Starting school activities

Get your students excited about starting school with these fun and engaging activities. Discover creative ideas to help them transition smoothly and set a positive tone for the rest of the year.
Pre K, School Craft, School Crafts, Preschool Activities, School Activities, First Grade Crafts, Primary School Activities, 1st Grade Crafts, Kindergarten Crafts

Last summer I added Mo Willems' The Pigeon HAS to Go to School! to my classroom library. Of course, this addition was a no-brainer. Willems' books are always super popular, especially Pigeon books. Just as predicted, my students loved this book. It is the perfect length for the beginning of the year, when attention spans are extra short and students need a little break from all the procedural training they are receiving. Since I knew this book would be a hit, I decided to make it the…

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Jill Marie
3-D All About Me Faces · Inspired Elementary

One of my favorite things about back to school, is knowing that I get to meet and love on a brand new bunch of kids for the school year. I’m sure you feel the same way, and have your lesson planner packed to the max with different “get-to-know-you activities.” I want to share with you […]

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Andrea Moreno Ayala
Pre K, First Grade, All About Me, Beginning Of School, 2nd Grade Classroom, First Grade Classroom, Elementary, Beginning Of The School Year, Back To School Art

Ahhhhhhhhhh!!!!! I know - it's a scary thought reality!!!! I'm sorry to even say the words......Back to School. But let's be honest. It's not that far away now, and closer for some than for others. So let's start thinking about how we can prepare. I don't know about you, but I have been stalking Target, Hobby Lobby and a few other places all summer long looking for the best deals and the cutest little bins, buckets, and supplies. Why, oh why, do we teachers spend so much dang money on our…

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Amy Tong