Back-to-School

Shorter days and autumn leaves signal that it's time for back to school! Create a launch pad, save money on school supplies, and get the family organized for school success with these articles, ideas and tips.

Back To School: Printable Guide from MarthaStewart.com

Gearing up for back to school? Grab a free Back to School Guide from MarthaStewart.com!

This colorful multi-page article offers tips and ideas for school-day fun, including free printables to organize school lunches, decorate notebooks and spiff up lunch sacks.

Offered in .PDF format, you'll need the free Adobe Reader to view and print.

Ready? Get organized for back to school:

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Printable Back-to-School Cookbook

Let's hear it for AllRecipes.com! To celebrate their 10th anniversary on the Web--and to smooth the transition to a new school year--they're sharing a free printable Back to School cookbook.

With recipes for kid-pleasing breakfasts, lunches, snacks and dinners, the cookbook includes lunch box tips and ideas for freezer cooking.

Just for fun, the cookbook includes puzzles and brain-teasers for kids. The free download is shared in .pdf format, so you'll need a copy of Adobe Reader to view and print.

Get ready for a new school year!

Printable Back-To-School Cookbook

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Time Management For Kids

For kids, school success can hinge on good organization and time management skills. Learning to manage time, use schedules and a planner are skills needed by every student.

Give your back-to-school students a refresher course in time management, with this just-for-kids Web site from PBSKids.org.

Find time management tips, lessons in planner basics, and free printable daily schedule, weekly planner and calendar pages here:

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