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Top 25 Trending Back to School Supplies From Staples Canada

John Bastawrous
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John Bastawrous
Published On
Aug 11, 2023
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This post is sponsored by Staples Canada

As summer vacation waves its bittersweet goodbye 👋, it’s once again time to start loading up on the best back to school products. 

Whether you’re looking to surprise your little one with that new lunch bag, or are planning to help your not-so-little one upgrade their laptop, Staples has the back to school essentials you’re looking for—the stuff they’re guaranteed to love!

In honour of it being that time of that special year again, follow along as we walk you through this September’s top trending back to school supplies from Staples. 

Back to School Supplies for Kindergarteners

1. Bondstreet Kids Mint Glitter Unicorn Backpack

Unicorns and sparkles—this is how you make a statement!

Beyond being fun and sturdy, this pack is also roomy enough to fit a lunch bag, school books, and even a change of clothes. The padded adjustable shoulder straps will keep your little one extra comfortable on every school adventure.

The Bondstreet Kids Mint Glitter Unicorn Backpack

2. Easy Daysies Everyday Starter Kit

Back to school is synonymous with busy schedules. 

Help your little ones stay productive with this magnetic daily schedule maker! It comes with 18 Easy Daysies magnets, one double-sided fold-and-go magnet board, one dry-erase marker, and one magnet storage bag. 

Easy Daysies Everyday Starter Kit

3. Pep Rally Flower Lunch Bag

Ensure all the lunches you pack stay fresh in this adorable Pep Rally Flower Lunch Bag. 

Not only does it have a spacious, insulated interior for cold or warm food and premium fabric construction, but it’s also super easy to clean. Just use a wet cloth to wipe it down—we know you’ll very much appreciate this! 

 Pep Rally Flower Lunch Bag

4. Crayola My First Safety Scissors

Keep little fingers safe and sound with these adorable scissors. 

Crayola’s safety scissors are made especially for little hands so they can explore, express, create, and connect without cutting themselves. This pack contains wave, straight and zig-zag cut scissors for next-level creativity in the school year ahead. 

Crayola My First Safety Scissors

5. Planet Buddies Kids Wired Headphones

These cute headphones are volume limited to 85 decibels, the level recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) to help prevent noise-induced hearing loss. 

Let them take their pick between light blue (penguin), pink (owl), blue (whale), or green (turtle) for an extra-fun listening experience. No back to school shopping cart would be complete without a pair of these!

Planet Buddies Kids Wired Headphones

Back to School Supplies for Elementary School Students

1. Pep Rally Holographic Scissors

Who knew scissors could be so stylish? This 5″ pointed tip, stainless steel, ambidextrous pair features a clear acrylic handle and a multi-coloured holographic blade. 

Whether they’re using it for homework, arts, or crafts, these scissors are one of the school essentials sure to add a touch of fun. 

Pep Rally Holographic Scissors

2. Zipit Colorz Storage Box with Inner Pocket

Storing pencils and pens will never be an issue again! 

Protect all their back to school supplies with this cool and contemporary Zipit Colorz Storage Box featuring a convenient inner mesh pocket. The sturdy outer shell of this pencil pouch comes in two designs: a tie-dye and whirl pattern. 

Zipit Colorz Storage Boxes with Inner Pocket

3. Pep Rally Rainbow Water Bottle

When it comes to water bottles, you should opt for FDA-approved, 100% BPA-free Tritan plastic. Other convenient features to look for include a retractable drinking spout, a leak-proof lid, and a one-touch button for easy opening and one-handed drinking. 

This one from Pep Rally ticks all those boxes—and even comes in a vibrant rainbow design to brighten their school day.  

Pep Rally Rainbow Water Bottle

4. Staedtler Jumbo Colour Pencils

No collection of back to school art supplies is complete unless it includes a fresh new set of jumbo colour pencils. This 12-set in 5.3mm leads from Staedler is popular for its high break resistance and brilliant assorted shades. 

Staedtler Jumbo Colour Pencils

5. Pep Rally Dino Display Calculator

Parents and teachers, you know math can be tough—why not make it a bit more fun with some cute dinosaurs? Pep Rally’s desktop calculator has an easy-view, 10-digit angled LCD display for all basic calculations and can be powered in two ways: solar and battery.

Pep Rally Dino Display Calculator

Back to School Supplies for High School Students

1. Adidas Santiago Lunch Bag

Lunch boxes aren’t just for carrying food. They’re also fashion statements—get this one for your kid so they’re sure to make one! 

This Adidas offering is made from insulated cooler material and 100% recycled polyester, and comes in three designs: mini monogram black, wonder orchid purple, and blue.

Adidas Santiago Lunch Bags

2. HP 15.6″ Laptop

Completing assignments in class and at home is so much easier when you’ve got an efficient laptop that offers fantastic visuals. 

HP’s 15.6” 15-DY2207CA laptop will boost productivity to whole new levels with its 11th Generation Intel Core i3-1115G4 processor and long-lasting battery life. Its micro-edge bezel design and sleek black colour definitely add an elegant touch, too!

HP 15.6" Laptop

3. Dudley Combination Lock

Secure locker contents with this 100% brass case, three-digit combination lock from Dudley that’s built to last. Count on its sturdy tempered steel make and hardened steel shackle to provide maximum security. 

Dudley Combination Lock

4. Skullcandy Crusher EVO Wireless Headphones

Modern music is all about the bass, and these headphones deliver in spades! 

These are perfect for older kids, coming with the ultimate audio customization features of Personal Sound by Skullcandy’s partners at Audiodo. It also comes with a 40-hour battery life and rapid charge so you never miss a beat. 

Skullcandy Crusher EVO Wireless Headphones

5. Merangue Magnetic Mesh Mini All-Purpose Holder

Keep lockers organized with this Meranque Magnetic Mesh Mini All-Purpose Holder that comes with super strong and heavy-duty magnets to hold it in place. 

From loose pens and sticky notes to keys, tablets, and small notebooks, school essentials are more easily organized with one of these!

 Merangue Magnetic Mesh Mini All-Purpose Holders

Back to School Supplies for Post Secondary Students

1. Post-it Transparent Notes

Have you ever stuck a Post-It to your book or notebook, only to have to lift it up again to see what’s written underneath? If that’s a “yes” for you, then these Post-It Transparent Notes are one of the school items you need for taking notes this year! 

 Post-it Transparent Notes

2. Sharp Scientific Calculator

Imagine being able to enter calculations as they’re written on paper? 

Sharp’s advanced 4-line scientific calculator with WriteView display allows you to do just that. Plus, it’s packed with 640 functions and seven modes: normal, stat, drill, complex, matrix, list, and equation. Sharp indeed.  

Sharp Scientific Calculator

3. Swiss Gear 17″ Laptop Case

Laptops are everything in post-secondary school—protect yours with a heavy-duty case built to withstand the elements and accidents. 

Swiss Gear’s 17” Laptop Case features 1680 Denier polyester and a fully padded computer compartment, plus a front pocket for a tablet. 

Swiss Gear 17" Laptop Case

4. Thermos FUNtainer Water Bottle

Yes, even postsecondary students can use some extra fun in their lives.

This one uses thermos vacuum insulation technology for max temperature retention, as well as double-wall stainless steel construction, and a push-button lid. Stay hydrated with water that will stay cold for up to 12 hours! 

Thermos FUNtainer Water Bottle

5. Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker

Oh, coffee—how could we possibly complete our endless to-do lists without you? 

Meet the Keurig Coffee Maker K-Mini Basic Matte Black from the Classic series, the most compact coffee maker. Less than 5″ wide, this compact single-serve device offers three brew sizes in 6, 8 and 10 oz. This is coffee made easy.

Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker

Back to School Supplies for Teachers

1. Crayola Project Premium Construction Paper

Whether it’s art projects or crafts, the incredible classroom creativity deserves to be preserved for years to come! 

Crayola’s Project Premium Black Construction Paper has longer and stronger fibres to create a heavyweight, high-quality surface finish that lasts longer and resists fading. You won’t have to worry about all the hard work just going to waste!

Crayola Project Premium Construction Paper

2. Brother P-touch Label Maker

We can already foresee that this is one of the best back to school products that you’re going to have so much fun with. 

Go all out on creating customized, professional-looking 18mm labels with the Brother P-touch Label Maker that gives you access to 15 fonts, 13 font styles, 120 frames, 700+ symbols, and a crisp 180 dpi resolution. 

Brother P-touch Label Maker

3. TRU RED Dry Erase Markers

TRU RED’s chisel tip dry-erase tank markers come in bright, vivid colours that erase cleanly. Plus, they’re AP certified non-toxic and feature a low-odour formula. Your presentations are about to pop and keep every student tuned in. 

TRU RED Dry Erase Markers

4. Hilroy HeatSeal 9.5″ Thermal Laminator

If you’re thinking about preserving educational materials or hanging some up in the classroom, lamination is the way to go. The Hilroy HeatSeal 9.5” Thermal Laminator is perfect for letter-size, legal-size, business-card-size and photo-size papers.

Hilroy HeatSeal 9.5" Thermal Laminator

5. Swingline Quick Touch Full Strip Stapler

Say goodbye to wrestling with your stapler just to bind thick sheets together. 

With the Swingline Quick Touch Full Strip Stapler, you can expect nothing less than powerful performance and effortless stapling of up to 20 sheets. Being QuickLoad, lightweight, and non-slip as well, it’s easy to see why it’s one of the best back to school products!

Swingline Quick Touch Full Strip Stapler

Start The School Year Off Right At Staples

Staples Canada is dedicated to providing students and teachers top-quality back to school supplies that elevate educational journeys.

From kindergarteners to postsecondary students, Staples has everything students need to succeed when school starts. They’re the all-encompassing school supply store, making back to school shopping a stress-free experience. Whether it’s a lunch box, glue sticks, ballpoint pens, or permanent markers, they have it and more.

At The Influence Agency, we support them and their commitment to making learning fun, engaging, and accessible. If you’re thinking about injecting some cool into your brand or business’s newest back to school campaigns, then you can count on us to deliver digital marketing campaigns that get results. 

Contact us to learn more about our services—and happy back to school! 

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