There's no way around it— back-to-school shopping is inevitable. If you're anything like us, you put it off all summer and the next thing you know, you're racing against the clock trying to find the best deals for classroom necessities. But, we think you should be kind to yourself and stock up on the best items for kids today and tomorrow on Amazon.

Here's what we're buying today:

1. Crayola 60th Anniversary 64 Count Crayon Set with Collectible Tin

crayola anniversary box

If your kid is creative, chances are they're begging to get a new set of crayons. To make this deal even sweeter, reuse the keepsake container to store toys and other small items.


2. YUMBOX Original Bento Lunchbox Container

No foods touch! Plus, perfectly portioned sections to make lunchtime easier than ever.


3. Kidkraft Heart Table and Chair Set

kidkraft table and chairs for kids

Nothing says back-to-school louder than a new table and chair set.


4. Skip Hop Toddler Backpack

skip hop backpack

With more than 1,200 five-star reviews, your toddler is sure to love toting this around.


5. Munchkin Miracle 360 Sippy Cups

munchin sippy cups

These cups are perfect for tiny, clumsy hands.


6. HP DeskJet 2622 All-in-One Compact Printer

affordable printer

Kid ready for their first printer? You won't be disappointed with this all-in-one compact printer—and you can't beat the price!


7. GFU Seersucker Backpack Kindergarten Toddler Backpack

backpack for kids

There are all sorts of adorable book bags on the market these days, but we love that the numerous side pockets and compartments in this bag ensures nothing gets left behind.


8. Crayola Pip Squeaks Kids' Marker Collection, Washable Mini Markers

crayola pip squeak marker

Speaking of leaving things behind, we love that the case for this marker collection is uber-colorful and easy to find.


9. Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet + Lion King Headphones

fire kids tablet

This two-for-one is a must-have for for birthdays that roll around in summer months.


10. Jialeey Plastic Kids Design Safety Art Scissors

kids safety scissors

Scissors are oldies but goodies, and so necessary for daycare and school. Keep your little one ahead of the class with these brightly colored cutters.


11. Thermos Funtainer 10 Ounce Food Jar

thermos for kids

Keep foods hot, cold, and stylish in this large thermos.


12. Firesara Original Owl Pencil Grips

pencil grips for kids

These little guys are great for helping little ones have better control when writing and drawing. We also like that, unlike other grips, these so, so colorful.


13. Scotch Permanent Glue Sticks, 18-Pack

The kids are going to need tons of glue to finish those school paper crafts and home DIY projects , so get the most bang for your buck with this multi-pack.


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