1. Small backpacks that preschoolers love
Orezi Vintage Dinosaur Backpack
This brilliant little kids’ backpack measures 10″ x 4″ x 12″ and features a super cute dinosaur design. Other designs and patterns are available to choose from throughout the range. Made from durable, water-resistant materials, it is lightweight and extremely easy to clean, making it easy to clean up leaks and spills in your washing machine.
The spacious main compartment allows your child to carry all their favorite snacks, books, and toys and is just the right size for a binder. Two practical side pockets give your child quick access to a drink bottle or other small items and are easy to open and close with kid-friendly zippers. Adjustable, padded shoulder straps help keep the load steady even when your child is full. The lightweight yet spacious design is perfect for preschool, kindergarten and even elementary school use as well as travel.
what we like
Colorful patterns and designs
a little smaller
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2. For Toddlers Who Love Disney
Voikooka Mini mouse rucksack for girls
This super cute and incredibly trendy cartoon backpack features a beautiful Minnie Mouse color block design. With adorable backpack ears and a large bow tie on the front, this backpack will help your little one stand out from the crowd.
Made from soft, durable and waterproof PU leather material, this bag is built to withstand the rigors of everyday use. And the polyester lining is easy to keep clean between uses. At a compact yet practical 10″ x 8″ x 4″ size, it has one large main compartment for organizing everyday essentials like your child’s iPad, and a place to keep water bottles and snacks close at hand. It has two side pockets.
This gorgeous little backpack is perfect for day trips, play dates, and of course your next trip to Disney. A grab handle on top makes it convenient to pick up and put back.
what we like
Cute character design with built-in mouse ears
the strap is pretty short
3. Small bag for little explorers
Skip Hop Toddler Dog Backpack
This great toddler-sized backpack is perfect for kids who want to do more. Made from durable, easy-care fabric and just the right size for toddlers to wear to kindergarten, play, and trips from home.Super cute puppy design will quickly become your child’s new best friend And the kid-friendly design makes it easy to carry around.
The main compartment is large enough to carry toys, pens, books and other favorite items, while the front zippered pocket is just right for keeping snacks on hand throughout the day. Toddlers can enjoy new independence with mesh side pockets designed to conveniently store juice boxes, sippy cups and water bottles. Easily adjustable padded shoulder straps let you find the perfect fit for your little one. The easy-clean lining allows you to quickly wipe up any leaks or spills.
With a convenient write-on label inside, this backpack is always returned to its rightful little owner. The compact dimensions of 11 x 5 x 12 inches are perfect for children ages 2 to her 4.
what we like
Dog designs are very popular with children
very cute but quite small
4. Everyday travel backpack for kids
Binheiyi Unisex Backpack
With its unique looks and spacious interior, this space age backpack is made from high-quality waterproof materials and is perfect for year-round use. Available in a range of bold colors and measuring an impressive 17 x 14 x 6.3 inches, it’s perfect for school, play dates, sleepovers, and vacations.
A large main compartment conveniently stores textbooks, a change of clothes, pens, notebooks, and even a laptop, while an exterior zippered pocket provides easy access to your child’s most frequently used items. Smaller than most adult-sized backpacks, it’s a lightweight and practical alternative for kids who want to take their gear with them on vacation.
Designed to be extremely comfortable on your shoulders for long periods of time, the reinforced adjustable shoulder straps are easily adjusted to fit your back perfectly. For added comfort and convenience, this great backpack also features a breathable back panel designed to prevent sweat buildup.
what we like
High quality, lightweight design
The main compartment has no padding or additional compartments
5. Perfect for vacations and school
Kids’ Nike Backpack with Elemental Graphics
With its super cool looks and iconic Nike Swoosh logo, this simple yet highly practical sports backpack is perfect for training, overnight stays, and long trips. Made from a very strong and durable polyester material with reinforced stitching for added durability. And with its classic design, it won’t look out of place even for the young, hipster traveler. Available in four colors, this backpack comfortably holds books, folders and other essentials. It comes with a detachable pencil case, making it as practical as an airplane for classroom and campus use.
The zippered main compartment is spacious and easily accessible, while the wide front pocket and mesh side pockets provide easy access to your water bottle or other frequently used items. With a rugged design and quality construction, this backpack will stay strong no matter how you pack it.
For added comfort, this model features padded and adjustable shoulder padding for a snug, comfortable fit, and a top grab-hi handle to help your child move gear from one place to another can be easily carried to
what we like
Attractive and sporty design
A few extra pockets or internal dividers would help with this backpack
6. Adult-style hydration pack for mini-me
Osprey Daylight Kids Backpack
Perfectly adapted for smaller builds, this ingenious little backpack is perfect for older kids. Based on Osprey’s classic and popular adult backpack “Daylight”, it has a more compact size but still maintains high design and overwhelming practicality.
This backpack is made from durable and water-resistant polyester material and features a panel-loading main compartment so your child can easily access their favorite items while on the go. Suitable for outdoor adventures, this backpack comes with an internal hydration reservoir that holds a 1.5 liter reservoir.
With two side mesh water bottle pockets, a front pocket and a large main compartment, this backpack has ample space for a change of clothes, snacks, books and other essentials and features an internal name tag. , will not be lost in transit. A vented back panel ensures comfort in warm weather, and adjustable, ventilated straps make it easy to carry, even when fully loaded.
what we like
Superior quality and functionality
Unfortunately not big enough for big books
7. Bucket load provides practicality and space
Everest Junior Backpack
Perfect for older kids, this school bag has plenty of room for all your essentials. Weighing in at just 8 ounces, it’s incredibly light and comfortable to carry even when full. And the durable, water-resistant 600D polyester material maintains strength and durability in all weather conditions.
The large main compartment makes it easy to store your child’s textbooks, pens and more, while the slim design makes it convenient to store without being bulky or heavy.
Available in a wide range of colors, it features an easy-access front pocket with a hidden zipper for added security and a large main opening for easy access to your belongings at a glance.
The padded, adjustable shoulder straps can be adjusted to fit your child’s size and height. With the added grab handle, it’s perfect for school, the park, sleepovers, or even long trips. what we like
simple and linear design
Straps are a little short for older kids and adults
If you want to get the most out of your carry-on and combine a kid’s backpack with a kid’s roller bag, check out our guide to the best carry-on bags for kids.