The Kissing Hand - first day of school activity with poem

Back to School with The Kissing Hand

Handprint and Footprint Arts & Crafts: Back to School with The Kissing Hand. Max and I read The Kissing Hand before every school year.

Friend BINGO - great way for kids to learn each other's names quickly! === first week of school activity :)

Friend Bingo - This would be a fun ice breaker game so student can get to know one another's names at the beginning of the year.

How I INTRODUCE My Classroom Library [Part Four in the Classroom Library Series] from The Thinker Builder

I love this five-day plan for how to introduce your classroom library to students. It goes through every detail, step by step, of how to release control, build excitement, and maintain organization. Freebies included too!

The very hungry caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar art project. You can read the book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle and have the kids make their own story book that's in the shape of a caterpillar.

Back to school Pinterest board round up.

Grab your back to school freebie via our TpT store. By popular demand the first day of school photo posters are back and updated.

Create social stories to model classroom procedures for the beginning of the year.

12 Tips to Start a Successful Kindergarten Year

classroom procedures book for the bathroom - KindergartenWorks Could make an infographic with images of proper classroom routines.

1st Day of School Tips - Fun in First Grade

DIY Cupcake Holders

Includes first days' lesson plans! This website has a helpful list of must-have procedures to go over with students on the first few days of school. The list is thorough and it's important to teach these procedures for an efficient classroom.

Back to School Brochure {EDITABLE}

Back to School | Meet the Teacher | Open House Brochure {EDITABLE}


first week, class book