I love reading this book to a new group of students!!
There's a great take home surprise to send with your students at your meet the teacher night...and they can't open it until the NIGHT BEFORE KINDERGARTEN!!!
It's really a favorite activity of mine to start off the school year!
Kindergarten Meet the Teacher Night Surprise (teacher assembles these and sends one home with each student to open only on the night before kindergarten!)
Picture Cards for SEQUENCING Things that you do BEFORE SCHOOL and AFTER SCHOOL
SORTING CARDS for before and after school
Memory Games with before and after school activities
What did you think about the night before kindergarten? Printable
How did you feel the night before kindergarten? Printable
Venn Diagram: Compare yourself and your teacher
Our Favorite Things: Record your favorite things and your teachers favorite things
My Book About Kindergarten ( a printable book to use with your class)
What I look like on my first day of kindergarten,
What did I do at school?
Who did you play with?
What did you eat for lunch?
How did you get home?
What book did you read?
Assemble and send home or keep and give to parents at conference time...These make a great keepsake!
Emergent Reader: Before I Go to School (8 pages)
Enjoy the beginning of the school year and help your kids get to know each other and get to know you!!!
Here are some fun back to school book companions
The Night Before Kindergarten Book Companion
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Books
Officer Buckle and Gloria Book Companion
Froggy Goes to School Book Companion
The Kissing Hand Book Companion
Elmer Book Companion
A Pocket Full of Kisses Book Companion
Owl Babies Book Companion
Halloween Themed Book Companions and Resources:
Spider Life Cycle
How to Catch a Monster Book Companion
Creepy Carrots Book Companion
Creepy Pair of Underwear Book Companion
Too Many Pumpkins Book Companion
The Runaway Pumpkin Book Companion
Owls Super Bundle Book Companion
The Hallowiener Book Companion
Little Owls Night Book Companion
Room on the Broom Book Companion
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat Book Companion
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves Book Companion
Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything!
Diary of a Spider Book Companion
Stellaluna Reader’s Theater
Stellaluna Book Companion
Little Mouse Three Pack Book Companion
Little Mouse First Halloween Book Companion
The Ugly Pumpkin Book Companion
Spookley the Square Pumpkin Color Activities
Spookley the Square Pumpkin Book Companion
October Writing Center
Turkey Trick or Treat Book Companion
The Biggest Pumpkin Ever Book Companion
Click Clack Boo I Have Who Has Cards
Froggy’s Halloween Book Companion
Kittens First Full Moon Book Companion
Five Little Pumpkins
Click Clack Boo! Book Companion
Owl Babies Book Companion