Mom's a Genius: Back to school products invented by moms and other parents

Posted at 4:30 PM, Aug 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-23 17:07:21-04

Back to School – Parent Inventors – August 2016

  1. spbang

Product:  spbang reusable bags - $9.99

  • Unique and durable reusable bags that are made in the USA
  • Our ‘notes’ bags allow parents to write notes or kids to colour directly on the bag using non-permanent markers
  • Easy to wash on the bottom rack of your dishwasher
  • Saves the environment and families money


  1. Sticky Bellies

Product:  Picture Me Proud Set of 15 Photo Memory Cards - $19.99

  • From the first day of school to the last (and all the super fun milestones in between), capture your child’s biggest moments with these ten (10) Picture Me Proud memory cards
  • Head to the playroom, grab some markers and fill in all of the milestone details
  • Hold up the milestone masterpiece and say CHEESE


  1. Flatbox by Solvetta

Product:  FlatBox-LunchBox 19.95 4pack icepacks 11.95

  • Machine washable: Spiller? No problem! Toss it in the washing machine and you have a clean lunchbox. Clean surface every time!
  • Placemat: Easily Converts to a placemat for all ages 2-92 unisex design
  • Insulation: Thick High Quality Heat resistant neoprene, with extra EVA insulation in the sides.


  1. Funbites  (As seen on Shark Tank)

Product:  Funbites Food Cutters - $9.99

  • Award winning FunBites creates bite-sized food that even the pickiest eaters can't resist!
  • Works on any kid friendly food like pancakes, cheese, sandwiches, fruit, brownies and more!
  • Each set comes with curved blade cutter to cut through any food and a matching popper top to pop out the bite-sized fun!
  • BPA free, Dishwasher Safe, Made in USA


  1. Hair Fairy

Product: Hair Fairy ‘No Tangles’ Pillowcases - $30, Women & Teens Luxury Satin Pillowcases - $30 

  • Sleeping on Hair Fairy pillowcase PREVENTS dreaded morning hair tangles and bedhead.
  • It makes morning brushing tear-free and stress free for both kids AND their parents.
  • Is the only "no tangles" pillowcase for kids and comes with Harriet the Hair Fairy tucked in the corner pocket


  1. Parking Pal

Product: Parking Pal Magnet with safety book - $12.99, Parking Pal by itself -$8.99, The book by itself itself - $5.99

  • 8 different fun colorful designs that kids love
  • Kids catch on very quickly how to use the parking pal
  • Made in the USA


  1. Lunchbox Love

Product: $2.99 per unit (per one volume of Lunchbox Love)

  • Each card contains a positive message from mom or dad like I love spending time with you or Be Kind and a fun fact, joke or riddle on the back. We never repeat a fun fact, joke or riddle so you can buy all our Lunchbox Love for Kids packs and they'll always be fresh.
  • We donate thousands of meals to Feeding America.
  • The goal is to spread Love, Encouragement and Fun with every card and help parents stay connected with their kids.


  1. Beatrix NY  (Celebrity Loved)

Product: Percival the Dino Bento Box: $22.00 Juju the Ladybug Bento Box: $22.00 

  • Beatrix's darling, eco-friendly ladybug bento box is made from natural rice husk fiber, not plastic. It's biodegradable! It will break down in about 90 days if buried in a landfill, rather than sitting around in the environment for 100's of years like plastic.
  • Air-tight to keep lunch and snacks fresh and clean and includes a removable divider for flexible lunch options and an elastic strap to keep the lid extra secure.
  • Food safe: exceeds all US and EU safety standards. Tested PVC Free, phthalate free, lead free & BPA free


  1. Peaceable Kingdom

Product: Friends & Neighbors $15.99, The Fairy Game $15.99, Memory Palace $15.99, Hoot Owl Hoot $15.99, Dinosaur Escape $15.99 

  • Co-Operative Board Games
  • Teaching skills such as matching, strategy, decision making, empathy, compassion, memory, story telling


  1. Easy Daysies  (As seen on Dragon’s Den)

Product: Easy Daysies Magnetic Daily Visual Schedules for Kids! Retails for $19.97! Plus add-on packs to customize routines for your busy families that are only $12.97!

  • Easy stress-free mornings happen with Easy Daysies! The Award Winning Easy Daysies® Magnetic Daily Schedules helps kids become more co-operative, confident and more independent by showing the “shape of the day”. Use these great magnets for a single routine, like bed time or after school routine, or plan the whole day!
  • This mom/teacher-created product, made with 70% recycled materials, help children feel safe & confident knowing what is happening next!
  • Wonderful for helping kids of any age, and children with special needs, deal with event transition, executive functioning and anxiety.