15 Ideas for Adorable First Day of School Pictures

First day of school pictures are so special.  I’ll never forget that first day back to school, posing for my mom with my new backpack and special outfit, waiting for the bus.  And I cherish the chance to capture all of that first day excitement with my own kids.  Here at Kids Activities Blog we’ve put together an awesome round up of super cute first day of school photo ideas.  From basic tips to free printables, this year your first day pictures are going to be extra adorable!

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I love this idea of the holding a photo from last year by Seven Thirty Three, kids change so much!

Little chalkboards with the grades written on them like these from Simple Little Home make for a super cute first day shot.

Have a few kids?  Lining them up by height makes for a great photo.

These free printable grade signs are a great way to capture that first day.

How about dressing your kids in the same thing for the first and last day of school?  I love this idea by Buzzmills.

Use a photo editing app to add special details about your little one like this one from Kids Stuff World.

Chalkboard bubbles are another way to get your kiddos interests in the photo.

How about catching some candid shots at school?  Simple as That has tons of great tips for professional quality first day photos.

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I Heart Nap Time has a great set of free printable grade signs.

I also love these over-sized free printable signs by Goober Monkey.

Writing out the grade in sidewalk chalk makes for a very cute photo like this one by School Time Snippets.

Want to make sure you’ve got all the special back to school moments? Check out this photo checklist by Simple as That.

Once those photos are printed how about an adorable chalkboard frame?

Of maybe make a frame your kid can pose with like this one by Mom Always Finds Out.

How about using those pics in a super cute school bus craft like this one for No Time For Flash Cards?

With these great ideas I just know your first day of school photos are going to be extra special!

Looking for more back to school inspiration?  Check out Over 30 Great Back to School Printables!




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