A volcano in a mug. Neat idea to show kids how they work. Much more accurate than the old baking soda/vinegar idea.
They wrote their hopes and dreams in balloons and attached a picture of themselves soaring with them. Make "Oh the Places You Go" Bulletin Board!
Creative Ways to Line Up Your Class - Freebie includes quick reference cards for the teacher
Principal: Growth Mindset Is Making a Difference at Munford Elementary | Blog | Alabama Best Practices Center
Who's Who and Who's New: Setting the Tone in the First 10 Minutes of the First Day of School
Engagement Strategies reference page - perfect to have out during planning! From Teacher Trap's "Lesson Plan Pack."
Christmas crafts - Chloe and I made some of these on the weekend to hang on the window.
First Day (or week) of School Activities. I really like "Can You Save Fred" From: Teaching With a Mountain View: First Day of School Activities for Big Kids
<b>Start the year out right.</b>