Prepare Your Family for Back-to-School Season

Preparing your family for back-to-school season does not have to be a stressful experience. Broken down into sensible categories, this list and free printable can help your family get on track toward experiencing a successful school year.



  • Obtain school calendars, contacts, and other key information via your child’s school website.
  • Update helpful technology and tools for you and your student, from apps to online calendars, that will make the school year easier.
  • Clean or set up a new home learning space.
  • Go through old supplies and clothes so that you’re not buying duplicates and determine what new school supplies you need for the coming year.


  • School clothes or uniforms, keeping in mind sales tax holidays.
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Print out your own back-to-school checklist HERE


For a complete guide for making back-to-school simple, check out our other tips, tricks, and how-tos and start preparing for a successful school year!

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