Students of all ages will be ready to head back to school with these fun items.
Keep your PB&J or BLT safe in a Crocodile Creek sandwich keeper (shown in Robot) sold at My Little Red Wagon. 220 N. Main St., Hudson, 330-650-1295, mylittleredwagon.com$5.99
Have a hoot packing all your school supplies into this Skip Hop owl backpack, just one of six creatures available. "Kids are drawn to bright colors, and they love animals," says Casey Castle, store manager at Learning Express Toys. "Any time you can incorporate the two, that's great." Fill the side pocket with Chubby Colored Pencils by Alex and use the zipper front for storing a Melissa & Doug scissors set. 30061 Detroit Road, Westlake, 440-871-8697 $19.99 backpack, $7.99 colored pencils, $2.99 scissors set
Stay out of sticky situations with this metal tape dispenser available at The Dredgers Union. 2043 E. Fourth St., Cleveland, 216-357-2911, dredgersunion.com$79.99
Protect your laptop or iPad with Danica Studio's laptop sleeve (shown in Habitat) sold at Paisley Monkey. 14417 Detroit Road, Lakewood, 216-221-1091, paisleymonkey.com$19.99
Show love for your favorite action heroes on these vintage-style Star Wars and Justice League tin lunchboxes available at Big Fun.1814 Coventry Road, Cleveland Heights, 216-371-4386; 11512 Clifton Blvd., Cleveland, 216-631-4386, bigfunbigfun.com$12-$18