Fun back to school activities! Designed to encourage excitement and personal pride in students and their school.
Student sheets created in BLACK AND WHITE to save on ink costs. Plus, students can design and color as they choose!
Suggested usage plan of 20 - 30 minutes/day, FIVE sessions or days of activities.
Day 1 - Front left and right covers, Cell phone "selfie" drawing and "__graders Rule!" Also, a place for your school mascot picture (drawn or teacher- copied). Grade-specific page for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grades.
Day 2 - "Design your own locker." A locker students can open and decorate inside and out. Clock denoting starting time of school. Students write in time, and draw hands on clock face.
Day 3 - Name frame. Students write what name they like to be called in the "fancy frame." Birthday cake - student writes in month and day of their birthday. Pizza fun! Pepperoni slices open to reveal students' favorite foods.
Day 4 - Mini-Story Starters. Students create small layered book that has the beginning of three different stories. Students write two or three sentences of what they think will happen next. Designed to generate interest with a "taste" of creative writing at the beginning of the school year. Students finish one story this day and one on day 5.
Day 5 - Mini-Story Starters day 2. Student chooses one story of their choice from the three given story starters (third story is optional). Game Time! Full page game. Student chooses another student they have not met or do not know very well to encourage additional friendships. Student adds spinner arrow and cuts out playing pieces. Game is played twice with the same two students.
I hope you enjoy!