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If your little one is starting school in September and you’re organised you’re probably getting a few bits and pieces sorted now (or thinking about it). If you need a helping hand, we’ve put together a series of special Back to School 10 best features, which will run every Friday afternoon to guide you through the wasteland of stylish school supplies. Stay tuned for books to help with the transition to school, lunch boxes, shoes, pencil cases and more.
First up, water bottles – in a range of shapes, sizes and prices – no Disney characters or princesses to see here!
Camelbak is the brand Alfie has, and Harry uses the big boys’ version for the gym. Great non-leaky bite valve. £13.49, Wiggle.
Earthlust is definitely the chic option with its quirky parakeet design on stainless steel. £12.50, Green Tulip.
Can’t imagine any child not being delighted with Crocodile Creek‘s fiery red stainless steel rocket. £10.40, Igloo Kids.
Got to love the super-bright colours of Sistema’s leak-proof, lockable Twist ‘n’ Sip designs. A bargain, too. £3, John Lewis
Love Helen Dardik’s cute cartoons on this aluminium bottle. In fact, I’m tempted by this one myself. £6, Paperchase.
SiggÂis a respected producer of aluminium drinks bottles and has a great range of designs for children. Loving the lion – raaarrrrrrgh! £15.58, Sigg Aluminium.
Eco Vessel‘s Scout bottle not only looks great, but is made from super-strong stainless steel and paint to withstand the inevitable drops. £15.95, Fire Striker.
If you’re looking for a personalised bottle, try MeenyMineyMo – they also have matching kit bags and lunch boxes. Â£13.50, Not on the High Street.
CK’s iconic cowboy design on a flip top bottle? Don’t mind if I do. £6, Cath Kidston
Aladdin‘s blue alien design comes complete with a handy carry strap. £7.64, Little Trekkers.