OK, so the majority of school districts across Northern Virginia are opting to start the upcoming academic year online, leaving eager kiddos to learn from home virtually. But just because they’ll be studying from home doesn’t mean your kids’ wardrobes don’t need a seasonal upgrade! Here, find a few pieces from fall lines of well-known retailers, all of which have the global pandemic in line with their designs, that your children will want to wear while FaceTiming with teachers.
H&M just released an all-new Disney Collection that all Mickey Mouse lovers are going to wear on the daily. Whether she’s tuning into a morning math lesson or is enjoying an at-home recess, your daughter will be comfortable all day long with this dress. // prices not yet available, H&M
Your son is going to be spending a whole lot of time at his at-home desk this year, and that means he needs to be comfortable. These shorts can help, as they are made with an elasticized drawstring and lightweight fabric. Plus, the athletic material will have your son ready for outdoor playtime too when the studying comes to an end. // Boys’ Stunt 2.0 Shorts, $25; Under Armor
Overalls are in style for any age right now, but especially for preteens looking to make an impression this school year. And, with the rainbow straps, your girl is sure to stand out. // Big Girls Rainbow-Strap Denim Skirtall, $47; Epic Threads
Vintage-inspired looks are all the rage this year, even for kids! And, with this T-shirt, your little one is sure to start a conversation. // Boys’ Throwback Kid Cotton Graphic Tee, $44; Sol Angeles
This fall, your child is going to be on a lot of video calls with teachers, counselors and students alike. Make sure he or she stands out, with help from these foldable cat ear headphones. // Unicorn Cat Headphones, $39.99; Walmart
Give your youngster a little dose of confidence for the upcoming school year with this minions-themed graphic T-shirt. // Flock-print T-shirt, $5.99; H&M
Chances are, some kids will have to meet outside with other classmates for group projects this fall. And, with these multi-colored face masks from Gap coming in a dozen designs, they can do so safely while looking cute too. // Kids’ Unisex Face Mask (3-Pack), $15; Gap
Your daughter will stay comfortable all fall with this season’s newest leggings made for anything from outdoor sports practice to school. Plus, the space theme will have her standing ou too. // Athleta Girl Printed Chit Chat Capri, $44; Athleta
Hats may not be part of the school-appropriate dress code while in the classroom, but while at home, your teen can rock this summer-vibes cap all day long. // Chambray Sailboat Cap, $22.99; Janie and Jack
Just because your kiddos aren’t stepping inside a classroom this fall doesn’t mean they won’t need a backpack to keep all their schoolwork in. And, when the day is done, the bag can be used for sleepovers or sports practice too. // Classic 3-Stripes Backpack, $35; Adidas
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