Top 10 Back to School Ideas

Top 10 Back to School Ideas. School Lunch Ideas, Free Printables and More!

We start school in one week. It’s hard to believe summer break is already over!

I have seen so many creative back to school ideas floating around the internet.  I am saving most of them to my Back to School Pinterest Board to remember to do later, but there are several ideas that I’m putting into action this week that I thought I would share with you today.

Here are 10 great back to school ideas that I will be be doing for sure at the start of the year! Check them out…

Chalkboard Painted Lunchbox – Dukes and Duchesses

Free Printable Weekly Calendars – Living Locurto

Back to School Nails – Spoonful by Jamie Harrington

20 Non-Sandwich School Lunch Ideas – Keeley McGuire

Bento Lunch Boxes – EasyLunchBoxes

Free Printable “My Day Was...” School Note – Living Locurto

Apple Googly Eyes Fun Food Idea – Parents

7 Free Printable School Lunchbox Notes – Paper Crave

30 Days of School Lunchbox Recipes – Peanut Blossom

Back to School Bento Lunch Fun Food Idea – Fun with My Three Sons


What are you doing creative for back to school time?

Check out these cute teacher gifts that Living Locurto reader, Heather, sent me. She used my latest teacher gift idea in a jar with free printable tags. I love how fun her project turned out!

Get the directions and free printables for making this easy back to school DIY craft here.

DIY Teacher Gift Idea in a Jar Craft with Free Printable Tags. #freeprintables


Have you made something you have seen on my blog?

I would love if you sent me a photo! You can also share photos on my Facebook page, or tag me Google Plus and Instagram. Thanks! ~ Amy

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About Amy Locurto

Amy is a creative mom of two and graphic designer. When she's not working on Living Locurto, she's busy designing Printable Party Supplies and working on I Heart Faces, her photography blog. Find Amy on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, and Instagram.


  1. We made the Ultimate *Back-to-School List* ALL MADE IN USA! Let’s start this school year off right! I sincerely hope this helps you out! Please share it so others can buy American!

  2. Oh my gosh! What cute and amazing ideas! I’m totally going to try some of these!

    I’m your newest follower! I’d love it if you stopped by to visit me at Desert Momma!

  3. Thanks for including us in your round up!

  4. Thanks for including me in this awesome list, Amy. Such a fun season!

  5. I love all those ideas … and thanks so much for sharing my chalkboard lunch boxes!


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