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All about me bags..  first and second day of school.

All About Me Bags (Classroom Freebies): Love this idea for beginning of the semester or school year. I love this for my all about me unit and incorporates show and tell


I need this in my classroom. I LOVE it. end of the year All About My Summer Poster: A Back to School Ice Breaker Activity

Back to School Survival Kit!

Back to School Survival Kit!

Free printable labels to make a "Back to school" survival kit. So Cute for Mom's! And teacher's could just pick one or two to hand out in class if the whole kit was too much. Love this for the teachers .

Adventures of Teaching: What to Do The First Week of School!

People Bingo - Whole group activity - The kids have to find someone different to sign in each box and when they have a signature in every box they call out, "Bingo!" yESSSS people bingo, make those kids talk at each other

sample first day lesson plans

Crazy for First Grade: Back to School- The First Day in First Grade! Good Lesson plan and first day ideas!

Mindsets in the Classroom: Building a Culture of Success and Student Achievement in Schools

When students believe they can that dedication and hard work can change their performance in school, they grow to become resilient, successful students. Inspired by the popular mindset idea that hard

would be cool for chick chat shack..

"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.

Compare and contrast summer activities and school activities. I would do a double bubble map, though.

Beginning of school activity - Goodbye Summer - Hello School. some of the things they would miss about SUMMER and some of the things they were looking forward to about SCHOOL.