Back to School Essentials

A new school year means a new routine! Here we will help you set your family up for new healthy habits to ensure that your kids have the best start to the new school season. We’ve laid out some vitamins and supplements to support your child’s immune system and overall health, as well as some essential products you can slip right in your child’s backpack before they head out for the day.


1. Multivitamin

First things first, a multivitamin! Children’s multivitamins help to support optimal health, as some kids may not be getting all of their vitamins and nutrients. Those children with dietary restrictions (or those who are just picky eaters) would benefit from a daily multivitamin to ensure that they are filling any potential nutritional gaps. 

Flintstones Chewable Multivitamins - Flintstones Plus Iron chewable multivitamin and mineral supplements help with normal growth and development. Flintstones Plus Iron multivitamins and minerals are for children who sometimes don't eat meat, fish and green veggies!

Disney Gummy Vitamins -  Taking just 2 gummies per day provides 12 Vitamins and Minerals for your child's healthy growth and development.

MetaKids Soft Chews Multivitamin - MetaKids™ Multi is a convenient, great-tasting formula kids will love. Each soft chew provides 15 essential vitamins and minerals to help meet the nutritional needs of growing, active children along with unique phytonutrients from fruit and vegetable powders.


2. Probiotic 

Probiotics work to replenish the good bacteria in your gut, providing optimal gut health. Probiotics are important for a healthy lifestyle as they may help conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), eczema, and even the common cold. Having optimal gut health also means having an improved immune system! 

MetaKids Chewable Probiotic  - MetaKids™ Probiotic provides a proprietary blend of highly viable, pure strains of “friendly” bacteria that have been clinically shown to support immune health. This delicious, naturally grape flavored chewable formula is backed by the Metagenics ID Guarantee for purity, clinical reliability, and safety via scientific identification of strains with established health benefits.

Jamieson Chewable Probiotic for Kids - Jamieson Probiotic Chewable for Kids is specially formulated to maintain the healthy digestive system of children. Jamieson's advanced tube technology provides protection from moisture to guarantee potency and freshness so you know you will get 5 billion active cells in each delicious wild cherry flavoured chewable tablet until expiry.


3. Emergency cough and cold

As we know, back to school also comes with cold and flu season. It’s best to teach and practice proper hand washing, wearing a mask, coughing and sneezing into your elbows, not sharing school supplies or snacks, etc. Kids can still come home feeling under the weather even with these best practices. When that happens, you can keep your kids feeling their best with these medicine cabinet must haves. 

Children’s Tylenol Liquid - For effective relief of fever and pain due to toothaches, immunizations, colds or flu.

Children’s Tylenol Chewables - Children’s Tylenol Chewables dissolve in your child’s mouth to deliver the medicine that will help them get back to normal. For effective relief of fever and pain due to toothaches, immunizations, colds or flu.

Benylin All in One Children’s Nighttime - Benylin For Children All-In-One Cold and Fever Nighttime Syrup is a complete product that combines trusted Benylin ingredients in a great tasting apple flavour. Relieve your kids’ Cold and Flu symptoms with 1 simple solution to help them get the rest they need.


4. Backpack Stuffers

Atoma Hand Sanitizer with Moisturizers - Your kids can grab this hand sanitizer and go, it’s a convenient travel size that would fit perfectly in a small backpack pouch. It’s always smart to have sanitizer on hand and to teach your children when you should use it! 

Glysomed Fragrance Free Hand Cream - Hand cream is always a backpack must. Especially after excessive hand washing or sanitizer use, your hands can get pretty dry pretty quickly. This cream works very well to improve dry skin and it is fragrance free and safe for use in schools.

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