Make this letter wheel out of a paper plate and then walk around the neighborhood looking for letters on signs, license plates, and utility boxes. Whenever you find one of the letters, fold it down on the plate. For Naomi on car trips.
"Me Bag" The students' "homework" for the first day of school is to fill up a brown paper bag with 5 or 6 things that are important to them. Over the next several days, they take turns sharing their bags with the class and talking a bit about themselves.