First Days of Kindergarten - Kindergarten Teacher’s Classroom Guide BUNDLE

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    First Days of Kindergarten - Kindergarten Teacher's Guide: Be CALM and CONFIDENT on your first days of school—with kindergarten back-to-school teacher scripts, lessons, posters, printables, tips, behavior management, and materials you will use all year.

    First Days of Kindergarten guide is compiled by a long-term kindergarten teacher with attention to every detail. From kindergarten classroom set-up and the moment you meet your students, through the first week of school and beyond, this kit will help set the tone for a great year in kindergarten.


    This resource works well, ANY time you want to take control of your class or establish rules and routines.

    3 Files are packed with must-have treasures:

    • Kindergarten teacher classroom setup, word-for-word scripts, lessons, and tips for the first day of kindergarten (criers, difficult children, remembering kids’ names, and lots more), plans for the first week of kindergarten, and ideas for the first month.

    • Posters for the first day of kindergarten for the parents, for school rules and reading lessons; printables for the first week of kindergarten, including writing activities for dazzling bulletin boards, and student awards.

    • A fully EDITABLE .ppt doc, with a letter to the parents for the first day of kindergarten, a supplies list, and four weeks of homework (with tips for a year of homework).

    Keys to Success for the Kindergarten Teacher

    • Overview of the first day of school

    • How to prepare for the first day: gather your supplies and prepare for surprises

    • How to prepare your room layout and centers for a successful year

    • Ideal seating chart: where to place desks and difficult children to optimize behavior

    What to prepare, do and say on the first day of school—step-by-step

    • Word-for-word scripts to guide you through every routine

    • MUST-do routines for the first day – and how to teach them so they “stick”

    • Behavior Management 101 for Kindergarten – tips that work wonders

    • Simple brain breaks and songs to integrate your day and keep kids focused

    Greeting the children and parents quickly and effectively

    • How a teacher aide can best assist kids

    • Dealing with crying or difficult children gracefully

    • What you MUST do before you begin the first activity

    Rules for coming to the meeting area – so you will start on the right foot

    • Establishing respect and rapport from the start to set a good tone for the year

    • Charts outlining simple school rules for kindergarten

    • MUST-KNOW bathroom rules; line up, walking, and cafeteria rules

    • Reading and writing tips that are useful all year

    • Dismissal that’s safe, easy, and fun

    What to do if you have extra time to fill during the day

    • What to do during the first few days—and weeks—of school

    • Tips for learning centers, homework, multimedia, and crafts

    Printables for the first days of school:

    • Cute writing paper for any assignment; special writing activities to make your bulletin boards “pop” on the first week of school

    • Awards, behavior charts, and callbacks for easy behavior management

    • Posters with rules, for the classroom and lunchroom

    Letters to parents for the first day and school supplies – EDITABLE

    • Homework for the first month, and tips for using the template all year - EDITABLE


    School Rules Pack Detailed lessons, lists, charts, mini-book, bulletin board writing, and rubric)

    Bathroom Rules (Photos, routines, signs, safety, bathroom passes, and sign-out sheet)

    BONUS: Pandemic Teaching Tips

    • Safety Rules for a Pandemic – Poster
    • Online Learning Rules for Distance Learning – Poster
    • How to Use the TpT Digital Tool to Assign Activities to Students
    • Personal Health for Teachers

    I hope you enjoy this First Days of Kindergarten Bundle…and if you would kindly leave your rating and feedback at First Days of Kindergarten - Kindergarten Teacher's Bundle

    it would be greatly appreciated!

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    Writer’s Toolkit for Kindergarten Includes: ABC Chart, Personal Word Wall, and Next Steps Checklist for a writer's notebook or folder. BONUS: ABC Song and Writing Rubric in a Song MP3s!

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