Free Awesome Back to School Resources for Teachers

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1- Internet4Classrooms

Internet4Classroom provides some great resources to get you a great start to the new school year. These resources include : classroom forms, bulletin boards, classroom management tips, and many more.

2- Teaching Heart Back to School Stop
Here in Teaching Heart Back to School Stop you will find free printables, lessons, lists of great back to school books, resources, and ideas.

3- Lesson Plan Page

This website provides some very good lesson plans, tools, and ideas for you to start your school year. It also features some awesome articles on the topic.

4- Activity Village

Activity Villlage has a Back to School page where you can find tips, tricks, printables and ideas that you can use to make sure everything goes smoothly for the new school year.

5- A to Z Teacher Stuff
A to Z Teacher Stuff offers back to school activities, ideas, lesson plans, printables and everything else you might need in order to create a welcoming environment and successful first day of school.

6- Scholastic Teachers

This section in Scholastic features some great free back to school printables, classroom management reproducibles, student worksheets, and activities that will help you get organized for school year.

7- Education World

Education World has several back to school resources such as ; Icebreakers ( activities for the first day of school ), Back to school technology activities ( get kids excited for school ), Back to School Archive ( useful articles on everything from preparing for the first day to dealing with homework woes )

8- Pro Teacher Directory

This is an awesome community of elementary school teachers where they share many activities and ideas about first day of school.

9- Icebreakers, Warmups, Energizers, and Deinhibitizers

This is a page packed full of games, icebreakers, activities, and other resources for the first day of school.

10- Icebreakers and Energizers

Kims Korner 4 Teachers Talk provide many activities  for the first day at school. These activities work almost for any age group.

11- Shelly Terrell

Shelly has created an awesome slideshow entitled 10+ Getting to Know You Activities for Teens and Adults. Check it out


This website features a great article written by Cheri Lucas entitled " Going Back to School: 10 Tips to Motivate Kids ". Check it out ( There is an annoying ad that pops up at you )

13- PLN Network

Here is another great article that provides links to 8 first day of school activities.

14- Simplek12

Paula Naugle has written a post entitled " 12 Tips for Getting Ready for the School Year " check it out to learn more.

15- Edutopia

Here is an article from Edutopia that features nine tips for collaboration for starting a new school year.

16- Psychcentral

Check out Marie Hartwell article labelled " Starting a New School Year Following A Summer of Change "