Backpacks for School

Backpacks are a necessary item for anyone who plans on attending school, whether it be a K-12 school, university, or a continuing education program. Backpacks for school come in all different shapes, sizes, and colors - they can be simple and plain or adorned with characters and pictures. The most important thing to consider when purchasing a backpack is what will fit your needs the best. College backpacks are generally larger in size than those meant for elementary or middle school students. If you are going to be carrying your laptop to class, make sure that you are looking at the laptop backpacks.

Pick the right size pack

There are many factors to consider when selecting the perfect backpack for school. You'll want to make sure that the backpack is big enough to fit all of your textbooks and other materials, but not so big that it becomes cumbersome to carry around.

Make sure your school backpack selection is comfortable

Pay special attention to the straps and padding because this is where your comfort is determined. Backpacks with wider straps distribute the weight more evenly, making them more comfortable to carry. Those with padding on the back panel protect your back and shoulders from the sharp corners of textbooks.

Choosing a kid’s backpack

When it comes to kids' backpacks, there are a few extra things to keep in mind. First, you'll want to make sure that the backpack is age appropriate. Smaller backpacks are better for younger kids who won't have as many things to carry around. Second, you'll want to look for a backpack with straps that can be adjusted as your child grows. This way, they can use the backpack for several years before outgrowing it.

No matter what your needs are, there's a backpack for school that's perfect for you.

School Logo Backpacks

If you want your school’s logo, mascot or messaging to be seen around campus, check out the custom backpacks offered on the Staples Promotional Products website. There are many personalization options to choose from including those made to hold laptops and some from popular name brands like Basecamp®, CamelBak® and High Sierra®.