if you can convince your child to carry their own out and about necessities life gets a bit easier (plus it means that you can return to using a non-giant-sized-grown-up bag. *yay!*)...the convincing gets a whole lot easier if the backpack looks this good...
    lex lion blixem sheep esthex backpack rucksack for kids children toddler shak shuka organic cotton babystylefile baby style file   
1/ lex lion backpack, €40, shak shuka
2/ blixem sheep backpack, €40, shak shuka