Early Elementary Resources
So many fun and engaging craftivities here! Find all the crafts + activities here that your K-2 kiddos will love plus some tips for your classrooms. Preschool…
As the days become warmer and the sun shines brighter, it's finally time to start thinking about Easter and spring! Whether you're a teacher, parent, or student, this Easter and Spring Elementary Classroom Resource Round-Up has something for everyone. From Easter bulletin board ideas to spring writing and craft activities, you'll find everything you need to help make this a joyful season for everyone in the classroom.
The Earth gives us so much and we LOVE celebrating throughout the week with these Earth day activities. The two Earth Day craftivities you will find below are always loved by students and are low prep for teachers! One of these makes an adorable Spring bulletin board and the other is a great option for substitute plans or a writing sample for student portfolios.
Get creative with your paper flower decorations! Our paper flower templates provide the perfect way to transform your bulletin board, hallway, or any other space into a magical garden of color. We have a variety of templates that can help you craft the perfect paper flower decorations. Whether you're looking to create bright and cheerful blooms or delicate and intricate arrangements, our templates can help you make your DIY flower decorations easier and more beautiful.
Make your classroom buzz this spring with these inspiring and creative bulletin board ideas! From Easter-themed displays to goal-setting boards, you’ll find Spring bulletin boards that are perfect for the primary classroom, classroom decorations to give your room a cheerful, seasonal makeover, and behavior management boards to encourage healthy development. With these spring bulletin board ideas, your classroom environment is sure to bloom this season!
We love using this Spring writing & drawing activity each month to send home as a portfolio or you can just pick and choose your favorite ones to use when you need an activity students love! These directed drawing + writing activities are great to use with the whole group, for small groups, fast or early finishers or as a “may do” activity. Students love following the step by step drawing instructions and they make the perfect substitute plans. Easy to differentiate for different ability levels.
Super low prep for teachers and instant engagement with students make this elementary Math resource a must have for your back pocket! With 6 different Math skills to choose from, this is truly a Math resource that will work for early elementary students as well as upper elementary students. We love using this as a whole class activity, but it also would make a great early finisher’s stations, independent work, Math center or easy substitute activity. A twist on traditional color by number.
We created a classroom decor line with Carson DeLosa and we are in LOVE! From stickers to bulletin board kits to mini poster sets, you will find something for your classroom. We want our functional décor to help foster a positive and creative environment where teachers are excited to teach and students are inspired to learn. These decor pieces are meant to be up all year so they are truly classroom staples!
This is a bulletin board bundle that you do NOT want to miss! With over 15 bulletin board kits to choose from there is more than enough to fill up your whole year of decor in the classroom! Not only do these include everything needed for a bulletin board, but lots include crafts and writing activities that go hand in hand with the seasonal and holiday bulletin board ideas. Win win!
If you are looking for a St. Patty's day craft and writing activity, check out this craftivity! This St. Patrick's day activity transitions to the cutest Spring bulletin board. Try our lucky charms behavior saver to positively motivate students during the end of a long winter. And check out our St. Patrick's Day tags for a special treat for students from you or a lucky leprechaun!
SAVE and share this post for the ULTIMATE Valentine's Day round up! You will find Valentine's Day craft and writing activities, classroom Valentine's Day bulletin board ideas, Valentine party games for classroom parties, student gift ideas for Valentine's Day and even a FREEBIE Valentine gift tag to download.
This is such a great craftivity to do when it is time to have your students set some goals! We love to do this around Superbowl Sunday because students get so excited about the game and we love to tie in how EVERYONE sets goals in their lives! This goal setting bulletin board kit would be great to do as a back to school bulletin board, plus it's football season in the Fall! Grab this for the goal-setting activity or use the whole football bulletin board kit.
Our newest craft and writing has students dreaming of all the ways they can be a “love bug” while decorating an adorable retro bug. This Valentine’s day craftivity will keep your students engaged by cutting our their retro bug cars, gluing their decorative pieces on the cars and finishing the writing prompt. Differentiated writing lines as well as a blank page option makes this perfect for all lower elementary grade levels.
Looking for an adorable and unique Valentine’s Day gift for your students? Why not make these fun and easy DIY lava lamps! This gift will be sure to wow your students and have them smiling from ear to ear. Grab the supplies for the lava lamps at the dollar store and our editable Valentine’s Day gift tag. It’s easy to assemble and perfect for the classroom. Bring a bit of magic to your students' day with this special Valentine’s Day gift. Also make super cute classmate Valentine gifts!
Celebrate Martin Luther King Day with engaging, fun-filled activities that your kids will love! Our collection of MLK day activities for kids includes creative crafts, writing prompts, bulletin board options, and classroom activities that focus on the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With our activities, your children can brainstorm and discuss peace and equality in an interactive, meaningful way.
We LOVE this new bulletin board for the New Year!! Lots of options on how you can set this up and there is no wrong way! You can put your goals or intentions on the vases, you can put goals on flower petals or even make it an interactive bulletin board and have students place sticky notes of personal goals on the bulletin board! We love this in a staff lounge or outside a main office for staff to write their intentions as well - what a great model for students!
This holiday craft makes the BEST keepsake for parents and we get so many compliments every year we do it! Easy and affordable, this holiday wreath focusing on all their favorite things makes such a memorable gift to send home to parents from kids. Students have fun creating it and teachers can create parent gifts on a budget. Win, win!
We love this quick and easy Sugar Cookie craft and writing idea for the week before break! It's perfect for elementary aged students and would be great as a kid activity for a holiday party or a craft time activity at home. With 3 writing options you can customize this Christmas activity to the abilities of your students or kids. Bonus: this translates into an adorable holiday bulletin board idea!
Who doesn't love a bulletin board kit where everything you need is INCLUDED?! Yes, please! This is a PERFECT back to school, New Year activity when you and your students come back after the holiday break. Ease back into teaching with a craft and get your students back on track thinking about their goals for the rest of the year! Grab this New Year, New Goals bulletin board idea that works perfectly for elementary school (and even middle school!).
Need a sub plan? Can’t think of an elementary ELA center activity? Want a fun way to review elementary ELA standards? Our Directed Drawing Slide resource is the answer to ALL of those questions. These Directed Drawing Slides will automatically play one step at a time while your students follow along creating their own masterpieces. This resource works with so many grade levels; you just pick the most appropriate writing page for your students and grade level.
As teachers we KNOW that students are so excited during the month of December that it's essential to have some sort of behavior motivation plan in place in the classroom. We just added this adorable Christmas tree behavior chart that you can customize to fit your classroom. Students LOVE working toward a reward and we always have a behavior reward chart up in our classrooms!
We are keeping it RETRO with this back to school Polaroid bulletin board. This bulletin board kit includes: - Printable decor pieces like the flowers, smileys, and peace signs - Printable Polarid camera- Printable Photo for camera for grades k-5th - EDITABLE smiley polaroids - EDITABLE blank polaroids for adding student photos - Print and cut letters for the word "SMILE"- Black and white checkered border
Retro decor is perfect in any elementary school room and even in a preschool or playroom at home. Use the clip art for a pop of color in an administrator’s office space, use the drawer and cabinet labels in your main office decor or the banner garland for some fun accents in your classroom. The options are endless – and ADORABLE. With 15 different products you are definitely getting a lot of bang for your buck with this classroom decor resource bundle.
The first week can be hectic with learning everyone in your class and teaching expectations and routines so we’ve compiled a list of our favorite back to school crafts and activities that are a great break for student’s during that first day or week back at school. These can be done as a whole class or set up as a center. Of course they transition to the CUTEST back to school bulletin boards so if you are a last minute planner, then these are perfect!