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The best school backpacks for kids and tweens

Our picks for the best school backpacks are here—which ones will you snag?

These are the best school backpacks for your kids this year! There's other fun stuff to look forward to about heading back to school, of course, like signing up for cool after-school programs, hitting up the best kids' clothing stores and stocking up on new school supplies—but school backpack shopping can definitely be the most exciting! After all, you get to enjoy your pick for the whole year (and beyond).

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Scroll through our list to see great selections for any age group!

The best school backpacks for kids

1
Survey backpack (Woodland Camo)

Survey backpack (Woodland Camo)

Built for the tiniest lumberjack, this bag combines chambray, plaid and camo for a style straight from your mini mountaineer's dreams. $50, shop.herschelsupply.com

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Settlement Backpack (Bacon & Eggs)

Settlement Backpack (Bacon & Eggs)

Never skip breakfast! A tiny purple Herschel Supply bag offers whimsy (and provides guaranteed smiles). $40, shop.herschelsupply.com

3
 Baron Von Fancy x Mojo Take Me With You backpack

Baron Von Fancy x Mojo Take Me With You backpack

Need reminding? This cute backpack reads "Take Me With You" (seriously...don't forget your stuff at home, kids). $60, mojobackpacks.com

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4
 Patterned Canvas backpack

Patterned Canvas backpack

This camo/leaf-patterned backpack will please any outdoorsy kiddo. Even better, it's polyester and easy to spot clean. $24, oldnavy.gap.com

5
Kane (Pink Splatter)

Kane (Pink Splatter)

Mini Pollock's will be inspired by this sweet State bag that comes with it's own blue, black and white splatter paint design. It can even be personalized! $60, statebags.com

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Patterned Canvas backpack

Patterned Canvas backpack

Having trouble picking a color? Your kids don't have to. This adorable two-tone pack comes with two zipper pockets and a stretchy side compartment for storing a water bottle. $24, oldnavy.gap.com

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Top Handle backpack

Top Handle backpack

This chevron backpack has regular straps plus a top handle for easy grab-n-go. Store school supplies in the big zipper front pocket, interior side pockets and a large interior sleeve pocket. $25, yoobi.com

8
Settlement backpack (Popsicles)

Settlement backpack (Popsicles)

You won't really need to leave summer behind if you've got one of these cool popsicle-print packs. It's made with Herschel's signature red and white striped interior and has two pockets: one large (books, gadgets) and one small (for stowing pens and erasers). $40, shop.herschelsupply.com 

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Polka-Dot Canvas backpack

Polka-Dot Canvas backpack

Want to make a subtle statement? This non-traditional backpack has comfy shoulder straps and a secure flap top, plus it can double as a cute purse. $26, oldnavy.gap.com

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Kane backpack (Purple Sparkle)

Kane backpack (Purple Sparkle)

Everybody needs a little sparkle...this sweet State bag does the trick, providing just enough in purple hues. $60, statebags.com

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By: Allie Early

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