Happy buys: 7 back-to-school supplies to get children excited about the first day

Everything your child needs to nurture their passions and set themselves up for a good year.

As the summer comes to an end, we start saying goodbye to the sunny days on the beach and hello to the new school year. Students are preparing to return to school for in-person or hybrid learning. After a year of online classes, a return to the classroom this autumn is more exciting than in previous years.

Nothing gets children more excited about back to school than purchasing brand-new school gear. From wearing new stylish trainers to zipping to school on a new scooter, make sure to tick off all the items on your back-to-school checklist by easily and securely checking out with Amazon Pay using the information already stored in your Amazon account, or paying by voice with Alexa — it’s that simple!

Read on to shop shoes, backpacks, toys, and more.

Jurassic Pale Blue Dino Print Riptape Canvas | Start-Rite Shoes

No more boring trainers! From the playground to the pitch, make sure your child feels confident in their shoes this year. The Jurassic canvas shoes from Start-Rite are the perfect mix of style and function. The comfortable and durable design makes them ideal for both keeping your adventurous child supported and showing off to their friends.

Mega Bloks Paw Patrol: The Movie - Marshall’s City Fire Rescue Set | The Entertainer

Instead of just watching Paw Patrol, engage your little one’s creativity with the Mega Bloks Paw Patrol Rescue Set from The Entertainer. The easy-to-use set lets them try their hand at building some of their favourite things from the show. The set includes Marshall’s fire engine, equipped with a launcher, lights and a moveable ladder, and Zuma’s hovercraft.

Unisex Goose Sweat | Goose & Gander

After spending all day in uniform, your child will definitely keep reaching for the Unisex Goose Sweat from Goose & Gander the second they get home. The soft poly-cotton blend is sturdy and stretchy, not to mention effortlessly cool. Designed and produced in-house, these sweats are embroidered with care to ensure the high quality.

Skechers Heart Lights Touch Fastening Trainer | Brantano

Get your little one ready to take on the school year with the Skechers Heart Lights Touch Fastening Trainer from Brantano. Skechers is synonymous with high-quality children’s shoes for their durability, comfort and style. The sky’s the limit in these light-up trainers for their dreamy print, padded comfort features, and easy strap closure.

Grade A3 - Razor Electric Party Pop Kids Scooter | Laptops Direct

It’ll be a while yet before your little one can drive, but give them the freedom to roam around the neighbourhood with the Razor Electric Party Pop Kids Scooter from Laptops Direct. This scooter is sure to be a winner on the playground with its pulsating multi-colour lights and sleek build — making it great for zipping around and for making friends.

Spotty Otter Forest Leader Fleece Lined Wellies, Red | Happy Little Soles

Spotty Otter is a family-owned company which puts your children first. The Spotty Otter Wellies from Happy Little Soles are the best wellies for your little one. The grippy soles keep them safe no matter the weather, and the hard-wearing outsides combined with the fur lining means they’re both comfortable and durable.

Mini Beaufort | Knomo

The Mini Beaufort from Knomo is a classy backpack that will give your child an edge in style. This smaller sized version of the iconic Knomo Beaufort Backpack is perfect for back-to-school season. It has padded straps, so they can wear it all day, and is designed with lots of pockets and compartments to make organising easy and convenient for any child. It’s even water resistant to keep their books, laptops and assignments safe from spills and bad weather — so one less excuse for forgetting their homework.

Back-to-school season isn’t just about ticking items off a list; it’s about starting the year off prepared and excited. With Amazon Pay, we’re happy to help you along by making it easier to find and check out with your purchases — adding an extra dash of joy to your shopping experience.