It’s almost time for school to start!
Who is rejoicing with me?!
My daughter adores pre-school and I miss our little school-day routine. I’m so excited for her to get back to school with her friends and I can’t wait to see what she learns this year.
Let’s chat about five easy and fun ways to document this joyous back-to-school time!
1. Say it with chalk!
I love using signs in milestone photos for things like the first day of school! You can either write on a chalkboard (chalk markers are so fun!) or be lazy like me and just write on the blank sign using the text tool in Photoshop. I think this will be so awesome to look back on this series of photos after a few years. If your little one decides to be silly with the sign like mine did, just roll with it and then have some fun in Photoshop later!
2. Capture new school details
New shoes, new backpack, new lunchbox, new supplies? Capture it all! Just think of how these things will change over the years as your children grow and their tastes and favorite characters change. My daughter is in part-time pre-k so she doesn’t need a “real” backpack, but when she starts kindergarten I love the idea of taking a photo of her wearing her new backpack. I am sure she will look so tiny in comparison! Make sure you get in close and really capture the details of new shoes and fresh school supplies. And if your kiddo is like mine and loves her new lunchbox so much that she keeps hugging it, make sure you capture that too 🙂
3. Document their handwriting
This is another thing what will change drastically in these early years. I love the idea of having your child write their name at the beginning of each school year. Even how they hold their crayon or pencil is a little detail that will certainly change from year to year.