Living / 5 August, 2021 / My Baba
Are you wondering about labelling school uniform? Perhaps it’s something you’ve not thought of yet. The experts at Easy2name have come up with this ultimate guide, which includes details of everything that needs labelling for school, and the best labels for each. It’s time to get organised, and with 15% off everything at Easy2name, it couldn’t be easier. Simply enter discount code MYBABA at the checkout.
When starting school, you will be given a detailed list of the school uniform and kit that your child needs, so you can get organised in the summer holidays before the autumn term.
Generally, this will include shirts or polo shirts; trousers, skirts or pinafores; shorts or summer dresses; jumpers or cardigans; smart shoes and socks (with usually a few colours or length options) some also include ties and blazers in their uniform.
You’ll need to think about labelling school uniform clearly, with a label that’s going to stick properly. Did you know there are different labels for different things? Don’t worry – Easy2name’s range of clothing labels can have everything named in minutes!
For larger garments that have care labels, like trousers and shirts, we recommend our StickEasy Clothing Stickers. These are a no-sew, no-iron option and come in both our original plain design or our fun, full-colour Bright & Brilliant StickEasy design.
You’ll need to label school shoes, and for this, you can choose from specially made Shoe Labels or use Shoe Label Covers to turn your Stick-on Name Labels into shoe labels.
All clothing labels are washing machine and tumble dryer safe. Find a full range of clothing labels for uniform here.
A backpack is essential to keep all your child’s belongings in one place, and if children are required to carry the same school bag, you’ll need to to label this clearly. We recommend Easy2name’s Bright & Brilliant Bag Tags to make sure the right bag is brought home at the end of each day.
Although only £3.95, each metal tag can be personalised with multiple lines of text for names, addresses, telephone numbers and emails, and you can choose from 21 colourful designs that your child will love (and want to show off to all their friends!).
It’s a good idea to have a separate bag for your child’s PE kit and swim kit so they don’t get mixed up. An easy way to differentiate between bags is using these Bright & Brilliant Bag Tags with your child’s name on and which kit it is.
Usually, a PE Kit needs to include shorts; t-shirt (school’s colour choice); sports socks and plimsolls or trainers. Shoes can be easily labelled with these Bright & Brilliant Shoe Stickers or Stick-on Name Labels with Transparent Shoe Label Covers over the top to prevent wear.
For swimwear and towels, StickEasy Clothing Stickers work best.
You’ll need a lunchbox or bag to pack plenty of brain food in! Easy2name offer custom Bento Boxes that come in a range of bright, colourful designs and can be personalised with your child’s name to avoid lunchbox mix-ups with other students.
Or, if you already have a lunchbox lined up, these Bright & Brilliant Large Stickers can match with any design and be personalised with multiple lines of text. Plus, they are dishwasher, microwave and freezer safe. They are just £7.95 for 16 labels and can be used for bottles, lunchboxes, and other large, non-fabric items.
Water bottles are normally kept in a tray altogether in the classroom which provides lots of opportunities for mix-ups. Now more than ever, it is important to avoid this by labelling your own belongings.
Get matching Bright & Brilliant Large Stickers for your child’s water bottle and lunchbox, or for a small name tag, opt for Bright & Brilliant Mini Stickers, which come in all the same designs but are smaller and more discrete.
For a reusable option, try these engraved Bottle Bands, which fit well around most bottle designs, including Chilly’s and S’well.
Kit your child out with their own pencil case with at least one pencil, pen, ruler, rubber, pencil sharpener and a few coloured pencils. Schoolbooks are normally provided by your child’s school, and brought home at the end of the day and are therefore your child’s responsibility to look after them.
These Bright & Brilliant Mini Stickers fit perfectly on smaller stationery like pens and highlighters and also school books and notepads. For even smaller items, try Micro Labels.
It’s not just about labelling school uniform of course. Another important extra to consider is any medication or medical equipment your child might need to take into school with them. For example, EpiPen’s or inhalers.
Medical bags can also be labelled with these Bag Tags, and equipment like inhalers should be individually labelled with your child’s name – use Stick-on Name Labels or Bright & Brilliant Mini Stickers for this. If an item is particularly small or tricky to label, Micro Labels will work perfectly.
For children with food allergies, try these brilliant Allergy Stickers on their lunchboxes to alert staff and carers of allergies and medical conditions. For children with severe conditions, we recommend getting a personalised Safety ID Wristband with emergency contact numbers and details of the condition on.
The main thing to be aware of at primary school is that every child will have near enough the same belongings. Lunchboxes and water bottles are so easily mixed up, as are school jumpers, so spare yourself from endless lost property visits, get prepared early and get labelling school uniform! Make things easier for yourself and get all the essential labels in one bundle with an Easy2name School Value Packs.
Don’t forget to use the 15% off checkout code MYBABA.
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