The best summer activities for kids and trips to NYC beaches may be wrapping up for the season, but don't get bummed—your kids' back to school experience is about to be the best! There's nothing like the smell of composition notebooks and a brand new no. 2 pencil. Get ready with the best after-school programs, free school supplies, cool school gear and more! Also, don't forget to browse our list of cheap playdate ideas for things to do with new friends from homeroom.
Kids' back to school guide
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