There are so many great back-to-school tips floating around the internet, and I’ve rounded up some of the best ones here in one place. Find tips for prepping for back-to-school, the first day, breakfasts, lunches, and systems & routines.
For the last post in the Perfectly Imperfect School Year series, I decided to round up some of my favorite posts from other bloggers for Back-to-School. The internet is full of amazing ideas, so I gathered some of the best ones here in one post for you to find easily.
There are so many different areas to juggle when preparing ourselves and our kids for the upcoming school year. To help you find what you need, I broke up these posts into five main categories:
- Prepping for Back-to-School
- The First Day
- School Day Breakfasts
- The Dreaded Lunchbox
- Systems & Routines for Kids
These bloggers are GENIUS, and I loved the tips they had to share, so go check out their posts and give them some love!
Prepping for Back to School
From gathering school supplies, getting new wardrobes, and getting kids excited, prepping for back-to-school takes a lot of time and effort. Here are three great ideas for preparing for the school year ahead:
Back-to-School Coloring Page from Liz on Call
Night Before School Dinner from The Dating Divas
Capsule Wardrobe Tips and Free Planner from Now That I Can Do
The First Day
The first day of school often feels rushed and chaotic, and yet we want to capture those precious moments for years to come, and give it a special touch. Here are three posts to help you do just that:
Adorable First Day of School Teacher Gift from Inkhappi
First Day of School Interviews and Photo Checklist from Yellow Bliss Road
Cute First Day of School Printable Photo Signs from Inkhappi
School Day Breakfasts
Breakfast time is often rushed and under-planned for, but with these two posts, you can get the day off to a great start:
Breakfast Freezer Meals from Her Happy Home
The Best Back-to-School Breakfasts from Viva Veltoro
The Dreaded Lunchbox
While I want to pack healthy lunches for my son, sometimes I wish I think it’d be better to simply load money into his school account and have him buy lunch there. But with these posts below, making lunch isn’t as big of a hassle and I can rest easy knowing I’m feeding him healthy lunches everyday.
Printable Lunchbox Ideas from Inkhappi
A Week’s Worth of Make Ahead Cold Lunches from Happy Money Saver
Ultimate List of Lunchbox Ideas from Finding Time to Fly
Systems & Routines for Kids
It’s no secret that everyday life runs a little bit smoother when you have systems and routines in place. Here are some great routines and systems for the school year.
Responsibility Charts from Inkhappi
Dollar Store Portable Homework Station from Simple Made Pretty
This AMAZING Printable Student Binder from Just a Girl and her Blog
There you have it: 14 top tips & tricks for the upcoming school year. Are you ready for back-to-school?
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