Let’s Shop Back-to-School Essentials, With a Disney Twist!

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It seems nearly impossible to believe, but back to school is upon us! Before you know it, kids will be laughing in the halls and filling their lockers with schoolbooks, notebooks, and delicious lunches. When it comes to back-to-school shopping, kids have many great ideas about how they want to look and what types of things they want to buy. If your kid is a Disney fan, then you know most of their items are sure to have a Disney theme. Here are some of our favorite Disney essentials to add to your back-to-school shopping list!

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Disney Princess Kids’ 5pc Backpack Set – Pink

One of the most important back-to-school items that your Disney kid will need is a backpack, and, if they are a Disney Princess lover, then boy do we have the backpack for you! This Disney Princess backpack features some of your favorite princesses, including Cinderella, Belle, and Tiana. Better yet, this is not just a backpack. This set comes with not only a backpack, but also an insulated lunch bag, a pen and pencil holding case, a carabiner to attach your favorite Disney keychains, and an adorable flower keychain.

Disney Princess Backpack Kit

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This 5-piece Disney Princess backpack set can be purchased through the Target website for just $19.99. You can purchase the backpack by clicking here.

Disney Villains Nylon Backpack 12″

Okay, so we know that Disney Princesses are incredibly popular. However, also nearly as popular as Disney Princesses are Disney villains! People can’t enough of the classics like Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty, Hades from¬†Hercules,¬†and the Evil Queen from¬†Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Enter this incredible Disney villain nylon backpack. The front of this backpack features some of Disney’s most iconic villains, with even crazier pictures of them on the side.

Disney Villains backpack

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According to the Target website, this backpack 2 inner zippered pockets, perfect for keeping your books and notebooks separate. There is also a pocket for a water bottle to keep your child hydrated during the long school day. The bag is also perfect for your active Disney son or daughter, as it is durable and water-repellent.

The Disney Villains backpack comes in at $80 and can be purchased by clicking here.

Disney Pixar’s Lightyear Wide Ruled 1 Subject Spiral Notebook

Just as important as a backpack is a notebook to keep up with classes. And if you need to have a notebook, why not one with some Disney style? This notebook celebrates Disney and Pixar’s newest film, Lightyear. This spiral-bound notebook features the famous Space Ranger on the front and Star Command stickers all over the back. The notebook has 70 lines pages.

Lightyear notebook

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This notebook is a steal at only $2.59, and you can purchase one (or 5) on the Target website by clicking here.

Disney Pixar Turning Red Composition Notebook Wide Ruled

Another notebook coming in at an incredible price also pays homage to one of Disney’s newest movies,¬†Turning Red. This composition notebook has sewn binding and 100 pages to fill with notes (or a picture of your crush). This great notebook features Mei Lee — the star of Turning Red¬†— in both her preteen form and her red panda form. It’s perfect for any Turning Red fan to add to their school collection.

Turning Red Notebook

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You can purchase the notebook — which also costs $2.59 at — by clicking here.

The Princess and the Frog Zip-Up Stationery Kit

If you need notebooks, then, of course, you need something so you can write in those notebooks!  This adorable stationery kit is themed after the great Disney film, The Princess and the Frog, and designed to look like the book Prince Naveen was read as a child, The Frog Prince. This stationery kit comes with a ton of necessities, including a notepad with Naveen as a frog, plastic scissors, pens, pencils, a pencil sharpener, an eraser, and a glue stick. They all have their place in this kit so that everything can stay nice and organized.

Princess and the Frog Stationery Kit

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For those who may not want a princess-themed stationery kit, Disney also makes the kits in Black Panther, Spider-Man, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Star Wars themes. The stationery kits are all priced at $16.99, and you can purchase this Princess and the Frog one can be purchased by clicking here.

Disney Mickey Mouse Lunch Box

Let’s face it, one of the best parts of the school day was when you got to sit with your friends and enjoy lunch. If you want your lunch to have a Disney spin, then Target has you covered there too! I mean, take a look at this adorable lunch box themed after the main mouse himself, Mickey! This lunch box fits all of your lunchtime needs, and it is insulated to keep everything at the right temperature until it is time to chow down. It’s also super easy to clean, all you need to do is wipe it out with a damp cloth.

Mickey Mouse Lunch box

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This lunch box rings in at $24.99, but is currently on sale for just over $18.00. You can purchase it by visiting the Target website or by clicking here.

Star Wars Comic Art Lunch Box

If you’re more of a Rebel alliance type of person, then boy do we have the lunch box for you. This comic-themed lunchbox features one of the most famous droids in the galaxy — R2D2. The front of the lunchbox features the droid himself, and the back of the lunch box has a bunch of fun comic designs that feature not only R2, but also Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader. The lunch box is made of polyester for easy cleaning and comes in at $19.99. You can purchase the R2D2 lunch box by visiting the shopDisney website, or by clicking here.

R2D2 lunch box

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Turning Red Utensil Set with Case

In today’s day and age, we are always learning to ways to help protect the environment. One of those ways is by using reusable utensils, and Disney has come up with the perfect utensils to add to your lunch bag. Turning Red is one of Disney’s most in-demand films, and you can spend your lunch with Mei Lee by using this utensil kit. The kit comes with a fork, a spoon, a straw, chopsticks, and a cleaning brush for your straw. You can visit shopDisney or click here to purchase this great utensil set.

Turning Red utensil kit

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With school coming up faster than you can blink, we hope that we helped inspire you with some back-to-school essentials with Disney style.

About Krysten Swensen

A born and bred New England girl living the Disney life in Southern California. I love to read, to watch The Golden Girls, and love everything to do with Disney and Universal. I also love to share daily doses of Disney on my Disney Instagram @BrazzleDazzleDisney!