Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker -- A book about the importance of listening. A definite read during the first week of school :)

Lacey Walker, Nonstop Talker: A book about the importance of listening. A definite read during the first week of school :) (Books That Heal Kids)

T'was the Night Before School Started poem and activity

'Twas the Night Before School Started Poem Freebie. I can use this for fill in the blank vocab & synonyms the first week of school!

Beginning of the year idea

This is perfect for the beginning of the year.All about me sheets Turn into a class book

games for students to get to know each other and get their first day jitters out!

Get to know you games - Main Page - Some great ideas for beginning of the year or any thime you need team building activities.

50 fabulous ideas, finds, tips, tricks, ideas, and freebies for fourth grade lessons, classrooms, classes, students, and teachers

50 Ideas, Tricks, and Tips for Teaching 4th Grade

Figure Me Out! "All about me" math activity for Open House.Fourth Grade Fun in Florida: Figure Me Out!

Cute idea, "I'm so lucky to have you in my class."

Lucky Charms: Back To School Student Snack!great for orientation nt. to keep hungry kids quiet while parents fill out papers!

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

Penny Pinching Teacher: To Do Tuesday: First Day of School "I have who has" first week of school game

Meet the Teacher printables

Classroom Freebies Too: Parent Volunteer Form, we use a deprecate background check, but I like this form for parents to select things that they could help with.

Beginning of the Year Questionnaire for Parents

Back to School Night? parent letter to fill out about their child.I always send a note home asking parents to tell me about their child, but I like the layout here.