Back to school guide: Where to buy essential school supplies in Qatar

Back to school guide: Where to buy essential school supplies in Qatar

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

School season is around the corner and it’s time to stock up on all school essentials for your little ones. From trendy backpacks and comfy shoes to vibrant lunch boxes and water bottles, ticking things off the school checklist can get a bit challenging.

Hence we have rounded up a list of places to find all your essential school supplies in Qatar. Shop at these places in Qatar to ensure your kids have the best back to school experience.  

Shop for comfy shoes and backpacks

Looking for a comfy shoe and a cool backpack? Head to some of the most popular department stores and sports outlets in Qatar. At these places you can find a shoe that is trendy and fits the school requirements in addition to backpacks that are attractive and well designed.

Max

What’s available: Black and white shoes and colourful backpacks in different sizes.

Location: City Center Doha Mall, Doha Festival City, Gulf Mall, Ezdan Mall Wakrah and more

R&B

What’s available: Black and white shoes and colourful backpacks in different sizes.

Location: City Center Doha Mall, Doha Festival City, Gulf Mall, Ezdan Mall Wakrah and more

Centrepoint

What’s available: Black and white shoes and colourful backpacks in different sizes.

Location: Doha Festival City, City Center Doha Mall, Mall of Qatar, Gulf Mall and more

Shoexpress

What’s available: Black and white shoes and colourful backpacks in different sizes.

Location: Doha Festival City, Mall of Qatar, Barwa Mall and more

Li-Ning Qatar

What’s available: Black and white shoes and monochrome backpacks in different sizes.

Location: City Center Doha Mall

adidas

What’s available: Black and white shoes and adidas branded backpacks in different sizes.

Location: Mall of Qatar, Doha Festival City, City Center Doha Mall, Landmark Mall, Lagoona Mall and more

Athlete’s Co. Kids

What’s available: Black and white shoes and monochrome backpacks in different sizes and popular sporting brands

Location: Doha Festival City, Hyatt Plaza and Gulf Mall

Sports Corner

What’s available: Shoes and backpacks from popular sporting brands in a range of sizes.

Location: City Center Doha Mall, Ezdan Mall Al Wakrah, Ar-Rayyan and more

BBZ (Brand Bazaar)

What’s available: Shoes and backpacks from popular brands in a range of sizes.

Location: Gulf Mall, Ezdan Mall Al Wakrah and Place Vendôme Mall

Choose trendy lunch boxes and vibrant water bottles

Choosing the right lunch box and water bottle for your kids is no easy task. It needs to be BPA friendly, and kid friendly for your little ones to use throughout the school year. Bento boxes have been a huge hit along with twist and sip water bottles in the recent past.

If you’re looking for a functional lunch box and water bottle here’s where you can find them.

Pottery Barn Kids

What’s available: Personalized bento lunch boxes and water bottles

Location: Doha Festival City and Mall of Qatar

IKEA Qatar

What’s available: Pocket friendly single unit lunch boxes

Location: Doha Festival City

FNAC Qatar

What’s available: Sistema lunch boxes, kipling lunch bags and a variety of water bottles

Location: Doha Festival City, Lagoona Mall and Place Vendôme Mall

Alif Stores

What’s available: Bonjour lunch boxes, a variety of water bottles and more

Location: Al Dafna and Place Vendôme Mall

Borders

What’s available: Kipling lunch bags, smiggle lunch boxes, Skip Hop lunch boxes a variety of water bottles and more

Location: Doha Festival City, Landmark Mall & Place Vendôme Mall

Virgin Megastore

What’s available: Sistema lunch boxes, Skip Hop lunch boxes a variety of water bottles and more

Location: Villaggio Mall, Doha Festival City, Place Vendôme Mall & Mall of Qatar

Jarir Bookstore

What’s available: Single unit lunch boxes, bento lunch boxes, colorful water bottles and more

Location: Jaidah Square – Airport Road, Al Rayyan Al Jadeed Road and Salwa Road – Ramada Signal

Enjoy a wide range of stationery items

Picking out the best stationeries for the upcoming school year is something that most children highly anticipate. Essential stationery items for school range from pens, pencils, notebooks, highlighters and more. If you’re looking to tick that stationery checklist, head to these stores in Qatar.

Dollar Plus

What’s available: All stationery items, art supplies and more

Location: City Center Doha Mall, Ezdan Mall Al Wakrah and Gulf Mall

Daiso

What’s available: All stationery items, art supplies and more

Location: City Center Doha Mall, Ezdan Mall Al Wakrah, Doha Festival City, Mall of Qatar, Gulf Mall and Hyatt Plaza

Al - Rawnaq

What’s available: All stationery items, file covers, folders, art supplies and more

Location: Town Center Bin Omran, Old Airport, Q Mall and more

Hema

What’s available: All stationery items, art supplies and more

Location: Doha Festival City, Mall of Qatar and Place Vendôme Mall

Ibn AlQayyim

What’s available: All stationery items, file covers, folders, art supplies and more

Location: Ar-Rayyan, Al Wakrah, Al Muntazah and more

Al Mutanabbi Stationery

What’s available: All stationery items, file covers, folders and more

Location: Al Sadd Street and Al Markhiya

Angry Birds World  

What's available: Most stationery items, pencil cases and more 

Location: Doha Festival City 

Gharrafa Stationery

What’s available: All stationery items, file covers, folders and more

Location: Al Gharrafa

Get fun name tags and labels

Name tags and labels are a prerequisite for children in daycare, nursery, elementary and primary school. While most stationery shops have a range of name tags, there are few who offer labels that can be attached to school supplies such as water bottles, lunch boxes and backpacks. If you want to go the extra mile, you could also get your hands on the iron on labels for school uniforms.

Alif Stores

What’s available: Name tags and labels

Location: Al Dafna and Place Vendôme Mall

Marks and Spenser

What’s available: Iron on name tapes

Location: Doha Festival City, Place Vendôme Mall, Villaggio Mall and more

Jarir Bookstore

What’s available: Name tags and labels

Location: Jaidah Square – Airport Road, Al Rayyan Al Jadeed Road and Salwa Road – Ramada Signal

Al Rawnaq

What’s available: Name tags and labels

Location: Town Center Bin Omran, Old Airport and Q Mall

Daiso

What’s available: Name tags and labels

Location: City Center Doha Mall, Ezdan Mall Al Wakrah, Doha Festival City, Mall of Qatar, Gulf Mall and Hyatt Plaza

Virgin Megastore

What’s available: Name tags and labels

Location: Villaggio Mall, Doha Festival City, Place Vendôme Mall & Mall of Qatar

Ten Little Toes

What’s available: Stick on clothing labels

Location: Al Mirqab Al Jadeed Street

Yet to enroll you child to a new school? Check out our guide on top international schools in Qatar.

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