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Back to School Activities | Beginning of the Year

Hollie Griffith
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Kick off the new school year with this fun filled activity pack. It is jam packed with crafts, writing activities, and SO MUCH MORE!!! Your students will have a blast exploring the classroom, getting to know their new friends and teachers, and making an adorable backpack to hold FIVE different writing pieces and crafts. The unit ends with a day of Slime and Playdough FUN!

Included in this unit:

  • First Day Jitters Activities
  • Jitter Juice Graph
  • This is a picture of me...
  • 1st Graders/2nd Graders Can/Have/Are and Venn Diagram activity to compare 1st graders to kindergartners or 2nd graders to 1st graders
  • All about me writing activity and crayon box craft
  • All about my teacher writing activity
  • Me/My teacher (Compare & Contrast)
  • Find a friend who...
  • My new friend is a “cut” above the rest writing activity and craft
  • Classroom scavenger hunt
  • My classroom ROCKS!
  • My summer was sizzling!
  • We’re stickin’ to the classroom RULES. Students write the rules and make a glue bottle craft.
  • The “highlight” of my day/week was... Writing activity and craft
  • My tools for a successful year: Backpack Craft (Use to hold all crafts)
  • Making Playdough (ingredients, directions, pictures, Amelia Bedelia’s First Day of School (Making Connections), BME Foldover

Making Slime (ingredients, directions, pictures, how to writing

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Total Pages
65 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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