15 must-have buys to get back to school in 2021

With the school year almost upon us, Australia Post Online Shop has a great selection of items to get students ready for the new term. Take a look at these 15 hot buys of everything from learning to lunchtime.

Lunchtime essentials

Disney lunch bags, $24 ea

Minimise waste and maximise playground cred with easy-to-clean, reusable lunch bags. Equipped with a nifty carry handle, these insulated bags keep food warm or cold and the two designs feature your favourite cartoon mice - Mickey and Minnie.

Disney drink bottles, $19.99 ea

For waste-free lunches, match your Disney bags with a Mickey and Minnie stainless steel drink bottle. Say goodbye to single use bottles and hello to adorable mouse ear screw-top lids.

Reusable sandwich wraps, $14.99

Older students might prefer these machine washable food wraps as an alternative to cling film or zip lock bags. With two per pack, these wraps are waterproof and free from harmful BPA.

Play and learn toys

DIY Planetarium Star Projector, $19.99

Combine engineering, physics, astronomy and fun as students build their very own star scape while learning about the constellations. This pastime will get the tick of approval from teachers and parents. AA batteries included.

Science Rocket Kit, $14.99

Look out NASA! The sky’s the limit as kids assemble and launch their very own rocket up to 50 feet in the air with this hands-on lesson in physics and chemistry.

DIY Solar Land & Sea Rover, $19.99

Get back to school and explore renewable energy by building a solar-powered bulldozer and water vessel. The 26-piece kit is a great way to develop knowledge of engineering and physics.

Circuitry Keyboard, $39

Teach kids how to channel electricity to create music, sound and lights through a series of 46 circuits. They’ll learn how to read a circuit diagram and build their knowledge as they go.

Earth Globe (Day & Night), $39

This 2-in-1 globe not only teaches geography, it also doubles as a night light. The LEDs automatically illuminate in the dark and shows the changes in the planet from day to night.

Get teched

Punos 10” Tablet, $99 (save $30)

Interactive touchscreens are an essential tool for the new school term. This Punos 10" tablet with HD colour display is powered by Android 10 and a 1.5GHz quad-core processor, complete with must-have features like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Camera, along with 2GB RAM and a generous 16GB storage.

HP Deskjet 2722 All in one Printer, $49

Even in a digital world, an affordable all-in-one HP Deskjet printer is a must. Print, scan and copy via dual band Wi-Fi and USB connectivity for quality A4 prints at up to 5.5 pages per minute in colour.

Soniq 11.6inch Intel Convertible 2in1 Notebook, $329 (save $20)

For back-to-school value for money, this multi-function Soniq 11.6inch laptop converts from an 11.6" laptop into a tablet with a flip of the screen. Running Windows 10, it’s powered by an Intel Celeron Processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.

Kingston DataTraveler 128GB USB, $25

Boost the storage available on your devices or easily transfer documents, music, videos and other files using the Kingston DataTraveler USB Flash drive with 128GB of data and a five-year warranty.

Save on Apple devices

Telstra Apple iPhone 7 32GB Black Smartphone, $459 (save $20)

Locked to the Telstra network, the iPhone 7 includes Apple’s Retina HD display, 4.7” 3D touch screen and fingerprint sensor. Running iOS 10 on 4G, it comes with excellent front and rear cameras plus 32GB memory to deliver up to 14 hours talk time.

Apple AirPods Second Generation with Charging Case, $229 (save $20)

Stay connected throughout the new school term with crystal-clear, hands-free sound. The second gen wireless AirPods easily connect to Apple devices and charge in their case, so they’re always ready to go.

Apple AirPods Pro with Charging Case, $349 (save $50)

If teachers gave lessons on great buys, these Apple AirPod Pros with active noise cancellation would be top of the list. Taking sound quality up a notch, they automatically turn on and pair with your devices. They’re also water resistant for added durability.  

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