Make your own class lift-the-flap book! Kids LOVE a lift-the-flap book with their own picture in it. A great project for the beginning of the school year. Good for learning names and letter recognition
For class word wall: A couple white sheets, a note sent home instructing mom to dress the kids in colorful clothes, and a ladder (and a photographer who is not afraid of heights! So fun! You could also do shapes.or spell out the name of the school!