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First day activities

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for First day activities. Get inspired and try out new things.
Get to Know Your Students Ideas and Freebies - A Grace-Filled Classroom

Fun and engaging ideas to get to know your students at the beginning of the school year. Build a strong classroom community with these free resources.

5 activities for the first days of school – On the same page

I can’t say I’m a big fan of icebreakers myself, at least the get-to-know-you type. Students may be grouped in a different way from the previous year, and there are always new students to the schoo…

Getting to know you activity for the first day of school. This blog post has tips and ideas for making your first day go smoothly, including sample lesson plans and freebies! #tejedastots #firstdayofschool

Description Start at the beginning of the year and make the whole year memorable with this photo/drawing scrapbook! Most pages have a 3.5 x 5 box for a photo, or you can simply have kids draw a picture. There's a space for writing about each event/picture, so you can see writing progression throughout the year. Not only a wonderful keepsake, but a great writing journal / portfolio as well! Includes over 80 pages for beginning and end of year, holidays, and popular themes! **This is a zipped…

The {4th Grade} Journey: Freebies to Know Your Students

Description These are both great activities to use at the beginning of the year, so students can get to know you, and you get to know them as individuals, as well. They can then be followed up again in the middle or end of the year to show changes, or just for fun! Click {here} to see my blog post about using this item! Stay connected by following me at the places below! Facebook Instagram The 4th Grade Journey Blog

5 Activities for Your First Week of School – Create-abilities

The first week of school can be a daunting time. Not only are you getting a brand new group of students that you need to get to know, you are dealing with paperwork, classroom organization and management issues, AND your specials usually haven't started yet. This means that getting into a routine can be T.O.U.G.H. I have five activities that can help make that time a little bit easier.

Hi! I'm Amanda Wilp, author of The Primary Gal. I teach fifth-grade, and have a nerdy passion for differentiation. I love to integrate technology.

Each year, I scour Pinterest trying to find activities for the first day of school that are engaging for upper elementary students. I want to find activities that will allow me to learn and connect with each student. After FINALLY nailing down my plans, I wanted to share a few of my ideas for my […]

The first day of school can be stressful! Read this blog post for tips and ideas for what to do on the first day of school, including sample lesson plans! #tejedastots #firstdayofschool

The first day of school can be stressful! Read this blog post for tips and ideas for what to do on the first day of school, including sample lesson plans! #tejedastots #firstdayofschool