20+ Back to School Activities for Kids
Updated: Nov 15
Back to School Activity for Kids
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Summer break is over soon and school is about to start again. Even though many of us probably will homeschool this year or are forced to does not mean the kids should miss out on these fun activities.
You will find in this post from fun crafts kids love to free printables over to great art ideas for kids, kid-friendly food recipes, easy activities for kids till to sweet back to school traditions you will love!
So let's take a look at all these amazing projects which will help you to get back in school mode and your children excited!
Please note that all the step by step tutorials, recipes, descriptions, and printables can be found by clicking on the projects name. It will lead you directly to the instructions!
By The Artisan Life
This free printable back to school bingo is fun for the whole family! Even young children can play since reading and numbers and not required. Get some popcorn and have a fun game night the weekend before school starts!
By A Princess and her Pirates
Whether you want to personalize your own school supplies or make a back to school teacher gifts, these ideas will make you back to school ready! Take a look at how fun and easy this craft project can be for smaller and bigger kids!
By The Three Snackateers
These adorable back to school wafer cookies will earn you an A+! With just three ingredients, these fun sweet treats are perfect for kids to help with. Get your treat recipe now and enjoy time together with mommy little helpers.
This might be interesting for you too: - Fruit Sparkler - Coke Vulcano - Lets grow a rainbow
By Pink Fortitude
Make this daily gratitude challenge a part of your kid’s homeschool, “school at home” or traditional school schedule! Start your child’s day with a few minutes to teach them about the power of gratitude… they will thank you for it.
By Coffee and Carpool
Make these kindness back to school pencil toppers to give to classmates and friends. What a great first day of school gift and such an easy craft.
By Coffee and Carpool
Get excited about the start of school with this countdown paper chain kids craft. Plus your kids will visually see how many days are left until school starts. Take a look at the step by step instruction. and
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By Healthy Happy Impactful Moms inspired to live well
The best back to school traditions! Great family activities to get kids excited for school and quiet those first day of school nerves. I will try nr. 10 this year!
By Skip to my Lou
First Day of School Coloring Pages. I think this is one of the cutest back to school coloring pages you can find! Document the new school year with this first day of school page.What a special way to remember all the firsts!
What a great idea not only to remember that special day with a picture but also see how over the years their coloring and writing skills improve!
By The Printables Fairy
Start a new back to school tradition with this Printable Interview. It's a fun keepsake for each school year!
By Three Kids, Three Cats, and a Husband
Get geared up for the new school year with these fun word searches! Two levels of difficulty, so there's something just right for everybody.
By The Inspiration Edit
Is your child going back to school and are you looking for a fun graham crackers idea? Look no further. This is a fun simple and easy to use recipe which I am sure you will love. Enjoy.
By Simply full of Delight
Bring a smile to your child's face at lunchtime with these funny and encouraging lunch box notes!
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By The Bear and the Fox
This fun back to school bunting will get kids excited for the new term
By The Bear and the Fox
Back to School traditions in Germany: kids receive a cone filled with stationery supplies, treats, and little gifts on their first day of school. Learn how to make your own and surprise your kids on their first day.
By The Boondocks Blog
Make a back to school hanging organizer for all of your school supplies and goodies.
By Sustain my Craft Habit
Pick up some colorful Duck Tape and transform an empty cardboard snack box into pencil cases.
By On my Kids Plate
First day of school teacher gifts are a quick way to start the year off fresh and let teachers know you appreciate the work they do right from the start. This super easy DIY dry erase marker gift is a great way to say thanks (even if it’s the night before!).
By The Helpful GF
These gluten-free lunch recipes for kids are perfect for back to school whether packed in a lunch box or prepared during homeschool.
Also, don't forget to grab our free printable resources for little tigers here.
By Playful Kale
Make learning at home fun with this easy DIY preschool board. It's perfect for small homes and easily folds for storage. Customize it to fit your child's learning needs.
By The Inspired Holiday
The Back to School Fairy is the best one to get rid of the Back to School scares. Learn more about this fun and easy to do back to school tradition you can start with your own family.
21. Read a Back to School Book
By Lil Tigers
We love to read so getting a new book from the library or store is a nice way for us to get back into school mood. Take a look at these cute books:
For more book ideas look at this Back to School List by Beary Sweet Home or visit your local library if possible at the moment and spend a morning or afternoon there with your kids.
By Play. Party. Plan
Whether your kids are already back in school or heading back soon, they’ll love this welcome back to school scavenger hunt. It’s a simple way to celebrate going back to school by giving your kids school-themed surprises that they can use in the classroom!
By All About Baby Blog
If these were not enough free printables yet, take a look at those! They are super fun and colorful perfect for your first day of school picture!
What is your favorite activity? Did you enjoy all the fun kid's activities like the scavenger hunt, bingo game, or word search or did you prefer some of the craft projects? Maybe you have another fun tradition you would like to share with us? Let me know!
I m German so I love the Schultüte project, we did this last year when my son started 1st grade. 1st grade is in Germany considered the first year of school and even when all students wish they would get one every year, its only tradition for the very first day of school!
I hope you enjoyed all this wonderful back to school activities. Please don't forget to leave a comment below and add a picture to let me know which craft idea, recipe, or tradition you tried. I love to hear from you!