The Best Backpacks for Back to School

Shopping with the kids for a new school bag? Check out our favourite backpacks for pre-schoolers, big kids, and more. These cool and unique finds are sure to be the talk of the playground! Heading back to school has never been so stylish...

7 A.M.® Mini Backpack Electric Blue
Now little ones can enjoy a mini version of mom and dad’s BK718 bag. This MINI is the perfect backpack for toddlers to tote along to school. $59.99 at Indigo.

Herschel Supply Co. Backpack Raven Crosshatch Green
Preserving the timeless appeal of a signature design, but sized for children ages 5 and up, the Heritage Youth backpack is a stylish playground staple with functional storage features. $54.99 at Indigo.

Unicorn Plush Backpack
This whimiscal, plush unicorn backpack is oh so cute! Perfect for a toddler and daycare! $16.41 at Walmart.

Crocodile Creek X Indigokids Backpack Sloths
Head back to school in style with an Indigo-exclusive Crocodile Creek Sweet Sloth Backpack. $31.95 at Indigo. (Sale $23.96).

Fjallraven Kanken Leaf Green
Kånken is made out of durable, lightweight Vinylon F. The large main compartment with a large opening makes it easy to put in/take out items. Two side pockets and a zippered pocket in the front. Handle at the top, narrow, supple shoulder straps, sitting pad in the pocket in the back and logo that doubles as a reflector. $99.95 at Kol Kid.

Secret Life of Pets Backpack
The Secret Life of Pets Kids Backpack Collection by Heys has been designed with the unique characteristics of children in mind. High-quality fabrics such as Satin and PVC is used to further enhance the visual appeal of the backpack. $15.97 at Walmart.

Kid's Brasilia Nike Mini Backpack
This mini backpack built for secure storage features a zippered main compartment and small-item pockets inside and out. Its durable design includes padded shoulder straps for comfort when your child is on the go. $30.00 at

Mackenzie Navy Pink Multi Hearts Backpack
Both fun and functional, this rugged and roomy bag is packed with pockets, straps and gear loops to keep everything in place and features personality-packed patterns. Can be personalized. $32.00 - $68.00 at Pottery Barn Kids.

Kid's Little Monster Backpack
This bag’s got bite. Say hello to the Parkland Little Monster, a backpack designed with style and sustainability in mind, crafted of 100% recycled polyester. $34.99 at


3D Dinosaur Backpack
This school bag is suitable for toddlers. The cute dinosaur pattern will make kids want to head back to school! $12.68 at Walmart.

Mackenzie Critter Grey Unicorn Backpack
Durable, functional and oh-so-playful, this sturdy, roomy Mackenzie backpack is packed with pockets, straps and gear loops to keep everything in place. Can be personalized. $50.00 at Pottery Barn Kids.

LOL Surprise Superstar Backpack 16" & Pencil Case
The musically themed 16" LOL Suprise! backpack with a pencil case is perfect for staying organized at school this year! $26.68 at Walmart.

Mackenzie Blue/Grey Glow-in-the-Dark Dinos Backpack
Durable and functional, this sturdy, roomy dinosaur-themed backpack is packed with pockets, straps and gear loops to keep everything in place. Can be personalized. $36.00 - $73.00 at Pottery Barn Kids.

Herschel Retreat Youth Backpack
Streamlined for children ages 5 to 7, the Retreat Youth backpack offers a timeless mountaineering style with a drawcord cinch closure and a strap detailed lid. $64.95 at Indigo.

Heys Kids Reversable Sequine Fashion Backpack - Unicorn
This fashion backpack by Heys has been designed with all the popular and trendy elements that kids love. $29.99 at Toys R Us.

Heys Kids Core Backpack - Star Wars
The Star Wars kids backpack by Heys is designed with the unique characteristics of children in mind. Foam back-padding, adjustable and foam padded shoulder straps make the backpacks comfortable to use. Lightweight and spacious, this backpack is perfect for back-to-school. $19.99 at Toys R Us.

Under One Sky Backpack Cat Black
The UnderOneSky Black Cat Backpack is equal parts fun and functional. It features one exterior zip pocket and a roomy interior perfect for packing items for overnight adventures or Monday-Friday must-haves. $39.95 at Indigo (Sale $29.96).

All prices were accurate at time of publication. Check website for final pricing.
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