Shopping: 10 Trendy Tech Accessories For Kids

With the school year already started, accessories like USB flash drives, electronic device cases, and laptop bags are in high demand to help kids get their tech and their school work from the home to the classroom. Here are 10 tech accessories that are both functional and kid-friendly.

1309757466_500x500_saNewt Slim Laptop Carrying Case by OGIO: Perfect for carrying multiple devices, this light weight and stylish bag has a main padded compartment big enough for a laptop with a 15-inch screen, a second padded compartment for a tablet or e-reader, and two other separate pockets where you can keep a phone, writing implements, and documents such as homework and essays. Spacious and easily portable, your child might not even need a backpack. $61.19, bestbuy.com

gnome_on_lawn_1Gnome Stylus by Gamago: For the child with a whimsical sense of humor, this adorable little gnome may not be as large as his lawn-dwelling brethren, but he is compatible with all touch screen phones, tablets, and e-readers. That has to count for something right? $10, gamago.com

tn2_75554115e7214990b74e8de57c4b8e0bUgly Doll Mimobot USB Flash Drives by Mimoco: Ugly and cute at the same time, these quirky character flash drives come in four data capacities: 8, 16, 32, and 64 GB for all your file storing needs. Fun and useful, once again proving that being pretty isn’t everything. $19.99- $69.99, mimoco.com

2b544f04cbffe3e3d50fe834286c44a8Screen Cleaning Towelettes by Well-Kept: Dirt and fingerprint smudges on screens are an unavoidable evil when it comes to electronic devices. Solution? Use these handy wipes! $6,  jcrew.com

fbd715f73a47cba2ac48c5a376611755The Erase iPhone 5 Case by Delia’s: If your kid has an artistic side and just can’t figure out what phone case they want, let them decorate their own. And then erase it and re-decorate it, again and again and again. $24.90, store.delias.com
sam28-galaxy-s5-9qSymmetry Series for Samsung GALAXY S5 by Otter Box: Available in 12 vibrant designs, these colorful cases definitely give phones an extra dose of style. Just hope that your child doesn’t ask for a brand new wardrobe to match. Plus, the Otterbox label ensures that expensive smartphones stay protected from the ways of rambunctious tweens. $39.95 – $49.95, otterbox.com

pmlb2-17985687dtMLB Yankees Pattern iPad Swivel Case by Tokidoki: Just because baseball season is almost over doesn’t mean your love of the game has to disappear too. Now that the MLB has teamed up with Tokidoki, your little one can celebrate their Yankee pride all year round with this adorably illustrated iPad case that swivels into a stand. Plus, for fans of other MLB franchises, TD has a range of other teams represented in their tech shop. $49.95, shop.tokidoki.it
A3NY_1_201403184802924718GB Gloomy Bear USB Flash Drive by New Egg: With a fashion forward design and eight GB of memory, this cartoony bear will become your child’s favorite tech accessory. Put it on a keychain or a bracelet for easy carrying and they are sure to get compliments. $26.23, newegg.com

90005_multituskinsunCarded ID Wristlet by Lilly Pulitzer: Half wallet, half phone case, this cute wrislet keeps all of your kid’s essentials within reach while also making sure nothing gets lost. The fact that it comes in three eye-catching patterns doesn’t hurt either. $38, lillypulitzer.com

87340-201303.a.detailHello Kitty 7-Inch Leopard Tablet Case: What little girl doesn’t love Hello Kitty? This sleek leopard-print tablet case, designed in collaboration with LoungeFly, is lined with plush to keep tablets and e-readers protected and comes complete with a shiny patent leather exterior sure to please the eyes of tablet-toting tots and tweens everywhere! $45, sanrio.com