Back to School Pocket Chart Activities


These Back to School pocket chart activities for Pre-K and Kindergarten are perfect for beginning of the year math and literacy centers or circle time!

Your kids will love these pocket chart chants and games for learning letters, sounds, sight words – even names and numbers!

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This pack has 3 pocket chart chants and games for your students! Play in a small group, whole group, or use in math or literacy centers for engaging, interactive learning.

***Chants now including recording sheets and a game for number recognition!

Simple Prep – Endless Fun! Cut and laminate the chants and game pieces. You will need a pocket chart, and you may want a basket or bucket for the pieces as kids pick them out after the chants.

Back to School Pocket Chart Activities Included:

Crayon Box -Use the included page to type in your custom sight words for this game. You can then choose to have students pick and read crayon boxes as a circle time game, OR print the optional recording sheet for a sight word matching center. Can also use with names!

School Time! – Work on upper and lowercase letters with this fun chant. You can choose to pick and read letters, match upper to upper/lower to lower, or mix it up! *Also includes numbers and optional recording sheets for 0-10 and 0-25.

Apple Picking – Work on beginning sounds by picking an apple and finding its matching tree! Then, find the picture on the recording sheet and write its letter! (Print double-sided)

Black and White Copies of color items are included at the end of the files.

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What educators are saying:

My students love using this resource during independent centers. They are reading the poems and practicing identifying letters, numbers, and sight words. Well worth the price.
— Jill L.

My students love these! I love using these during mini lessons when the students are getting wiggly.
— Kelly P.

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