BACK TO SCHOOL CHECKLIST

Your kids are heading back to school, which means that school holidays are almost over (YES!).

But are you prepared? Don’t worry because we are here to help with a handy checklist to get all the essentials done in one shop.

For the classroom

Stationary: Prep your kids with the essentials including pencils, pens, erasers, sharpeners, rulers, highlighters, scissors, glue sticks, folders, notepads, calculators and more from Kmart Indooroopilly and Target Indooroopilly.

Art Supplies: Get crafty with this year’s art supplies and pick up paints, art smocks, glue and sketch pads from Riot Art & Craft.

For the playground

Lunchboxes: Choose a lunchbox that is durable, sustainable and fun from Biome, Kmart, Smiggle or Target.

Water Bottle: Keep them hydrated with a durable and insulated water bottle from Biome or Typo.

School Bag: Pick a school bag that shows your kid’s personal style. Visit Smiggle and Kmart Indooroopilly for some funky backpacks.

School Hat: Let them have fun in the sun with a school hat from Kmart Indooroopilly or Rebel Sport.

For the home

Homework Station: Create a homework basket that includes all the homework essentials; pencils, ruler, a calculator, notepads and highlighters. Make homework easier with the essentials from Kmart Indooroopilly or Target Indooroopilly.

Lined Note Cards: Use lined note cards to make flash cards before a big test or quizzes from Metro News.

Poster Paper: Let their creativity run wild with Poster Paper from Metro News.

For the year

Eye Test: Before they go back to school find time to schedule an eye test at Specsavers, OPSM, Laubman & Pank, Bupa Optical, icontact optometrists, Bright Eyes or Bailey Nelson.

Haircuts: Get them looking their best with a haircut from Just Cuts, Price Attack or Stefan.

School Shoes: Get school shoes that will last the year and fit well from Betts Kids, Mathers, Footmaster or Shoes & Sox.

Running Shoes: Keep your kids active with the right running shoes from Nike, The Athlete’s Foot, Shoes & Sox, Mathers, Intraining or Foot Locker.

Sports Equipment: Get your kids geared up for summer sport. Whether it’s running, swimming or cricket or tennis, get all you need at Rebel Sports.