Have kids draw themselves on little circles on the first day. Copy cut them to paste around a new page- use for a newsletter template. What a fantastic Idea! That would look so great for class announcements etc.
Home Depot will cut composition books for you for free. Give each student a half. It's great for writing journals in, uses and wastes less paper, and is less intimidating when you ask them to write a page-worth of material! So clever!
Print on Post-It Notes – Free Printables for School Homework. A quick, convenient way for teachers to provide feedback on homework! Using sticky notes instead of writing on the homework may be preferable to some students.
Homework BINGO - When students turn their homework in each morning, they get to write their name on any square. On Friday, teacher pulls out two bingo chips.Whichever names are on that square get to pick out of the treasure box at the end of the day.
Love this idea for First Day of school Picture. great for at home or a class. Also love the idea of taking a chalk board, dry erase board on vacation and having a child write where they are or what they like. Sort of like capturing a caption.
Here is a great back to school game! Use these statement strips to make Jenga into a fun way for students to get to know each other better. There are 54 statement strips, one for each block in a standard Jenga game.