Included in this packet are hands-on, interactive, whole group activities to help you get to know your students. Each activity can also be used to determine kindergarten readiness during those first few hectic days of school!
There are also printables to go along with each activity to further assess each child’s strengths and needs. When you’re done, each activity can be turned into a center for your students!
Activity #1- Beary Nice to Meet You- use bear cards to answer getting to know you questions.
Printable #1- Students will complete the Beary Nice to Meet You recording page.
Activity #2- Yes, I Know My ABC’s- use letter cards and find pictures that match the beginning sound.
Printable #2- Students will pick a letter card and find objects in the classroom that begin with that letter. Students will draw pictures on their letter pages.
Activity #3- Count with Me- students will use number cards and picture cards to match numbers and quantities from 0-10.
Printable #3- Students will find objects in the classroom to represent their number, then draw the picture on their number page.
Activity #4- Shapes all Around-students will use shape cards and picture cards to match.
Printable #4- Students will find objects in the classroom to represent their shape. Students will draw a picture on their shape page.
Activity #5- Find a Friend- students will use name tags and sorting cards to find friends with common characteristics in their name. For example, “Sort the names with the same beginning letters.”
Printable #5- Students will write their name. Students will write the names of the students with the same beginning sound and number of letters as them.
Activity #6- Time to Rhyme- students will match rhyming pictures with a partner.
Printable #6- Students will identify and sort pictures that rhyme.
*Each activity comes with a label for storage and How to Play instructions. Plus, everything is in color and black and white!
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