10 gifts for kids to get them excited for the new school year
Back To School Gifts: OCEAN PLASTIC BACKPACKS
The world's first eco-friendly mini backpack made of ocean plastic! The daypack mini is for all the little ocean lovers. Lightweight, kid-friendly, and perfect for little hands, it’s the safest bag for big and small adventures at school or outside school.
* For each mini backpack made, 2.6 lb of ocean plastic is recycled.
* Got Bag is the world's first bag collection made from ocean plastic. They are dedicated to raising awareness and cleaning our oceans from plastic pollution.
Daypack Mini Multi
Lightweight, child-friendly backpack with integrated bottle compartment and adjustable shoulder and chest straps perfect for a new school year. The daypack mini multi comes in playful multicolor versions.
* Shoulder straps include reflective material for safety on the streets.
Daypack Mini Patch
Lightweight & spacious – this kid’s backpack is for little adventure lovers! Adjustable through the kindergarten years thanks to individually adjustable straps. The chest strap with click closure prevents the backpack from slipping.
* This backpack features a bottle holder so bottles sit firmly and don’t leak.
Back To School Gifts: ONE-OF-A-KIND TEES
INDIGO DYE KIT + YOUTH T-SHIRT
The indigo dye kit, complete with a kid's t-shirt, gives the beginner dyer a perfect introduction into the beauty of creating color from nature. Kids can customize their t-shirts with minimal environmental impact with this dye kit.
* Indigo species are the world's only source of natural, true, colorfast blue.
* The Good Tee makes Fairtrade certified organic cotton basics using certified eco-friendly dyes.
NATURAL DYE KIT (MULTI-COLOUR) + YOUTH T-SHIRT
This natural dye kit, complete with a Good Tee, will get kids excited about customizing their own unique t-shirt. The best part about this is it’s a sustainable project they can show-off to all of their friends.
* Instructions in the kit will take them through the fun step-by-step process.
FABRIC PAINTING KIT + YOUTH T-SHIRT
Nothing says cool like a one-of-a-kind tshirt for the start of a new school year. Along with a sustainable tee as the perfect blank canvas, the DIY kit contains paints and a brush for the kids to get creative.
* Water-based fabric paints come in red, yellow, blue & black.
Back To School Gifts: COMFY Fall MUST-HAVES
Uttar (North) Mittens
The Uttar mittens are grey with maroon, black, and white details. They contain the traditional Himalayan patterns of chhota gow (small pendant) and bulabul station (nightingale station), which are patterns that have existed in this community for centuries.
* Handmade in the Himalayas of India by Happy Ladies.
* Every time you purchase Fazl, you are helping to provide orphaned and destitute children in India with food, shelter, education, and clothing. What’s more, we give fair wages to artisans in need who hand make every Fazl item.
Bundar (Monkey) Socks
The Bundar socks are green with cream, black, pink, and yellow details. They contain the traditional Himalayan patterns of billee ke daant (cat's teeth), bumchack (x's), and lamree (z's), which are patterns that have existed in this community for centuries.
* This special blend maintains the warmth of a wool sock without the itch.
CITIES TRAILBLAZER HOODIE
Help them step off the beaten track and carve their own path in this Trailblazer Hoodie. Generously sized, this comfy anorak-style hoodie is engineered for years of wear. Arms can be easily rolled up or down and the oversized pocket makes a perfect place to stash treasures.
* Genderless style that is made with the softest organic cotton fabric scraps saved from pollution.
* Nudnik is a circular fashion brand creating ‘Future-Proof’ kidswear entirely from pre-consumer textile waste —more specifically, organic cotton off/cut fabrics that would have otherwise ended up in landfill.
Cheetah INNOVATOR JOGGER
Get them to try things differently and explore new possibilities in this Innovator Jogger. Comfy and moveable with oversized front pockets made with treasure hunters in mind. The pants are a genderless style made with the softest organic cotton fabric scraps saved from pollution.
* This garment is made by fairly paid workers who are fluent in up-cycling practices.