Back to School Activities - Back to School Centers - Ice Breakers and Gifts

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This back-to-school bundle is the best way to start the school year! Activities include a back-to-school ice breaker, getting-to-know-you activities, time capsule, centers and gifts!

This is a money-saving bundle of my top-selling back-to-school resources!

This Back to School activity bundle is perfect for:

✔ 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th-grade classrooms

✔ teachers who want easy-to-prep activities

✔ teachers looking for printable and digital options

✔ teachers who want to have fun and get to know their new students at the beginning of the school year

Included in this Back to School activity bundle are:

Getting to Know You Ice Breaker:

• 20 printable "Scoot" task cards. (In BOTH US and Canadian spellings!)

• Lined and blank student recording sheets.

• Complete teacher instructions.

• Digital Google Slides version with complete instructions.

All About Me Flip Book:

• 9 pages of options for creating a 6-page flip book

• printable and digital

• 3 cover options

• US and Canadian/UK spelling options

• complete instruction packet for using the digital resource with your students!

School Year Time Capsule:

• full-color digital or black-and-white PDF formats

• US and Canadian spellings

• a Googlehandbook with links to the Slides version!


• All About Me (a measurement and writing page)

• My Family

• My Best Friend

• 2 Top Ten Lists about favorite activities

• A Work of Art - to see how skills change over the year

• What I Am Looking Forward To Most About This School Year

• My Handprint

• Look How I've Changed (photo comparison page)

• End-of-Year Handprint

• Favorite Events in the Past Year

• Proudest Moment

• A Look Ahead to the New Year

Literacy Centers:

• 10 centers covering:

• adjectives, alphabetical order, antonyms, compound words, nouns (recognizing and plural/singular), syllables, synonyms, verbs (recognizing and verb tenses), vowels (long & short sounds)

• printable PDF version

• Google Slides™ version for digital use during distance learning

• Google™ handbook with instructions for sharing with students

Back to School Writing Prompts and Word Work Centers:

• Pre-writing strategies

• Fall and back to school writing prompts and writing paper

• Post-writing strategies (My Peer Revising And Editing Mini-Lesson & Checklist)

• Fall and back to school word work centers

• Digital Google Slides™ and Easel versions

Back to School Gift Tags for Glow Sticks or Highlighters:

• two font options

• 8 colors plus a black and white version for printing on colored paper

Open House "Thanks For Popping In" Popcorn Labels:

• Four different labels to choose from:

• "I am so glad that you popped in!" (2 versions)

• "I am so glad that you popped in today!"

• "I am so glad that you popped in tonight!"

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