It all starts
with the 1st Day.

New friends. New Teachers. New challenges
to conquer. Each school year is an
exciting journey.

Don’t miss
a single moment.

The 1st day app makes it easy to capture photos from the big day using your mobile device.

Memories at
your fingertips.

The 1st Day app keeps photos organized and accessible, so they’re easy to find, easy to share, and easy to download and print.

Safely share a smile
with friends and family.

Simple security settings let you share
your favorite photos with authorized
viewers only.

Download the FREE app for iPhone and Android, only from Elmer's: the Official Sponsor of the First Day of School™.

Download for iPhone on the App Store
Download for Android on Google Play

Welcome to the 1st Day...

The 1st day of school is a big day. But all of the excitement makes it easy to lose sight of the little moments that make it so special — and before you know it, your cautious first grader has become a confident high school senior.

Capture school memories with our FREE app that lets you take photos, create slideshows, and share with family and friends. Year after year, you can watch your children grow and change... but we'll help you hold on to the First Day memories forever.

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Use the 1st Day app to:



Snap photos of your kids on the 1st day of school and beyond.



Add quotes or captions, and organize by date, child or album.



Give friends and family access to your favorite 1st day memories.


Giving students a helping hand

Just by using the 1st Day app, you’re helping students in need. For every picture taken with the 1st day app, Elmer’s will donate one product to the Kids in Need Foundation, an organization that distributes free school supplies to students whose families can’t afford them. Elmer’s is proud to help out with a donation of up to 200,000 products!

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