Reading in a Flash
Think Tank Scholar’s 500+ Sight Words Flash Cards Bundle Kit ($28.95, thinktankscholar.com, ages 3-9) helps children learn and practice reading the most common words found in children’s books. Each pack features more than 100 sight words to help prepare pre-kindergarten through third-grade students.
Totes for Toddlers
Lola the bunny, Dylan they dinosaur and Tom the tiger can hitch a ride with your toddler. The Milo & Gabby Animal-shaped Toddler Backpacks ($38, innobaby.com/animal-shaped-backpacks, ages 18 months-4 years) are fully insulated, perfectly sized for young kids and come to life with 3-D details including soft stuffed tails.
A Coordinated Carry-all
Petit Collage Back-to-School Bundle ($65, petitcollage.com, ages 3+) comes in a variety of fun, eco-friendly designs and includes a backpack, lunch box and 12-ounce lightweight stainless-steel bottle that is free of BPA, PVC and phthalates.
Nice for Nap Time
As kids head to daycare or preschool, The Tot Cot ($40, urbaninfant.com, ages 2-4) provides a cozy and convenient pillow and sewn-in-fleece blanket that’s easy to roll up and carry. It features elastic bands to secure it to cots and mats and a secret pocket where you can tuck in one of your child’s fuzzy pals.
We’re loving these great products for preschool naptime, toting stuff to school, labeling our kids’ stuff and boosting reading skills.