5 Pinterest Boards to Help You Get Ready for Back-to-School


It’s hard to believe it’s almost time for kids to go back to school. Believe me. I know. My wife is a high school teacher, and there’s only days until she goes back to the classroom. Pinterest can be a great resource for helping parents and students shop for back-to-school items — from new clothes to school supplies. Beginning Aug. 1, the social network added a new feature that alerts you when the price drops after you pin a product pin.

Here are five Pinterest boards to serve you up some back-to-school inspiration:

Lunch Ideas

Back to School Lunches Pinterest

Kraft Cheese provides a bunch of ideas for what to put in your kids’ lunchboxes. Examples include many varieties of sandwiches, including taco sandwiches, Santa Fe turkey sandwiches, as well as creamy spinach ravioli, and Sloppy Joes.


Today Show Back to School Supplies Interest

The Today Show has curated a slew of back-to-school supplies, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle backpacks, a wooden hippo stapler, and highlighter tape.


Back to School Fashion Pinterest

Seventeen magazine has put together a bunch of back-to-school fashion ideas — from “cute” overalls to sneakers to preppy sweaters.


Back to School Crafts Michaels Stores

Michaels Stores’ back-to-school pin board includes photo ideas, picture frames, lollipop treats, and hand-printed tees.

Teacher Gifts

Back to School Teacher Gifts

Randi Young, a mother of two, has created a pin board just for back-to-school teacher gifts. Examples include post-it notes, vases, candy, and, of course, apples.

Readers, which social networks do you use to get ready for back-to-school?

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