It's nearly August, which in parenting terms, means it's nearly September. Although the global health crisis has upended things so far in this school year, whatever happens in September, kids aren't going to stop learning or exercising. Or growing.
While students might not be venturing into packed lecture halls, they'll still need back to school tools for learning even if it takes place at home. While younger kids aren't going to be taking part in close-contact team sports, they might be going for runs or shooting hoops at the park instead. Even as the world changes, some things still say the same.
Which is why it's important for parents to get access to great back to school sales whenever they can. Whether your child needs a new laptop or tablet for their studies or is growing out of their old PE Kit, we've identified a few sales every parent needs to browse.
Under Armour kids | Up to 40% off boys and girls' activewear
Kids grow fast, and need quality clothes, especially to withstand the wear and tear of PE and sports while looking stylish. Fortunately, Under Armour is offering up to 40% off activewear, whether they're after leggings and running t-shirts or a fleece to throw on after practice. View Deal
Nike kids | Huge sale now on
Get big discounts on iconic trainers for kids such as the Flyknit 2.0, which is now down to £8,97 from £50, as well as discounts on training essentials like sportswear jackets, shorts, two-packs of joggers and casual clothing to score your kids extra style points in the coming year. View Deal
All-New Amazon Fire HD 8, 32GB | now £89.99 at Amazon
Whether your young adult want to take notes in class, use the eBook function to view textbooks, use a visual aid during presentations, view instructional videos, play games and surf the web, a tablet is a great addition to any student's arsenal. The Amazon Fire HD 8 contains a full-HD screen, 12 hours battery life and 32GB storage. It's also around one-third the price of the average iPad. The 16GB Fire 7 model can be found even cheaper, at just £49.99.View Deal
HP Pavilion 14 with 512GB SSD | was £650 | now £599 at Curry's
For older kids or those just going off to university for the first time, the HP Pavilion 14 is the perfect student laptop. It's a workhorse, with a big 512GB SSD and quad-core processor, but at 14 inches, it's just small enough to go from class to class. A 10-hour battery life and a £50 discount is the icing on the proverbial cake. It's one of the best deals of Curry's stellar laptop sale, which is on right now. View Deal
The back to school sales are one of the busiest times of the year for savvy shoppers, which is why it's important to pick your moment wisely. Although no dates have been announced for children returning to school just yet, the government are expected to reveal its back to school plan in the middle of August.
Stock will likely fly off the shelves, which is why we'd recommend staking your claim early, with functional purchases usable both at home and in schools.