Did you know that social skills are important for a child preparing for kindergarten? Find a book that you can share with your child to help develop the necessary social skills. 25 books that teach social skills.
If student can bring in a fact and show where they read it (any non-fiction resource, print or digital) put it up on the "Did You Know?" board for the day with their name - great idea to get kids reading nonfiction
For a teacher: First Day Jitters (Julie Danneberg), How I Spent My Summer Vacation (Mark Teague), and Last Day Blues (Julie Danneberg). I love the idea of using Last Day Blues as a springboard for a fun writing assignment the first week of school.