Back to school: how to get ready for the new school year {and a free printable}

School is going back for a new year and the best way to prepare for the first day of school is to get organised early. There's a lot to do but if you plan ahead and organise your family now, you can look forward to a stress-free morning on the first day of school.

Follow these instructions now to get ahead of the back-to-school game:

And if you want to put your list together so you can tick off each task, simply download this free printable Back To School Task List and add the tasks you need to do. This list comes with suggested tasks which you can delete if you like plus extra space to add more tasks of your own. Simply edit, print and then get started.

Regardless of whether it's the first day of preschool or the first day of high school, they're all milestones and ones we love to capture with our cameras. That's where the Lorna Leigh Lane back to school "My First Day" printable photo props come in handy.

Print them onto paper or cardstock and have them ready for an easy way to record your kids' first day back at school. These school signs come in four different colours:

~ TEAL ~
~ PINK ~
~ BLUE ~
~ LIME ~

Or buy a pack of all four colors s each of your kids can choose their own color:

~ ALL ~

To get your First Day of School Printable Photo Props click the button below below and create your keepsake signs in a matter of moments.

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To download your free Back To School Task Llist, click the button below to head to the Printable Library.


Happy planning!