What? Spend $120 or more to receive a FREE Turkish Towel
How? Free gift automatically added to your order
When? Until January 28, 2018 or while stock lasts
One week from today our miss Sybbie will be starting school and I am not exactly sure how to feel about that just yet. Long time readers will remember that she has had quite a few challenges to overcome, so as a result I am a bit extra protective of her. Thankfully her confidence has grown a lot this year and as you can tell by this photo she is very excited about the adventure ahead of her:
Even though Sybil’s Crocodile Creek kindy backpack and lunch boxes from last year were still in top shape (big thumbs up for durability!) I felt the transition to big school deserved some cool new school gear, so our little student got to take her pick and instantly fell in love with this adorable bunch of backyard friends. Obviously everything needed a proper try out this week, making sure it lives up to the expectations.
Miss Sybbie is a real girly girl who loves wearing twirly skirts, pretty dresses and sweet headbands, the pastel colours of the Backyard Friends backpack really suit her style. It’s an ideal size for our nearly 5-year old, big enough for her lunchbox, bottle and homework folder but still lightweight and comfortable to wear thanks to the adjustable, padded shoulder straps and did you spot the handy front pocket for some little treasures and special notes from mummy or the teacher?
On the side of the backpack a stretchy pocket ensures a refreshing drink is always within hand’s reach, at the same time it keeps messy spills or wet condensation safely away from school work, library books or homework assignments. The no-spill Backyard Friends bottle (475ml) is a perfect fit and the strong and durable Tritan material is totally kid-proof. Double win: Sybbie adores the animal print and how simple it is to flip open and close, mummy loves how easy it is to clean with a removable straw and being dishwasher safe.
As Adelaide summers get very hot an insulated lunch bag is a real must, this spacious Backyard Friends classic lunchbox has practical wipe-clean lining (that’s free from nasties like PVC, Phthalate free and BPA) and there is plenty of room inside to pack your child’s lunch, fruit and some ice packs to keep lunch fresh and cool for even longer. On the front a zip pocket safely stores cutlery and some spending money for the school canteen.
Speaking of cutlery, I have no doubt these adorable Backyard Friends big kid utensils will be the cutest fork and spoon in class (no mix-ups). They are made for small hands and allow for a greater variety in lunches, think pasta, salad, yoghurt, rice or noodles; after all sandwiches do get a little boring after a while!
While many mums are counting down the day until school goes back I am secretly wishing the holidays would last a little longer. Of course the kids do drive me a tad crazy some days, but the thought of sending my precious little Sybbie off to big school is making me feel quite sad and a bit nervous too. She herself is thankfully very excited and can’t wait to be a big school girl, dressed in a proper uniform and carrying all her carefully selected school gear.
If your little students are off to school soon you’ll be sure to get them in the right mood with a trip to Smiggle, the home of all things cool for school. Filled with funky finds, unique goodies and awesome gadgets Smiggle will get the thumbs up from street smart boys and girls of all ages. Here’s what this year’s girl squad will be lining up for:
Who said pencil cases should only be functional? Young fashionistas will love this brightly coloured Smiggle Squad Dolly Hardtop Pencil Case (RRP $24.95), dolly does an excellent job looking after all your stationery must haves and at the same time she also makes a willing guinea pig for the trendiest hairstyles. Ponytails, plaits and fishtail braids, future hairdressers can create to their heart’s content.
Swim week is always the highlight of term 1 for our kids and Sybil is ready to make her first school splash with the handy Smiggle Squad Drawstring Bag (RRP $17.95), a convenient wipe-clean bag that’s perfect for sweaty sports gear, wet swim clothes or library books. It’s lightweight and compact so you can easily tuck it away when not in use. Which of the three squad girls is your top pick? Don’t worry, there are two boys designs to choose from too.
If you want to add a pop of colour to a boring homework assignment these Smiggle Scented Bon Bon Micro Highlighter Pens (RRP $12.95, 10-pack) are exactly what you need. Not only are they dual ended, giving you 20 ways to brighten your day, they are also scented! I wonder if you’ll get extra points from your teacher if she smells her favourite fragrance when doing the marking?
What? Get a FREE Yumbox snackbox when you buy any three Yumbox Panino, Bento or Tapas lunchboxes
How? Free gift automatically added to your order
When? Until January 7, 2018