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First Day of School Slideshow – Preserve Their Memorable Moments

Easily capture your school milestones with a slideshow, and share it with loved ones!

Create a Back to School Slideshow

Create a back to school slideshow

From elementary school to college, the first day of school is always exciting. Now you can preserve these memories and emotions in a heartwarming back to school slideshow. Whether you want to reflect on how far you’ve come or look forward to what’s ahead, our templates offer something special for every student.

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Choose a school slideshow template

Pick the best look for your back to school story

Beautiful back to school slideshow templates for every age

Some students get nervous about the first day of school. Creating an upbeat slideshow that reminds them of their favorite school memories is a powerful and positive way to pump them up to go back to school.

Simply choose a template that your student would love, customize it with photos, music and text, and share it!

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How to create a first day of school slideshow:


Choose a school slideshow template

Browse our collection of templates for every school milestone. Choose one you love, and click “Personalize.”


Add photos

Pick the perfect photos for your slideshow from your phone, computer, Facebook or Instagram. You may also choose existing photos in your Smilebox gallery. You can add more photos at any time by clicking “Add photos” on the top-left of the Editor page.



Shine the spotlight on your student! Use text, music, colors and more to emphasize their interests and accomplishments. Choose a song from our music library, or upload your own.



Click “Preview and Share” to make sure it looks perfect. Then it’s ready to be shared! Keep it private to your student or share it with peers, teachers, and family. Your first day of school slideshow can be easily shared by email, social media, text message and more.

Super first day of school slideshows for your superstar

A school slideshow is a great way to celebrate past school moments and look forward to creating new ones. You don’t need a degree to create one, either: our slideshow creator is so simple that anyone can customize one in minutes. All it takes is a few minutes and a few photos, and you’re ready to make your star pupil smile.

Marvelous music for your school slideshow

Bring your slideshow to life with the right tune (or two). Pump up your viewers with an upbeat song or get them teary-eyed with a nostalgic melody. The choice is all yours. Pick a song from our music library, or upload any of your own. It’s the perfect finishing touch to capture your precious school memories, which you can re-watch and relive this year and many years to come.

Create a Back to School Slideshow
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Create a Back to School Slideshow