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Back-to-School Resources

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Families across the Oklahoma City metro are transitioning from lax summer days and preparing for the return of the school routine. As you fill up your carts with supplies for yet another year, check out our handy resources, all in one convenient place! Whether you are in need of supplies, looking for ways to give back, wanting to sign up for a new after-school activity, shopping for teacher gifts, or just need some ways to make the most of your last school-free days, we’ve got it all for you.


School supplies events in the OKC metro

Back to school on a budget: 11 money-savings tips

School starting dates

Local kids programs perfect for after-school activities

Readers recommend: teacher gift ideas

Tips to manage the chaos of back-to-school from local moms

A round-up of educational-focused articles

Mental health tips for parents and caregivers, especially for the start of the school year

A guide to local teacher discounts in the OKC Metro

Consignment sales & shops in the OKC Metro


Lunchbox Hacks: 

3 tips for packing your child’s lunch

Healthy lunchbox recipes

Immunity-boosting after-school snacks

Eat healthy on a budget: 7 ways to cut costs on your grocery bill

Guidance for packing a safe, healthy lunch


Things to Do:

Countdown to the First Day of School: A round-up of the best family fun events happening in the metro

7 little-known venues for family fun in OKC

Last Hurrah of Summer: 6 ways to celebrate the end of the season

Iconic OKC summer experiences

Top 10 reader picks: Best places for free (or nearly free!) fun

50 things to do this summer under $5

STEM destinations Across Oklahoma

10 Oklahoma trips on a tankful

For even more ideas for things to do with your family in OKC, check out our searchable calendar and seasonal guides packed with family fun all year long. Or sign up for our Weekend Picks email to have great ideas delivered right to your inbox.

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