve inside and is perfect for any teen girl. Shop more backpacks at Target.

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PBteen

Northfield

This backpack from PBteen is a classic. A little more on the high end price-wise, but Pottery Barn is known for producing high quality products. This one has faux leather accents which make it extra special. You also can have it monogrammed with your girl's name or initials. Shop more backpacks at PBteen.

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THE NORTH FACE

Jester Backpack

A little on the pricier side, this backpack from The North Face is a great quality product that gets wonderful reviews from its users. Shop more backpacks at Nordstrom.

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Lunch Boxes

My top three stores for shopping lunch boxes for boys and girls.

lunch boxes for little Boys

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Wildkin

Kids Lunch Box

This super affordable lunch box comes in a ton of fun designs your little one will love! A great basic lunchbox, perfect for any little boy. Shop more lunch boxes at Amazon.

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Bentology

Lunch Bag and Box

Bento lunch boxes are the new it thing and this one is not only affordable, but it comes in so many great designs. Shop more lunch boxes at Amazon.

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Bentgo

 Kids Lunch Box

This right here is the ultimate bento lunch box. It comes in 3 great colors and comes with a free ebook that has recipes and meal ideas. Shop more lunch boxes at Amazon.

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Wildkin

Lunch Box

This affordable lunch box is ideal for the slightly older little boy who is no longer into kid designs and is looking for bigger boy choices. Shop more lunch boxes at Amazon.

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YUMBOX TAPAS

Bento Box For Teens

This bento lunch box is perfect for the big boy that enjoys homemade meals at school. It has plenty of compartments for different food items, it's sturdy and it looks good! Shop more lunch boxes at Amazon.

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Wildkin

Lunch Tote

If your boys are like mine, and they are not fans of their cafeteria food, then this lunchbox is a perfect choice. It's a great basic lunch box that is affordable and it comes in various older kid designs. Shop more lunch boxes at Amazon.

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Under Armour

Lunch Box

This Under Armor lunch box is a great choice for your older boys. They will proudly carry it around school! Shop more lunch boxes at Amazon.

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PBteen

Classic Lunch Bag

This is the classic and always cool PBteen lunch box. It's on the higher end of the price spectrum, but it's worth it for the quality of the product. Shop more lunch boxes at PBteen.

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Wildkin

Kids Lunch Box

This super affordable lunch box comes in a ton of fun designs your little one will love! A great basic lunchbox, perfect for any little girl. Shop more lunch boxes at Amazon.

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Bentology

Lunch Bag and Box

Bento lunch boxes are the new it thing and this one is not only affordable, but it comes in so many great designs. Shop more lunch boxes at Amazon.

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Bentgo

 Kids Lunch Box

This is the ultimate bento lunch box. It comes in 3 great colors and comes with a free ebook that has recipes and meal ideas. Shop more lunch boxes at Amazon.

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Wildkin

Lunch Box

This affordable lunch box is ideal for the slightly older little girl who is no longer into kid designs and is looking for bigger girl choices. Shop more lunch boxes at Amazon.

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YUMBOX TAPAS

Bento Box For Teens

This is the perfect lunch box for the teen that likes to take a nice assortment of food to school. Cute colors and a sturdy design make this a great choice. Shop more lunch boxes at Amazon.

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Wildkin

Lunch Tote

This is a great basic lunch box for your teen girl. Lots of great colors available and it's priced just right. Shop more lunch boxes at Amazon.

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Vera Bradley

Lunch Bunch Bag

The epitome of a cute lunch box for girls is this Vera Bradley one. I personally would have loved to have one of these growing up. Shop more lunch bags at Vera Bradley.

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PBteen

Classic Lunch Bag

This is the classic and always beautiful PBteen lunch box. You'll pay a higher price for this one, but it's worth it for the quality of the product. Shop more lunch boxes at PBteen.

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Water bottles

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Thermos

24 Ounce Bottle

This water bottle became my favorite water bottle last year when I discovered it. It keeps water extremely cold and the ice stays intact all day, even after being in the sun! This is the larger option for thristy kids! Shop more water bottles at Amazon.

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Thermos

18 Ounce Bottle

This is the smaller version of my favorite water bottle. My little one uses it for outdoor camps during the summer and it helps keep him hydrated and cool! Shop more water bottles at Amazon.

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Thermos Funtainer

12 Ounce Bottle

A great water bottle for little girls. It keeps drinks cold and it comes in lots of cute and girly designs. Shop more water bottles at Amazon.

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Thermos Funtainer

12 Ounce Bottle

This water bottle is perfect for little boys. It's strong and keeps water extra cold! You can find it in your little one's favorite characters. Shop more water bottles at Amazon.

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S'well

Water Bottle

These stainless steel water bottles are so beautiful and will keep drinks ice cold for the entire day. Perfect for the student that wants to add some style to their lunch box. Shop more water bottles at Amazon.

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S'ip by S'well

Hydration Bottle

Target carries their own version of the S'well water bottle called S'ip. These bottles give you the same great quality at a much better price. They are smaller and come in lots of cute designs that girls of all ages will love. Shop more S'well water bottles at Target.

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Baiji Bottle

Collapsible Bottle

These water bottles are light weight, super durable and easy to wash. Your kiddo will no longer have to lug around a bulky, empty water bottle after lunchtime. They can just roll it up, tuck it away in their bag and go. Shop more water bottles at Amazon.

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Embrava

Sports Water Bottle

If you have a child in activities that demand quality, durability and functionality out of a water bottle then this is your bottle. Uniquely designed for quick and easy one handed operation, your kiddo will be able to hydrate with fresh cool water without stopping what they're doing. Shop more water bottles at Amazon.

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Sports & Activities

My top three stores for shopping youth sporting equipment.

Amazon offers a very useful sports checklist tool on their website to help you create a customized checklist of coach recommended items for your child and their specific sport.
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Football Gear

For your little or big football player! Get them all the protection they need before they go out on the field. Shop all football gear at Dicks.

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Cheerleading Apparel

Those cheerleaders need to look good and need to have the right gear! You can get all their basics here. Shop more cheerleading gear at Dicks.

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Volleyball Gear

If your child is big into volleyball, then Dick's has everything you need in that department as well. Shop more volleyball gear at Dicks.

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Soccer Gear

Everything you need for the soccer star in your life. From soccer balls, to cleats to protective gear, you can find everything you need here! Shop more soccer gear at Dicks.

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Tennis Equipment

I'm a little biased on this category since I was a tennis player myself, my son is a tennis player and camp coach now, and my little one is learning how to play and loves it! Get everything you need for your tennis student to be successful on the court! Shop all tennis gear at Amazon.

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Music Equipment

With 5 kids, I was bound to get a musician! If you have a child who loves music and will be participating in school, then you can find everything you need for them right here. Shop more music equipment at Amazon.

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Basketball Gear

Everything your basketball player will need to play at school and practice at home! Shop more basketball gear at Dicks.

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Baseball Gear

Get the best equipment for your baseball player. From baseball gloves to batting gloves to cleats, it's all waiting for you here! to Shop more baseball gear at Dicks.

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ClothinG for girls

My top three stores for shopping back to school clothing for girls.

Tops for girls

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Cat & Jack

Uniform Polo

If you need uniforms for your little ones, then you'll definitely want to check out Target. They have good quality items at affordable prices. Shop more girls tops at Target.

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Cat & Jack

Pique Uniform Polo

These polos are a great buy. They come in two classic uniform colors and they fit really nicely. Shop more girls tops at Target.

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Cat & Jack

Girls' Favorite Tank

These tanks are great for wearing under other shirts or sweaters. Your little girl will love how comfortable they are. Shop more girls tops at Target.

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Cat & Jack

Girls' Favorite Cami

This cute strappy cami can be worn in so many different ways for that popluar layered look. It comes in lots of cute and girly colors. Shop more girls tops at Target.

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Cat & Jack

Ruffle Tank Top

How cute are these ruffled tank tops for little girls? The colors available are great and the price is nice! Shop more girls tops at Target.

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Old Navy

Graphic Tees

Old Navy has always been a favorite place to get some cool graphic tees for the kids. They always have great sales and cute stuff. Shop more girls tops at Old Navy.

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Old Navy

Tie-Hem Jersey Tee

I'm no fashion expert but I've seen this look going around a lot! These tie front tshirts are comfy and fashionable. Shop more girls tops at Old Navy.

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C9 Champion

Lattice Tank Top

These tank tops are perfect for your athletic little girl. They'll keep her cool and comfortable on the field or on the court. She'll want to get one in every color!. Shop more girls activewear at Target.

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bottoms for girls

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Art Class

Girls' Moto Leggings

These moto inspired leggings from Target's brand Art Class are fashionable and comfortable. They have a cool ribbed design in the front. Shop more girls bottoms at Target.

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Cat & Jack

Vintage Jeggings

The best of both worlds. Jeans and leggings combined! Your little girl will be fashionable yet comfortable in a pair of these. Shop more girls bottoms at Target.

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Old Navy

Uniform Jeggings

If your girl's school is relaxed about uniforms and she is allowed to wear these uniform colored jeggings, then they are the way to go! So comfortable and priced right. Shop more girls bottoms at Old Navy.

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Arizona

Bootcut Jeans

This is an all around great pair of jeans. It fits nicely and I personally love boot cut style on little girls. Shop more girls bottoms at JCPenney.

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Izod

Pleated Scooter

These super cute Izod uniform colored skirts are unbelievably well priced. Definitely lots of great choices here if you need to stick to classic uniform colors. Shop more girls bottoms at JCPenney.

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Arizona

Knit Bermuda Shorts

JC Penney has so many affordable and cute options for your little girl. These knit bermuda shorts are a perfect example. They come in several girly colors and have a comfort waistband that is stretchy. Shop more girls bottoms at JCPenney.

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Epic Threads

Bermuda Shorts

These girly bermuda shorts from Macy's come in three pastel colors and I personally love the lenght! No super short shorts in my house! Shop more girls bottoms at Macy's.

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Old Navy

Go-Dry Run Shorts

These athletic shorts from Old Navy come in cute colors and they are very comfortable. Perfect for your athletic little girl. Shop more girls activewear at Old Navy.

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ClothinG for Boys

My top three stores for shopping back to school clothing for boys.

Tops for Boys

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Cat & Jack

Uniform Polo

If you need uniforms for your little boys, then you'll definitely want to check out Target. They have good quality items at affordable prices. Shop more boys tops at Target.

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Cat & Jack

Pique Uniform Polo

These polos are a great buy. They come in several classic uniform colors and they fit really nicely. Shop more boys tops at Target.

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Cat & Jack

Short Sleeve Tee

If you need some basic short sleeved t-shirts for your boys then these are a great choice. They have a few classic colors to choose from! Shop more boys tops at Target.

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Cat & Jack

Graphic Tees

We love the Cat & Jack brand at Target. They have great affordable items for my boys. These graphic tees are priced super right and they are stylish. Shop more boys tops at Target.

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Cat & Jack

Striped Tees

These striped tees are a great basic t-shirt for your boys. The stripes give them a little bit of color and they are super comfy. Shop more boys tops at Target.

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Old Navy

Double-Pocket Shirt

These double-pocket button down shirts are a great choice for the boy that likes to step it up a notch when it comes to school attire! Shop more boys tops at Old Navy.

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Old Navy

Graphic Tees

Old Navy has always been a favorite place to get some cool graphic tees for the kids. They always have great sales and cute stuff. Shop more boys tops at Old Navy.

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Old Navy

Performance Tee

These Old Navy Go-Dry tees are ideal for the little boy that is always on the go! They are sporty and there are several colors to choose from. Shop more boys activewear at Old Navy.

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Cat & Jack

Khaki Jean

This khaki jean is a great choice for any little boy. You can combine it will all kinds of shirts and they are comfortable and priced right. Shop more boys bottoms at Target.

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Cat & Jack

Uniform Chino Pants

Target is a great choice for buying the uniform pants your little boy needs for this upcoming school year. All the basic colors are available and I like that they have reinforced knees. You know boys! Shop more boys bottoms at Target.

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Old Navy

Uniform Pants

Known for their great selection of uniforms and very affordable prices, Old Navy has everything you need for your boy to look sharp this school year! Shop more boys pants at Old Navy.

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Old Navy

Karate Jean

These extra flexible karate jeans are an awesome choice for those super active little boys that like to do roundhouse kicks! Shop more boys jeans at Old Navy.

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Arizona

Original-Fit Jeans

Every boy needs a good, basic pair of jeans, and Arizona brand at JC Penney has just that. Always a great price and a nice fit. Shop more boys jeans at JCPenney.

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Old Navy

Cargo Shorts

Old Navy is the king of cargo shorts. My boys wore them a lot when they were little. The price is always right and they are a great basic bottom for lots of tops. Shop more boys shorts at Old Navy.

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Old Navy

Flat-Front Joggers

My littlest one absolutely loves wearing joggers! These twill ones are a nicer version of the regular sweatpant jogger. Combine them with a nice comfy top and your little boy will be good to go! Shop more boys activewear bottoms at Old Navy.

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C9 Champion

Mesh Shorts

These basic athletic shorts from Champion are a great item that is essential in every little boys' wardrobe. Low price, comfortable and durable. Shop more boys activewear shorts at Target.

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ClothinG for Teens

My top three stores for shopping back to school clothing for teens.

Tops for Teen girls

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Arizona

Knot Front Top

The knot front shirt seems to be a coveted fashion item these days. It can be worn with jeans and is a dressier option for the girl that likes to be fashionable at school. Shop more girls tops at JCPenny.

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Hollister

Boyfriend Tee

These waffle boyfriend tees from Hollister are super comfortable and make a fashion statement at the same time. Your teen girl is sure to love them. Shop more tops at Hollister.

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Forever 21

Cotton-Blend Cami

These camis from Forever 21 are priced ridiculously well and they can be worn in so many ways. They are available in a ton of colors and are perfect for layering. Shop more tops at Forever 21.

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Old Navy

Graphic Tee

Your teen girl will have plenty of cute graphic tees to choose from at Old Navy. As always, the price is right! Shop more graphic tees at Old Navy.

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Bottoms for Teen girls

back to school shopping list teen girl clothing

Celebrity Pink

Denim Skinny Jeans

Your teen will definitely need a good pair of jeans and these skinny jeans from Macy's fit the bill. Shop more girls bottoms at Macy's.

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 Universal Thread

Wide Leg Overall

Well, look at that! It seems overalls are back in style! I remember rocking my overalls back in college! These overalls from Target are a bit more fashionable than anything I ever wore! Shop more girls clothing at Target.

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Hollister

High-Rise Leggings

Most teen girls love shopping at Hollister and these high rise jean leggings are a great addition to their back to school wardrobe. Shop more jean leggings at Hollister.

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Old Navy

Jogger

I love how comfortable joggers are and if your teen girl is allowed to wear them to school, get her a pair! She'll love how they feel and she'll be fashionable and comfy! Shop more girls activewear at Old Navy.

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tops for teen Boys

back to school shopping list teen boy clothing

American Eagle

Jersey Polo

All my teen boys are big fans of American Eagle. They own a variety of these polo type shirts from there. There's lots of great colors to choose from. Shop more mens tops at American Eagle.

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Old Navy

Crew Neck T-shirt

My boys love the fashionable items at Old Navy and I love the prices even more! These shirts are a must have basic for any teen boy. Shop more tees at Old Navy.

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Hollister

Stretch Oxford

A couple of my big boys reallly like to dress it up and these shirts from Hollister are perfect for them. Stylish yet comfortable, they are available in a couple basic colors. Shop more shirts at Hollister.

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Nike

Cotton Hoodie

My boys love wearing hoodies to school. They usually keep the schools pretty freezing and these help them stay warm and comfortable. Shop more Nike apparel at JCPenney.

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bottoms for teen Boys

back to school shopping list teen boy clothing

Hollister

Flex Skinny Jeans

These epic flex skinny jeans from Hollister are on huge sale and they are a great pair of jeans for your teen boy to own. Shop more guys bottoms at Hollister.

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Old Navy

Slim Fit Twill Pants

These slim fit twill pants are a great addition to any teen boy's wardrobe. Versatile enough to be worn with t-shirts or dressier shirts. Shop more pants at Old Navy.

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Old Navy

Twill Joggers

A couple of my older boys are obsessed with joggers. They wear them to school sometimes and around the house when they are chillaxing. They are super comfortable according to them! Shop more boys joggers at Old Navy.

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Nike Dri-FIT

Basketball Shorts

Another favorite of my teen boys are these Nike Dri-FIT athletic shorts. They wear them to school, to athletics and at home. An all around super useful buy for teen boys. Shop more shorts at Macy's.

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i hope this was helpful

Well, that's all! I hope that this list helped make shopping for all your children's school supplies easier.

Enjoy these years of back to school shopping for your kids because I promise, they will be gone in no time!

Also, don't forget to check out my recently updated back to school shopping post.

Happy back to school shopping!

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