Introducing Our Top 10 Picks for Back to School

We’ve pulled together everything kids need for back to school so you can get your shopping done in no time! Meet our favorite picks for school, sports and beyond, all built tough to keep up with active boys and girls, backed by our 100% satisfaction guarantee and shipped free to your door. Go ahead and shop now, then get back to enjoying summer.


1. Deluxe Book Pack  Kids (and parents) have relied on these trusty packs for a quarter century, from grade school through grad school. They’re so durable, you’ll pass them down long before they wear out. Plus, they’re 25% off through 8/24/14.

L.L.Bean Deluxe Book Pack and Lunch Box

2. Lunch Boxes  Made of the same rugged material as our packs, our coordinating lunch boxes can take whatever kids dish out. They’re well insulated so lunch stays cold all morning long and designed with plenty of room inside. Easy to pack and clean!


3. Fitness Fleece Pullover  Kids will take this ultrasoft layer here, there and everywhere. Our lightweight fleece pullover keeps its size, shape and color with every wash. Choose from lots of great colors – stock up now and save when you buy three of the same style.

Kids' Fitness Fleece Pullover and Fleece-Lined Hoodie

4. Fleece-Lined Hoodie  Comfortable and super cozy, inside and out – it’s no wonder it’s a five-star favorite, season after season. Kids will reach for it from the first day of school right through the last. Also doubles as a lightweight jacket (or security blanket).


5. Graphic Tees  With this many choices, there’s one for every kind of kid, from sports lovers to outdoor explorers. Made of the softest cotton printed with fun, age-appropriate graphics, these are tees kids and parents can both love. Always the first out of the drawer!

L.L.Bean Graphic Tees, Double L Jeans and Bean's Shock Mocs

6. Double L Jeans  The everyday essential that kids can’t do without. We’ve updated the fit on our Boys’ and Girls’ styles from waist to hem to make them even better than ever. All are made of our premium cotton denim fabric that parents depend on to last and last.


7. Bean’s Shock Mocs  Our all-terrain mocs for kids are more versatile than sneakers, yet just as comfortable. They’re also easy to get on and off quickly, and their colorful, water-resistant suede/mesh upper will stand up to school days and backyard adventures alike.


8. Puff-n-Stuff Jacket  Grab it and go – our PrimaLoft® puffer packs down small to fit easily in a duffle, locker or pack, and its three-season weight is ideal for transitional warmth or mild climates. You may see similar styles elsewhere, but not at this price.


9. Girls’ Scrunch Down Vest and Boys’ Fleece-Lined Down Vest  Both are packed with innovative DownTekTM down that maintains its loft even in wet conditions, so kids will stay warm and dry no matter how long they play outside. Genius!

Puff-n-Stuff Jacket, Scrunch Down Vest and Kids' Trail Model Rainwear 

10. Trail Model Rainwear  We’ve made our bestselling waterproof rainwear even more breathable and weathertight, because at L.L.Bean, even “good” isn’t good enough for us. Kids will love the fun, bright colors, and parents will appreciate the reflective safety trim.


Whether your kids are headed to school or preschool, you can count on L.L.Bean for the best back-to-school essentials. All of our clothes, shoes and outerwear are tested in our labs (and by our kids) until they meet our highest standards. Here’s to a great year!


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