Back to School Activities for Kids: Back to School Party

As a mom, you know it can be tough for kids to get excited about heading back to class. Hitting the books afer a long lazy summer is often unappealing and oftentimes children get nervous about making new friends or starting a new school. That makes having fun back to school activities for children an easy but effective way to get kids excited about the upcoming school year. Read on for some tips on how to host a back to school party that will make September a blast!

Back to School Party Tips
Inviting the neighborhood kids to a BTS party is a great way to help your child ease into the academic routine. Plus, if your family is new to the area, it can help your child make new friends and make any jitters about stating a new school subside.

Preparations for the party don't have to be extravagant - or expensive. You can make some simple recipes such as pizza-dillas or sandwich puzzles or bake cupcake treats with school-themed decorations (like mini school buses and books) on top.

Activities for the party can also be kept simple. For example, you can host a science-themed party that will get kids excited about learning or even a book covering party to inspire the inner bookworm in your child. The important thing is that kids realize that learning doesn't have to be boring.

Another great back to school activity is to host a craft party. Kids can help each other personalize their back to school supplies; for example, they can make beadie buddies to decorate their backpacks or create their very own pencil cases.


Looking for more back to school activities? Check out our ideas on starting a book club for your kids and tips on hosting a bus stop bagel bash.