What to Look for in a New Backpack


Success in early childhood education begins with the right tools. Before your child heads off to preschool or kindergarten in Pembroke Pines, take him or her shopping for a new backpack. Very young learners won’t need to carry much, but having their own backpack can foster a sense of ownership regarding their education. For some quick tips on choosing the right backpack, watch this featured video.

This expert discusses the importance of selecting the right size of backpack. Preschool students need a much smaller bag compared to elementary school students. Avoid having your child’s name monogramed on the bag, as this can be a safety risk. If your child is in first grade or beyond, look for a bag with a few pockets for better organization. Cushioned straps are also a plus.