As hard as it may be to believe, the new school year is right around the corner. As a parent, the approach of the back-to-school season causes both celebration and mourning. You celebrate the return of a normal schedule for your little one as well as activities that will consistently challenge his or her brain. You celebrate the extinction of “I’m bored” (well, at least until the weekend). You mourn the end of another summer, the mad dash to round up school supplies, and the utter chaos of getting everyone where they need to be at exactly the right time.
However, this year, I’m imploring you to celebrate something else… your child’s growth and progress (you can also mourn how fast they are growing up – but just a little). This free first day of school printable will help you do that.
Each year, the first day of school marks an important milestone for your child. It’s the start of a new year… a year that will hold obstacles, challenges, rewards, and surprises. There will be new skills learned, new friends made, and a slew of other “new” things. While all of this newness may be a little scary (for you as well as your child), it is also exciting and something you’ll want to remember for years to come. Use this first day of school printable to help you commemorate your child’s first day of school.
Simply customize the first day of school printable with your child’s grade and teacher’s name, print it out, and snap a photo before he or she steps onto that school bus. Make it a tradition – every year snap a picture of your child holding the first day of school printable and compile the photos in an album.
You don’t have to stop there. In addition to taking a picture with your child holding the first day of school printable, you can jot down “firsts” for the year on a separate sheet of paper as the year progresses. Put the first day of school printable photo and document in a scrapbook for you and your child to enjoy later.
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