back to school fun ideasThe first day of school is here—or just around the corner—for most New Jersey kids. Here are 10 fun ideas to celebrate going back to school:

1. Count down the days.

2. Decorate Back-to-School cupcakes.

3. Bake Blackboard cupcakes.

4. Throw a Back-to-School party.

5. Make Candy Pencils.

6. Serve a special breakfast.

7. Shoot memorable Back-to-School photos.

8. Read Back-to-School books.

9. Pack lunch surprises.

10. Meet the Back-to-School Fairy.

What's your favorite way to celebrate back to school?