First moments of kinder tip... don't leave a coloring page for the kids as bellwork. Some kids color fast, some kids have never held a crayon. Leave out something they can do over and over until you are ready to call them to the carpet! Stop by for more first hours tips!
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. I could even use it at open house and let the parents join us since we're all a team.