Plan the School Year with These 11 Classroom Games

Have you already started shopping all those back to school sales? Teachers, have you began decorating your classroom?  Don’t forget these games that your kids and students are going to love.

All of these bingo games measure 5" x 7" and are durable and reusable--perfect for allowing students to have fun all year long!

First Semester

Back to School Bingo


This is a fun icebreaker for the first day of school! Give the kids something to ease the transition from summer-mode back into learning-mode with this fun activity.

A fresh start calls for a new policy this school year--make Fridays extra fun by declaring them “Bingo Fridays!”

Autumn Fall Party Bingo

The first day of Autumn falls on September 22nd or 23rd each year. Let students play this fun bingo game to get ready for the season!

Halloween Bingo

Treat your students with this fun game as part of your classroom Halloween party this year on October 31.

Thanksgiving Bingo

Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November, so get ready for the school break by playing a fun game of classroom bingo.

Holiday Christmas Bingo

‘Tis the season to get the whole class in the holiday spirit with this fun Christmas game. The best part is that you can store this durable game in your classroom to reuse at Christmas parties year after year!

Religious Christmas Bingo

This is a great activity to include in teachings for children’s Bible school classes and Christmas celebrations at church. Help kids learn the reason for the season!

Second Semester

Valentine’s Day Bingo

Students will declare this game the hit of the classroom Valentine’s Day party every year! Have a special treat on hand for the winners to sweeten the experience.

Saint Patrick’s Day Shamrock Bingo

May the Luck of the Irish be with you on March 17th. Keep the students entertained by playing this fun game to celebrate the day.

Easter Bingo

Easter Sunday varies each year, but it falls sometime between March 22 and April 25. Plan ahead and have children play this fun activity as you teach them the reason we celebrate Easter.


Stars and Stripes Patriotic Bingo

Let the kids play this red, white, and blue game as part of your American History lesson plan. Students will enjoy learning the reasons why we celebrate important days like:

★ Presidents’ Day - celebrated on the third Monday in February

★ Memorial Day - celebrated on the last Monday of May

★ Flag Day - June 14

★ Independence Day - July 4

★ Labor Day - celebrated on the first Monday in September

★ Patriot Day - September 11

★ Constitution Day - September 17

★ Columbus Day - celebrated on the second Monday of October

★ Veterans Day - November 11

★ Bill of Rights Day - December 15

Kids Birthday Bingo

Keep this game on hand as a fun birthday surprise for students whose birthdays fall on a school day! Students will have fun celebrating their special day with the whole class.

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