Making final back-to-school preparations? You will want to grab this free printable 2021 – 2022 First Day of School Sign to use for your child’s first day of school picture.
Continue to the end of this post to download and print yours!
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Summer is coming to a fast close and the first day of school is basically here!
In your hustle of back-to-school shopping and preparations, you may have forgotten to plan for that dear first day of school snapshot.
No worries. I am sharing this adorable first day of school sign to make capturing the memory simple yet special.
First Day of School Pictures
Download and print this first day of school sign and snap a photo of your child/children to document their first day of the 2021 – 2022 school year.
The first day of school photo is precious and literally gets better with time!
I even like to include these photos in our end-of-the-year homeschool portfolios.
Once your child is all dressed for their first day of school, have them simply hold the printed sign and smile for their photo.
How to Take Better Photos of You Kid
If you have the time you can place the sign in a photo frame or on a clipboard for the child to hold for an added touch.
Below are a few more tips for capturing the perfect first day of school photo:
- Snap the photo in a well-light area. Natural light is best, so head outside or near an uncovered window for the shot.
- Wipe your camera lens just before your snap the money shot. Seriously, it makes a world of a difference.
- Candids maybe your best option. If your child refuses to look at the camera and say cheese, don’t stress. Snap the photo anyway. You’ll capture the child’s natural expression.
- Get down on their level. For younger children, you may need to bend to get down to their eye level. This will help you better capture a photo of them.
- No clutter. Snap your photo in a clutter-free area. You want to avoid having too much going on in the background. If you have a garage door, it is a great option for taking photos as the garage can act as a solid backdrop.