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Don't rule out the best stationery sets for kids

Section: Nursery & School
Stationery for kids

The countdown is on until your child goes back to school and starts their new academic year. Yes, I know what you’re thinking, it’s weeks away before they go back. Trust me when I say it'll feel like you've just blinked and it’ll come around. Especially, as it's ALMOST halfway through August already, where has 2020 gone? It might as well be Christmas at this rate. Let's not think about that and just focus on going back to school with the best stationery sets for kids. 

Our top picks of the best stationery sets for kids

Helix Oxford Complete Back to School Stationery Set

Brightzen Unicorn Stationery Set

Pokémon - Super Stationery Set

Swizzels Bumper Stationery Wallet Set

Panda Stationery Set with Personalised Bag

Fortnite Stationery Set

Gone are the days at nursery when your little one would get to experiment with finger paints, take naps and run around in the play area. Now they’re sat in their very own seat, learning everything from handwriting skills, how to count and read. Kids learn all sorts at school, including life skills as simple as tying your shoe laces (with the help from a wooden shoe) or making new friends. 

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You won’t need a wooden shoe to help them with their lessons, though. You'll just need to make sure your child is prepared for being in the classroom by buying essentials like pens and pencils. If you’re not quite sure what you need to fill your little ones’ pencil cases, then I’ve found the best stationery sets for kids. Just don’t draw a line under purchasing anything before you take a look.

The best stationery for kids

Instead of faffing around and buying all the essentials separately, invest in this stationery kit which should last them at least a year. This school assortment includes splash maths set, scientific calculator, durable pencil case, four assorted colour gel pens, four black ink soft-grip pens, 12 HB pencils, four highlighter pens and a 30cm ruler.

Are your kids obsessed with unicorns? This 12-piece stationery set is an absolute dream filled with glitter and rainbows. This stationery must-have comes with a pencil case, gel pens, pencils, two sticky notepads and stickers. Your little one will love showing off their new school essentials when they go back to class.

Gotta catch ‘em all. And, you will with this amazing Pokémon stationery set. If you buy this as a gift for your Pokéfan, beware that they don’t Pikachu hiding it. Jokes aside, this fun pack includes a ballpoint pen, pencil, highlighter, eight paperclips, pencil sharpener, rubber and a lined notebook.

Does your little one have a sweet tooth? Don’t we all. But, instead of giving them a chocolate bar, treat them to this delightful stationery kit. The pencil tin, pens, pencils and notebook look like some party favourites including Love Hearts. This is one sugar fix parents can get on board with. 

If you want something extra special, look no further than this stationery set. Running along every piece is a panda theme, which is great for boys or girls who love animals. Kids will be entertained for hours writing and drawing in the pad or spiral notebook. Not forgetting the pencils and sharpener as well as the personalised panda bag it comes in - we love that you can add your child's name to it.

For any older kids who love Fortnite, this stationery set is perfect. Immerse them in the game with their very own starter pack for school. This exciting bundle includes an A4 notebook, green camo pencil case, notepad, five colouring pencils, a HB pencil, ruler, sharpener and rubber.

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  • Author: Lily Anderson Lily Anderson
  • Job Title: Senior Commercial Content Writer

Lily Anderson is a Senior Commercial Content Writer at Bauer Media, where she writes about and reviews products for titles like Mother&Baby, Heat, Closer, What’s the Best and Yours. After earning a BA (Hons) in Magazine Journalism and Feature Writing at Southampton Solent University, Lily has specialised in lifestyle and shopping content.

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