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Best Backpacks for Kids

Most school supplies are disposable. Notebooks, pens, and pencils will have served their purpose before the first term is up. A backpack, on the other hand, is an investment. Your purchase should be based not on trends, but on quality. A good backpack should last for years - make sure you choose the right one!

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L.L. Bean


Q: How often do you buy a new backpack for your kids?

59% 

Each and every school year.

34% 

Every couple of years.

7% 

We're still on the first one!

1004 Total votes cast.

The undisputed champ of kids' backpacks is made by L.L. Bean. Their products are rugged and durable, and come with a lifetime guarantee. That means that if the backpack ever breaks, they'll replace it at no charge. The bags also include safety features like a reflective strip to keep kids visible to cars, and fun touches like monograms.

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