First Week of School and First Day of School Activities

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Grade School Snapshots
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K - 1st
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9 pages Easel, 100 pages PDF
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First week of school activities and back to school activities for First Grade / Grade One / or advanced Kindergarten. These are great first week of school activities to start on the first day of school and to finish up throughout the first busy week of back to school! Start your back to school time with engaging activities!


Many of these activities will work for distance learning if you put together a printable packet or email items home. 9 of the pages work with the TpT Easel tool which allows students to add notes and annotations through an interactive layer and assign to students via Google Classroom. In addition, you are permitted to upload PDF pages to your learning platform as long as they are only accessible by your own students. An All About Me Boom deck digital activity is included as well. For more information about the TpT Easel tool, please see:

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Please note, although there are over 100 pages plus the Boom deck included in this value-packed resource, you will not need to print all of those pages for your students! Some of the activities are differentiated, so you can choose the version or level that works best for you.

Use this top-selling activity packet to help you assess the basic levels of understanding your students have at the beginning of the year. Skills and themes include:



★our class


★colors /colours

★all about me digital activity (drag and drop interactivity)

Download the preview file to look at many pages in closer detail.

Activity types include:


★cut and paste





★drag and drop digital activity

★TpT digital layer works well on some of the activity pages

In this document, there are 26 independent activities, directions for whole group lessons, and four title pages (First Grade, Grade One, Kindergarten, Back to School) to use if you wish to use the handouts as a booklet.

3-13 Directions and Lesson Ideas

14 All About Me

15 About my Name

16-17 Name Sorting

18 All About My Teacher

19 All About Our Class

20-25 My First Week (Multiple Versions)

26-29 My School Goals (Multiple Versions)

30-33 I Know Numbers and I Write Numbers

34 I Know Colors

35-36 Color By Numbers (Butterfly and Fish)

37-38 I Know Letters Cut and Paste (initial consonants)

39-43 I Print Letters

44 I Can Draw

45 I Can Write

46-48 About My Summer (Multiple Versions)

49-52 Title pages (Multiple Versions)

53-57 Ready for School mini books

58-71 Alphabet Picture Flash cards for I Know Letters lesson


73-75 Cut and Paste Puzzle

76-77 Word Search and Answer Key

78-79 Word Scramble (2 Levels)

80-81 Best Book writing response (2 Levels)

82-84 Weather Journal (3 Versions)

85-87 Show What You Know (Math assessment: 3 Levels)

88-89 Even and Odd Math

90-91 Making 10 Math

92 Missing Numbers

93-94 Color by Code (Backpack and Pencils)

96-106 Alternate versions of worksheets with Canadian spelling

107-111 Boom Deck Link, Directions, and Boom Credits

112-114 Credits and Terms of Use

You might also be interested in my Desk Helper for Primary and Morning Work Set 1

Please note: This file uses American spelling (color, favorite), but has an appendix with Canadian spelling at the end.

Total Pages
9 pages Easel, 100 pages PDF
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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