20 Creative and Easy Back to School Picture Ideas and Tips

Summer is over and the learning season is beginning. While I know for many of you the back to school season is filled with dread of needing to find that perfect shade of their school uniform without passing out at the cost, but for me I’ve always loved the back to school shopping. The new stationary, new shoes, a fresh notebook. The first day at school filled with nerves about making new friends, while being excited or treading the new teacher, but the best part was my mom trying to take that first day back to school photo. (My mom is not talented with a camera) So whether you’re sending your kids back into the classroom, doing distance learning, a combination of the two or homeschooling, you’ll still want to embrace the tradition of a back to school picture. 

Want to get some great first day of school pictures this year? Check out these great ideas for adorable back to school photos!

Here are my Top Creative Back To School Picture Ideas!

Back to school photos are a great way to remember that important first day of school for any year of your child’s life. Taking the right photos, with props can be idea to later frame and keep as a record of your child’s development. Learn to take photos on your child’s first day at school for every year so you never loose those memories #backtoschool #schoolphotos #photography #takephotos #childrenphotography

First Day and Last Day Of School Picture Ideas

Shopping for School Supplies

There’s so much more too going back to school, and the thing I got most excited about was getting a new school bag and school essentials. (I’m still a massive stationary person)

Prop Ideas for First Day of school picture ideas – School Books

Prop Ideas for First Day Of School Picture Ideas – Backpacks

First day at school Frames 

Let your kids tell you wants important. You can either get creative and make your own first day of school frames, or cheat and download these digital ones.

young girl smiling holding first day of fourth grade frameSource: Modern Mom Life

Back to school picture ideas – Chalkboards

Not a fan of frames, try these personalised back to school chalk boards. These are great is you want to build a series over the years.

Prop Ideas for First Day Of School Ideas – School Desk

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Back to School micro mini previews from tonight!

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Front Door

The front door is an amazing location for your child’s first day at school photo. It’s such a nice simple background and I love how the door itself helps frame and give emphasis on your child.

School Uniform/School Sign

Prop Ideas for First Day Of School Picture Ideas – Homeschooling

School introductions

Watch your kid grow up is both amazing and challenging, but they don’t get to see it the way you do. Do a get to know me and save them for when they’re older, they’ll love looking back to seeing all the great ideas and memories they had.

When I grow up first day of school printables

Download your FREE Personalised & Printable Signs for Back to School Photos

5 Pose Ideas for School picture day ideas

Pose Ideas for Back to School Picture Ideas – With Siblings

Pose Ideas for Back to School Picture Ideas – With Parents

Pose Ideas for Back to School Picture Ideas – Charismatic Closeup

Pose Ideas for Back to School Picture Ideas – Ready to go

Pose Ideas for Back to School Picture Ideas – With Friends

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5 Location Ideas for Back to School Photos

Location Ideas for First Day Of School Picture Ideas – At School

Location Ideas for First Day Of School Picture Ideas – At Home (ideal for home school pictures)

Location Ideas for First Day Of School Picture Ideas – In A Field

How to display back to school pictures at home

First day of school photo frame
School Photo Collage
School Photo Book
Create a school scrapbook

School Wall Frame

Share your back to school photo’s below and tell us how you enjoyed their first day back.

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