Newly updated!! Updated July 10, 2022!!!
TONS of new materials added including more diverse read alouds, refresh on fonts/graphics, more focus on social skills development and addition of a fun "paws-itive mental health" section added with lots of cute animal-themed mindfulness materials! Please make sure you download the new materials!!!
Back To School/Intro Activities
Scoop On Summer: Ice cream cone writing craft
Time Capsule: Time capsule for students to fill out for day one
Photo Booth: Props and signs for first day photo booth
Back to School ‘Bus’iness: School bus self-reflection/get to know you craft
What is a Land Acknowledgement: Lesson ideas and resource suggestions
Partner Talk: Tic Tac Toe game
Accepting Differences: Read aloud suggestion and “This or That” game (google slide & PDF included for easy presenting)
Friend Venn: Get to know each other partner craft
Standing up for others: Read aloud and response sheet
Sharing Our Feelings: Read aloud suggestion, Poster and “recess conflict” scenarios
Birthday Bonanza: Birthday cracker idea and card template
What’s in my bag: Writing sample & craft
How to Make a Ton of Friends: Read aloud suggestion and class book template
Attentive Listening: Read Aloud suggestion and Class book template and cover
Parent Note: Parent note to get to know your learners
Writer’s Block: Writing idea generator
PAWS-itive Wellness & Mental Health:
Paw-maste: Read aloud suggestions and cat yoga cut and paste activity
Animal Affirmations: 12 Animal affirmations for decorating a cozy corner, mirror, or doorway to your classroom
Self Care Choice board: Great for first week home connection
Additional Mindful Activities : 2 Activity mazes (1 yoga, 1 physical activity), 2 animal mandala colouring pages, 2 spot the difference colour pages, 2 directed drawing pages .