Kids Backpacks

12 products

    12 products


    Finally – your search for a stylish, sturdy kids backpack is over. At Mini Hippo we offer a variety of functional, durable, high quality backpacks for kids in a rainbow of colours and exciting prints. Explore a range of backpack designs they'll love (with roomy compartments you'll love).

    A Companion For Every Adventure

    We understand that your kids backpack is more than just a backpack - it symbolises a carry-all companion for your kid's daily adventures. A backpack needs to be easy to carry, fun to use, durable and functional - fulfilling the essential needs of your child's day to day. As parents ourselves we have tried and tested our products to ensure that our range of kids backpacks are fit for purpose, suitable for every Australian kid.

    How to Choose the Perfect Backpack for your Kid

    Choosing the perfect backpack for your kid needn't be a chore - it represents a milestone in your child's developmental journey, a symbol of their independence, and should stand the test of time. Consider your child's age, activity level and everyday school requirements when browsing our easy to navigate collection. We make choosing the ideal backpack easy.

    Our School Backpacks - Making Every School Day Special

    Our range of school backpacks for kids have been designed to be durable enough to endure even the most adventurous, active school days. These school bags boast a number of features including adjustable straps and multiple zipped compartments, ensuring they are roomy enough for all the daily essentials like books, clothes, accessories and snacks.

    A Closer Look at Mini Hippo's Backpack Collection

    All of the products featured in Mini Hippo's kids backpack range are proudly free from BPA, PVC, phthalates and lead safe, because we believe that you and your family deserve only the highest quality products that are safe to use.

    Little Renegade Midi Backpack: Kids Backpack For the Bigger Kids

    Designed for active, bigger kids in mind, Little Renegade’s midi backpack is perfect for long days at school and weekend adventures. It boasts a roomy front pocket, mesh drink bottle holders on both sides, internal zipper section and padded adjustable straps, guaranteeing comfort and convenience for the busy bigger kid.

    Easy to clean and maintain, the exterior can be spot cleaned with warm soapy water. With care and maintenance, the Little Renegade Midi Backpack will stand the test of time, further supported by rubber feet to reduce wear and tear. Kids will appreciate the maximum comfort of the mesh padding on the back and the straps.


    SoYoung Toddler Backpack: Modern and Versatile

    Get ready for some serious cuteness overload with the SoYoung Toddler Backpack! With fun kids prints, a convenient drink bottle pocket, and an interior zip for storage, this backpack has everything your toddler needs. Made from durable uncoated linen that can be cleaned in the washing machine or even the dishwasher, this super cute backpack has it all. Featuring a lined interior, reinforced bottom for extra protection and free from BPA, PVC, phthalates and lead, this backpack can handle all the adventures your little one will take it on. Plus, the padded straps and chest strap with clip, keeping the bag securely in place, makes it oh-so comfortable for your toddler to wear all day long. Perfect for your little explorer!


    Alimasy Backpack: For Everyday School Kids of All Ages

    You and your kid will love the unique features of the Alimasy Backpack, available in both large and midsize. Both sizes feature a fully lined waterproof coated lining to naturally repel dirt, mould and odours. The adjustable ergonomic design is padded and breathable to ensure the bag fits well every time yet will also grow with them over the years. Durable and highly water resistant with a 600D polyester outer, both sizes of the Alimasy Backpack boast deep, elasticated side pockets, padded base for rough and tumble kids, padded carry handle, ergonomic adjustable padded shoulder straps as well as an ergonomic padded breathable back. The Alimasy has a convenient hanging hook and reliable, easy to use zips that make the contents so nifty and quick to access.

    Alimasy Large Backpacks are designed for everyone (kids, teens, and adults). Our unique three large compartment design is lightweight to carry and spacious enough to organise and carry everything they need for the day. The Midsize Alimasy Backpack children's backpack is perfect for younger children. The unique two large compartment design is lightweight to carry and spacious enough to organise and carry everything they need for the day, including extra space with one zipped front pocket to keep the smaller essentials safe and secure.

    Prints available include Bees and Wildflowers, Blue Camouflage, Gaming, Cheerful Koala and Yellow Construction.


    Fluf B Pack Organic Backpack: Spacious and Stylish

    The Fluf B Pack Organic Backpack is a stylish, mid-sized backpack for school, work or daytrips. Crafted from durable, sturdy organic cotton canvas and sustainably and ethically made with organic + recycled materials, this backpack is machine washable. It features adjustable cotton webbing shoulder straps, YKK zipper closures for easy access, a divided front storage pocket and canvas carry strap. The biggest feature of this backpack is that the interior pocket easily fits a 15" laptop.

    All Fluf products are non-toxic, and free of all harmful chemicals.



    Petit Monkey Large Block Backpacks and Petit Monkey Small Block Backpacks: Eco-Chic and Durable

    Who says backpacks have to be boring? Designed in the Netherlands and made from rPET (recycled fabric from PET plastic bottles), this is the backpack designed for the most sustainably conscious families in mind to prove that style, functionality and sustainability can go hand in hand.

    The Petit Monkey Large Block Backpacks are ideal for children aged eight to twelve whilst the Petit Monkey Small Block Backpacks are a suitable match for toddlers and children up to the age of seven.

    These backpacks offer ample space for a young child's daily adventures. Easy to carry featuring adjustable padded shoulder straps, a two-way zipper and large pocket on the front, these nostalgia-inspired backpacks are a favourite simple carry-all.



    Our Commitment to You - Choosing Mini Hippo for Your Child's Backpack Needs

    Mini Hippo's Promise: Quality, Durability, and Fun

    The Mini Hippo brand, is synonymous with quality. We select quality lunch products and backpacks for all ages. Our kids backpacks symbolise a part of the daily life and escapades of school-aged boys and girls.

    Shop our collection to find the perfect backpack for your child and rest assured that with Mini Hippo, you're not only selecting a backpack for your child, but a sidekick in your kid's everyday adventures.

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    Our story

    Founded in 2009, our family-run business was the first to introduce leak-proof bento-style lunch boxes to Australia and New Zealand.

    Today, our range and business has grown, but our mission remains the same: to hand-select high quality lunch products so you can feel relieved your kids are enjoying healthy food (well, occasionally).