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HARTFORD - Style and trend expert Brittney Levine joined Fox CT Morning Extra with new and cost-effective back to school products for that all important first day.

hooksLocker Organization: Magnetic Locker Hooks  $3.29 / 6 pack staples.com

These hooks keep the lockers neat and they are great for hanging keys and/or jewelry while in class.

 

 

pencilBackpack Organization: The Big Pen   $8.99 staples.com

Write, erase, store, highlight, sharpen and more with this organizer. The back unscrews for storing pens and pencils. It has a built-in pencil sharpener and eraser so you do not have to get up when your pencil tip breaks.

PropBig Props Pencil Case $7.99 staples.com

This is a functional school supply for homework time. It’s got storage space for writing instruments and props up phones, books and mini tablets too so all of your stuff can be together.

 

folderSuper Folder $12.99 staples.com

It’s a folder, pencil sharpener, notepad and sticky notes all in one. It has storage areas, a mesh zipper pouch and clear pockets. Made of canvas material it’s designed perfectly to withstand the entire school year.

 

 

deskThe Portable Desk $39.99 staples.com

This portable desk from Staples makes it easy to do homework anywhere. It’s got a comfortable foam cushion, detachable storage cases, a slot for headphones and power cords.

 

 

headphonesZip Buds In Ear Headphones $24.99 - $34.99 zipbuds.com

These headphones won Inc. Magazine's 2014 Design of the Year. The headphones have a zipper cabling that never tangles.

 

 

yoobiYoobi for back to school - target.com

Bright colors and fun designs to engage kids in the classroom, while also giving back. For every Yoobi item purchased, the company distributes an item to a classroom in need, right here in the US. Last year Yoobi reached over 30,000 schools and 750,000 kids.

 

ChoozChoozepacks $39.95 choozeshoes.com

Chooze Backpacks and coordinating lunch boxes are the “it” bag to have this season. With a reversible design that features two functional sides giving children the power to choose which print to display.

 

 

 

avatarAvatar Battle Quiz

Need an app that is educational and fun that will help with study skills this year? Avatar Battle Quiz brings education and gaming together in a groundbreaking NEW app for kids!

It blends the fun and excitement of a traditional role-playing game with the information and study guides of an educational app,

Available for free download for iOS devices in the Apple app store and for Android in the Google Play Store.