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5 Minutes of Mindfulness: Activity Task Cards

Take a look at our beautiful new Mindfulness Activity Task Cards and Mindfulness Practice Trackers...

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Fantastic Lunar New Year Activities for the Classroom

Posted Thursday February 15 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Lunar New Year Activities and Resources

It's Lunar New Year! Learn about and make a Year of the Dog string puppet, read a Story of the Zodiac animals and learn about all of the cultures that celebrate this awesome event! Read more...

Knowing Your WHY as a Primary School Teacher

Posted Wednesday February 14 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

knowing your why - an interview with tanya from @littlemiss_teacher

We chatted to Tanya from @littlemiss_teacher about all things 'why'... Read more...

How to Nail Your Practicum as a Student Teacher

Posted Monday February 12 by Holly (Teach Starter)

Are you a student teacher heading out on your first practicum? This blog is a must read... Read more...

Teaching Ideas

10 Awesome Buddy Program Activity Ideas

Stuck for ideas for your buddy program? Check out these awesome activity ideas!

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5 Minutes of Mindfulness: Activity Task Cards

Posted 4 days ago by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Mindfulness Activities for Kids

Take a look at our beautiful new Mindfulness Activity Task Cards and Mindfulness Practice Trackers... Read more...

Fantastic Lunar New Year Activities for the Classroom

Posted Thursday February 15 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Lunar New Year Activities and Resources

It's Lunar New Year! Learn about and make a Year of the Dog string puppet, read a Story of the Zodiac animals and learn about all of the cultures that celebrate this awesome event! Read more...

How to Nail Your Practicum as a Student Teacher

Posted Monday February 12 by Holly (Teach Starter)

Are you a student teacher heading out on your first practicum? This blog is a must read... Read more...

In the Classroom

The Tolsby Frame | The Best IKEA Hack for Teachers

The IKEA Tolsby frame is a bandwagon you want to jump on! Check out our top tips for using them in your classroom...

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Spread Kindness in Your Classroom | Random Acts of Kindness Activities

Posted Thursday February 8 by Holly (Teach Starter)

We present to you, the cutest, most adorable and delightful kindness activities that will work in your classroom during Random Acts of Kindness Week, or any other week of the school year. Read more...

4 Simple Steps to Stress Free Relief Teaching

Posted Thursday February 1 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Following these simple steps will ensure that you are a relaxed and confident relief teacher no matter how late you receive a call for work! Read more...

Tips for Planning and Preparing for a Parent Information Night

Posted Tuesday January 30 by Holly (Teach Starter)

Being prepared and organised shines through any nerves you may have on parent information night - here are some amazing tips and ideas that will have the parents applauding at the end! Read more...

About Teach Starter

What's New at Teach Starter HQ?

Meet our adorable new Teach Starter characters, glimpse resources in the works and most popular teaching resources, blog posts and giveaways this month!

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Top 5 Blog Posts in January 2018

Posted Thursday February 1 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Top 5 Blog Posts January 2018 Teach Starter

Find out which ideas, activities and resources teachers are loving this January 2018. Here are our five most popular teaching blog posts so far this year! Read more...

Top 10 Resources in January 2018

Posted Tuesday January 30 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Most popular Teach Starter teaching resources

Take a look through our ten most popular teaching resources and classroom organisation resources, as voted by download by Teach Starter members worldwide. Read more...

The 30 Most Popular Resources of 2017!

Posted Wednesday December 13, 2017 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Most Popular Resources at Teach Starter in 2017

Check out which resources Teach Starter members have loved the most in 2017. With links to free downloads, you can see what all the buzz is about! Read more...

Teaching Ideas For Parents

10 Picture Books and Activities About Starting School

We've looked at these 10 picture books about school in detail, creating activities for each one! Find out why these 'starting school' books are worth reading...

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Activities to Help Kids Develop Creative Thinking Skills

Posted Monday November 27, 2017 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

young girl practising photography - creative thinking skills activities for kids

How do you teach the kinds of creative thinking skills that kids in the 21st Century really need? Find out here... Read more...

Thoughtful Teacher Gift Ideas

Posted Monday November 13, 2017 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Best Teacher Gift Ideas with free printable gift tags for teachers

After a lively conversation here in the Teach Starter office about the whole concept of gifts for teachers, here's a little food for thought! Read more...

Preparing Your Child for High School

Posted Wednesday November 8, 2017 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

High School Preparation - Tips to help your child

Starting high school is a big change for most kids. Read these tips from teachers to help your child with their high school preparation. Read more...

Life and Wellbeing

Diversity and Differentiation in the Classroom

Read the inspiring words of Year 1 teacher Claire Murray as a reminder of just how important teachers are.

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Knowing Your WHY as a Primary School Teacher

Posted Wednesday February 14 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

knowing your why - an interview with tanya from @littlemiss_teacher

We chatted to Tanya from @littlemiss_teacher about all things 'why'... Read more...

All About Kindergarten

Posted Sunday February 4 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Kindergarten Teaching with Erin Humphrey

Being the teacher of children in their first year of schooling is a uniquely rewarding challenge. See Erin's tips and tricks for your kindergarten classroom. Read more...

What Teachers Need to Learn Before Teaching Mindfulness

Posted Sunday January 28 by Cassie (Teach Starter)

Are you new to teaching mindfulness to kids? Or struggling to make it a daily habit either personally or in your classroom? You may need this gentle read... Read more...