Our top back to school must-haves 2020 plus Giveaway

By Marriska Fernandes on September 11, 2020 | 26 Comments

It’s that time of the year many of you might be dreading – back to school. While many might be heading back to campus and classes, others might be studying remotely. Either way, the only way to kick off that bittersweet feeling and bid au revoir to summer is to check out some of the must-haves we have compiled to help you get back into the swing of things. ~Marriska Fernandes

As parents and kids get moving, an active watch is the best accessory to keep on hand. The new Fitbit Versa 3 has a built-in GPS, tracks your heart rate, calories burned, steps and your sleep. It’s equipped with built-in Amazon Alexa for hands-free convenience and keeps you connected to your phone calls, texts, emails, and more. With more than 20 exercise modes, this one keeps everyone fit this fall.

Call It SpringCall It Spring Adrian sneakers
Call It Spring’s Fall 2020 sustainable capsule collection, Kind AF, focuses on being kind to the planet. The sustainably vegan collection puts the planet first and all packaging is forest-friendly. As you head back to school, consider being kinder to the planet. Don’t you just love these Adrian sneakers for men, $74.99?

Aldo Landburyy backpackAldo
The Aldo Landburyy backpack, $45, is super chic with adjustable shoulder straps, an interior compartment, a large front pocket and a solid zipper. Aldo’s shoes and accessories are perfect for fall fashion.

Roku – GIVEAWAY!Roku Premiere
Now that more kids might be streaming content at home, Roku makes streaming at home easy with a line of Roku streaming players that will showcase all the streaming platforms families have signed up for and more. Roku Premiere, $49.99, is a simple way to start streaming TV, live news, sports, movies and more in 4K and HDR picture quality. For a chance to win one of three units, just comment below what shows you most want to watch!

LEGO Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Hogwarts Clock Tower Toy Building KitLEGO
Young minds are constantly active. This fall, adults and kids can get creative with the LEGO Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Hogwarts Clock Tower Toy Building Kit, $119.98, at Walmart. With 8 mini-figures and iconic locations from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, kids will be immersed in a world of imaginative play.

New BalanceNew Balance
New Balance has a great selection of kids’ shoes that are not only stylish, but durable, for all types of outdoor activities. Whether playing at recess or out with the family at a park, it’s important that kids have the right footwear. Also, each purchase of New Balance kids’ shoes comes with a lunch box. The Fresh Foam 860v11 kids’ running shoes, $99.99, are designed for youngsters who are just discovering their passion for running.

Google's Pixel BudsGoogle
Google’s new Pixel Buds, $239.99, are wireless earbuds specially designed for a comfortable, customizable fit. You can get real-time translation right in your ear, and hands-free help from the Google Assistant. The gesture controls allow you to get easy functionality on the go. The Google Pixel Buds are also sweat and water resistant!

Best BuyHoMedics UV-Clean Portable Sanitizer Bag
Given the worldwide pandemic, it’s all about safety and sanitization. Best Buy’s HoMedics UV-Clean Portable Sanitizer Bag keeps your accessories hygienic and germ-free. This portable bag is equipped with 4 UV-C Germicidal LEDs to effectively sanitize your items without dangerous chemicals or mercury. This sanitizer bag is designed to accommodate items like phones, remotes, keys, jewelry, make-up brushes, and more.

Pandora Moments BraceletPandora
This year Pandora celebrates its 20th anniversary of the Pandora Moments Bracelet. How about gifting a student going back to school with a bling Pandora Moments Snake Chain Bracelet, $195 and this 2020 Graduation Books charm, $50? A little something goes a long way and it looks super chic.

VansSimpsons x Vans Customs Old Skool
For fans of The Simpsons, rejoice! The Vans X Simpsons collab is everything you’d ever want. We especially love The Simpsons x Vans Customs Old Skool kicks, $130. You can customize it with Homer, Bart or Lisa Simpson and show off these cool shoes.

Nintendo Switch LiteToys “R” Us
With gaming being uber popular right now, how about investing in a Nintendo Switch Lite, $259.99 from Toys “R” Us? Nintendo Switch Lite is compatible with popular games such as Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and more. If you’re looking for a gaming system, Nintendo Switch Lite is ready to hit the road whenever you are. Click here to enter our contest.

Comments & Discussion

  1. Cindy • September 11, 2020 @ 11:42 AM

    We love to watch the Office!

  2. Kim • September 11, 2020 @ 5:07 PM

    Can’t wait to see Cobra Kai, have heard really good things about it!

  3. joanne darrell • September 11, 2020 @ 5:28 PM

    I want to watch Survivor when it returns.

  4. Valerie • September 11, 2020 @ 5:52 PM

    Looking forward to watching DWTS on Monday night.

  5. Stephen Swain • September 11, 2020 @ 6:20 PM

    I want to watch more of The Boys

  6. Carolyn • September 11, 2020 @ 7:50 PM

    Schitt’s Creek

  7. Pauline • September 11, 2020 @ 7:58 PM

    Law & Order SUV

  8. Natalie C • September 11, 2020 @ 9:08 PM

    Queen of the South

  9. Alisha • September 11, 2020 @ 11:06 PM

    Handmaid’s Tale, This is Us, The Bachelorette, The Mandalorian.

  10. roseg • September 12, 2020 @ 11:03 AM

    Jumped on the Killing Eve bandwagon a few week ago. OBSESSED!

  11. Dorothy Mack • September 12, 2020 @ 2:42 PM

    The Mandalorian

  12. Constantine M. • September 12, 2020 @ 3:38 PM

    The Walking Dead and Superstore.

  13. Adina H. • September 12, 2020 @ 4:46 PM

    I want to watch Cobra Kai and Gilmore Girls.

  14. Susan J. • September 12, 2020 @ 6:43 PM

    Disney+ shows and movies

  15. Lynda Larsen-Baldry • September 12, 2020 @ 7:50 PM

    Looking forward to watching
    Old Guard
    The Handmaid’s Tale
    Carnival Row

  16. Chris Baldry • September 12, 2020 @ 7:51 PM

    Looking forward to watching
    Carnival Row
    The Old Guard

  17. Cassy Baldry • September 12, 2020 @ 8:00 PM

    Disney + shows and movies
    The Old Guard

  18. Marla • September 12, 2020 @ 9:30 PM

    The mandalorian 😄

  19. Jan Wylie • September 12, 2020 @ 11:28 PM

    If they have Schitt’s Creek I would like to watch all the episodes as I missed some of them. LOVE that show.

  20. Christina Martin • September 13, 2020 @ 12:29 AM

    I have been watching old seasons of Cobra Kai to catch up – we LOVE that series! Looking forward to also watching more The Boys.

  21. Melissa Lovell • September 13, 2020 @ 6:51 AM

    the 100 and the walking dead

  22. Leah Ewasick • September 13, 2020 @ 9:57 PM

    New to streaming this fall & looking forward to watching The Boys & Schitt’s Creek for the first time plus seeing Pennyworth & old favourites like All Creatures Great & Small again!

  23. Deborah C • September 14, 2020 @ 2:34 PM

    Friends and Big Bang Theory

  24. Stanley C • September 14, 2020 @ 2:45 PM

    Walking Dead

  25. Laura • September 14, 2020 @ 10:49 PM

    I would love to be able to watch Hamilton. Also to catch the episodes of the CSI franchise that I’ve missed.

  26. John Lee • September 15, 2020 @ 6:21 AM

    The Walking Dead.

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