Kids used to have backpack to carry their bag to school. Thing have drastically change with technology, particularly in developed parts of the world. In most parts of the third world, children still carry their textbooks to school in backpacks.
With technology innovation backpacks are more for essentials such as snacks, water, electronics and toys than textbooks.
Backpacks vary with age, sometimes with sex. Choosing the right backpack can seem overwhelming.
The first step toward choosing the right backpack is identifying the appropriate age of the young student. the store operator is the best assistant in disclosing the age appropriate for each type of backpack
Identify the Right Features
Some features are very important when shopping for any backpack, whether for a child, a teenager or an adult.
Please consider the followings:
Well-built Zippers: Chain zippers are considered stronger and harder to break than coil zippers because they are made of metal.
Pockets for Water bottles: This is definitely a must have for school. Many manufacturers have added that feature at customers requests.
Reflective Stuff. Most students, particularly elementary and high school students carry their backpacks when crossing streets or biking. The reflective edge is safety feature that enhance a backpack.
Weatherproof Material. A backpack for children should be able to keep belonging dry. Waterproof material for a backpack is a life saver when it is raining or any other water-related issue. Please be aware that water-resistant is different from water-resistant. Water-resistant materials don’t automatically make a backpack absolutely waterproof. At some point, unless dealing with extreme cases, water-resistant can be just fine.