Send your new students and their families a warm welcome this summer!
Send out this friendly, rhyming three-page packet featuring:
*A letter addressed to the new student, welcoming them to your classroom and sharing your excitement about the upcoming year
*A letter welcoming parents to this classroom community, and encouraging them to be active participants in their child's education. Expresses how you value their knowledge and welcome their collaboration
*Asks parents if they'd like to provide any information regarding their child's unique needs, giving you the opportunity to prepare in advance to best meet these needs so that every child in your class can reach his or her full potential
*Open the door to positive, open communication with an area to provide your contact information (designed in an open/general way so that it is up to your discretion to use your personal contact information or your school email/phone number)
*First Day Detail Page- provide essential details on the first day of school, allowing parents to know where exactly their child should be at what time, who will be initially greeting/supervising child (if not immediately beginning the day in classroom) and telling them exactly what materials/supplies/information they should be sending their child to school with.