Backpack Essentials

The Backpack Essentials (also known as the Backpack and First-Aid Set) is an American Girl of Today accessory released in 1998 and retired in 2003. Retail cost was $16.


Purple canvas pack with holographic AG of Today decal on tongue. Has two mesh waterbottle holders on the sides and a metal backframe with straps attached. No interior pockets. Closes with plastic buckles. Straps are adjustable.

First-Aid Kit

Scissors, functional medical tape, sticker bandages, ace bandage, and gauze in first-aid box. Scissors are metal and open and close. It is difficult to fit all items in the box at once but can be done. Kit fits into side pouches of pack.

Water Bottle

Functional green plastic water bottle.


This was advertised with the Hiking Outfit I and the Orienteering Accessories.

See Also

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.