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Experts Offer Back-To-School Shopping Tips

Tablets Among The Hot Items For Students

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Back-to-school season is upon us and there are plenty of products on the shelves now to help parents and students get organized.

On Sunday, lifestyle expert Katlean de Monchy shared some of the year’s best new products with CBS 2′s Andrea Grymes.

Tablets are all the rage for kids of all ages so they can keep their work at their fingertips.

Several companies offer cases for the tablets to keep them from getting damaged.

De Monchy also showed off some new trends for fall. She told Grymes mint green is the new it color for back to school.

CBS 2′s Cindy Hsu sat down with physical therapist Karena Wu on Sunday morning for some tips on picking a backpack that won’t be hard on your child’s back.

She recommends backpacks with multiple compartments and supports rolling bags in place of the typical worn backpack.

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