First Day of Second Grade Back to School Activities for the First Week of School

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This set of ready-to-go Second Grade Back to School Activities & Bulletin Board Displays for First Day of School will not only save you time as you prep for the beginning of the school year with your second grade students, but it will also engage your second graders in meaningful and fun activities. It's the perfect set to use the first day of school, and will for sure make the first week of school a blast!


Here's what's included:

✔︎ Jitter Juice

✔︎ Second Grade Survey

✔︎ Getting to know you Ice Breaker

✔︎ New Friends Class Book

✔︎ Whole Group Tree Map

✔︎ First Grade and Second Grade Comparison Double Bubble Map

✔︎ Journal Activity with Sentence Starter

✔︎ My First Week of Second Grade Book (2 versions included)

✔︎ What's In A Second Grader's Backpack Craft

✔︎ Back to School Paper Crowns (4 designs to choose from)

✔︎ Paper friendship bracelets

✔︎ Collaborative Friendship Puzzles (3 designs to choose from)

Teachers love how engaging and simple these activities are to prep, all while getting to know their second grade students and building classroom community. There's so much going on at the start of a new school year, and this resource will help relieve that burden with THIRTEEN fun, back to school activities - many will make the PERFECT bulletin board display once complete!

Students love these activities because they help them share about themselves, get to know their classmates, and have fun the first week of school. They also help ease them into the routine and structure of a new classroom.

Love this activity, but teach a different grade? Find alternatives linked below:

Back to School Activities for Kindergarten

Back to School Activities for First Grade

Back to School Activities for Big Kids (3rd, 4th, or 5th grade)

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