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First Day of School Photos

By Brenda Ponnay

Today was my daughter’s first day of kindergarten. It was a pretty big deal so I decided to commemorate the day with a little photo session.

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I printed up a sign and had her pose with it. As you can see she’s a bit of a ham when the camera comes out.

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Then we went inside and made a scrapbook page to commemorate her first day of kindergarten. I created a print-out with her name and class information and then a few lines to write her goals down. She can write her name so I let her fill in that part. The rest she dictated to me.

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I’ve made one for you if you’d like to play along too.  Click here to download your First Day of School printable.

I want to be a rockstar when I grow up.

I love that she wants to be a rockstar when she grows up but part of me is worried it might actually come true!

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First Day of School Printable

I also tried to document the day. This was a little tricky for us since it was an early morning for us (and my daughter likes to go through many wardrobe changes) but I got a few good ones:

life is so funny!

Apparently, breakfast is hilarious when you’re five.

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this is how we brush our teeth

Don’t all kids brush their teeth while riding their tricycles? No? Whatever works is what I say.

standing by her classroom door

Then off to school she went! I’m so proud of her.

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My baby is growing up!

Find more Back-to-School Ideas here!

Published August 23, 2011. Last updated August 16, 2017.
About the Author

Brenda Ponnay

Brenda Ponnay is a stealthy secret agent who juggles parenthood to her adorable daughter by day and freelance graphic design/illustration by night. Whether it’s painting, baking, drawing, mak...

Brenda Ponnay is a stealthy secret agent who juggles parenthood to her adorable daughter by day and freelance graphic design/illustration by night. Whether it’s painting, baking, drawing, making castles out of cardboard boxes or just doing the laundry with flair, Brenda Ponnay has learned that what really makes her happy is being creative every single day.

You can read about all her crazy adventures on her personal blog: Secret Agent Josephine.

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