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    First week of school time capsule- stamp & date their itty handprints, measure their height with yarn, and have them fill out a little first day info sheet with their self portrait on the back. Then save 'till the last day of school and have them open it and do the exact same activity! It’ll be so much fun to see how much they grow and change this year!! Love this idea! (download sheets!)

    A different theme for each week of the school year! Laurie Hamilton Hamilton Hamilton Hamilton Hamilton Hamilton Hamilton Ann...I love themes! My favorite is my fairytale theme. Been wanting to do Pirates but haven't found the time yet :) Have sooo many books and ideas!

    Cute poem for first day of school - send home along with a photograph of the child playing with their new friends.

    Time capsule. During first week of school the capsule is filled with traced hands, self-portrait, list of favorites, three things they want to learn, and a string, cut to mark their height.

    First day of school activity.

    Must remember to do this again this year - holding a photo from the first day of school on the last day.

    kid graduation certificate - Do it for each grade and see how their likes change and how they grow!

    Some free printable handwriting sheets....

    Pull a magnetic letter out a a bag and use a bingo marker to mark it off your sheet.

    A school themed cupcake kit complete with school bus toppers, blackboard and notebook and a numerical style pattern on the bases. Size: Regular bake cup size -

    All about me silhouette. Great beginning or end of year project :)

    Love this idea to measure the child on the first day of school and see how much they grow on the last day. Cute keepsake for parents.

    Cookie Sheet Activities Pre K- Kindergarten Bundle!

    Positively Splendid {Crafts, Sewing, Recipes and Home Decor}: First-Day-of-School Interviews for Kids (Free Printables)

    Place cards made from erasers-would be cute on desks for the first day of school.

    School treats

    First Day/Week of School Writing Prompt

    Magic Playdoh! I did this last year with my class and it was so much fun! Students are given white, handmade play doh and they have to roll it around and play with it to see if it changes color. If it changes color, they are going to have a great year in their new grade! Click link to find recipe and free, printable rhyme,

    I always liked this... First day of school

    This is the way my teacher writes my name. This is the way I write my name. Kindergarten Smiles: First Two Days of School in Kindergarten