It’s almost time to head back to the classroom!
As we gear up to welcome our new students and reunite with the familiar faces, it’s essential to be equipped with the best resources to make this academic year a smashing success.
If you’re looking for back to school activities, classroom decoration ideas, classroom management resources, or back to school resources for teachers, you’re in the right place! I’ll be sharing some fantastic back-to-school resources that will help us create engaging lessons, foster a positive classroom environment, and make this school year the best one yet! 🚀
What do you do to welcome kids back to school?
It all starts with your classroom! Creating a warm and welcome environment can work wonders when it comes to easing students’ stress and making them feel comfortable. Add colors and even a fun classroom theme to bring life to a cold and bland classroom.
The next step is implementing a good classroom management system that will make expectations clear, and then you want to have some fun with back to school and get to know you activities!
Here are 5 back to school resources to get you started!
Create an inviting classroom decor with this calming boho Rainbow-themed set! This is a calm theme with editable pages to easily personalize. Use the suggested fonts or create your own.
What is in the download:
- An Editable Calendar Set
- Editable Birthday Chart
- Editable Daily Visual Schedule
- Classroom Jobs Set
- Color Word Posters & Name Tags
- An Alphabet Line (Print and Cursive)
- Back to School Welcome Banners, Forms, Posters & Labels for Binders
2. Try out the Desk Pet Pals Classroom Management System
Need a great way to help your class improve daily behavior? I have you covered with this editable Powerpoint and Google Slides! Use these slides to personalize editable text boxes. Use mini erasers or the virtual pets provided to improve student’s behavior.
This resource comes with everything you need to implement this fun and engaging resource including behavior contracts, charts, pet store price list, signs, writing prompts, pet personality posters, and so much more! Just add some pet erasers.
3. Wondering what’s a good activity for the first lesson? Try out this Back To School Gingerbread Man Campus Hunt activity!
Are you looking for a back-to-school activity to help students learn where different locations are on your school campus? This is a week of lessons integrating reading with a campus hunt for the Gingerbread Man! There is enough to keep your kiddos busy for weeks learning with this fun theme. It is full of extras too! Check it out!
4. Try out this First Day Jitters Glitter Slime Activity to ease the nerves
Love reading First Day Jitters to your students to help them get rid of their nervousness during the first week of school? The Jitter Glitter Slime included in this week lesson plan is always a huge hit with students! Use this at the beginning of the year to get students excited about science and teach them about inferences!
5. Don’t forget a fun craft! Check out these First Day of School Hat Crafts
Looking for an engaging activity to do with students to celebrate the first day or week of school? Have them create their own first day of school hat to wear while using the provided writing prompt to explain their favorite part of the first day, and give them a certificate!
I hope you and your students love these resources and that you have a marvelous first day of school!
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