Going back to school after a sensational summer can be tricky for kids – even as their parents breathe a sigh of relief. Make the transition back to the classroom a little easier for them with a thoughtful back-to-school gift. From useful tools including pencils and lunchboxes, to fun tokens like colouring books, you’ll find gifts for all school kids in our collection – from preschoolers through to sixth formers. Take a look at our range of personalised back-to-school presents for kids of all ages.
1. Unicorn Pink Pencil Case
Adorable, practical, and pink – this unicorn pencil case is perfect for kids with fanciful imaginations. This pencil case is the perfect size for holding all their school stationery essentials – and it’s small enough to fit in book bags as well as rucksacks. It’s a whimsical way to welcome in the new school year.
2. Star Motif Blue Pencils
These star-studded pencils are great for kids of all ages. The simple star motif and dark blue colour are popular with all genders. Topped with an eraser, it’s practical, too! Plus, if the pencils go missing, the easy-to-read personalised name means they’re more likely to be returned.
3. Eye Exam Glasses Case
Make sure your kid’s glasses never go missing with this quirky eye exam glasses case. The shiny silver metal appeals to all kids, as does the slogan (although we can’t guarantee your teenagers won’t roll their eyes at first). The case is also lined to protect your child’s specs, making this a fun, practical choice for your child’s back-to-school gift.
4. Dinosaur Drinks Bottle
Keep your little ones hydrated with this cute-asaurus dinosaur drinks bottle! The white background and dino theme is great if you favour gender-neutral gifts. The black lid screws on and off for easy filling, while the cap is designed to prevent leaks and spills. It’s the perfect personalised gift for making sure your preschoolers don’t forget to stop for a drink during playtime.
5. Dreams Pencil Tin with Pencil Crayons
This stylish floral pencil tin is great for more grown-up kids – especially if they’re lacking a little motivation at the start of the school year. Inspire them to achieve more with the ‘Follow Your Dreams’ message. With 12 coloured pencils included, this pencil tin makes a fabulous gift for the artist-to-be.
6. Zoo Colouring Book with Pencil Crayons
Make heading back to the classroom almost as much fun as going on safari! This zoo-themed colouring book is perfect for wet play and reward time. It’s full of everyone’s favourite creatures, and comes with colouring pencils in an assortment of colours – so it’s a fantastic present for sending your critter-crazy child back to school with.
7. Personalised A4 Motivational Quotes Calendar
Inspire your child to go-get-’em with this calendar full of motivational quotes. With a new quote for every month, you can inspire your children to chase their dreams. The personalised element of this calendar makes this a truly thoughtful gift. It’s a fabulous low-pressure way to encourage your child to do their best and stay positive – messages that are always important, but especially when it’s time to knuckle down and get back to school.
8. Blue Name Island Water Bottle
This island water bottle is inspired by everyone’s favourite summer reality show – so it probably won’t make your kids forget about summer. But it’s sure to keep them hydrated through the cooler months! These simple, stylish bottles remain on-trend all year round – making them a great option for secondary school and college students. It’s also available in pink.
9. Star Initial Blue Backpack
Any primary school kid would want to stroll through the school gates wearing this stylish blue backpack. Personalised with their initial, it’ll always be easy to find. The blue colour, paired with the star motif, is great for both boys and girls. Plus, it comes with handy side pockets and padded straps for practicality and comfort.
10. Football Fan Pencil Case
Let your child show where their true loyalties lie with this fun football fan pencil case. It’s available in support of lots of different teams, including Manchester United, Manchester City, Aston Villa, and Chelsea. This practical pencil case is a must for any football fan heading back to the playground.
11. Personalised Rainbow Red Book Bag
This rainbow-motif book bag is cute enough for any primary schooler going back to school. With easy access velcro strips to make it easy for your child to put their books and pencils away, it’s a practical solution with a little added personalisation to make their day. Bright blue rainbow book bags are also available!
12. Healthy Eating Blue Lunch Bag
Lunchtime can be tricky for some kids to navigate. Help your child choose to tuck into something nutritious with this fun healthy eating lunch bag. Fill it with healthy snacks (and the odd treat, naturally) and they’ll be super excited to open their lunch bag the next day, and the day after that.
13. Swan Lake Ballet Swim & Kit Bag
Help your child get active with this adorable ballet themed drawstring bag. Perfect for swimming and school sports, this pretty personalised bag makes it easy for your child to make sure they have the right kit when they need it. The pretty ballet shoe motif is perfect for would-be ballerinas.
14. Healthy Eating Plastic Cutlery
This adorable reusable plastic cutlery is a must-have for school trips.The cute fruity figures are great for helping your child learn how to use cutlery in a safe, simple way. This cutlery set also pairs really well with our healthy eating lunch bags – so it’s great for adding a little something extra to your back-to-school gift.
15. Personalised Mint Green Metal Insulated Drinks Bottle
This gorgeous mint green drinks bottle is perfect for stylish older kids. Insulated to preserve the temperature of both hot and cold drinks, it’s ideal for those chilly autumn mornings heading off to college. The mint colour is very on-trend, and the leak-proof cap is practically perfect. This bottle is also available in matte black and pastel pink.
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