It's Back to School (aka BTS) time! Are you ready? If not, check out the pages below for ideas and inspiration to make those first weeks days and weeks exciting and memorable.
The more preparation you can do ahead of time, the less stressed you'll be during those first weeks. Try to organize materials, write lesson plans, and decorate your classroom as far ahead of time as possible. I even like to prepare all of my dinners for the first week beforehand, then freeze. When I get home during that crazy first week, I just reheat and eat! :)
Are you ready to get started?
Is your child having those jitters before school starts? Find out how to calm those fears with these 12 Tips!
Activity ideas for parents to get kids ready to go back to the classroom and teachers to get kids into the groove of school.
Do you have everything you need? Checklists for both teachers and parents here.
My list of favorites for teachers to read to new students and parents to read to their children.
Get your classroom new students-ready by decorating with welcoming bulletin boards. Ideas and information here.
What better way to induce the education mood than to create some adorable crafts! Make a backpack, gift for the new teacher, or an All About Me craft - plus others.
Whether you are learning names or getting to know each other, playing games is a great way to break the ice!
Ease children back into the school routine with these fun, easy to learn songs.
This page is filled with all sorts of learning center ideas, snack ideas, and more!