Back-to-School 2022 | Guide to Everything You Need to Know

Helping you prepare your kids and yourself with these helpful "Back-to-School" tips

By Brenna Gutell August 21, 2022

Sending kids back to school after a long break can be filled with lots of different emotions for both parents and students. This guide and the articles linked can help ease the transition for everyone. From things to do before school starts - to how to help your student once it does. Don't forget about our "Free" printables that will add that something special to your photos before you send them out the door - to "get to know me" forms to that help the teacher know your student and then those cute and fun notes to include in their lunch or backpack - just because. 

After a long or not long enough summer - it's not easy to switch gears and send kids off to school. Truth be told it's not always easy for the kids either. Take a look below and I'm sure you will find one or many of these articles helpful to transition your kids into "Back to School" mode. Especially if they are heading off to school for the first time or the other firsts like a new school. It's not easy to go to Preschool, Elementary, Middle or High School for the first time.

Back to School Events:

Bring your family to these Free and fun - kid friendly events! Games, crafts, prizes and local vendors will be there.

Celebrate Back to School at The Lakes at Thousand Oaks on Sat., Aug 13

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Make Memories extra special

Before you send them out the door don't forget those "First Day of School" photos! These "Free Printables" will make your photos just a little more special.  

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Prepare kids to head back to school

New school, new grade or just new to school in general or anytime you need some ideas to help make the transition back to school just a little bit easier for your student.

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When your student needs some extra TLC

Heading off to school can be hard under the best of circumstances. The last few years have not been easy for our kids and for some it's taken more of a toll. Here are some tips to help you help your student cope.

Special Needs

Many kids might need a little extra help when it's time to head back to school or once they start. Kids with special needs, disabilities or learning challenges might need just a little more. Here are a few helpful tips to make it just a little easier for you and your child.

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Lunch ideas

Need some lunchtime inspiration or want to add that "extra special" touch?

Fun Crafts

Get in the back to school grove with these fun and cute DIY crafts your kids can make at home.

Heading off to College

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