Back to School 2018 Guide: Grade School Edition

Tax free weekend is in a couple days and if you’re needing to do some back to school shopping this weekend is the time! For this back to school season we decided to split the guide into two different editions; College and Grade School. We have already published our “College Edition” back to school guide yesterday and here is our “Grade School Edition” guide to help you with you all with back to school shopping! 

Halo Baby headbands are very comfortable, light in weight and made from the same buttery-soft fabric as the signature and solid halos from Urban Halo. Each headband comes with a very cute detachable flower that can be worn on its own and the headbands come in three sizes. These are great for girls in pre-school and elementary school! The flowers are $10.00 for a three pack and $15.00 for the headbands including the flower. They can be purchased here: They also have halo headbands for men and women as well starting at $15.00 as well with a variety of colors and sizes. To check out their adult line please visit:

Little Goodall fashion line features trendy clothing for boy’s and girls from the size of 2T to size 9.  Their line consists of clothing including dresses, skirts, coats, shorts sets, shirts and accessories. This Austin based company’s clothing line is affordable and they have a sale area on their site where I found a girls dress for only $28.00. To shop their site for boy and girl fashion please visit:

Feltman Brothers’ classic heirloom fashions features quality fabrics, exclusive designs, and attention to detail for babies and toddlers. Feltman Brothers’ vintage-style clothing is classic and affordable like the Sailor Dress (last one of the picture, goes for only $62.00! These outfits would be awesome for the first day of pre-school for boys and girls as their sizes are from baby till size 4T. To check out their collection please visit:

The Döse Multi-purpose Stackable Containers are an easy, hassle-free, and mess-free way for kids to bring along juice, trail mix, and other snacks to school. They are easy to sterilize and clean in the dishwasher and free of BPA, Phthalate and PVC. It is stackable, interchangeable, and compact enough to fit anywhere. Döse features three compartments with a large storage capacity of 4oz, a protective cap with a flexible silicone handle, and a funnel cap for easy pouring. Retails for 9.99 at

The BubbleBum inflatable car booster seat weighs less than one pound, inflates in seconds and fits into a child’s backpack. BubbleBum also includes belt positioning clips in place of arm rests, so it’s possible to fit three boosters across the back seat of a car, minivan, or SUV. BubbleBum was also announced the IIHS (Insurance Institute of Highway Safety) “Best Bet” in their booster seat evaluation report, where they’ve branded BubbleBum as one of the best for safety! BubbleBum helps ensure that EVERY child has a safe booster seat on EVERY ride. Retails $29.99 at

Experience Real History™ has interactive AR products that give users the power to visit the Alamo as it was in 1836 through an unparalleled union of historical scholarship and technology, the perfect learning history tool for the kids! The new Experience Real History: Alamo Edition offerings include:

  • 3 Card Collector’s Random Card Pack – Includes 3 AR experiences
  • Collector’s Reality Card Set – Includes 7 AR experiences
  • Limited Edition Augmented Reality Mini-Board and Card Set – Includes 11 AR experiences
  • 3D Augmented Reality Board Set – Includes 17 AR Experiences

Prices range from $8.99 – $34.99 and can be purchased here:

Plugable USB 2.0 Digital Microscope: A must have for the student in a lab coat. The Plugable Digital USB Microscope lends to efficient observations and can enhance projects with clear images and videos of microscopic cells and samples. The microscope features a 0x-250x magnification range, 4 dimmable LEDS for lighting, and a USB 2.0 interface with a 4 ft cable. They retail for $49.99 and be purchased here:

the BuddyPhones WAVE headphones are waterproof, has a range of 30 feet wirelessly, over 20 hours of battery life and features four distinct SafeAudio listening modes. They come in pink, blue, green and orange, perfect for boys or girls. They retail for $79.99 and can be purchased here:

T-Goal is a smart wearable sensor that collects your in-game soccer data, allowing you to adjust and plan your training. The T-Goal sensor is small in size which allows players to wear it during training or in-game. T-Goal can track several metrics through it’s dashboard by connecting to the T-Goal app and go out and play. T-Goal has a Kickstarter campaign and their early bird pledge special is $ 105.00 and includes; 1 T-Goal sensor, 1 wrist strap, 1 calf sleeve and 1 compression shirt (Retail is $150 USD, 47% Off). If you would like to purchase a T-Goal please visit:

The Tracer Locator uses cellular network technology to keep tabs on people, pets and assets without dependency on Bluetooth or Wi-Fi communications. The outer surface is extremely durable and water resistant. It is capable of two-way voice communication and location tracking anywhere in the world. The battery lasts up to 1 year. It doesn’t ship till September and retails for $119.00. To pre-order please visit:

We wish you all good luck in the new school year and keep checking back on Hi-Tech Chic for new product reviews and our annual holiday gift guides.


Source: Tracer Locater, Urban Halo, T-Goal, Plugable, Experience Real History, Bubble Bum, Dose, Feltman Brothers, Little Goodall, Wave