Back to School - Resources
The Kissing Hand
A perfect activity to use on the first day of school.
First Day of School Activities
A list of activites with numorous ideas for the first day of school.
BACK TO SCHOOL©
By Kimberly M. Hutmacher
Puzzles, blocks, and loads of toys,
Circle time for the girls and boys.
Crayons, scissors, and new books,
Cubbyholes, cots, and new coat hooks.
Paper, pencils, paints, and glue,
Its back to school for all of you!
After reading the poem have the children complete the illustration
for the poem.
Click here for a printer friendly version (pdf) of the poem "Back To School."
Tips & Tricks
Names On Papers
Jen's blog has a wonderful idea to get children to put their name on their papers. After handing out the papers ask children to draw a shape (heart, star...) next to their name. "Draw a heart next to your name."