It’s officially back to school season. Whether the students in your life are heading back to the classroom, going off to college or attending school virtually, this curated list will help you find a gift they’ll love.
Back-to-school season can be an exciting time, especially for students starting their first year of high school or college. It’s a new year to learn and make memories. Celebrate the start of the school year by giving the students in your life a gift to show them you care.
Here’s our selection of the best back to school gifts. From new tech to study with to dorm essentials, you can find something for everyone.
Back-to-school laptop and tablet gifts
Having the right tech is important for essay writing, joining Zoom classes and keeping up with assignments. These lightweight options are great for homework, streaming during study breaks and more.
HP Chromebook 14 Laptop
The HP Chromebook is a popular laptop for students due to its portability and affordability. This laptop supports 4K streaming and offers a long battery life. It is built with an Intel Celeron processor, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB eMMC storage and a 14-inch HD display.
iPads are popular tablets for students of all ages. The iPad Air is the lightest tablet in the product lineup, so it won’t weigh down a student’s backpack. They’re great for attending virtual meetings, watching educational videos and even typing assignments when paired with a Bluetooth keyboard. The iPad is also a great option for students that prefer the feel of taking notes by hand but want the convenience of electronic notes, as the iPad works well with styluses and can convert handwritten notes to searchable typed text.
ASUS VivoBook Flip 14
The ASUS VivoBook Flip gives students the best of both worlds. The laptop features a powerful Intel Core i3 processor and 128 GB of storage space. Users can also flip back the keyboard and use the 14-inch HD touchscreen display just like a tablet.
Back-to-school gifts for their dorm or bedroom
Get them a gift to spruce up their bedroom, study area or new dorm room.
Amazon Echo Dot
The Amazon Echo Dot is a great addition to any student’s dorm or bedroom. The voice-controlled smart speaker provides crisp sound while streaming music. It also functions as an alarm clock to help students get up in time for class.
FDW Adjustable Ergonomic Desk Chair
Students that spend long periods of time studying at their desks need a supportive chair. This desk chair features an ergonomic design with plenty of lumbar support so that students can study for hours without discomfort.
Casper Weighted Blanket
Getting a good night’s sleep before school is important for students of all ages. A weighted blanket can help students that struggle to fall asleep at night. It’s also a great gift for those that are anxious about leaving home for college. The 15lb Casper weighted blanket is made of high quality materials and provides a comforting and calming weight that hugs your body as you drift to school at night.
Keurig K-Mini Plus Coffee Maker
The Keurig K-Mini is a compact coffee maker that can fit perfectly in a dorm room to provide a morning pick-me-up or keep them fueled during late night study sessions. The coffee maker can brew individual 6 or 12 oz servings.
More back-to-school gifts and accessories
Check out these other great gifts for students of a wide range of ages and grade levels.
Beats Studio Buds
A high-quality pair of earbuds can make studying, walking around campus or catching the bus to school more enjoyable. The Beats Studio Buds offer eight hours of listening time, but the portable charging case gives users up to 24 hours of listening time between charges. The earbuds offer an impressive listening experience with optional active noise canceling mode for studying in loud areas.
Tile Mate Essentials
This Tile Mate essentials pack is a great gift for students that frequently misplace things. The tile trackers can be attached to keys, backpacks, wallets and electronics and their location data can be accessed with the Tile mobile app on iOS or Android devices.
Hydro Flask with straw
Staying hydrated during the school day is important. It’s hard to focus on learning if you’re dehydrated. This Hydro Flask will keep their water cool all day even if their campus is in a particularly warm region. This bottle comes in 10 fun color options.
HALO Bolt Wireless Laptop Power Bank
The Halo Bolt power bank is strong enough to not only charge a laptop, but to also provide simultaneous charging for phones, laptops and tablets. This is perfect for college students that need to bring several devices to classes or busy high schoolers that need their batteries to last through extracurriculars or study sessions after school. It supports wireless charging for smartphones and features 2 USB ports and one 120V AC outlet.