First Day of School Activities Back to School | Print and Digital

Grade Levels
2nd - 5th
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36 pages
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On the first day of school, keep students engaged with Back to School activities. This activity packet has: Time Capsule All About Me Book, Classmate Scavenger Hunt, New School Year Fun Page and a School Supply Word Search.

UPDATE: This packet now includes an Editable Digital Version that can be shared with students electronically for Distance Learning. The digital version is in Google Slides, so you must have a Google Account to access.

These projects are enjoyable and interesting for students to complete on their first day or even week of school. Every teacher wants to engage their students in some fun activities that will help build relationships during the important back to school time.

The Packet includes:

Time Capsule Booklet

•There are cover pages for 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade and 5th Grade.

•Booklets are Quarter Page size when stapled together.

•Use these booklets to learn a little about your new kiddoes. Keep them until the end of the year and return to students on the last day of school. See how surprised they are at how they have grown and changed throughout the year.

My New School Year Fun Page

•Get to know your new Students.

•Students can color the page and fill out the writing prompts.

•The can share with a partner, their group or the class.

Get to Know You Scavenger Hunt

•Great interactive activity for students.

•Helps everybody learn something about each person in the class.

•Great icebreaker.

School Supplies Word Search

•Answer Key is at the end of the packet.


You may also be interested in the following Back to School products from my TPT Store:

Meet Your New Teacher PowerPoint.

Back To School Post Cards and Note Cards.

Back to School Activities, Games and Puzzle Packet.


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