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Anisa Arsenault
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10 Adorable First Day of Preschool Photos

Photographic evidence that everything's going to be just fine.

You know what the first day of preschool means: Your baby’s not a baby anymore. If this transition has you feeling nervous, worry not; we found 10 big kids who are each handling the first day like a champ. In fact, you might even say they’re too cool for school.

Photo: Katie & Cas via Instagram

The question is, how are you handling it? The first day send-off is bittersweet, for sure, but it’s hard not to be happy when your kid is this excited:

Photo: Carrie Graham via Instagram
Photo: @tippytetoe via Instagram
Photo: @momof3girlies via Instagram

Of course, not everyone is going to want to put up with the endless photo ops.

Photo: Julie Plake McMinn via Instagram

Bribing them with some fun back-to-school supplies can help.

Photo: Ann Medeline via Instagram

…Or some fun back-to-school toys.

Photo: Teresa Peterson via Instagram

It may break your heart if little siblings are sad to see them go.

But you’ll be pretty thrilled when they come home this tuckered out.

Photo: Jacki Nelson via Instagram

It’s a big day and it’s a busy day. If the first day of school came and went and—gasp!—you did’t take a photo, don’t worry; just try again tomorrow.

Photo: Wen T. via Instagram
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