Hosting a back to school party? Here’s 15 fun and easy Back to School party ideas to celebrate a new school year!
BACK TO SCHOOL PARTY IDEAS
Celebrate a new school year with a Back To School party! There are so many simple ways you can pull off a fun party that will get everyone excited for school to start.
Invite friends or keep the party to just your family. Either way, these simple ideas will help you create great memories that do we dare say are “too cool for school”.
Planning a party is easier than you think! Remember, it doesn’t have to be elaborate to be memorable.
Related: Back to School Party Printables
BACK TO SCHOOL PARTY DECORATIONS
Back To School Party Banner With Flashcards
Grab a set of flash cards at the dollar store to create a very practical banner for your back to school feast. Use string and binder clips to attach the flash cards for a quick party banner!
School Name Tags As Place Cards
Grab some cheap name tags from the dollar store or craft store and mark each person’s plate! This is a super fun back to school party idea especially if you do a backwards dinner because everyone’s names are so funny backwards!
Fresh Sunflowers + Sharpened Pencils
Are sunflowers prevalent in your neck of the woods this time of year? The next time you are out and about, go clip a few from the the random patch on the side of the road and put them in a vase for a burst of color. I don’t think a fresh flower centerpiece will ever get cheaper. 🙂
And sharpened pencils? A perfect back to school bash idea!
Free Printable Back to School Banner
Have your kids help make this cute banner with free templates in our Freebies section.
School Themed Party Napkins
Napkins are an inexpensive and simple way to tie in your back to school theme.
New School Supplies
Everyone loves new school supplies, amiright? Surprise your children with a few new school supplies. Chances are, you’re going to have to buy them anyway. Put them in a cute paper bag and they will seem extra special.
BACK TO SCHOOL PARTY FOOD IDEAS
Pencil Rice Krispies Treats
Back to school themed food doesn’t get much easier than your favorite rice krispies treats shaped into pencils.
Apple beer is a totally kid-friendly, non-alcoholic drink that’s a perfect drink for your back to school party!
Best Caramel Apple Dip
Serve the best caramel apple dip with apples galore. This soft dip stays soft without reheating, making it perfect for your back to school feast. Dip apples or have a caramel apple bar. Get the recipe here.
Adorable apple cupcakes make a great table decoration or back to school party dessert! Get the easy apple cupcake tutorial here.
Easy Back to School Cupcakes
ABC! It’s as easy as 1-2-3. Seriously, cupcakes can’t get much easier. Tutorial here.
Apple Rice Krispies Treats
School Lunch Inspired Food
Serve chicken nuggets, crinkly fries, corn, and a juice box and no one will complain.