Holy buckets it is already July! That means it’s almost time to go back to school! If you are looking at your classroom at a loss for ideas, you have to check out these back to school visuals that will make your classroom look awesome and run like a charm.
Why Use Back to School Visuals
When students come back from summer, they are not used to the ins and outs of school anymore. Plus, if this is their first year in an actual classroom, they really don’t know what to expect. You can use visuals to help your students navigate to day-to-day tasks like classroom expectations and directions for assignments. You can also use back to school visuals to help your room stay organized throughout the school year!
If you think about it, that’s a lot to try to put together. However, you don’t have to do it all! Read all about some of the great visuals we have at Adventures in Kinder and Beyond!
Use CHAMPS Posters
CHAMPS is a classroom management tool that allows you to set clear expectations for every part of your day with a visual picture cue. These back to school visuals help students stay on task, follow directions, and meet the expectations you set in your classroom. You can implement and display your expectations with these ready made CHAMPS Posters from Adventures in Kinder and Beyond.
Utilize Back to School Visuals for Directions
Following directions after a full summer of limited structure can be hard for students. That’s why using back to school visuals for directions can be key. With these Visual Direction Editable Cards, These packages include instruction visuals for writing their name, finger spaces, recycling, sharpening pencils, and more! You also get instructions for fine motor skills, centers, supplies needed, manipulatives, number cards, and more! This Visual Direction package is really all you’ll need for back to school visuals when it comes to directions!
Back to School Visuals for Classroom Rules
We all have expectations in our classroom. However, it can be hard to remember them all. Using Visuals for Classroom Rules in the form of anchor charts. With these visuals, you can show students how to be a good friend, work together, keep their hands to themselves, follow directions, bathroom rules, and more! These posters are the perfect visual reminder for students who aren’t reading quite yet.
Rules for Supplies
Having supplies is always fun and can be a new adventure for some students. Having visual anchor charts about what you can and cannot do with different supplies is really important. For example, pencils are for writing, not your mouth. With the School Supply Rules Editable Expectation Décor, your students can see what various supplies are for and what they aren’t for. In addition, there are several practice pages for students to use the supplies.
Keep Organized with Back to School Visuals
It’s not always about students finding things quick. When you are in an elementary classroom, it takes a lot of time to get things organized and it can be hard to keep it organized. With these Chalk and Bright Editable Drawer Labels, your classroom will start and stay organized throughout the school year.
Starting the school year with a clear set of expectations is so important. However, getting students to remember everything can be so difficult. Having back to school visual cues can help you and your students start the school year off on the right foot. Plus, it will help your students start to recognize words sooner! For more back to school visual ideas, make sure you check out Adventures at Kinder and Beyond!