First day first grade

Make the first day of first grade memorable with these fun and educational ideas. Get your child excited about starting school and set them up for a successful year.
Reading, Pre K, First Week Of School Ideas, First Day Of School Activities, First Day Of School, First Grade Lessons, First Day Activities, 1st Day Of School, School Year

The first day of school is an exciting time but it’s also nerve-racking! Even after all of my years of teaching I still get nervous on the first day of school. Each year I hope for a year as great as the last one and of course, I want my students to enjoy being in ... Read More about 16 Simple Ideas to Have the Best First Day of School Ever!

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Kayla Graham
First 3 Days of 1st Grade - Teacher by the Beach

So, I can't really call this the first week of school, because it was only 3 days. BUT, it was technically. Last year was a full week for the first week. I really liked that because then I could really do some fun "first week" activities. This year, I'm taking up another week for it...Maybe. I don't know. I'll figure it out on Sunday, I guess. Anyway, so here are some things we did this "week." I read the book The Crayon Box that Talked. And then we made our own little unique crayons. It…

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Rachel B
Teachers, First Week Of School Ideas, Reading, Pre K, Organisation, Reggio Emilia, Open House, Meet The Teacher, First Day Jitters

The days before my first day ever teaching, I remember other teachers telling me not to smile till December so that the kids new the drill and that I didn't mean business. I remember them saying that the first day is filled with nothing but drills and procedures because we are training our students. I have a bone to pick with that. We don't train our kids, we teach them and remind them. Far to often I see on Facebook that Sammy's daughter came back home on the color red, on her first day of…

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Taylor Durant