Shopping for a new practical and stylish backpack your kid will actually want to use for the upcoming school year? Look no further than Perry Mackin's Charlie Kids School Backpack (available in an assortment of fun colors) handpicked by "Working Mom" as one of their favorites.
Crafted with water-resistant polyester, this sunny backpack will keep your kid's stuff protected, even when it's pouring. It also features two pockets that can be used to hold water bottles. At 11" long, 13.5" wide and 4.75" thick, it's ideal for kids ages 6-11 ($48, perrymackin.com).