Skip to Content


Looking for a quick project to make the start of the school year a little more fun? Here’s a round-up of our favorite printable projects, all of which make for simple, satisfying projects. Use these printables to add a personal touch to after-school snacks, or to help you throw a back-to-school party. These are our favorites not only because they’re cute, but also because they are free. Bust out those scissors and let’s get to work!

Pretty book covers (via A Little Birdy)

This printable gives you sweet, vintage-looking labels and a subtle, classic dot patterned book cover- a great way to add some sparkle to a plain notebook.

After school picnic (via Confetti Sunshine)

Adorable printable labels make an after school snack feel like a special occasion, especially if you get to eat outside!

Lunch labels (via Lia Griffith)

What a cute set of printable lunch labels – our favorites are the ones which put faces on pieces of fruit.

Pillow box notes (via Pizzazzerie)

Put sweet treats for your loved ones in these darling pillow boxes, each of which bears its own encouraging message.

Daily reading log (via Somewhat Simple)

Encourage your kids to write and draw about the books they’re reading with this fun, easy-to-use set of printables.

Magnetic lunch chart (via Martha Stewart Kids)

Make it a breeze to plan school lunches with these modular magnets. It will be much easier for kids to participate in meal planning when they can really see the options.

Milk carton party favor (via One Charming Party)

Send end-of-summer party guests home with these adorably illustrated milk cartons- you can fill them with school supplies like crayons or erasers.

First/last day of school memory pages (via My Sister’s Suitcase)

On the first and last days of school, ask your kids to fill out the quick questions on this approachable and cute printable. It can be touching (and funny) to see how their favorites change over the years.

Animal book tags (via Nina Seven)

These cheerful and colorful animal stickers will help your kids identify their books and their lunches.

Back to School teacher gifts (via The Tomkat Studio)

A friendly tag for a teacher’s gift- and one that you and your little student can work on coloring together.

Party printables (via Catch My Party)

If you’re throwing a back to school party, you must check this collection out. It’s got everything from tented place cards to cupcakes and water bottle wraps.

Printable Morning Routine (via hello, Wonderful)

Get your little ones ready for the day with these fun prompts they can do in the morning to stay neat and organized.

For more back to school ideas, see:

10 A+ First Day of School Portraits

8 Adorable Free Printable Lunch Notes

8 Outstanding Back To School Ideas

Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.