Back to School

Here you will find back-to-school ideas. Check back to see new ideas!

2015 Back To School Party


It’s that time of year when Back-to-School activities are taking place.  I remember as a mom how much work and money  it took to get the new school clothes, shoes and school supplies.  As a little girl I mainly remember getting new clothes and a new box of crayons.  I also remember a few jitters in starting a new class with a new teacher. As a Nana, I can now have some fun and enjoy this time of year!  This year I simplified our party due to time restraints.  You…

Back To School Party


After all the preparation was made for the Back-to-School party, it was time to decorate and have some fun.  I covered the table with black wrapping paper and then free-handed the alphabet around the edge of the table.  I added two green leaves made from construction paper to make the plates look like apples.  We served pizza and chocolate milk.  This is what the table looked like when they entered the kitchen. I wanted them to have a real-life school cafeteria experience and pizza and chocolate milk are two favorites…

Back-To-School Pre-Party Planning


This year I had two granddaughters starting Preschool and my five-year-old grandson starting Kindergarten. I wanted to start a fun tradition with the grandchildren and give the parents some time to themselves before school started or to do some school shopping without the kids. Prior to the day of the party,  I researched Pinterest and other creative sites for ideas.  I had decided on a few things to make prior to the party. You may chose to do just one of the projects or all.  Keep it fun and simple …