Back to School Activities

Once again...it's that time of year. If you're in search of activities perfect for the back to school season you're in luck! The variety of activities we feature ensures that no one is left out. We have plenty of ideas for teachers in search of ideas to help kids get back into the swings of things. We also have lots of fun crafts and projects that serve as great ways for kids to introduce themselves to their new teachers. Help your kid get excited for back to school with this collection of crafts, games, and all-around fun ideas for starting the new school year off right.

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As your child heads back to school this fall, dust off those elementary math skills with our creative calendar activity!
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This craft activity encourages kindergarteners to explore measuring. Get ready to measure the fun that your child will have creating his own ruler!
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This simple bookmaking activity will introduce and reinforce alphabet and number recognition skills that have been taught at home or learned in preschool.
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Get back into school with this exciting architecture exploration! In this craft activity your child will research, draw, and build his own school.
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Get fired up for the new school year with a "Back-to-School Calendar" you and your child can make at home.
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This art activity encourages your child to create her own papier-mache apple sculpture to give to a special teacher.
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Use paper and paste to create a colorful collage of shapes that turns into a school bus right before your eyes.
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Help your child get ready for back to school with this fun fifth grade activity, which has him creating an "I'm Studying" door sign.
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Here's an activity to help your child create her very own time capsule to unearth and open in one, five, or even ten years later!
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As school starts, there's no better time to get your kid off to a fresh, fun, organized start. Here's a desk craft for style-minded students!
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The start of a new school year is always a great time to decorate a locker. Here's a way to help your middle schooler get off to an organized, stylish start!
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Keep school day sniffles at bay with a simple felt tissue cozy that fits neatly in a 3-ring binder.
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Start the school year off on the right foot by treating your child's new teacher to a special heart-felt surprise!
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Give your kindergartener an outlet to articulate his thoughts about going to school for the first time by setting aside time to help him write in his journal.
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This colorful foam pencil topper will glam up any boring pencil and is guaranteed to add personality to any pencil case!
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Help your middle schooler "map" her complicated day. It's a simple job with big payoffs that will last all through the year!
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Make a photo book to provide a reassuring guide for your child's first days and weeks of school.
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Make a First Day of School Mobile to help commemorate the big step from preschool to kindergarten and ease those first day jitters!
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Here's an arts and crafts activity to help your child put together his own "Back to School" scrapbook.
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Here's a homemade bulletin board project to help your fourth grader's school year start off right.

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