With the new school year almost upon us, I’ve been tickled pink by all the adorable back to school ideas cropping up all over the web. From DIY school supplies, teacher’s gifts, party ideas, themed lunches, hairstyles and organization tricks, there’s just a million ideas to choose from! Here’s a little bit of everything. Take a peek through 50 of the most colorful, creative and convenient ideas all in one place. Which one is your favorite?

DIY School Supplies

TheChic_DIYpencilpouchPencil Cases 

TheChic_Rollup Felt Roll-Up Pencil Storage

TheChic_FeltCaseFelt Pencil Pockets

DIY-Paper-Flower-Pencils4Flower pencil

bbe003f8de6a36ec71dbd21c24b8685d Arrow pencil 

jesclipsHeart Shaped Paper Clips

DIY-Craft-Project-Idea-Tutorial-How-To-Make-Mini-Pocket-Notebook-Journal-Cereal-Box-UpcyclePocket Folders

3858984547_75a7a0f303_zPencil Toppers

Lunchtime Themed Food

IMG_4342Superstar Lunch

butterfly-healthy-snacksButterfly Snack Bags

TheChic_FruitStickers Printable Fruit Stickers

IMG_6451-2“Apple Of My Eye” Mini Apple Pies

Special Surprise

school-themed-wedding-pencil-favorsGift wrap school supplies for an “At-School” surprise

Organizing Items

Screen Shot 2013-08-05 at 1.08.47 PMSchool Money Label

TheChic_DrawerOrganize1Cereal Box Drawer Organizers {Option 1 or Option 2}

KidsClothingTagsOrganizedCloset5 Kid’s Weekly Outfit Organizer

TheChic_OrganizeLunchPacking Lunches Made Easy

diy chalkboard backpack station copy

Backpack Station

Organizing Schedules

15554116713Dry Erase “Check list” Clip Boards

TheChic_bedtimechecklistPrintable Bedtime Checklist 

calendar-and-notes-2-lgOmbre Paint Chip Calendar

TheChic_MagneticCalendarMagnetic Calendar

Lunch Boxes & Bags

lunchbag1Printed Lunch Bag Messages 

lunch_box_notes 29Vintage Lunch Box Notes

Snack-2-Main-645x429DIY Reusable Snack Bags

DIY-Project-Idea-Milk-Jug-Lunchbox-Lunch-Box-Reusable-Multi-Purpose-Kitchen-Home-Container-How-to-Make-School-Kids-SandwhichDIY Sandwich Boxes 

TheChic_ChalkSandwichChalkboard Lunchbox Note

back-to-school-party-supplies-ideasApple Party Plate

School Themed Desserts

Apple-Shaped-CupcakesApple Themed Cupcakes

hungry-caterpillar-cake-2Adorable Dessert Display

DIY Teachers Gifts

copyright-katherinemaries-083012bBus Themed Edible Card

SDC10049Candy Filled Pencils

Screen Shot 2013-08-02 at 2.57.04 PMApple Pencil Holder

Breakfast Ideas

DSC_7445-5Parfait In a Mason Jar

0112p90-frittatas-lMini Frittatas

TheChic_AppleWaffleApple Waffles

After School Snacks


Veggie & Fruit Bugs


Caterpillar Snack

1st Day of School Hairstyles for Girls

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Red Ribbon & Braid

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Hair Bow Hairstyle

Party Favors/Classmate Gifts


Clever “Fish” Snack Labels


School Themed Gift Boxes


DIY Candy Apple Favors

anna and blue paperie schools days bag

Gift Bag from Mom


Candy Favors for Classmates 

DIY Backpacks

TheChic_GirlsBackpackBright Geometric Backpack

backpack1White & Red Backpack

DIY Book Covers


Stamped Paper Book Cover

il_570xN.182081751Recycled Jean Book Cover

1st Day of School Pictures