Many kids have first day of school jitters, it is completely normal. That is why making the day special could help calm their nerves and get them excited for the day. There are many ways that excitement can be produced but these Back To School Ideas are top of the line. Create great memories and start the school year off right with these fun first day of school printable signs, photo props, special breakfast ideas and more!

Fun Printables and Ideas for The First Day Of School! Signs, banners, special breakfast and more!

Free Printable Photo Props

These signs are super cute but I LOVE this ruler frame. This could be used for years to come with many first day of school pictures!

Creating something that can be used over and over saves a lot of time for the future. This wood sign is adorable and can be used for a child’s whole school career.

A clipboard is the perfect way to hold whichever sign you choose to use to commemorate your back to school day.

Instead of holding a sign, have your kids cozy up inside this over sized t-shirt. The shirt will get smaller and hand prints will get bigger as your children get older. What a fun keepsake!

This free printable is perfect if you want to add a little more detail to your pictures. It is fun to watch how all of those details will change.

How adorable is this pencil banner? This is so simple to make and can easily be used as a runner on a table or a backdrop for a picture.

Kids will love holding this back to school frame. This would be great in a classroom or at home!

This would be so fun to see the progression over the years as children grow on this over sized ruler. 

These beautiful back to school backdrop is absolutely perfect for the first day of school. This could be set up in a classroom or in a home very easily!

Other Fun Back To School Ideas

This is a super fun way to ring in the new school year. A special treat with a printable tag is always fun.

This printable questionnaire is a fun way to keep the picture that was taken on the first day of school. Have your kids answer the questions and glue the picture. These can be kept in a simple scrapbook and compiled together through the years.

Breakfast is an important meal of the day, especially on the first day of school. This adorable place setting printables will make it super special!

This crayon banner is simply adorable. This could be on top of a chalkboard sign like in the picture or would be adorable as a backdrop for pictures!

Want to remember many details of your child’s life on their first day of school? This questionnaire has a variety of questions to really get your child involved and thinking of their likes and dislikes.

These donuts with printable tag will help take all of your kids’ first day of school jitters away!!

Having a school routine is important, for both kids and adults and this printable turned dry erase is a perfect way to make it fun!

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Kim Staten is a mother of four children ages 20, 19, 16, and 12. Kim has taught at the preschool, kindergarten and early elementary levels for 16 years. With extensive experience working with special needs children, including her own children with special needs (Rett Syndrome, autism, anxiety, and ADHD), she creates hands-on curricula and activities that are great for working with children of all abilities in the classroom and at home. Hands-on, accessible activities are her passion. 

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