Students carry a heavy burden. They need to move books, tech and food from class to class. In many ways, a backpack is their most important organizational tool.
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Since more and more upper and middle schools are requiring laptops or iPads in the classroom, we wanted to take a look at the best laptop bags for kids. Related: 4 cool laptop backpacks from Speck, just in time for back to school. Smartly designed and convenient.
It still feels like summer but vacations are ending and kids are heading back to class. With school comes school supplies, and maybe a new book bag. Students are transporting a variety of tech with them each day, and this can include laptops.
A good school backpack should be able to carry all of the books and supplies you need for a long day of classes—while also being comfortable, affordable, and hopefully stylish. Some of these are bags we looked at specifically for this guide, others are recommendations pulled from our other bag guides, but all of them have been thoroughly tried out by Wirecutter staff. A good school backpack should survive the wear and tear of four years of an education, as well as weekend getaways and trips home. The bags we considered range in style from more ergonomic and spacious bags that will hold a huge volume of books and work as a daypack for weekend trips, to smaller bags that sacrifice some utility for aesthetics.
Padded Laptop Backpack. Gear up for school days and adventures of all kinds with our best-built backpacks yet. Made of water-resistant polyester and featuring ultradurable bound stitching, plenty of compartments and a port for headphone wires, you can take your laptop, books and music wherever you go.