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Fjallraven Kanken Water-Resistant Backpack

Get up on the pastel trend with this pale blue Fjallraven Kanken Water-Resistant Backpack ($80). It's ideal for kids, as it's made with water-resistant fabric that can help protect from unexpected spills.

32 Backpacks That Will Help Your Kid Rock This School Year

Whether your little one is headed out for his first day of kindergarten or is an experienced student (with the homework to prove it!), a backpack is not only a back-to-school necessity, but also a great way to make a fantastic first impression on fellow classmates. We tracked down 32 fun, fashion-forward, and functional backpacks that will get your little student to and from the classroom in serious style.

From small bags for your burgeoning preschooler to serious backpacks for your big kid and all the stuff her busy life requires, these bags offer style (glitter, sequins, graphics, oh my!) and substance (supportive straps, lots of pockets, and plenty of room for books and after-school activity necessities). Pack them up and get ready for your star student's coolest school year yet.

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