All About Me Banner- Have on desks at Meet the Teacher night. Parents take home to fill out with their children and return first day of school...a great ice breaker to connect with each child the first day and hang as bunting for classroom decor.
Love this idea for the first day of school! Have the kiddos make something with playdough while you are taking care of first day housekeeping (supplies, etc.) Then have students write about what they made. Great for the 1st item in their writing portfolio!....My kiddos could draw or try to write what they made...that would turn it into a good assessment tool for me, too!