Back-to-school can be such a bittersweet time. When the realization that the freedom of summer is over and it’s time to hit the books sets in, most kids get a little cranky — but fall can also be a time filled with excitement, too. And excitement can be taken to new levels when mama decides to hit up Pinterest and get a little crafty.
We’ve been pinning all those back-to-school ideas all summer, and now it’s time to put them to use. The season is finally upon us, and these fun traditions and activities are taking Pinterest by storm. From fun first day of school breakfasts to cool bento lunches and back to hosting a BTS mom party after drop-off, we’ve rounded up some ideas that will make fall a blast. Pick a few and make this time of year a memorable one for your family.
Originally published August 2016. Updated July 2017.