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The Activity:

Getting back to school and looking for a fun shapes activity?? This would be perfect to add onto a lesson or place in a center! This resource has both blank templates and templates with the correct shapes outlined for some differentiation with the multiple types of learners in your class!

Getting Ready:

First, purchase this teaching resource in our SHOP or on Teachers Pay Teachers. Then, print out the school supplies template pages. You may also want to laminate so you are able to reuse the pages over and over again! Place the pages in a center with pattern blocks for your students to play and your center is ready to enjoy!

Make it Fun:

Turn on some music, and have students scan the room to find a center that peaks their interest! This would be perfect for a captivating math center or to add onto a lesson! You could even make this center a challenge by having students keep a running log to see who is able to solve every puzzle first!

Our Collaborative EDITABLE Family Involvement Letter Home is also a Must-Have for your Back to School toolkit! It is so important to foster a greater involvement from parents when it comes to their students’ education. It’s available in our SHOP and on TPT as well!

Writing Tips:

As the back-to-school season approaches, teachers dive into a whirlwind of controlled chaos, juggling classroom setup, curriculum planning, and administrative tasks that can feel like a wild ride. It’s a bustling period that showcases educators’ adaptability and dedication as they transform their spaces and materials into welcoming environments for the new journey ahead. The FREE Meet the Teacher Night Popcorn Gift Label Tag can check another task off of your To-Do list while prepping for Back to School!


Ready to download our Back to School Theme Pattern Blocks School Supplies 2D Shape Activity? Simply click on the blue button below to be redirected to our TPT Store!

Happy Teaching! 

I would love if you left a comment with your plans for celebrating the beginning of your school year & if you use anything I’ve created– tag me on Instagram!

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