20 FREE Printable Classroom Resources
You can never have enough resources for your classroom, but finding applicable printables can mean precious time wading through the massive data banks. Here is a list of 20 classroom printables with descriptions!
1. Teacher Files - This website has a wonderful collection of printables from stationary to math problem sheets. The cute and large designs are younger child friendly, gearing this site for younger primary school application. Careful, the ads on this site appear like more links. Read the link title first!
2. Tips for Teachers - This site is more of a launching point to other sites. It contains a well rounded list of topics ranging from classroom management to handwriting practice sheets, each with a new set of links. It is best for younger primary education.
3. Pinterest - Pinterest is a fantastic website full of creativity and resources for anything in life, so of course they have a teacher section! These are uploaded directly from teachers who use them, although they are a little difficult to categorize as just one age-level. That will be your discretion.
4. LiveBinders - This site may look confusing, but it is chock full of great stuff. Darker blue tabs at the top pick your category, while the lighter blue tabs underneath will select your chosen printable.
5. Busy Teacher Cafe - This is a website geared specially for K-6 grade levels. It has very useful basic subject worksheets that range in difficulty. My favorite part is that it has a Spanish section with calendars and worksheets as well!
6. Scholastic - This trusted company has a special section of their website just for teachers to have access to resources. It has classroom management and some reading & writing materials, and you can print directly from the website.
7. The Classroom Creative - Designed for classes from preschool to 3rd grade, it also includes Special Education files! Clicking on the 25+ Free Classroom Printables logo will take you on a slide tour of the resources, which are just below it as you scroll down from there.
8. The Teacher's Files - Not to be confused with number one, this site is geared from younger grade levels. You DO need Adobe to download and print from this site and you are asked to use it for your own purposes only. It contains subjects such as Science, Math, Stories, and Language & Literacy.
9.School Sparks - This collection of worksheets is designed for Kindergarten, however even the owner concedes it could be used on preschool depending on the curriculum of the school. It includes such subjects as simple math, letter recognition and fine motor skills.
10 Coloring Printables - This site contains a fun and creative collection of coloring sheets, some with simple puzzles or problems, divided by genre. Genres include not only scholastic subjects, but more diverse themes as well! Although they are designed for younger children, I spotted some more difficult pictures and letter outlines that could used by older children or for projects.
11. Making Learning Fun - Organized by subject A-Z, each subject contains a list of further options for use of it. I chose Circus as an example and was led to literacy ideas, math ideas, candy mats, bingo games and much more! Even if you don't use the printables, check out this site for the wonderful ideas provided in a wide scope of themed activities.
12. Tools for Educators - This page contains a whole array of activities for younger to older primary school levels. Rather than just printables, it gives you the tools to create your own worksheets. Make crossword puzzles, word searches, domino words, and more!
13. Super Teacher Worksheets - Although it doesn't require a membership, Super Teacher does offer one for access to even more of their resources. The website includes many subjects, from math to make-it-yourself puzzles, however be careful you select the free ones!
14. Free Phonics Worksheets - For easy phonic lessons for little minds, try this site. It was a wide variety of worksheets for different speech sounds.
15. Free Printable Behavior Charts - One of the best way to control the classroom is to actively work on behavioral habits daily. Having charts, management tactics, and rewards for good behavior can lead to improved participation, better learning environments, and overall more successful students.
16. The Learning Page - Requires a membership, however it's free! This page contains plenty of worksheets for practicing letters, especially cursive. It also has more complicated subjects such as time, senses, and money. This is probably best for grade 3 tentatively, depending on the curriculum.
17. Activity Pages - This is an awesome site, containing over 270 themed activities for elementary students. The subjects range from seasonal to daily activities and are sure to be very helpful in the classroom.
18. Graphic Organizers - This site includes a collection of organization tools to help keep everything in place. Ages range from Pre-K to 12th grade, with something for everyone.
19. Crossword Puzzles - For slightly older children, here's a collection of World History themed crossword puzzles!
20. Certificate Builder for Teachers - To reward your students, create customized certificates to print out! It has many themes to choose from, room for any words of praise you could possibly want to include and it's free. The one hangup: you must enter your email address to participate in the newsletter, however you can opt out anytime.