What's in their backpacks?
Check your kids’ backpacks to make sure they have the right items to stay healthy and safe at school.
Every school is different and has its own policies on what students can bring. So be sure to check with your child’s school!
Sunscreen, Hat, Sunglasses,
to protect from the sun
Lunch, & Snacks
to encourage good nutrition
throughout the day
to make it easy to be active
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For more about how to prevent chronic disease and maintain a healthy lifestyle,
follow @CDCChronic on Twitter or visit cdc.gov/chronicdisease.
Page last reviewed: August 8, 2019