Back to School Activities | Back to School Math and Literacy Centers

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    This Back to School Activities Bundle has everything you need to start off the year with a blast!

    Not to mention TONS of literacy skills, math skills, and FUN for your students!!

    This Back to School Activities bundle includes my Back to School Activities and my Back to School Math and Literacy Centers (BUNDLED).

    You will be ready to go with 10 different hands-on, engaging, and fun activities for the first weeks of school as well as 29 math and literacy centers for the first months of school!

    Here is what is all included:


    • First Week of School Memory Book and Craft

    • Classroom Number Hunt

    • Pencil Craft Bulletin

    • First Day or Week of School Hats

    • First Letter in Name Class Book

    • Emotions Activity

    • School Mini Reader

    • One Dot Glue Club

    • Class Names Graph (EDITABLE autofill activity)

    • Welcome Banner



    • Lunch Full of Beginning Sounds (RF.K.3.C, L.K.1.A)- Identify the beginning sound of a word/picture.

    • See Saw Letter Match (RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A)- Match uppercase and lowercase letters.

    • Coloring Sight Words (RF.K.3.A, RF.K.2.D, L.K.1.A)- Build and spell different sight words using letters.

    • Letter Hunt (RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A)- Find and cover the matching uppercase and lowercase letters.

    • Make the Cut (RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A)- Match uppercase letters to uppercase letters, lowercase letters to lowercase letters, or uppercase letters to lowercase letters.

    • Spin and Graph Letters (RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A)- Spin and graph letters. A game to play with 2+ players.

    • Sentence Unscramble (RF.K.1, RF.K.3.C, L.K.1.A, L.K.2)- Put words in the correct order to make a complete sentence.

    • Make a Match (RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A)- Read the uppercase letter and clip the matching lowercase letter.

    • Let’s Write and Find (RF.K.3.A, RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A)- Trace and write letters, say the picture names, and determine/cover the pictures that have the correct beginning sound.

    • Swinging to the Rhymes (RF.K.3.A, RF.K.2.D, L.K.1.A)- Match rhyming words.

    • Sorting/Ordering Letters (RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A)- Sort and order letters A-Z.

    • Reading Beginning Sounds (RF.K.3.A, L.K.1.A)- Match pictures with the same beginning sound.

    • Building Letters (RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A)- Use play dough to build letters A-Z.


    • Bus Stops Here (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.5)- Place the correct number of kids next to a bus to show the number.

    • Roll a Number (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.5)- Roll a dice, count the dots, and remove the clothespin from the correct number. A game to play with 2+ players.

    • Shape Search (K.G.A.1, K.G.B.4)- Choose a shape, find, and color the matching shape.

    • Order Numbers (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3)- Order numbers 1-5 or 1-10.

    • A Pouch of Ten Frames (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.B.4)- Match the ten frame to the correct number.

    • All About Numbers (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4)- Show numbers 1-5 or 1-10 on dice, fingers, and with base ten blocks.

    • Spin and Graph Numbers (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3)- Spin numbers or dots and graph. A game to play with 2+ players.

    • Counting Mystery Picture (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.B.4)- Count groups of pictures. A mystery picture will form when the numbers are placed on the correct groups of pictures.

    • Number Towers (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.B.4)- Build different number towers on mats using unifix cubes.

    • Order Numbers Mystery Picture (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3)- Order numbers 1-5 or 1-10. Mystery pictures will form as they put the numbers in order. (2 puzzles each for numbers 1-5 and 1-10)

    • Let’s Count at Lunch (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.5)- Count pictures and find the matching number.

    • Building Numbers (K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4)- Use play dough to form numbers 1-10.

    • Books in Order (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.2, K.CC.A.3)- Count to determine the missing number.

    • Clipping Numbers (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.5)- Place the correct number of clothespins on the card to show the number.

    • Let’s Write Numbers (K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.A.4, K.CC.B.5)- Trace and write numbers. They will also place the correct number of pictures to show the number.

    • Letters vs. Numbers (RF.K.1.D, L.K.1.A, K.CC.A.1)- Sort cards by whether they are letters or numbers.

    Make sure to take a look at the preview to get a close look at everything included!

    If you do not need these bundled, you can click on the links below to grab them separately:

    Back to School Activities

    Back to School Math and Literacy Centers (BUNDLED)

    Back to School Math Centers

    Back to School Literacy Centers

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    Digital Math and Literacy Centers BUNDLE

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