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!!!