Back to School Crafts for Kids
Children's stories to ease the transition into school!
Looking for children’s stories to ease the transition into or back to school? Here is a selection of the stories I return to year after year! Between familiar characters, fun, upbeat rhymes and the calming factor, they make a great mix. Free, comforting book companion linked!
Back to School Countdown Bus Craft
Back to School time is just around the corner. Celebrate the excitement of a new school year with this fun advent calendar made from an egg carton from LalyMom! This back-to-school idea is really fun for kids, and it helps to build some excitement before school starts. Try this easy-to-make school advent calendar with your kids! Preschoolers and kindergarteners will have fun counting down to when school starts.
All About Me Lesson Plans - Preschool Inspirations
A great list of ready-made, done-for-you All About Me lesson plans! These are perfect for preschool and for toddlers, too! All About Me is a great theme for kids to learn all about themselves… and let’s face it, preschoolers LOVE to talk and share about themselves!
Best Back to School Grid Puzzle
The start of school is right around the corner. I can almost feel the slight (ok, some days major) chaos of the first few days. There is so much excitement, but there is also so much that has to get done. Teaching Second Grade found that one way to decrease the chaos is to have work ready for my students when they walk in the door. Grab these fun grid puzzles that are sure to be a hit.
First Day of School Printable Crowns
A first day of school crowns free printable that is editable! You can personalize these with children's names as well as their classmates' names. Help families talk with their children about their new friends by sending students home in these cute printable hats. These are meant for preschool and kindergarten in particular, but could also be used for first grade.
Must-Read Picture Books for the First Day of School | Dad Suggests
The best picture books to read on the first day of school. Share these books with your kids to bolster their self-confidence. Remind them of the importance of being kind and standing up to bullies. And remind them what’s really important in life before they head off to school. #picturebooks #firstdayofschool #backtoschool #classroombooks #kidsbooks #dadsuggests
Books for the Beginning of School
At the beginning of the year, you don’t want to lose the kids' attention at storytime and set the wrong tone at the start. You don’t want them to see story time as a time to wiggle and squirm because they have to sit too long. PreKinders shares her favorite of short but engaging books for Pre-K to read at the beginning of the school year!
First Day Jitters Craft
Each year on the first day of school we read The First Day Jitters as a class and have a glass of jitter juice to take away our jitters. This year, I decided it would also be a fun idea to create a cute craftivity to match the book! This set includes: -4 kids to choose from (2 girls and 2 boys) -3 pennants (boy and girl options) -1 worksheet (boy and girl options) #craftivity #craft #backtoschool #firstdayjitters #firstdayofschool
Back to School Activities - The Primary Parade
Looking for back to school themed activities for preschool or kindergarten? You will really love these back to school centers and low prep resources. Work on tracing, counting, fine motor skills, beginning sounds and more in this awesome set of back to school fun
Free School Pack for Tot, Preschool, PreK & Kindergarten
Free School Pack Printables - this is a great free school pack with loads of activities for prek and kindergarten with school vocab cards, writing tracing, sorting and more - 3Dinosaurs.com #freepack #printablepack #3dinosaurs #prek #kindergarten #backtoschoolprintables
50 Ways to Celebrate Back-to-School Week for Homeschoolers
Looking for ways to celebrate back-to-school week for homeschoolers? Check out this list of fun activities you can try! #backtoschool #back #school #homeschool #homeschoolers #activity #activities #backtoschoolactivities #fun #idea #firstdayofschool #firstweekofschool #first #day #celebrate #celebratebacktoschool #backtoschoolweek #week
Printable Back-to-School All About Me Book -
Great for back to school! Printable back to school all about me book! #back #school #printable #print #all #about #me #get #to #know #project #creative #writing #elementary #kindergarten #preschool #homeschool #classroom #teacher #resource #student #booklet #half #page #easy #fun