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Posted in   Back to School, Foundation & Prep, Organisation, Preschool, Teacher Tips   on  June 17, 2016

It’s no secret that teachers love a good bargain and Vistaprint is one of my favourite places to shop for goodies for the classroom. I’ve made a few orders from them now so I thought now would be a great opportunity to share some of my favourite goodies with you!

5 ways to use Vistaprint in the classroom

My favourite purchase so far would have to be the stickers! I’ve ordered a set which I stick into the front cover of all of my books. This ensures that they make their way back to me when they are borrowed by others. I also ordered some personalised stickers to put on student work. My kids loved getting a special ‘Mrs Patch’ sticker on their work! All I did was look at the free templates available on the site and tried my best to come up with cute little sayings to match the pictures.

Vistaprint for the Classroom - Book Stickers, Personalised Stickers for teachers

The postcards on Vistaprint are also very cool! I ordered a set of thank you cards which I send home to parent helpers after excursions and what not. I also ordered a sweet set that I use to write little notes home to parents or other teachers as well. I just love these!

Vistaprint for the Classroom - A note from the teacher postcard
Vistaprint for the Classroom - A note to say thanks

Sometimes it’s tricky to personally talk to every parent after school, so I often use these little behaviour business cards to send a quick note home to parents. There’s not a lot of space to write on these so I just write a short sentence which acts as a prompt when the student takes it home to their parents.

Vistaprint for the Classroom - Behaviour Management Business Cards

I sent these cute little magnets home at the beginning of the year for students to display their work on their fridges. They were so popular!

Vistaprint for the Classroom - My best work magnet

Last but not least is my tote bag! I used this for almost 2 whole school years and it’s starting to get a bit faded now but has otherwise held up really well. I used this as my ‘school stuff’ bag with my planning documents and any resources I needed to bring back and forth from home to school. That way my handbag things were separate and it was just easier to manage. I wouldn’t hesitate to order another of these!

Vistaprint for the Classroom - Teacher Tote Bag

Most of the time I have been able to create what I’ve needed with the free templates on the website but occasionally I also design my own in Photoshop and upload those.

What do you use Vistaprint for in your classroom?

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About the author

Casey is an early years teacher turned stay at home mum to three little learners aged 5 and under. She is passionate about supporting parents that want to use play as a vehicle to bond with their little learners and create magical memories of childhood! You can follow Casey on Instagram right here.

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  1. I love Vistaprint. I used it to make bookplates for rue when he was born so all of my special or favorite books can make it back to us 🙂

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