Gearing up for the back-to-school season and looking for more resources to help you plan and prepare? Look no further. This week’s resource round-up features resources that’ll help you save time as you plan.

We’re featuring EDITABLE Meet the Teacher Letter Templates, Classroom Decor Bundles, Teacher Badge Rosters, Back-to-School Activities, and so much more!

You’ll want to create some space in your Back to School tool kits for these resources, half of which are FREE!


Editable Shabby Chic Meet the Teacher Letter Template
Editable Shabby Chic Meet the Teacher Letter Template by Corey Funk Elementary Magic Maker

It’s FREE!

“These EDITABLE Meet the Teacher letter templates make it incredibly easy to create your own personalized letter to share and make connections with your students and their families at the beginning of the year!”

Cactus Themed ABCs of Kindness Alphabet Posters
Cactus Themed ABCs of Kindness Alphabet Postersby Corey Funk Elementary Magic Maker

“Cultivate a classroom environment that promotes Kindness and provides motivational reminders with the ABCs of Kindness posters with a cactus themed flare! Each poster includes a kindness or motivational quote that start with each letter of the alphabet.”

Sub Tub Organizer for Substitute Lesson Plans
Sub Tub Organizer for Substitute Lesson Plans by The Happy Teacher’s Palette

It’s FREE!

“Get Organized for the entire and never worry about spending hours on sub plans again. This system will make it super easy for you to have plans for your substitute at any time throughout the entire year.”

Watercolor Rainbow Brights Classroom Decor BUNDLE
Watercolor Rainbow Brights Classroom Decor BUNDLE by The Happy Teacher’s Palette

“The Watercolor Rainbow Brights Classroom Decor Bundle has everything a teacher could need to get their classroom labeled, organized, and student ready, all in a colorful theme.”

Teacher Badge Roster Freebie
Teacher Badge Roster Freebie by Miss Johnston’s Journey

It’s FREE!

“Keeping student names and passwords is a lifesaver! I always have my badge on me, so it is the perfect tool to use during emergency drills.”

EDITABLE Substitute Binder: Elementary Edition
“EDITABLE Substitute Binder: Elementary Edition” by Van Gogh COLLABORATIVE Activity Coloring Pages by Miss Johnston’s Journey

“I receive compliments from substitutes on how organized my plans are all the time. I believe that is due to my substitute binder that has detailed information about my classroom, ensuring my day out runs smoothly for everyone.”

Leadership Quotes Poster Set
Leadership Quotes Poster Set by The Teacher’s Passport

It’s FREE!

“Infuse your classroom with inspiration using this Leadership Quotes Poster Set. These colorful posters feature fun fonts and include powerful quotes by important leaders. Each poster comes with a colored border option, and without a border. Print what’s best for your classroom :)”

Dream Board Design Kit
Dream Board Design Kit by The Teacher’s Passport

“Have you ever created a vision board for yourself? If so, you know the power of visualization. When we turn our dreams into something visual, we have a greater chance of accomplishing them.A dream board is a kid-friendly version of a vision board. It’s the perfect way for kids to create an inspirational vision board of their dreams or goals, including positive words, quotes, images and colors that make them feel good. When they’re finished we hang their dream boards up in the classroom for inspiration.”

StoryCorps Listening Guide-Digital and Paper Versions!
StoryCorps Listening Guide-Digital and Paper Versions! by Jessica Fletcher Fierro

It’s FREE!

“StoryCorps is a storytelling archive, where everyday Americans go in an interview one another. New episodes air each Friday, and they are often extraordinary, heartwarming, and inspiring. This would work with any episode, and can be edited/adapted since it’s a Google Docs resource.”

Back-to-School Language Arts Escape Room
Back-to-School Language Arts Escape Room by Jessica Fletcher Fierro

“Want to start your year with collaboration, engagement, and fun? This escape room/breakout activity is perfect for you! This is a great way to review basic grammar and parts of speech for the beginning of the year.”