FREE First Day of School Craftivity

I wanted to give you guys a little freebie before school starts! The time is almost near and it is time for me to start thinking about those first day of school activities. I put together this little craft and I hope that you can use it in your class also.

Have the students to either write words that described their first day or write sentences. Then you can add a little magnet to the back so the parents can add it to the fridge for a nice little keepsake! 
You can print this out on construction paper and have the kids cut it out, have the students color it, or use it as a template. I used ribbons as my leaves but there is a leaf pattern included. I included handwriting and ruled lines. If you can use it, I just ask that you share with other teachers on Facebook or Pinterest. Or just share with your grade level!  
Don’t forget to stop by and check out my Common Core Reading Comprehension Packs for K, 1st, and 2nd grade! Are you up to your ears in Common Core yet? I hope so!
Click here for the FREE first day of school craftivity!
Stay tuned for classroom pics they are coming soon!!!! :)
Enjoy the rest of your summer!

How do you get home?

I am slowly finishing up the task of getting my classroom together. It is taking a long time and there is no air during the summer so I have sweat a lot of pounds away! I still have tons of things to do but I am loving my new room makeover. I will post pictures soon! Here is a little something that I made that is soooooo darn cute! Just print, laminate and attach to a colorful ribbon that matches the color of your classroom.UPDATED: I INCLUDED DAYCARE AND YMCA :)

I always have the hardest time keeping up with changing transportation. It seems like I always have several lists and I can never find them when they call over my intercom inquiring about a student! Well hopefully this will solve that problem! It is also handy for subs or people doing coverage gor you.You can write the bus numbers on the little provided tabs!

I hope you can use it! Enjoy!
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ALL About Me First Week of School Activities! First Day Jitters FREEBIE!

Usually for the first week of school we are getting used to how the classroom works and all of the school rules. So it is important that the first week is filled with fun and interesting activities. The children are SO excited and getting used to you as a teacher, so you want to make a good impression! I put together all of the great activities that are usually favorites in my classroom and made them super cute!


This pack includes:
All About Me Graphic Organizer
All About My Feelings Graphic Organizer
Things That Bug me activity with
My Passport Activity
All About Me Writing with Craftivity
How Do You Get Home From School Printable
Class Rules Printable
My Summer Break Writing with Page Topper
My First Day Jitters Book Activity
The Things That Bug me activity is Hilarious! You will get some very cute answers! This is perfect for those early writers during the first days of school. The bug templates are included and they can decorate it however they like.
I love the passport activity because it allows students to practice writing their name, birthday, address and phone number. This is important information that they should know and this is a good way to see who knows and help those who aren’t sure! They draw their portrait at the top so it looks like a real passport!
The All About Me Writing Assignment is always a favorite because they can decorate the template included to look just like them!
Then we have the ever popular summer writing assignment! The kids love writing about what they did over the summer and this little cute craft will inspire them even more!
There is much more included in this pack so be sure to check it out here!
Of course I threw in a FREEBIE! I love to read First Day Jitters so I created a little printable for you to use with the book on your first day (Text to Self Connection)!

Be sure to grab the book!

A little freebie for you! Word Wall/Job Cards

I have been having a great summer and I took a much needed blog break for the month of June. That was a REALLY hard thing to do but it was wonderful to spend time with my family and deescalate from the school year. Now I am recharged and ready to go!

I am now starting to plan my classroom for next year and I am sooooo excited! Pinterest has given me so many wonderful ideas and I can’t wait to share with you some of my ideas for my room! I will probably start working on it next week. YES, you read correctly-I am working on my room a whole month before school begins. It is so necessary in order to make my vision reality! lol Okay I am being dramatic but it does take a lot of time and I moved rooms this year. I have a room with a window this year! YEA!!!!! I am sure you guys know that importance of having a window. It is one of the small joys of life! So I have a lot of organizing to do!

I started working on my job cards and word wall cards. Attach the job cards to a wide ribbon and hang from a wall. I use clothespins for the students names. Feel free to use the free word wall cards  if you have a green/frog theme! Polka dot themes are included below!


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You can purchase the polka dot theme here and add jobs by request if you have jobs that are not here. Please allow 3-5 days for updated file.
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