These free printable back to school bingo cards are a fun activity to do on the first day of school! You can get 10 free printable bingo cards at the bottom of the post. Tip: laminate the cards and you can reuse them with dry erase markers!

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Back to School Bingo Free Printable

 

Back to School Bingo – Free Printable Cards

This bingo set is a fun activity for playing on the first day of school! This can be an ice breaker game for kids and you can pair them up in teams to play.

 

Grab the free printable bingo cards at the bottom of the post.

Kids will love playing this bingo game! You can play for a line or play for a full card.

 

Free Printable Back to School Bingo Cards

 

This free printable includes 10 Bingo Cards. Play it as a getting to know you game on the first day of school! If you have more than 10 students you can have them pair up into teams of 2 or 3.

The printable set also comes with a full page of calling cards. Cut up the calling cards and select them at random. You can describe them by color or show the card when selecting them. Or you can even point to items you may have in your class or at home!

Back to School Bingo Calling Cards

 

Supplies Needed to Play Back to School Bingo

White Paper or Cardstock

Bingo Markers – see marker options we suggest you use below

Optional – Self Laminating Sheets

If you want to keep your bingo cards to reuse them every year, we recommend laminating them.

If you don’t laminate the cards, Do-A-Dot Markers are great for this activity.

 

Back to School Free Printable Bingo Cards

 

Bingo Marker Options

Candy Options: Skittles, M&M’s

Non-Candy Options: Pom poms, buttons, colored paper clips, mini erasers

Pencil or Markers: You can have kids cross out the spots with a marker or dot marker. If you laminate the cards you can also use dry erase markers.

 

Paper Clip Markers for Back to School Bingo

 

How to Set-Up a Back to School Bingo Game

First print off the calling card and bingo cards (link to the free printable below).

1. Cut out the calling cards and place them in a bowl or jar for selecting.

2. Cut out the bingo cards. Each player gets a bingo card. If you have more than 10 players you can put kids into small groups to play together.

3. Use candy or non-candy items as markers. When the image is called out, the player puts a marker on that image.

4. When calling out the images – you can describe the image or show the picture.

5. You can play for a line (5 in a row) or a full card. The first person to get a line says “Bingo!”. You can keep playing afterwards for more lines if you have more prizes to give out. There are 30 calling cards to choose from so a full card may result in having a few people winning at the same time depending on the number of players. We recommend playing mostly for lines because of this. Mix up the cards and start a new game after a few lines have been won.

Back to School Free Printable Bingo

 

 

How Can I Play With More People?

There are 10 unique cards included. If you have more than 10 players you can break them up into small groups and play in groups of 2-3 players. You can also hand out similar cards and have more than one winner at a time.

 

How to Print the Bingo Cards

Make sure you review the Print Preview before printing. Every printer is different so make sure you select “Print to Fit to Size” or look at the printer Scale Features (you can print at 90% scale) in your printer settings so that it does not print cut off if you are having issues.

 

Free Printable Back to School Bingo Cards

Get the free printable Back to School Bingo Cards HERE

 

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