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First Day of School

Why we have rules. Short video to intro rules lesson

{take a picture and make sure each child gets a copy! Could even have them sign their heart!}

Open House before first day of school Tour. Parents can follow the signs and do everything you need them to do before the first day of school.

Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits: Where I Teach Wednesday

This is a great way to greet the students on the first day. The teacher gives each student a Meet the Teacher page and a goodie bag. There is also a student info sheet on each desk. This could be a great first assignment for students to begin working on as soon as they enter the room.

Making It As A Middle School Teacher: Barbara's December Visit ~ team building activity for students

Fourth and Ten: My favorite back to school activity: Cooking Up a Great Year Together!

creating name bubbles. A good picture book to read with this is: The Name Jar

dandelions and dragonflies: Our First Day

Mrs. Miner's Kindergarten Monkey Business: Let Them Explore First {A bunch of FREEBIEs to Help You Kick off the Year Exploring}

Love this idea for the first day of school! Have the kiddos make something with playdough while you are taking care of first day housekeeping (supplies, etc.) Then have students write about what they made. Great for the 1st item in their writing portfolio!

A brand new year; a brand new start; I'm glad you're here; with all my heart. Great for first day of new school year or calendar year

a day in the life of miss kranz

For all my teacher friends...Recipe for success- first day of school activity. So actually made me tear up when reading the recipe for success! Doing this for sure!

Teacher’s Talk: First Day of School

GOOD activities for the first day/week of school. Especially love the classroom tour w/ tour guide sheet

first day of school printables. This would be cure for kids to hold up in all those pictures their parents want to take the first day!