50+ Back to School Ideas

Today I’m back with 50 back to school ideas! Where did the summer go? It’s already time to start back to school! Crazy, isn’t it? Here are 50 back to school ideas to get you on your way! We’ve rounded up the very best ideas for you all in one spot. So many great ideas here. If you want to make your kids an extra special breakfast on their first day of school, scroll down to the bottom of this post for 10 delicious recipes.

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50+ Back to school ideas

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Back to School Free Printable for the “first day of school picture”

First day of school

Fun printables for back to school

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Crayon Packs

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Back to School Party

washi tape lunch bag

Easy way to dress up your kids lunch

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Back to School Apple Themed Party

"Back to School" Crayon Favor

Back to school crayon favor

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Back to School cupcakes

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 Back to School Card

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 Back to School Chalkboard Milk Bottles

buttons bookmarks

Simple and cute button bookmarks

Cereal To Go Treat 

School Menu Plate

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Bookworm Cupcakes

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Back to School Breakfast

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Apple Cake Pops

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Back to School Bus Printables

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Back to School Coffee Date

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Back to School Cookies

Teacher gift idea

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Back to School Place Setting

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Composition Notebook Idea

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Back to School Reading Log

Back to School Treats

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Back to School Clipboard

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Owl Brown Bag

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Back to School Schedule

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Edible Crayons

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Back to School Labels

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Caramel Apples

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Mint Gift

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Teacher Survival Kit

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Back to School Crayon Wreath

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Back to School Cupcakes

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First Day of School Kit

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Back to School Free Printables

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Pencil Holder Teacher gift

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Chocolate Kiss Pencils

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Bento Lunchbox ideas

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Back to School Bentos

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Back to School Lunch Survey

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Oil Cloth Lunch Bag

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Lunchbox notes

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Notebook Lunch bag

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Ruler Wreath

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Teacher Treat Box

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Back to School Photo Checklist

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School Days Cake

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Back To School Bus Frame

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Back to School Projects

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Rice Krispy Apples

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After School Treats

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After School Apple jelly Bean treat

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Hope these back to school ideas get you started onto a wonderful new school year!

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Jamielyn Nye

Lifestyle expert, Pinterest tastemaker and blogger at iheartnaptime.com. Jamielyn aspires to reach women, get their creative juices flowing, and to genuinely inspire. When she’s not creating, Jamielyn loves to chase her two little monkeys and snuggle up on the couch with her man.

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  1. Shar posted on July 27, 2012 at 4:15 am (#
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    Aloha,
    thank you for all that wonderful back to school Ideas!!!
    It makes me happy but yet very sad!!!
    I am very grateful for the kids to be learning but man am I going to miss them during the day
    (I work full time nights)
    Thank you again for all the wonderful Ideas and projects that I may be working on soon!!!
    Mahalo,
    Shar

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  2. Marie posted on July 27, 2012 at 6:03 am (#
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    Lovely ideas!

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  3. Raeanne Newquist posted on July 27, 2012 at 7:58 am (#
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    Thank you for all the awesome ideas! I have to admit – I much prefer my little to be home so we can play! But they love school so much that I’m started to get excited for them to head back in a month.
    Also – thank you for featuring my son’s John Deere Tractor birthday in your top boys’ birthday ideas! I really appreciate it :)

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  4. Barb posted on July 27, 2012 at 8:51 am (#
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    This is a GREAT resource~ Barb

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  5. Rebecca Cooper posted on July 27, 2012 at 9:13 am (#
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    SUCH a great roundup! Thanks for featuring my back to school photo checklist and reading log. :)

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  6. Stephanie posted on July 27, 2012 at 10:03 am (#
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    This is such a great round up. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. Wendy posted on July 27, 2012 at 11:17 am (#
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    Wow! So many fun ideas that I haven’t seen before! It makes me excited to do some fun stuff for my kids.

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  8. k~ posted on July 27, 2012 at 5:36 pm (#
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    So many wonderful ideas… just think how many smiles you will put on the faces of teachers and children on the first day of school this year! Hopefully, many warm hearts thanks to your post :)

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  9. Bethany / Sweet Georgia Sweet posted on July 27, 2012 at 8:13 pm (#
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    Dorangela!

    These are such FABULOUS ideas! I particularly love the Lauren McKinsey & Simple as That printables. I’ll be able to use those for WJ this year as we homeschool him. :) Great post!

    Thank you!

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  10. Brooke @ Design Stash posted on July 27, 2012 at 9:56 pm (#
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    Loving all of these ideas……what a great resource! I can’t believe it’s time for ‘back to school’ already!

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  11. Christy Elliott posted on July 28, 2012 at 6:47 pm (#
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    I love you blog. Thanks for sharing

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  12. Ashton @ Something Swanky posted on July 29, 2012 at 8:39 pm (#
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    Really great collection! Pinned :)

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  13. Cindi Withaneye posted on July 31, 2012 at 9:00 am (#
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    Thanks for the super duper collection! We’ll be sure to try out a few.

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  14. Monica posted on July 31, 2012 at 2:36 pm (#
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    Wow!!! This is an amazing roundup! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  15. Aimee @ ShugarySweets posted on August 1, 2012 at 11:06 am (#
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    That is an awesome collection of back to school ideas!!!! Thanks for putting it together!

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  16. snezana posted on August 2, 2012 at 7:46 am (#
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    love it

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  17. Karie posted on August 2, 2012 at 7:42 pm (#
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    Love all these ideas and can’t wait to incorporate them this year! Thanks for sharing :0

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  18. Martha Barbosa posted on August 7, 2012 at 6:55 am (#
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    Great stuff thanks for the great ideas!

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  19. colleen n posted on August 16, 2012 at 4:26 pm (#
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    Classy and beautiful describes all that you do. LOVE IT ALL!!

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  20. Nikki @ Tikkido posted on July 24, 2013 at 1:16 pm (#
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    Great collection of ideas! I’m completely enchanted by the chalkboard backdrop with the cookies hanging from the tree. Adorable and clever!

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  21. Nikki @ Tikkido posted on July 24, 2013 at 1:19 pm (#
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    Who did that Back to School apple party? I wanted to go check it out, but the link takes me to the wrong place (it’s the same link as the party above it).

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  22. Katie F. posted on July 25, 2013 at 12:54 pm (#
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    Great ideas! I am a teacher, I would LOVE if my students made some of your ideas for me! : )

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  23. Laura Boyd posted on August 8, 2014 at 8:17 pm (#
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    These are all so darling,! Do you happen to have the source or the link to the crayon pack favors? 
    Thank you so much!
    Laura

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    • Jamielyn replied on August 13th, 2014 at 6:40 pm

      Hi Laura! I’m not sure why there isn’t a link, but I can’t seem to find it. I’m sorry!

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