Back to school All About Me Bag - This is something that I did last year at the beginning of the school year.  The kids loved it and it's a fun way to get to know each other so I am going to do it again!  Simply give the kids a brown paper bag on the first day of school, have them bring it back the next day with four things in it that they can use to tell the class about themselves.

All About Me Bag--good to hand out at Open House before school starts so kids can bring their bags to share on the first day!

Three fantastic icebreakers that get kids talking and start building relationships from the first day of school!

Icebreakers that Rock

Too many icebreakers require students to take massive social risks with people they barely know. Or they don’t really help students get to know each other. Or they are just plain cheesy. Here are three that are actually goo

Have students create a learner profile the first week of school - perfect for international baccalaureate schools!

Science Interactive Notebooks Introduction and Set-Up

The Kissing Hand is a classic book for many kindergarten classrooms on the first day of school. Here are 27 Kissing Hand freebies, activities and videos.

27 Fresh Kissing Hand Freebies and Teaching Resources

How to create a retell literacy center in kindergarten. Plus a list of 20 famous stories and retell props (with printables) to complete this center.

bulletin board ideas #bulletin (bulletin board)

27 DIY Cool Cork Board Ideas, Instalation & Photos

Love these ideas for back to school! From procedures to planning, great for getting your classroom management and procedures set.

The Beginner's Guide to Back to School Planning

Are you planning your first two weeks to set students up for success? I had a few bumpy years that helped me learn my mistakes and help make these weeks the ones to get my classroom up and running. My year of teaching I learned how important those fir

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Decorating the Secondary Math Classroom

This would be a very fun activity the first week of school! Teacher says a statement (ex. Switch sides if you like hot dogs more than pizza.) and the students either stay or move. The kids could also talk about why they did/didn't move. Fun back to school ice breaker!

This would be a very fun activity the first week of school! Teacher says a statement (ex. Switch sides if you like hot dogs more than pizza.) and the students either stay or move. The kids could also talk about why they did/didn't move. Fun back to school

5 Vegan Sandwiches!!! One for every day of the work or school week. #itdoesnttastelikechicken

Chickpea Salad Sandwich

This is your Top Pin in the Vegan Community Board in October: 5 Vegan Sandwiches! One for every day of the work or school week

100 REASONS WE LOVE OUR SCHOOL AND FIRST GRADE (Classroom bulletin-board, Catholic Schools Week, Valentine's Day, 100th Day of School)

Creative Activities for Celebrating the 100th Day of School

Editable Paragraph of the Week for daily paragraph writing practice! 60 writing prompt activities that make writing fun! Includes rubrics, drafting pages, revising and editing checklists, and tons of high-interest writing prompts.

Paragraph of the Week | Paragraph Writing Practice | Writing Prompts EDITABLE

Editable Paragraph of the Week for daily paragraph writing practice! 60 writing prompt activities that make writing fun! Includes rubrics, drafting pages, revising and editing checklists, and tons of high-interest writing prompts.

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