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Back to School in Style!

Beginning a new school year is like embarking on an adventure for kids. They look forward to meeting friends, learning something new every day, and for this they need to have their study material and belongings together. Here’s how School Bags from Simba bring sweetness, style and sporty vibes to your child’s fresh start.

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Pretty as a Princess: Simba bags capture the dreaminess of Disney Princesses in this fun range of schoolbags in vibrant prints and glitter. Belle, Rose, Cinderella, Ariel, Snow White, Jasmine and other beauties bring alive fables of fantasy and adventure to your little girl’s life. Each Disney Princess tells a story of courage and character – watch your child get inspired as she finds her own individuality and fairytale.

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Dainty like Dora: Dora is known for setting off on new explores with her pet monkey Boots and is popular with school-going kids who are spontaneous and curious. Dora Schoolbags bring alive her stories through cute embossed prints as she carries a map, helps people she meets on the way and enjoys sports with friends. Your child will instantly connect to the daintiness and infectious naiveté of Dora as she plays sweet tunes on her flute.

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Lets Smurf it!: This unique tribe in blue, described as ‘three apples tall’ is known for living in cute mushroom homes amidst flowers and fruits in a faraway forest. Children will love the friendly and family vibe of the Smurfs Schoolbags and are sure to relate to their tender feelings and experiences as captured on each bag with playful prints, glitter and embossing. Each Smurf has its own personality, and each bag tells a story that will capture your child’s imagination.

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Superhero Charm: DC Comics is an iconic name in story-telling  – Batman and Superman are superheroes from their legendary family. Boys of all ages love the action, mystery, adventure and heroism both these character bags in premium silk prints represent. Inspiring them to fight the odds and motivating them to think outside-the-box, school-going kids will love these superhero bags which are a constant reminder to never give up and rise to the occasion with wit and agility.

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Quirky Minion: They talk non-stop in a strange language and are constantly seeking a master to serve. Minion Schoolbags bring laughter into a child’s life with their innocent expressions and strange experiences with people, birds, animals and objects. A school-going kid will love the eccentric vibe these yellow creatures represent and are sure to aspire in someway, to view the world with the same wonder and humor.

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Iconic Pokemon: Videogames are all about fun, speed and action – the fastest one wins! Pokemon is an iconic name in videogames, trading cards, films, and TV shows with signature merchandise around the globe. Simba with its official license brings these sought-after Character Bags in a range of attractive colors, which every child will love to own, show-off and even collect with time. A pop culture icon, Pokemon schoolbags are for the imaginative kid always seeking a way out of the maze with unlikely friends.

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Football Fever: Sports brings the most diverse people together and football is considered a religion in itself. FCB Barcelona is named the ‘Best Football Club’ in the 21st Century and boys of all ages look upto these inspiring athletes. Representing sportsmanship, a winning attitude and need for excellence – these FCB School bags are for kids who aspire to be the best at whatever they put their mind to.

Which character does your child aspire to be like? Which schoolbag is their favorite? Share your views and get featured on the blog.

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School bags, the most important accessory for your child

A child’s backpack is a very personal statement & possession. It’s a constant companion through the child’s educational experience. It reflects the child’s persona and also helps him carry all his school essentials safely together.

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Bags should be smart, stylish & sturdy. It keeps your child feel good, which reflects in his/her confidence. Here’s what a good quality bag comes up with:

  1. Strong & Functional 

    Backpacks should be made from premium quality materials with strong inner linings. The School bags must have enough zipper sections to keep your child’s belongings neat & organized. This will help him find his belongings easily when he requires them and will reduce the probability of forgetting essential stationary.

 

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2. Easy to Maintain

Kids are playful and excited most of the time, and they might handle their School bags roughly. It is essential that the School bags are easy to maintain. Bags must be washable and easy to clean. A good quality bag restores its colour and design even after repeated regular washing.

3. Eases your Child’s Burden

The bags must be ergonomically designed to distribute the weight on your child’s shoulder equally. It will greatly reduce the problem of shoulder or back pain and eases your child’s burden. Slightly wider straps with cushion make your child comfortable while he carries the bag.

4.Suitable Size

Bags must be of suitable size that fits the requirement of your child and are neither small nor too large.  An oversized bag may lead to discomfort and cause body ache to your child. Keeping in view a child’s growth and requirements bag size can range as 14 inch, 10 litre volume; 16 inch size with 15 litre volume and 18 inch size with 22 litre volume.

Bags as per the liking of your kid

By looking at the School bag from your kid’s eye will make you realise that every kid has his own cute preferences.

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  1. Glow with StyleLittle girls love dreaminess & passion. They like striking visuals and stylish dolls. They glow with confidence & share dreams & sweetness with their bag

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  2. Sporty & Thrilling

    Little boys love sporty & adventurous elements in their personal belongings as they are a reflection of their fun & active side. Bags featuring their favourite characters, sport stars emblems / logos, cars and related visuals motivate them to excel.

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3. Cute Kiddy Characters

Children also enjoy cute character themes on their bags as these make them smile and spark off their imagination. They relate a lot with the animated characters. It’s really exciting for them to carry their favourite character on their bags with them to School.

Simba comes up with a range of smart, stylish and sturdy bags with great functionality. Simba backpacks help your child stay organized while easing the burden on them and adding thrill to their daily School routine.

 

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Facing problems related to your child’s school? Here is what you need to do.

School is a place for children to gain knowledge, bond with other kids, learn new things. However, there are times when children face problems and aren’t able to adapt to the school environment. Here are some of the common reasons and some tips on how as a parent you can deal with them:

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  1. Misbehaviour to gain Attention:  At times kids throw tantrums, misbehave or simply disturb other kids during class. They do this because of certain fears & anxiety issues to gain the attention of the teacher. Sit in a quiet place and have a heart to heart with your child. Reassure him/her that he/she is loved & precious and will do well in school gradually. Speak to the teacher. Tell your child, that to gain respect, love and appreciation he/she must give it too. Deal with this calmly without assigning names like “troublemaker” to them as they may become so just to rebel.

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  1. Poor Grades/Academic Performance:  Every kid has his/her own unique intelligence. While some children are creative, others are intellectual, some athletic and others technologically fast. If your child has been getting consistently low grades or weak performance reports, identify his weakness and work on them together as a team. Praise their strengths and explain how they can become an even better student if they work on problem subjects. In case you find a learning disability like dyslexia or stammering, get help from an Expert or a Communication Skills Trainer and resolve it. Be patient, it’s not the end of the world. Remember that some of the greatest leaders of the century have been poor to average performers at school.

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  1. Social Anxiety/Bullying:  Some kids are late bloomers, some shy and some lack social skills and are unable to easily bond with others. As a result, they may find themselves isolated and in extreme cases ridiculed or bullied by other kids. This brings down the child’s morale & self-esteem and needs to be brought to the teacher’s attention. Encourage your kid and teach him ways in which he can make friends in his own sweet, gentle way and remind him/her that the world is safe. Tell your kids how lovable they are and would be loved by all and to just open up. Also teach your child to be brave enough to be assertive and tell the teacher immediately if he/she is being picked on.

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  1. Not Liking School:  Some kids get fearful or experience sickness just before going to school. Some of the main reasons are fear of strict teachers, feeling burdened by too much homework, demanding time schedules and not liking the school environment. The way to deal with this is charting out your child’s day in a manner that he/she can easily adapt to and can have time to play & enjoy their favourite activities. Also speak to the teacher about how things can be worked out for effective communication. Learn ways to make your child’s School routine interesting http://bit.ly/218hvga

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Making Child’s School Routine Interesting 

Intro: School is a major milestone in every child’s life where he learns, grows, plays and makes friends. You need to set a daily habit in children to make them get used to the routine and make the most of this beautiful phase of life. However, children can get bored and need constant encouragement to go to School.

Here are a few tips to make this routine wonderful for your little one:

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  1. It’s a place to learn & have fun: School is a place to learn & discover more about the world we live in. ”Preschool literacy” helps if your child has been introduced to his/her lessons by you at home so he/she can be at ease & enjoy studies. Share your own interesting memories of School days so that your child realises that School times are the best times in life, and he/she looks forward to cherish it.

 

 

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2. Time to Play: All schools have a play-time which is also the best time for all kids. In order to help your kid make the most of the play time, play some interesting and innovative games yourself at home and later ask them to share it with friends in School. This will not only improve your bonding with the child but is sure to make them enthusiastic and elevate their confidence & social skills in bonding with others in a group. Your kids will be excited to share their fun knowledge with friends.

 

school friends.jpg3. Making Friends: Friends are essential in life. Tell your kids about your school friends and the fun you had. Invite your child’s friends over one of the weekend, treat them with some yummy snacks and encourage your child to share his/her games with them. This will make the bonding between children stronger and make your kid more social. Having friends in the same batch makes the child appreciate school life and see it as a second home.

 

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4. Tasty Tiffin: Pack tasty tiffin for your kid which includes their favourite treats in an innovative way with recipes that are nutritional & flavourful. This will add to their daily zest during recess as kids can be very moody & choosy about their meals. You can also pack extra snacks that your child can share with others in the class. Food always puts kids in a good mood!

 

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5. Sweet Surprises: Once in a while pack a small gift for your child in his/her bag or a small note saying “I Love You. I’m proud of you”. This makes the child feel special and connected to you.

 

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6. Sensible Rewards: Reward you kid for good behaviour in the form of praise, gifts like toys or treats, outings to his favourite places and more. This enhances your child’s self-esteem and keeps him/her motivated to grow. However, be thoughtful about rewards as they should not become the only motivating factor for a child to do something good or perform better.

 

after school fun7. After School & Weekend hours: Bond with your child after school, listen to his/her stories and share the day’s events. Let him/her watch favorite cartoons, laze, dance, doodle, be with friends and just be or do whatever brings him/her joy! Weekends are precious so make the most of them with your little one and tell him all this is because he/she has been such a great kid the whole week!!

Happy Parenting!

 

(All the above pictures have been sourced from Google Images)