Going back to school is such an exciting time for students and teachers. Teachers have so many things they want to discuss in the first few days of school. This pack was made to make that much easier for you! The books used in this pack are definitely back to school favorites , and address all of the following topics: rules, expectations, safety, recess behavior, listening, school tour, classroom tour, feelings, summer vacation, and getting ready for school. Each book has an activity to go along with it to make your first few days of school a lot of fun! These activities also give you a sneak peek into your students’ writing skills, fine motor skills, and personalities. If you have any questions about this pack, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Enjoy!
Officer Buckle and Gloria- Make a safety tip flyer like in the book! There are 3 different templates.
The Recess Queen- Make Mean Jean crowns and play a recess situation game. There are colored and black and white versions of the cards.
The Gingerbread Man Loose in the School- Go on a school and classroom scavenger hunt with premade cards. There are colored and black and white versions of the cards.
Howard B. Wiggle Bottom Learns to Listen- Make bunny ears for students to show how they can be a good listener.
Wembery Worried- Use a glyph to make Wemberly Worried. There are many questions about going back to school. A great time for some feelings discussion.
How I Spent My Summer Vacation- Students will make a postcard describing their summer vacation just like in the book.
The Night Before First (Kindergarten)Grade- Students will write and illustrate about what they did to get ready for school.