40+ School Themed Printables & Articles

Every now and then I look around to see a collection of post and printables that could make a great collection. School is one theme I’ve done a few things for and keep adding more as the time goes by.

I have a collection of printables for kids and parents. Plus some articles that I have written on a few of school topics. I thought I would round them up for you to see them all in one place.

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Below they are divided into groups of printables, activities and parenting articles.

School Themed Printables

I have a small collection of different printables with a school themed. You have some themed packs, numbers, writing, parenting helps, help for kids and more. I know that I’m always adding more for kids as they years go by.

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Themed Printable Packs
The School Pack will help you learn about items for school. It is great for kids ages 2 to 7.

Have a little fun with Pete the Cat Pack learning about shoes, buttons and school.

Learning to Read, ABCs Writing
A fun school theme ABC easy read book that has school supplies and tracing of lowercase letters.

A pencil themed ABC find has all 26 letters in uppercase and lowercase options.

No-Prep School ABCs, Numbers & Shapes has 30 pages of activites for kids to work on ABCs, numbers and shapes. Every day you can use a new page.

School Themed Dot The Letter & Trace the Sentence is a great way to work on lowercase letter and ABCs.

100 Days of School Easy Reader Book is a fun and creative book about counting to 100 and being in school 100 days.

School Bus Theme ABC Order Task Cards has 2 sets of ABC cards in uppercase and lowercase with 3 optoins for recording sheets. This is an easy no-prep printable.

Pencil Color Themed Clip Cards & Easy Reader Book is two fun printables together to work on color words.

The Fall Thank You Notes For Teachers are great for the start of fall. They have fun pumpkins on them.

The Christmas Thank You Notes have really cute trees on them.

The Nativity Themed Thank You Cards are great for those in a religious school.

The Spring Thank You Cards have fun flowers on them.

Numbers & Math
Bus Themed Skip Counting Set has skip counting from 1 to 12 with wall cards, task cards and worksheets.

Crayon Number Dot Marker & Counting is a 0 to 20 set that has dot marker number and counting with a crayon theme.

School Themed No-Prep Math is 30 no-prep printables for addition & subtraction or multiplication & Division. These all have fun school themes.

A very fun School Ten Frame Activities (1-20) has loads of school supplies that works on numbers from 1 to 20.

Pencil Counting Book with Chart is a fun easy reader book with numbers 0 to 10.

Pencil Number Find is a great no-prep printable that you can use with kids working on number digit and number word.

School Themed Number Color & Trace is a no-prep printable with two options for writing and tracing with numbers 0 to 20.

100 Days of School Easy Reader Book is a fun easy reader book for kids to count with 100!

Pencil Groups Multiplication Clip Cards has 12 fun clip cards with matching worksheet to fill out.

Crayon Themed Subtraction Sorting is a great hands on math center for kids working on subtraction within 20.

Pencil Ten Frame Addition Cards & Worksheet has 12 cards with two types for kids to work on addition.

Learn numbers 1 to 10 with this simple Pencil Counting Book. This is one of my FreeHomeschoolDeals.com printables.

School Helps for Parents & Kids
Grab your First & Last Day of School Pictures Printables to use to take pictures of your kids.

Keep track of meeting with teachers with the Parent Teacher Conference Notes Printable.

Help kids with their homework with these Help Desks & Word Charts.

Keep kids working on their homework with these Homework Punch Cards.

A fun homework punch bookmarks for older kids that has 5 subjects and space to write in more.

Keep trace of specials and classes with the Weekly School Calendar

Other Printables
Have fun with the School Theme Prewriting Printables. This is one of my FreeHomeschoolDeals.com printables.

A Fun School Calendar Printables. It has AB pattern and one with 6 images.

Fall Themed School Lunch Menu has space for snack and lunch with a shopping list.

Winter Themed Weekly School Lunch Menu has space for snack and lunch with a shopping list.

School Themed Activities

Wheels on the Bus: Gross Motor

Get kids moving with the Wheels on the Bus Gross Motor activity.

Schooling Articles

Over the years I’ve joined others to write about school and having kids in school. You are going to find articles on bullying, homework, teachers and more.

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Learn about how I do some of our after-school activities in the How Do I Teach After School

Having Fun to Prevent the Summer Slide has some ideas you can use during the summertime!

Taking Tests in School is a look at how we deal with tests of different sizes.

Have a look at Supporting School Projects and how we do it.

The Holiday Celebrations in School is a look at finding out about what holidays schools have and how to help.

What is Teacher Appreciation? and my view on it and a fun free printable for teachers.

See how we keep track of homework in the Managing Homework Ideas.

Keeping an Open Communication with Teachers is a great post about how I keep in contact with teachers plus a free printable as well.

Mommy, Am I Being Bullied? is a look at bullying in schools.


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CVC Rhyming Matching Cards

There are many different ways to work on learning to read and one of those is rhyming. There are many types of work you can work on. Today I have a fun list of CVC words with pictures and matching rhyming words.

It is a fun way to work on decoding and matching rhyming words.

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This printable is a part of my subscriber library. You can click here to subscribe to get access to the page.

Each set of cards has one card that has a picture and a matching card that has a written word. They are both words that are easy to figure out if they match not.

You can see an example of the CVC “a” words below. There are 27 sets of cards. I recommend printing on white cardstock and laminating the cards so that they last longer.

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Ways to use these Rhyming cards

You can do simple matching games. You can have the cards face up for beginners and down for more advanced learners. They match the cards that rhyme. You can do the can facing up or facing down depending on the needs of the child you are working with.

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Then after they finish the matching you can have them write down on paper the match cards they did. This is a good way to reinforce what they have been working on. I have lined paper you can use to write the words on.

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Another fun way to do this is to put both sets of cards on rings and match them flip through the cards to find the match. I suggest keeping the number of cards to small sets rather than all of them.

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If you want additional words to match to the pictures you can use the CVC word Family cards.

You can see how we did two sets of words in our sorting.

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What is in the CVC Word Family Rhyming Matching Cards

  • 1 CVC picture and 1 CVC word matching card per ending
  • 27 sets of cards to match
  • CVC word endings: ab, ad, ag, am, an, ap, at, ed, eg, en, et, ib, id, ig, im, in, ip, it, ob, od, ub, ud, ug, um, un, up, ut
  • 7 pages of printables
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School Themed Dot The Letter & Trace the Sentence

Back to school time is loads of fun! There are so many fun school themes to review. I love that reviewing their letters is apart of this.

Today I have a really fun dot the letter and trace the sentences for back to school!

Free School Themed Dot The Letter & Trace the Sentence - 9 letters and words for kids to work on with a back to school theme in lowercase letters- 3Dinosaurs.com

There are many fun school themes and I picked a few words to work on. I know that there is a mix of letters that kids work on. This is a fun lowercase activity to work on letters. Plus all are school themes. This is a fun new addition to the school printables on the site.

The set has the letters: p, m, e, r, t, b, d, g, c.

Each page has a letter to dot and a sentence about the picture.

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How we used the School Themed Dot The Letter & Trace the Sentence

The most basic way to use these is with dot marker and crayons. You can dot the letter, color the picture and then trace the sentence.

Free School Themed Dot The Letter & Trace the Sentence - 9 letters and words for kids to work on with a back to school theme in lowercase letters- 3Dinosaurs.com

If you want to reuse these then laminate the sheet or put in a sheet protectors and then use glass gems to cover the dots and a dry erase marker on the tracing.

Free School Themed Dot The Letter & Trace the Sentence - 9 letters and words for kids to work on with a back to school theme in lowercase letters- 3Dinosaurs.com

You can also grab on non-themed version in my Teacher Pay Teachers store. It comes in uppercase or lowercase options. Plus a second page option for the tracing part. These are great to use all year long.

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What you will find in the ABC Dot the Letter & Trace the Sentence

These are fun no-prep printables with 4 options for each letter. You have uppercase and lowercase options to meet the needs of your students or kids.

ABC Dot the Letter & Trace the Sentence - all 26 letters of the alphabet with uppercase and lowercase options 52 pages of printables - 3Dinosaurs.com

What you will find in this printable:

  • No-prep printable
  • All 26 letters of the alphabet
  • Uppercase only and lowercase only options
  • Dot the letter and trace the sentence
  • Dot the letter and trace the letter and word
  • 104 pages of printables
  • Price: $3.50

If you want to check out a free sample of this you can go here to check out a sample of the page.

What you will find in the free School Dot The Letter & Trace the Sentence

  • No-prep printable
  • letters: p, m, e, r, t, b, d, g, c
  • Lowercase only options
  • Dot the letter and trace the sentence
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Check out these other school printables:


Check out all the school themed printables and activities on 3 Dinosaurs.

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