13 Cute Backpacks For Girls - Little Girl Edition

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By | Updated February 14, 2018
13 Cute Backpacks For Girls - Little Girl Edition

For school this year, girls want a cute backpack. 

Luckily, there are so many options on the market! From Hello Kitty to holograms, we’ve researched the most darling book bags for back-to-school. Not only are our picks cute, they’re also functional for elementary school students. Padded straps, pockets for electronics, insulated compartments… you can find a fun bag with all the bells and whistles. Scroll through our comprehensive, shoppable list and find your new backpack!

Most Adorable Pug

What’s a cuter backpack embellishment than a photo of a pug looking at a cookie? How about a Golden Retriever puppy? If your little one is more of a cat person, she can choose a kitty print.

Or a horse, or a cat with the word “sorry” emblazoned across the bag! There are so many options with this Amazon canvas backpack. It’s 15.35” tall and features two side pouches, a pocket in front, and a laptop/tablet compartment.

Classic Hello Kitty

This sweet Sanrio backpack features adorable Hello Kitty and her little mouse friends sharing a smooch. There’s zip-top access as well as a buckle flap, and padded straps. 

At 15.25” tall it’s a great size for elementary school supplies. Inside the backpack is a slip pocket, and the whole shebang is done in classic Hello Kitty primary colors.

Practical And Pretty

The Bright Navy/Honeysuckle color combo on this North Face bag is as practical as it is pretty! 

The 20 liter bag is available in 13 different looks, and it features plenty of organizational pockets (including water bottle pockets). At 18.25" it's big enough to take camping, but also lightweight enough for school.

Wonderful Wonder Woman

Hanna Andersson’s Justice League backpack is fit for a little super hero. We bet this is the bag Wonder Woman herself would choose. 

Its heavy-duty construction means it’s super sturdy! The embroidered bag features patches, a suede base, an interior organizer, reflectivity, a name label, and more. It’s even water and stain resistant! At 18” tall it’s a bigger bag, and best for kids 4’ and taller.

Best Buggy Bag

Kids can show their love for hit Netflix series Beat Bugs with this lighthearted musical backpack. 

The 16” tall bag features a front zip pocket and side mesh pockets — and it plays music from the show! (Perhaps that last one is a feature kids will enjoy more than teachers.) It’s big a roomy, and a great value from Target.

Adorable Anime

The Studio Ghibli animated film My Neighbor Totoro is beloved by kids and adults alike.

Little fans will love this furry Totoro backpack, featuring a leaf accent and furry tummy pocket. The 18” tall bag also has an interior tech pocket and a padded back and straps.

Hello, Hologram Backpack

This quilted, prismatic backpack will definitely stand out on the playground! 

It’s perfectly kid-sized at 10.5” high (a mini backpack on older kids, teens, or adults) so it might be a better leisure choice than a workhorse. This silvery bag is funky and futuristic. Great for the fashion-forward grade schooler.

Wild Wonderland Bag

Alice in Wonderland makes a cool, whimsical backpack theme. 

Alice frolics among the enchanted flowers of Wonderland on this vibrant faux leather backpack based on the classic Disney movie. A collaboration between Disney and Loungefly, this mini backpack measures 9” W by 10.5” H by 4.5”. Disney fans will be delighted!

Precious Pixie Pack

Best for toddlers, this adorable bag comes with iridescent pixie wings. 

The size small measures 10” tall. The Forest Pixie Flyer features an ID card holder, padded carrying handle, and padded adjustable shoulder straps. The reinforced base lets it sit standing up, keeping your child’s belongings in place. Did we mention the pixie wings?

Cats On A Backpack

This 16” backpack has so many cute cats on it! And if you’re looking for more feline features, it even has cat ears. 

Recommended for cat ladies ages 4 and up, this polyester/nylon bag is perfect for elementary students. It comes with a 2 year limited manufacturer warranty and features adjustable straps, side pockets, and a padded back.

Magical Moana Carryall

Fans of this year’s hit animated movie will love this cute Moana-themed backpack. 

Moana and Hei Hei the rooster adorn the fun Disney Store bag, which is made of textured, slightly glittery material. A cool, casual choice for a back-to-school bag.

This Little Piggy

Little ones love Peyton the pig! 

This little piggy is just one animal choice of 27 in Skip Hop’s popular Zoo collection. A durable 12” backpack, this is a cute bag for younger kids but doesn’t hold the larger supplies a bigger kid might need for school. It’s easy to clean and features an insulated snack pack inside — how convenient!

Donuts For Days

JanSport’s back! 

And everyone’s favorite breakfast treat is all over this colorful backpack. Sprinkle donuts are strewn around a pink background on the 16.7” tall sturdy bag. It features a padded back and wide straps for extra comfort. A sweet bonus: the lifetime guarantee!

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