Back to School Checklist for Parents: your 2-week guide.

Before you know it, it will be back to school time and your little ones will be off! Avoid the last-minute drama with this step-by-step guide to ensuring you get everything done in time, in the two weeks leading up to it. Read on to see the checklist that will leave you readily prepared! 

Back to School Checklist for Parents

2 weeks before school starts: 

  • Familiarise yourself with the school website.
  • Purchase the school uniform from the appropriate stores.
  • Label all items of clothing with cute labels that you can get here.
  • Make a list of school supplies you’ll need to purchase as well as any other necessary school related items such as: a new bag; lunch boxes; water bottles etc.
  • Form a plan of the shops you will need to visit for that week.

1 week before school starts: 

  • Organise after-school child care arrangements.
  • Organise routines and enforce bedtime curfews as well as waking up times each day.
  • Shop for groceries for next week’s school lunches, choose healthy food.
  • Label the lunch boxes with your child’s name.
  • Wash and iron school clothes.
  • Discuss any procedures your child should expect.

The night before the first day of school: 

  • Lay out clothes ready for the morning.
  • Have your phone ready for some cute first day morning pictures.
  • Get plenty of sleep.
  • Prepare lunches for the next day.
  • Prepare backpack.

Hope this post helps to get you, dear parents, to a super organised start!

Wishing everyone a great year! ❤

Till next time… 

Peppi Orfanogianni

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