02.08.2021 – Trends & Shopping

Everything for the start of school

The summer holidays are slowly but surely drawing to a close. What do you need to get so that the start of the new school year goes perfectly and smoothly? We have picked out the most important products and show you where to find them in Zurich.

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School backpack

In order to be able to stow away the school folder, notebook and lunch box, you need a school bag with enough space. Amsler Spielwaren, for example, offers a large assortment for this. In addition to all kinds of toys for the youngest, there is also a wide selection of backpacks, school bags and kindergarten bags. More information is available here.

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Colours and pens

Of course, nothing works without paints and pens in everyday school life. If you want to stock up on them in Zurich, you're sure to find what you're looking for at Spielkiste. Not only will you find all kinds of games and fun gadgets for the little ones, but school accessories are also part of the Spielkiste assortment. More information about their sales offer can be found here.

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Friendship book

Not to be missed when starting school: A friendship book in which all new friends can write, draw or stick something. This very child-friendly friend book in A5 landscape format has 96 pre-printed pages and a hard cover. Made of 100% recycled paper, beautiful thread binding, climate-neutral printing with organic vegetable oil-based inks. Produced in Germany with green electricity. The friendship book is available here.

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Fountain pen

The first fountain pen is a special moment for every pupil. When it comes to buying one, good advice is expensive. You're guaranteed to find what you're looking for at Papier 5, one of hellozurich's favourite places. If you stroll down Neumarkt, you will soon discover a giant red pencil. For years, it has been the trademark of Anita Bodmer's shop, which sells cards and other stationery from all over the world. More info here.

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Lunch box

If you're busy learning new things, you'll get hungry quickly. So a snack between meals is just what you need. A lunch box is perfect to keep all the goodies tidy. Changemaker offers particularly sustainable lunch boxes. More information about the range can be found here.

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Slippers

They should fit well and be comfortable to wear. Perfect if the slippers are also made sustainably. At Making Little Things, a hellozurich favourite place, you can find just such slippers. In their shop, Clod Bernegger and Hanna Kawasaki sell children's things that you can't find anywhere else in Zurich. More info on Making Little Things can be found here.

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Gym bag

In order to be able to stow away everything for sports and swimming lessons, the gym bag also belongs on the shopping list for the new school year. Mogli Chinderlade, for example, has some particularly great ones. More information about the entire range can be found here.