Hop into a New School Year
Are you ready to "Hop into a New School Year" ? This unit will help you Leap and hop into a great new year. The theme is all about frogs. If you want a great jump start to a new year you will enjoy this back to school theme. This resource involves common core, cooperative learning and encompasses aspects of all four learning styles: visual, auditory, reading-writing and kinesthetic. It allows for easy differentiation. This resource can be used with students Pre K, K, 1st , 2nd grade.
The contents include
Book Lists - All about frogs and activity suggestions
Introduce Freddy Frog- Mascot and motivator for the classroom.
Welcome to Kindergarten and 1st grade letter- letter for parents and kids.
Music and Songs-Cute songs to use in the unit.
Frog poems and Finger plays
Welcome to School Letters for Parents – Ideas for your letter or just use these copies!
Directions and Procedures for Art Projects
Art projects– Make cute frogs with simple directions.
Name Tags- The first day of school name plates and labels
Frog Color Charts – 10 color charts for a bulletin board
Classroom Rules Charts- 5 charts for classroom rules
Froggy Theme Classroom Helpers- 22 possible classroom job options
Anchor Chart Ideas- Frogs
Life Cycle of a Frog Charts- Realistic and Cartoon charts
Student Book- Life Cycle of a Frog
Questions and Data on Frogs-Question of the Day
Tracing Frogs- Tracing a great skill for the kiddos
Dot Marker Practice
Glue Dot Practice
Leap Frog and Froggy, Froggy Where’s your Home-Class Games
Frog and Fly Game-Counting game
Frog Race- The kiddos love this game-Dice and a race track!
Alphabet Recognition and Matching Game- Card game with uppercase and lower case alphabet-small group or classroom game.
Dice Games with Frogs-4 fun games the kiddos love to play in the classroom – 1 die or 2 dice.
Days of the Week
Months of the Year
September Calendar and Events
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