Five Creative Picture Ideas For the First Day of School!

Updated: Aug 12, 2020

Back to school season is upon us and even though the first day of school is not so easy for both kids and parents, there is one thing that all parents love: back to school photos! We have found you creative first day of school picture ideas that will not only make going back to school more fun, but creates memorable moments for you and your kids.

Chuck Board

Keep memory of the first day of each school year with first day chalkboard milestone signs. You can purchase these signs from Amazon, Etsy, or Target. Target has these boards for as low as $10.00

Side Walk Chuck

Get your kid(s) excited about back to school by helping you to write their grade on the sidewalk with colorful chucks, and take pictures next to it.

Customized T-Shirts

Order a customized T-Shirt with your kid's name, grade and the year from "Little Personal Touch", or buy a personalized T-Shirt from Etsy with hand-print Keepsake that you can print with red or blue ink every year till your kid graduates from high school!

Photos from reviews on Etsy


Paint and old photo frame and make it a talking photo frame, with stick-on poster letters! You can also buy inexpensive photo frames from a thrift store or a 99c store. See instructions at from Apples & ABCs.

Crayon Photo Frame

Making a First Day of School Crayon Photo Frame is super easy and looks great in photos. It’s unique and packed with color. Find the instruction at Modern Mom Life.

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