Choose a date and time that works best. A popular time is the weekend before school starts.
Plan age-appropriate school themed games to keep the kids entertained. Some examples are: Schoolyard Relay Races, school related trivia, crafts to make your own school supplies, and more.
Bake a special cake that resembles a school-related item like a school bus, chalkboard, or a desk.
Prepare goody bags with school supplies & small treats for the kids to take home with them.