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Back to School Countdown Day 12: Pack Now

Posted by on Aug. 21, 2012 at 12:00 AM
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Go get your kids! It's time to pack! Plan ahead for the first day of school and pack everyone's backpacks today. Don't be surprised the night before.

What is in your kids' backpacks? Are you missing anything?


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by on Aug. 21, 2012 at 12:00 AM
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by on Aug. 21, 2012 at 12:25 AM
My son only needs to bring his lunch. I won't be packing that ahead of time;)
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by on Aug. 21, 2012 at 1:13 AM
We already started but we always pack backpacks the night before. Lunches are made that morning. We have a system that works for us do far.
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by Member on Aug. 21, 2012 at 1:52 AM
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Since we haven't gotten our teacher assignments and supply lists yet, I don't have much packed. I have bought basic folders, notebooks, pens, pencils, etc; those I have packed in each of the girls bags, I bought them the medium sized storage zip pouches from 31 as their pencil boxes, and I rescued scissors and rulers that have been used in previous years. I also noticed several people around CM mentioning ear buds being on the supply list, so I bought them each a new pair from the dollar store. That is all that's in the bag so far. Oh, and in oldest dd's bag is a mini cosmetic bag with a pair of panties and two pads, just in case!
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by Nikki on Aug. 21, 2012 at 7:15 AM

We plan to pack everything a week before.

by Bronze Member on Aug. 21, 2012 at 8:53 AM

 the list of all her school supplies is in her backpack. they gave out a list at walmart this year for each school and grade and we picked it up and went by it so we would know exactly know what to get.

by Member on Aug. 21, 2012 at 9:16 AM

First day of school backpack depends on the age and classes.  Pretty basic is a pen, a pencil, some paper, a notebook, a folder and the school supply request list.  

by Dawn on Aug. 21, 2012 at 12:02 PM
We went off the long lists we were given at registration and packed their backpacks the night before.
by Bronze Member on Aug. 21, 2012 at 12:17 PM

Colton usually comes home with his notebook and the gold folder with his assignments in it. Everything else (journal, everything in his pencil case) stays at school.

Keaton usually comes home with a binder with teacher comments and his reading assignment sheet in it and a book.

Not really missing anything as I know where all of their stuff stays..lol. 

by Bronze Member on Aug. 21, 2012 at 12:17 PM
Orientation is tomorrow. I'm sure all they will need is their stuff they lent us over the summer.
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by Member on Aug. 21, 2012 at 12:18 PM

We don't need to pack anything ahead of time. All that is in their backpacks are their binders/ folders they eat lunch at school. But come to find out they didnt need school supplies because their school suppy all of that to the students. I didnt know they were supplying this year.


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