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Small backpack for 9yo DD for on coach?

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DD's going on a residential school trip in July.

For on the coach, school have specified a small backpack to hold a bottle of water, a small snack, a book, a card/travel game and a purse/wallet. We've only managed to find a My Little Pony one, which she's definitely outgrown.

Where can I find a more grownup, small backpack please? smile

Intransige Mon 15-May-17 11:13:32

Asos has quite a few mini backpack options?

RedSandYellowSand Mon 15-May-17 11:15:25

Amazon, here for example search small back pack

gassylady Mon 15-May-17 11:16:08

Mountain warehouse good for this sort of thing. Plain not character stuff range of colours look for day sack

CMOTDibbler Mon 15-May-17 11:16:48

Ds has a small backpack from Decathlon, which was under a fiver iirc. Its perfect for a small amount of stuff

bushtailadventures Mon 15-May-17 11:17:03

I have one like this for work, I can get a pac-a-mac(for want of a better word), water bottle and a few other bits in it, they have a few other colours too: www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00J2AAVM6/ref=twister_B0196VKZS0?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&tag=mumsnetforum-21

InflagranteDelicto Mon 15-May-17 11:17:13

My kids have the £2.49 one from decathlon. On phone, but here: www.decathlon.co.uk/arpenaz-10-grey-green-id_8358165.html

BrieAndChilli Mon 15-May-17 11:17:38

DD has a small purple mountain warehouse one. Was about £8 in the sale. She uses it for cubs and fits in bottle of water, first aid kit, and jumper.

BrieAndChilli Mon 15-May-17 11:18:49

www.mountainwarehouse.com/kids/accessories/backpacks/mini-trek-p6117.aspx/lilac

NannyR Mon 15-May-17 11:21:14

Go outdoors do a small, own brand day pack that costs £5 that is fine for school trips.

Shinesun9 Mon 15-May-17 11:28:41

River island had some a few days ago
Also the brand 'hype' do mini backpacks (and will earn you major cool points)

Henrysmycat Mon 15-May-17 11:54:57

We got a lovely jean one from Matalan and H&M have some. Outdoors one are boring and some girls hate them.

gassylady Mon 15-May-17 12:26:13

Your girl may hate them not all do! Even at nine some value practicality over looks

Henrysmycat Mon 15-May-17 12:51:46

Which part of the words "some girls" do you find difficult to understand gassy?
And practicality is boring.

iwantavuvezela Mon 15-May-17 12:53:23

Agree with the poster about the Decathlon ones, really small, lightweight, come in various colours and cheap!

Cheesymonster Mon 15-May-17 12:57:41

TK Maxx have tons of backpacks at the moment.

LittleBlueRidingBoot Mon 15-May-17 17:04:12

www.decathlon.co.uk/arpenaz-10l-ultra-compact-id_8357282.html

bingohandjob Mon 15-May-17 17:05:52

Spendy but they last ages and are so cute on little ones - Mini Kanken.

Thanks so much for all the suggestions! DD and I will have great fun browsing all the sites! grin

MissingPanda Mon 15-May-17 19:28:10

New Look are doing mini backpacks atm

She chose this from Go Outdoors:

Thanks so much for all your help. smile

AgathaMystery Tue 16-May-17 20:15:22

Agree mini kanken. It will last 30 years easily.

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