I think this is one of the cutest first day of school coloring pages for kids you can find! Document the new school year with this back to school graphic organizer (that’s what my teacher friends call these fill in the blank worksheets where students write their answers).

What a special way to remember all the firsts with this back to school coloring page!

printable first day of school coloring page
Back to School Page
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We go back to school today and are excited for a new year, how about you? You might like to celebrate your new teacher with a fun back to school teacher gift.

We love free coloring pages that engage, develop fine motor skills, and foster problem-solving. These school themed printable coloring pages are just the ticket! You might also like these coloring bookmarks that encourage reading.

How to Use This FREE Back to School Coloring Page

Hit the red button above and download the first day of school printable worksheet, print in black and white on copy paper. Grab some crayons, markers, or colored pencils and get to coloring!

This is a great way to let the kids spend some time coloring and thinking about school. You will love seeing their answers. This extra special back to school coloring sheet is a fun activity that will create a keepsake for years to come!

We love icebreaker activities for back to school, especially school worksheets and coloring sheets that can be included in an “all about me” book. This one has a space for a hand-drawn picture capturing what they wore on their first day of school and all the other first day of school activities. Then they can record their height, best friend, and favorite lunch-time foods. What a happy way to get students back in the zone!

Virtual Option

This year many of our kids are starting the new school year with a remote school. Here is a coloring page for virtual learning. I think it is super cute and can help to get kids excited about their situation.

Download remote learning option —-> Virtual First Day of School Coloring Page

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School Coloring Sheets

Don’t Forget the Teacher With a First Day of School Coloring Sheet for Them

If you want to celebrate your teacher this year, have them fill out this My Favorite Things Questionnaire. You will know exactly what they like. Then, when it comes time to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, you’ve got the information you need to find the perfect gift. So be sure to send this little printable worksheet to school with your kids. You’ll start the school year off on the right foot with this fun activity, to learn about your new teachers!

Favorite Things Printable Questionnaire for teachers

Favorite Things Teacher Questionnaire
Favorite Things PDF File

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More Ways to Celebrate the First Day of School!

If you are looking for more ways to celebrate back to school, make sure you take that first day of school photo! This cute chalkboard looking free printable sign is the ultimate prop. If you take pictures of your kids every year as we do, you’ll love using these signs to record the year and grade levels.

{First Day of School Signs} – they are updated every year! This year there is even a virtual option if your child is attending school online.

child holding sign for first day of school

Celebrate with a Back to school gift

If you want to wish your student a bright school year, use these tags attached to their school supplies. Markers, highlighters, paints, or crayons all make darling – and useful – back to school gifts. Additionally, these tags work for supplies that teachers need, too!

Have a bright school year gift tags

back to school gift

Finally, if you have an extra sweet teacher, download these free tags with clever candy puns! Candy-themed puns are sure to bring a smile. These gifts come together in minutes to make a big impact.

candy gram back to school teacher gifts

Simple handmade gifts or notes can be a great way to open the lines of communication. Let the teacher know you want to be a part of your child’s school year. It helps so much to let them know you’re supportive and ready to do your part for your school and student! I really like this “If I can give you a hand” gift idea to show teachers you want to be involved. Here is a great gift card holder for starting the year Back to School Teacher Gift Card Holder.

What do you do to mark the first day and weeks of school? Do you use the first day of school coloring pages or worksheets when you return to school?

We love back to school activities like scavenger hunts to get to know the new classroom. Or how about school word searches to help students learn about the school, classmates, and staff?

I hope these free printable coloring pages make the start of school extra special! I hope Skip to my Lou is your go-to resource for everything Teacher Appreciation and free printables! ♥️

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