5 Quick Tips for Children Backpack Safety
Backpacks have increasingly been causing more back pain in children. Be sure the backpack is no more than 5-10% of the child’s weight. Encourage your child to wear both straps. When purchasing a backpack, look for ones that have wide and padded straps. This is not only more comfortable, but also take some of the stress off of the shoulders. Also, make sure the backpack doesn’t hang lower than 4 inches below the waistline. Lastly, look for backpacks that have individual compartments.