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Shopping for Last-minute School Supplies in Doha


School is officially back in season. Whether your kids have already had their first day or are preparing to start in the weeks to come, you’ve probably got school supplies on the brain. If you’re still on the hunt for backpacks and lunch boxes in Qatar, here is a roundup of the selections we’ve spotted around town.


As a one-stop-shop option for all things school related, you can’t go wrong with Carrefour’s back-to-school

Herschel at Doha Festival City

Herschel offers classic styles in plain colours or with cute prints in several different sizes. For the little who are starting school for the first time, they have adorable small-sized backpacks.

Just Kidding

For the littles starting nursery, look no further than Just Kidding’s selection of snack bags and containers from brands such as Mii, SugarBooger and MonBento

Kiddy Zone at the Pearl–Qatar

Tucked away in Medina Centrale, this Kiddy Zone location is bursting with colourful backpacks and pencil cases.


The West Bay location has a full selection of lunch boxes and containers for both hot and cold lunches. They also carry the PlanetBox lunch boxes. The Doha Festival City location had plenty of backpacks and other school supplies on offer, including stylish French stationery and notebooks.


Mothercare is also a great option for snack bags, bottles and containers from brands such as Skip Hop and Munchkin.

Table Arts

For those willing to spend a little extra, Table Arts carries the super cool PlanetBox lunch boxes.


The Joseph Joseph and Sistema lunch box selections at Tavola City Center are simple but functional.

Pottery Barn Kids at Doha Festival City and Mall of Qatar

Spaceships, animals, Star Wars and butterflies are just some of the fun patterns on Pottery Barn’s selection of backpacks and lunch boxes.

Virgin Megastore

The Villaggio Mall location seems to have the best selection when it comes to lunch box supplies. Keep an eye out for the groovy reusable sandwich and food wraps.

Ten Little Toes

This stand-alone shop off of Al Waab and Doha Expressway carries adorable, customisable yubo lunchboxes. Pop in their store or checkout their website. Orders placed online are eligible for free shipping with the code: DOHAFAMILY.

Where else have you seen a great selection of back-to-school supplies in Qatar?