10 Creative Ways to Document Your Child’s First Day of School

The first day of school is always a big day—new teachers, new supplies, some inevitable first-day jitters. Keeping a collection of your kids’ first day of school pictures is a tradition worth getting creative for. And though school looks very different for many families this year, taking a commemorative first day of school photo is still a fun activity whether your LOs are heading back to the classroom in-person, are being homeschooled, or a combination of both.

Instead of taking the same old first day pic, we’ve rounded up 10 ways to get creative with photos this year—scroll down to see!


1. With a Letter Board

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2. With Celebratory Balloons

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3. With Their Sibling(s)


4. With Their Homeschooling Set-Up


5. With Their First Day of School Picture From Last Year

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6. With a Festive Flag


7. With a High School Graduation T-Shirt (That they’ll grow into a bit more each year!)


8. With Their New Masks

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9. With Fun Props


10. With Their New School Gear


Bonus: With Mom (or Dad!)


This article was originally published on August 22, 2018 but has been updated for timeliness. 


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