BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – Saturday, the Southern Park Mall helped kids get ready for the upcoming school year.

It was all part of their “Back 2 School Bash.”

Elementary aged children and their families were invited out for back to school shopping and unique kids activities.

There was face painting, bounce houses, a stilt walker, balloon animals and more.

Storm Team 27 Meteorologist Jim Loboy rocked out with music for everyone at the center court.

Families were encouraged to bring a school supply donation.