Back to School season is here, and it’s always a flurry of activity! From meet the teacher night, to classroom setup, to teacher meetings, and more, there is always so much to do before you start that first day and kick-off the excitement of fall.
Building literacy and math center routines is a huge part of Back to School in the classroom, and it can be tricky to find and prep just-right activities that your kids will love. These Pre-K and Kindergarten Back to School activities and centers are ready to print and play, and will keep your kids engaged and learning this Back to School season!
19 Pre-K and Kindergarten Back to School Centers and Activities
I don’t know about you, but when I start the year off feeling ready to go, it feels GREAT. Less stress, and more time to devote to my students.
These centers save tons of prep time, and since several centers are a good fit for both pre-k and kindergarten, it means you can differentiate for your kids too. Score!
These Back to School centers are jam packed with literacy activities for the start of the year, including:
- ABC clip cards
- Emergent reader (2 levels)
- Editable name tracing strips
- Name building and learning activities
- Letter identification
- ABC puzzles
- Printing practice
- Editable sight word activity
Plus, at the end of the file, all of the color items also come in black and white!
This helps you save ink – just print on colored paper for a fun twist if you like.
The math activities are sure to be a hit too! Easy to set up activities such as:
- Number match clip cards (great for fine motor!)
- Counting clip cards
- Counting dry erase cards
- Beginning addition
- Shape puzzles
- Ten frames
- Number identification
- Dice games
See the Centers in Action
A picture says a thousand words, but a video says even more! Check out our centers in action in the video below!