5 FREE Back-to-School Printable Signs

‘Twas the night before school, you think you have all your items covered as you do your final check through the to-do list. I got the kid’s haircut, purchased all their supplies, have their backpacks and new outfits laid out, oh can’t forget to charge the camera to take a photo for Grandma and Grandpa and then it comes to you.. how cute would it be to have them holding a little first day of school sign!! So you race to Pinterest to find something quick and simple. Well guess what!!?? I did the work for YOU!! I have found 5 FREE Last Minute Back-to-School Printable Signs that are quick and can easily be done from the comfort of your home.

Basic Black & White | Paper Trail Design

On my list of 5 last minute printables, two of them are great first day of school signs from Paper Trail Design, but the first is this fun and basic black and white printable that takes hardly any effort on your part. All you need is the printable of your choice, which they have SEVERAL different layouts and themes on their website, some card stock and a printer!


Colourful Fill in the Blank | The First Grade Parade

Cara from The First Grade Parade has created these oh so cute fill in the blank back-to-school printables just for you! She has 6 options to choose from Pre-K to Grade 5 that are easy to download and allow for you to add your personal touches. She even provides a couple tips on how to complete the look and shares a cute first day of school survival kit for teachers!

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Instagram Ready #Hashtag | Tatertots & Jello

How stinkin’ cute would these #Hashtag back-to-school signs be on your Instagram feed!! Tatertots & Jello provide you with 20 different printables for your first day of school photo op. All you need is a printer and some paper, it’s that simple!! If you want something a little more sturdy for your kids to hold, I would recommend printing on card stock or putting your printable in a frame. Be sure to use the #thebestkindofbusy so we can all see your little ones in their precious back-to-school outfits!

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Grade Banner | Paper Trail Design

Now the Grade Banner will take a little more time, but the idea was just too cute not to add to the list! Paper Trail Design has provided several variations of free printable banner letters and numbers, I just thought the pencil letters would be a great addition to a back-to-school photo session. All you will need are these free banner templates, card stock, a hole punch and some twine or ribbon. Happy Crafting!!

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Grade Pennants | Moritz Fine Designs

And finally, but certainly not least are these adorable Grade Pennants by Moritz Fine Designs. Heather has made it super easy for you to put together by providing free printable templates for Grades Preschool to 12. All you need is the template of your choice, some card stock, wooden dowel, and a hole punch!


There you have it! Do you take first day of school photos of your little ones? Any first day back to school rituals!? Hopefully my list provided you with some great last minute options. If you use any of the printables I have suggested, please tag me on Instagram or use the #thebestkindofbusy, I would love to see these printables in action!!

Happy First Day Back to School!

Andreana xo

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