I don't like to jump right into my syllabus and expectations on the first day of school (I save that for days 2-4). So I came up with a activity that allows students to comfortably settle down in class and get to know their classmates.
This document include teacher directions.
I've also left this document unlocked, so you can tweak it to your needs and the needs of your kiddos. The statement list contains items specific to our school; you'll need to remove or edit those.