Back-to-school trends, new products, supplies, more for 2017

What will kids be clamoring for as they head back to class this fall?

This year, kids will find cool gear that looks great and is functional, and they will find toys that will expand their minds, and peak their curiosity," said Laurie Schact, co-publisher of The Toy Insider, a consumer guide for parents.

Follow our guide to the latest gadgets, snacks, supplies and good ole fun stuff to get ahead of the trends.

Grab-and-Go Booster

Back to school also means back to carpooling. The Grab-and-Go Booster from mifold makes it easy to transport older kids safely -- instead of lifting the child up, it brings the seatbelt down. The booster folds up for easy storage and transporting. Made for ages 4 and older; available for $39.99 each at Buy Buy Baby.