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First day of School

First day of School

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"All About Me" projects using 3 easy-to-use iPad apps - BurkEdTech

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Back to school activities: FREE The First Day of School graphic organizer writing prompts.

Back to School FREEBIE!

SLANT strategy to help with focus and attention

Marshmallow Challenge Handout. A great team building activity for the first days of school! Watched it in action, all types of students get involved! Love it!

Marshmallow Challenge Handout

Fern's Freebie Friday ~ I'm Special, I'm Me! Writing Activity! #FREE #TPT #TeachersFollowTeachers #FernSmithsClassroomIdeas

Chrysanthemum activity - "Before you speak, think and be smart. It's hard to fix a broken heart".

First Grade Wow: Chrysanthemum

Work Together Weekend

Second Grade Stories: Work Together Weekend

Too Much Glue Great for first day of gluing

Back to School Books - A Grade Specific Reading List


First Grade Wow: Chrysanthemum...What a Perfect name!

Write names on black paper with white crayon. Have kids cover it with squares of paper. Great first week activity!

Kindergarten Rocks!: Names & Letter Centers

Crinkled heart activity with Chrysanthemum

The First Grade Parade: I Survived Week 2 How About You?!

Take this pic at beginning of year, and then keep extras on hand for easy go-to volunteer thank you.

Chrysanthemum character study linked with the students' names. Great visual representation of number of letters in names all relating back to Chrysanthemum!

Pencils, Glue, & Tying Shoes: Chrysanthemum

FREE First Day Jitters packet. LOVE this book for back to school.

More Teaching Common Core With Kiddy Lit IV

25 Must Have Back to School Books

The Short and Sassy Teacher

Back to School All About Me Display

Second Grade Nest: Back to School Ideas

August Planner #ClassroomFreebies #FREE

Classroom Freebies: August Planner

Math about Me! - FREE printable for Interactive Math Notebook / Journal


Cute idea - would be cute when talking about careers - have them draw a picture of what they want to be when they grow up - caption, "My future is so bright I have to wear sunglasses!"

End of the Year Projects - Mrs. T's First Grade Class

Let's Have a Bright Year! Free treat tags for the 1st day of school. You need starburst & crayon erasers from the target dollar spot #backtoschool #freebie #teachers

Another pinner wrote that she did this same activity with M.

Transportation Graph

Chalk Talk: A Kindergarten Blog: Back to School Ideas

What color are your eyes?

Chalk Talk: A Kindergarten Blog: back to school

IDEA: Handprint art

Happily Ever After...An Art Teacher's Fairy Teal: 0 Kindergarten