17 Back-To-School Ideas That Are WAY Over The Top


Here’s all the stuff that you shouldn’t be worrying about, in addition to all the stuff you already have to do in order to get your kids ready for back-to-school.  Tell Pinterest to stop making you feel guilty– you do NOT need to be worrying about these thing.  Here are 17 back-to-school ideas that are WAY over the top.

1. School supply scavenger hunt

After spending all the time scavenging store aisles for these items, no, I will not be hiding them all over my house for my kids to find.


2. Sign up for everything that’s handed to you

Leave me alone PTA people, I don’t want to sit with you. 


3. Make a customized homework station

Or….how about my kid can sit at a desk and he’ll be just fine, thank you very much.


4. Find some ‘back-to-school buddies’ for your kids

Yeah…they get enough stuff for going back to school as it is.


5. Have a ‘back-to-school’ clothes fashion show

It wasn’t enough that you spent hours shopping with them for clothes, now you have to watch as they model a million different outfits.


6. A full photo shoot the first day of school

This is a cute idea, it really is…but is it practical.  You’ve already got so much to do that morning, do you really need to be taking a million photos of your kids too?  One or two will do just fine.


7. Creating a HGTV-inspired back-to-school wall

It’s complete with plants, decor, calendars, menus and places to hang stuff.  I mean, this is like perfection in a wall...but who has time for this?!?

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8. Printing out customized school schedules

Or you could just print out plain paper ones…those work just fine too.

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