Perfect Teacher Idea! First day project: Friend Tree. Everyone puts their thumb print on the tree then teacher later frames it and hangs it as a reminder that we are all friends.
Cute First Day Picture... Make them write their name to see change in handwriting over years. Cute family Christmas card idea (call it the "Brady Bunch"-- insert your family name). Classroom teacher in-class Christmas or Mother's gift project. Add more ideas as you tag.