Back to School Supplies: The Best Backpacks, Calculators, Lunch Boxes, and Pencil Cases You Can Get In Time

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If classes haven't started for your kids yet, you're probably in the middle of the back to school shopping ritual preparing for next week. After a year and a half of the coronavirus pandemic, students and parents alike can't wait to return to a bit of normalcy, and that means new back to school supplies to start the year off right. 

Whether you're looking for a pencil case to keep those writing utensils, colored pencils and art supplies organized, a new backpack to get you (or your child) from point A to point B, the latest technology, or a total refresh on your school supply stash, there are great deals to make it happen. ET Style has rounded up the best school supplies no matter what age your kid is, whether you're sending your child to the classroom for the first time, or just need a new calculator for a middle school student for the new school year.

Check out our picks of the best backpacks, lunch boxes, calculators and pencil cases below. 

BACKPACKS 

There's a place for everything in this 30L backpack. 
$75 AT AMAZON (REGULARLY $115)

Rep your cartoon buddies taking on the Goon Squad in Space Jam: A New Legacy with this new take on a classic backpack.
$60 AT NIKE

This water resistant bag has two pockets for laptops, a USB hub and more handy features. 
$37 AT AMAZON (REGULARLY $60)

Reversible sequins allow students to switch up the backpack's colors. 
$31 AND UP AT AMAZON (REGULARLY $45)

A timeless backpack in a trendy color. This bag also features contoured shoulder straps and breathable air mesh back padding. 
$45 AT AMAZON (REGULARLY $50)

It's a classic for a reason. 
$36 AT AMAZON (REGULARLY $45)

The durable shell features a new graphic along with additional pockets for extra small-item storage.
$55 AT NIKE

Carry your school supplies in style with this minimalistic backpack from lululemon.
$98 AT LULULEMON

This backpack comes with a removable pencil case. 
$35 AT NIKE

Reach for the stars with this trendy backpack, which comes in more than 20 other colors and patterns. 
$25 (REGULARLY $30)

 LUNCH BOXES 

Put your fandom on display with this officially licensed lunch box. 
$21 AT AMAZON

Not only does this Lunch Box feature one large main zipped compartment, a small front zip pocket for snacks, a side mesh pocket, and your child's favorite Marvel Characters, but it also insulated to keep your child's food cold throughout the day. It's a win-win situation!
$22 AT AMAZON

This eye-catching lunch box also comes in 11 other colors and patterns. 
$30 AT AMAZON

This large-capacity, spill-resistant lunch box is durable and stylish. 
$24 AT AMAZON (REGULARLY $30)

This lunch box has an internal mesh pocket, great for holding knives, forks and spoons.
$24 AT AMAZON

Go all in on the galaxy theme with this insulated lunch box. 
$25

This small but mighty lunch box is the perfect size to fit inside backpacks. 
$13 AT AMAZON

 When not in use, the bag can simply be compacted and collapsed until flat. 
$12 (REGULARLY $20)

This roomy lunch bag promises to keep food fresh for six hours. 
$20

The closed cell polyethylene foam insulation keeps food cold and fresh.
$14 AT AMAZON (REGULARLY $16)

CALCULATORS

Make mathematics fun with this advanced graphing calculator.
$190 AT WALMART


Users love this calculator's sleek design and rechargeable battery.
$115 AT AMAZON

This basic graphing calculator has all the functions to simplify your school work.
$50 AT WALMART

Math homework just got a whole lot more fun thanks to this simple, scientific calculator.
$16 AT WALMART

Get into graphing with this advanced calculator from Texas Instruments.
$136 AT WALMART

Make your school year easier with this Texas Instruments graphing calculator.
$95 AT WALMART

Our calculations tell us that this scientific calculator is a must-have for the school year ahead.
$12 AT TARGET


 PENCIL POUCHES

Add a pop of color to your school essentials
$15 AT AMAZON (REGULARLY $20)

This pencil case comes in three different animal designs: dinosaur, giraffe and bunny. 
$12 AT AMAZON

This sturdy bag also works for small tools and electronics.
$21 (REGULARLY $26)

This chic pencil pouch is big enough to hold 25 pencils or pens.
$10 AT AMAZON

The inner flap pocket can hold cards, stick notes or charges, while the mesh pocket can keep USB cables or ear buds in place. 
$11 AT AMAZON

Get two of these best-selling pencil pouches for under $5 each! 
$9 AT AMAZON

Store up to 202 colored pencils or 136 gel pen markers in this case with elastic slots to keep you organized. 
$29

This fun case is height adjustable and comes in a fun boba tea design. 
$10 (REGULARLY $11)

This case comes in multiple colors and is made of one long zipper. 
$8

With a sophisticated inner design and large capacity storage, this pencil pouch from EASTHILL is a must-have school essential.
$12 AT AMAZON

 The main zippered compartment has space for 30-40 pens, and the metal ring on the front is a perfect place for cute keychains. 
$8 AT AMAZON

See what you're working with in this mesh pencil case. 
$13 AT AMAZON

This simple and sophisticated case holds at least 20 pens or pencils. 
$10

Shoppers love the sturdy and durable canvas material of this pencil pouch.
$14 AT AMAZON

With 3 separate compartments, this pencil case will help to keep all of your supplies seamlessly organized.
$16 AT AMAZON

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