The festivities are finally over. Although it seemed this particular holidays went by too fast, activities are gradually getting back in gear.
In a few days, school runs would begin again as schools, educational institutions would resume for a new term. This resumption is special however as it is a fresh beginning in the New Year. While preparations begin, here are 5 back to school essentials the kids would thank you for.
There would most likely be no school without Notebooks, textbooks, jotters, writing pads and all. All these are a necessity for every level of education to keep abreast with taking down notes, studying, homework, and assignments.
A backpack is an inevitable necessity as they house other school supplies plus they are the only supply worn every day. Did you know that bag packs should not be more than 10% -15% of a child or wearer’s weight? A backpack should be worn with both straps to evenly distribute weight. Lunch packs fit into this category as well, especially for younger children.
School shoes not only match school uniforms, they a necessity as they serve to protect the feet. When selecting the right school shoes, it is important that-
- Shoes ought to be the right size, lightweight, and flexible to support natural feet movement.
- The right shoes for school should be made of leather or mesh to allow the feet to breathe.
- School shoes are to be made of rubber sole traction to prevent slipping or sliding.
Most important of all, listen. If there are complains that a shoe is too tight, too loose, or doesn’t fit, there should be a change. Don’t forget to add socks too.
PENS, AND PENCILS
It is important to buy and stock up on Pencils, pens, Sharpeners, Erasers and the like if you do not want to be caught up in getting these every day.
Any Parent or guardian would agree that time for homework is most times a grueling battle. Of utmost importance in this endeavor is the fact that efforts should be made to keep a stack of ‘after school homework supplies’ especially if you are dealing with younger children. This could comprise of cardboard, glue, scissors, extra pens, pencils, erasers, colored pencils, crayons, and would save the stress of going helter-skelter in search of these when the need arises.
Getting kids ready for school can be a strain on the family budget. Fortunately, shopping ‘BACK TO SCHOOL’ on KONGA affords you a smart opportunity to SAVE on good quality school essentials. Warm up for school by shopping durable essentials on www.konga.com or visit any KONGA store nationwide.
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