Are you ready for the first week of school? These activities are a great way to encourage teamwork and to get your students working together! Included in this packet are printables, activities and games that will encourage your student to work together to create a positive learning environment to last the whole year!
(Pages 3-16) Printables These printables are easy to use and are GREAT activities for those first weeks of school.
(Pages 17-25) All About Me Book This book is a great way to start the year! Collect and keep the books for the end of the year where students can reflect back and see how they have changed since the beginning of the year.
(Pages 26-30) “Find Your Match” Students find the student with both the same letter and shape. After they find their partner, they do the action listed on the card until everyone in the class has found their match!
(Pages 31-33) “Making Words” Students work in teams to make as many words as they can from “BACK TO SCHOOL”
(Pages 34-39) “Getting to Know You” Discussion Cards” There are 24 cards with a different discussion topic on each! Cut, laminate and either keep on a ring or in a container. Choose a card each day that will lead a “getting to know you” conversation!
(Pages 40-44) “Back to School Celebration Hats” Two versions of this fun craft are included! Students make hats and attach strips to the top.