Send your favorite college kid back to school with gear that reminds them of home and keeps them safe.

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Send your favorite college kid back to school with some fun extras that remind them of home and keep them safe and on track.

Weego Jump Starter 22 ($100 at myweego.com). If they’re hitting the road, add to your piece of mind by giving them this portable jump starter with Smarty Clamps that ensure a correct connection. It can also charge a cellphone or serve as a flashlight in emergency situations.

Ork Posters Seattle Neighborhood Map (starting at $35 at orkposters.com). They can decorate their dorm room with a piece of home with this colorful and graphically striking poster celebrating Seattle’s great neighborhoods.

Elgato Avea Flare Portable Mood Lamp ($80 at amazon.com). A fun tech piece that’s also functional, the Flare’s LED color settings are controlled via an app to create mood lighting that ranges from soothing to energetic. If they need a little help getting out of bed, they can set it to create gentle wake-up lighting that mimics the rising sun.

Patagonia Provisions Snacks + Pack Gift Box ($155 at patagoniaprovisions.com). What could be more perfect for a busy student than high-energy snacks and a go-anywhere backpack? Patagonia’s eco-friendly Anacapa bag comes packed with grass-fed buffalo jerky and three flavors of organic fruit and almond bars.

Brooks Dash Hoodie ($80 at Brooks Trailhead, Wallingford, and brooksrunning.com). They’ll practically live — and maybe even work out — in this locally designed hoodie that’s super soft and perfect for running to early-morning classes. A new cut this season makes it a little longer, and a men’s version is now available.