First Day Ideas

 
Teacher Reference

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First Day of School Activities
http://www.cbv.ns.ca/sstudies/activities/1rstday/1rst.html
Ideas for the first day of school.

All About Me and School Books
http://hometown.aol.com/il2teach/meandschool.htm
List of texts suitable for use with Kinders on their first day at school.

Back to School
http://www.first-school.ws/theme/h_back_to_school.htm
Come and have fun with  Back to School theme  educational activities for toddlers, preschool, kindergarten and early elementary.

Name Activities
http://www.coe.iup.edu/worldofkindergarten/names.html
Lots of kids, lots of names, and they all need to learn them, even you.

KinderKorner: Back to School 
http://www.kinderkorner.com/themes_and_units.html
My Back to School Unit is a mixture of several themes that I use over the first few weeks.

General

Fabulous First-Day Ideas
http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/instructor/fabulous.htm
Teachers offer suggestions for first-day-of-school lesson planning 

First-Day-of-School Icebreakers 
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson131.shtml
15 creative icebreakers to help teachers and students warm up.

ProTeacher: First Day of School Ideas
http://www.proteacher.com/030005.shtml
A growing collection of tens of thousands of ideas shared on ProTeacher over the years by teachers from around the world.

First Day of Middle School
http://www.middleweb.com/1stDResources.html
Advice for teachers about the first day at Middle School.

Back To School Printables
http://teachingheart.net/backtoschoolprintables.html
Various worksheets and ideas for the first day back at school.

First Day Ideas
http://www.ilovethatteachingidea.com/ideas/subj_first_day.htm
Fun ways to welcome your students back to school.

Beginning Of School Lessons
http://www.lessonplanspage.com/BeginSchool.htm
Collection of lesson plans for the first day of school.

Math: First Day of School Discussion
http://mathforum.org/t2t/faq/faq.firstday.html
New and experienced teachers alike ask themselves about what to do on the first day.

There Is Only One First Day of School
http://teachers.net/gazette/AUG00/wong.html
Ideas for the first day from Harry and Rosemary Wong.

Back To School
http://kidshealth.org/teen/school_jobs/school/back_to_school.html
Short guide helps young people move past the first day jitters, make new friends, and get into the swing of the school year.

First Day at School Brain Teasers
http://www.syvum.com/cgi/online/serve.cgi/teasers/fday1.tdf?0
After clicking \"Score and Show Answer\", click \"Try another set\" button at the bottom to get a new set of numbers for the puzzle.

Abcteach: Back To School
http://www.abcteach.com/directory/theme_units/month_to_month/h_august/back_to_school/
Ideas and worksheets for the first day.

Back To School Links
http://www.caslt.org/research/backtoschool.htm
Links to sites featuring back to school ideas.

A to Z Teacher Stuff: Back To School
http://atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Back_to_School/
Links to lesson plans and sites with first day activities.

Back To School Teaching Theme
http://teachers.teach-nology.com/themes/holidays/back/
Icebreakers and ideas that work.
 
Thanks Charlie
www.PrimarySchool.com.au
 

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Updated Jan. 2006
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