Classroom printables, activities & worksheets
Make 2023 your best year yet with back-to-school teaching resources created by primary teachers, for primary teachers! The teachers of Teach Starter have created a curated collection of back-to-school activities, printable worksheets and decorations, and more to help you get classroom-ready before the big day!
During the first week of a new academic year connection is more important than content. With that in mind, we've found that the best back-to-school activities have a focus on building relationships in the classroom.
The trick is to develop connectedness by focusing on four main areas:
Some ideas you might want to add to your list:
We know teachers from Victoria to New South Wales to Queensland will be heading back into the classroom in 2023 ready to decorate and organise their classrooms, and our teacher team has reviewed every printable and digital resource for starting school to help you prep for the start of the term. Save time on your classroom set-up and first-day-of-school planning with resources that have already been planned out by expert teachers!
Explore this collection to find:
The collection also contains carefully selected teaching resources from across the curriculum that will inspire your teaching for the first days and weeks of the 2023 school year and beyond.
Welcome back to school! It's going to be a wonderful year!
A maths warm-up booklet with ten pages of addition and subtraction questions.
An activity to help encourage students to add more descriptive language into their sentence writing.
A workbook packed with 50 grammar activities for younger years.
A set of 10 decodable text worksheets for early readers.
A beautiful sound wall display for your classroom!
Bring calm to the classroom with these mindfulness colouring bookmarks.
A set of 10 mindful activity mats to use to help children focus.
Organise your class events for the whole year with this handy 2023 calendar of school events.
A beautifully designed, 24-page reading magazine specifically designed for Year 5 students.
A beautifully designed, 24-page reading magazine specifically designed for Year 4 students.
A set of over 100 decodable sound button flashcards.
A pack of posters which explain the Super Six reading comprehension strategies.
Make it easy for you or your students to find the correct book by using this collection of KLA Book Covers.
A beautifully designed, 24-page reading magazine specifically written for Year 2 students.
A beautifully designed, 24-page reading magazine specifically designed for Year 3 students.
A simple Acknowledgement of Country poster to display in your classroom.
Use this 2023 wall planner in your classroom to help your students with their planning and organisation skills all term!
Use this editable template to inform parents of what homework will look like in your classroom.
A beautifully designed, 26-page reading magazine specifically designed for Year 6 students.
Tackle word problems with this CUBES problem-solving classroom display and bookmark set.
A fun and engaging card game that focuses on building simple sentences that include a subject, verb and object.
A whole class code cracking game where students solve clues related to personal hygiene.
A storybook-themed booklet for students to use when publishing their narrative texts.
Never miss a birthday again… display them on these cute cupcakes and candles.
A bookmark with positive self-talk affirmations.
Set clear behaviour expectations with these visual cue posters for the classroom.
A 79-slide PowerPoint presentation containing a variety of quick warm-up activities.
Play this interactive game with your new class to break the ice in the first week of a new school year.
Stay organised and prepared this school year with the ultimate teacher binder and teacher planning templates.
Prompt students to set various personal and academic goals at the start of the new year with our fireworks-themed goal-setting template.
A classroom calendar pack that can be used daily to build your students' knowledge of days, months, seasons and the weather every morning.
A set of 18 gorgeous attention-grabbing phrases to use in your classroom.