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Back to School Captions 2022 - Funny First Day Back to School Instagram Captions for Parents

“There are five seasons: winter, spring, summer, fall, and school-supplies.”

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Whether you’re beyond ready to send your kids back to the classroom, or tearing up (just a little) at the thought of your little one’s first day… there’s going to be plenty of pictures. Of course, we want to show off our kids’ cute outfits on social media, which means we need a back-to-school caption that shines just as bright as our students. (After you click post, don’t forget to add your first day photos to your Monthbooks)! These funny, sentimental and quotable lines are the best back to school captions for parents in 2022.

Funny Captions

Saved by the bell

Namastay in bed

School daze

New school year, same kids

Back to school? How about going back to the pool?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

Now I need to remember what day of the week it is

First formula of the year: y = (I get older) + (summers get shorter)

Love to see them go, hate to watch them leave

September is like the Monday of months

Maybe this is also my time to figure out what I want to be when I grow up

Most likely to be caught napping in class

There are five seasons: winter, spring, summer, fall, and school-supplies.

Sentimental Captions

How many days until summer? It’s hard to watch them grow so quickly, but I love spending as much time with them as possible. (It’s true!)

Oh, the places you’ll go.

The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

Didn’t think I was going to cry.

My mom told me to cherish these moments... and now I understand why.

Lyrical Captions

“You take a deep breath, and you walk through the doors, it's the morning of your very first day.” —Taylor Swift, “Fifteen”

“Do you get déjà vu?” —Olivia Rodrigo, “Déjà vu”

"They say good things come to those who wait, so imma be at least an hour late." —Kanye West, "Start It Up"

“I used to get mad at my school. The teachers who taught me weren’t cool. You’re holding me down, turning me round. Filling me up with your rules.” —The Beatles, “Getting Better”

“We’re all in this together.” —High School Musical


“Labor Day is a glorious holiday because your child will be going back to school the next day. It would have been called Independence Day, but that name was already taken.” —Bill Dodds

"It doesn't cost anything to pay attention." —Scoot Cherney

“Education costs money, but then so does ignorance.” —Claus Moser

"Why fit in when you were born to stand out?" —Dr. Seuss

“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.” —Malala Yousafzai

"The secret to getting ahead is getting started." —Mark Twain

"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream another dream." —C. S. Lewis

“You can lead a boy to college, but you cannot make him think.” —Elbert Hubbard

"Be a fruit loop in a world full of cheerios." —Unknown

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose.” —Dr. Seuss

"Work smarter, not harder" —Unknown

“Respect your parents. They passed school without Google.” —Anonymous

"You can never be overdressed or overeducated." —Oscar Wilde

"If the plan doesn't work change the plan, but never the goal" —Unknown

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” —Zig Ziglar

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