Believe it or not, the new school year is right around the corner. Yep, we’re entering back-to-school season. As a parent, I know this time of year can be stressful (and expensive!). However, it’s also a time to celebrate, and that’s where this first day of school template free printable comes into play.
Give yourself (and your wallet) a break, and take a moment to celebrate the start of another school year. Celebrate the return of a normal schedule for your little one as well as activities that will consistently challenge his or her brain. Celebrate the extinction of “I’m bored” (well, at least until the weekend). Celebrate your child’s growth and progress with this first day of school template printable! 🙂
FREE First Day of School Template Printable
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 template free printable to help you commemorate your child’s first day of school.
(PSST! I’ll also share some bonus free first day of school printables at the end of this post.)
Simply customize the first day of school template printable with your child’s grade and teacher’s name, print it out, and snap a photo on the first day of school.
But don’t stop there. Make this a tradition! Every year, on the first day of school, snap a picture of your child holding one of the free first day of school printables and compile the photos in an album.
Pretty adorable, right? If you want to make this even more adorable, combine the first day of school template free printable and photo with a list of “firsts” for the year, preferably on a pretty piece of paper or stationary. All of this can be put together in a scrapbook for you and your kiddo to enjoy reminiscing over for years to come! 🙂
So, what are you waiting for? Download your first day of school template free printable now!
Cheap First Day of School Templates
Not a fan of the free printable first day of school template? Don’t worry, I’ve got even more great options for you, and while they aren’t free, they are affordable, starting at just $1!
Pencil First Day of School Sign Printable
The pencil themed first day of school sign ideas cover your kiddo’s entire pre-college academic career. Yep, these bundles span preschool through 12th grade making it super simple to keep the tradition alive.
Tip: The pencil bundle “my first day of school” signs does include a blank template so technically you could keep this tradition going through college. 😉
These first day of school templates are great because they also include distance learning and homeschool options. Snag the first day of school sign printable bundle here.
Dot First Day of School Sign Ideas
If you’re concerned that some of the other first day of school templates might be a little too cutesy, especially as your child grows, try this dot template. The dot first day of school sign printable is a little more abstract and may be more “palatable” to older kiddos.
Pandemic First Day of School Sign Ideas
Okay, I know most of us are ready to write 2020 off and never think of it again. I hear you, and the year has definitely been rough (and that’s putting it mildly). However, I think it may be worth documenting, at least in some small way, how your kiddo overcame this year! The pandemic first day of school sign printable notes the obstacles of 2020 without harping on them.
First Day of School Sign Chalkboard Theme
Here’s another design option for your new family tradition. Purchase the first day of school sign chalkboard theme here.
More Back to School School Printables
Check your ink cartridge and prepare for fun—here are even more back to school printables!
- First Day of School Printables – Why stop at 1 printable when you can have 15?
- Printable School Book Covers – Plain brown paper bag covers? Not for your kiddo!
- Printable Back to School Word Searches
- Printable Back to School Coloring Sheets
- Free Printable Word Search
How do you celebrate the start of the school year? Any fun family traditions? Share your favorite back to school activities in the comments!