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!)

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

First day of school activity.

Name activity for week one

The Very Busy preschool: Apples Week

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

Some free printable handwriting 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!

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 -

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

Heidisongs Resource: What's On My iPad? All Time Favorite Apps for Pre-K, K, 1

We could make these the first week of school.

Make them write their name on first day of school every year to see how it it!

Free Printable for First Day Jitters!

Free Math Activitiy Sheets!

Six questions to ask your kids throughout the first WEEK of school.

Great first day of school info sheet. Has Dropbox link. Download and customize at your leisure.

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