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DIY First Day of School Photo Props

The first day of school is right around the corner so I wanted to share two easy and fun DIY First Day of School Photo Props.

First Day of School Photo Frame Prop

I created a similar sign for my eldest’s sons first day of Kindergarten years ago and wanted to recreate this for my youngest’s first day of preschool.)


  • Black foam poster board (from Dollar Tree)
  • X-acto knife or box cutter
  • Colorful Cardstock cut into letters (or pre-cut letters)
  • Glue
  • Pencil



  1. Use pencil to create frame dimensions on foam board
  2. Trace pencil lines with x-acto knife to cut the board (shown below)
  3. Glue letters onto poster board (I cut my letters with my Cricut, but you can also do this by hand OR buy precut letters from Dollar Tree)
  4. Get ready for some cute first day of school photos!

First Day of School Printable Flag Photo Prop


  • Printable flag found in shop The DIY Party Co.
  • Wooden dowel
  • Hot glue gun
  • Ribbon (optional)


  1. Start by tying ribbon to middle of dowel
  2. Cut flag printable and attach it to top part of wooden dowel using hot glue gun
  3. Let dry
  4. Move ribbon up so just under the base of the flag

Are you excited for back to school? I know I certainly am!

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  1. Love these back to school DIY’s!

  2. These both are perfect for those first day of school pictures!

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