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15 Super Cool Back-to-School Supplies For Kids & Teens

Remember back in junior high when you thought your four-colored pen was, like, the greatest thing ever? Pink, blue, green, and purple! And you’d write notes to your friends using a color per word?

That was back when we walked barefoot to school in the snow, uphill both ways.

But kids these days are beyond multi-colored pens. Some of the back-to-school supplies are genius, yet so simple! And affordable!

During my Internet surfing session, I went ahead and put together a list of my favorites and links to where you can order them online. You’re welcome!

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  • Anti-Theft Lunch Bags 2 of 16
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     Tired of people stealing your kid's lunch? Now you can guarantee it will never happen again. Pick yourself up some anti-theft sandwich bags from perpetualkid.com for $9.

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  • Brown Paper Bag 3 of 16
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     I love this so much. This brown "paper" bag is tear-proof, leak resistant, and has a double magnet at the entrance so that once your lunch is inside you can fold it down so it shuts tight. The bag keeps its temperature, either retaining the warmth of your food, or its chill. Can you say, awesome? Pick one up at perpetualkid.com for $19.95.

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  • Word Lock 4 of 16
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     I guess I'm old because I never heard of a word padlock. Um, GENIUS! I can't tell you how many times I forgot my locker combination in high school. I still have nightmares about it. Wordlock.com has bike locks, padlocks, luggage locks...

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  • Gaming Calculator 5 of 16
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     Inspire your gamer to crack open a math book with this game pad calculator for $15 from perpetualkid.com.

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  • Tape Dispenser 6 of 16
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     Maybe only we parents will get a kick out of this one but it was too cool not to add to the list. Pick one up for $19 right here.

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  • Highlighters 7 of 16
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     Highlighting markers are for bores! How about some fancy highlighters that look like nail polish to inspire all that textbook reading?

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  • Scented Pencils 8 of 16
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     Who doesn't want doughnut-scented pencils? No one, that's who. $5.69 over at perpetualkid.com.

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  • Six Color Pen 9 of 16
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     I couldn't resist adding this to the mix. Six colors? Fancy.

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  • Pencil Eraser Hats 10 of 16
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     Pencils, but fancy! A pack of four for less than $4 over on mcphee.com.

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  • Unicorn Pencil Sharpener 11 of 16
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     Um? UNICORN. 'Nuff said! $6 on perpetualkid.com.

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  • Draw-It-Yourself Calculator 12 of 16
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     Don't like how calculators are arranged? Do it yourself! You'll start with a blank sheet, so be creative and draw it however you want. Less than $10 over on perpetualkid.com.

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  • Converse Shoe Pencil Case 13 of 16
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     You need something to carry your multi-colored pen, your thumb thumb drive, your doughnut-scented pencils and your unicorn sharpener don't you? Pick yourself up a Converse shoe pencil case over on coolpencilcase.com for $23

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  • Sandwich Lunch Box 14 of 16
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     It's retro but hip! Score one at retroplanet.com.

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  • Thumb Thumb Drive 15 of 16
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     A literal translation. $40 at ubergizmo.com.

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  • Talking Bubble Sticky Notes 16 of 16
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     Do kids still share lockers? What a fun way to leave each other notes! Anyone who uses those old-fashioned square sticky notes is such a...square.

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