Beginning-of-the-Year Activities – No Prep + Fun!


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This Beginning-of-the-Year Activities Pack is a great way to start the year on a positive and collaborative note! It’s filled with 25 activities that incorporate classroom community, writing, math, and art. Print + give one a day for the first weeks of school, or give a few each day as a way to encourage students to get to know each other.


Included In This File:

  • Overview sheet for jumping straight to each activity by clicking on the title
  • Teacher instruction pages that detail each activity with tips, suggestions, and additional materials needed for a few of the activities
  • 25 printable activities
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Activities Included:

  1. Here’s to an Amaze-ing Year
  2. School Year Math
  3. Ice Breakers
  4. Would You Rather?
  5. BTS Bingo
  6. All About Me
  7. Vacation Postcard
  8. Vacation Mad-Lib
  9. Word Search
  10. Teacher Interview
  11. Back-to-School Silly Tales
  12. School News
  13. #BestYearEver
  14. I Spy A-Z
  15. Back-to-School To-Do
  16. How I Like to Learn
  17. Number Scavenger Hunt
  18. Two Truths… and a Lie
  19. Stop!
  20. Crossword Puzzle
  21. How Many Words?
  22. Back-to-School Graph
  23. Writing Prompts Bingo
  24. My Math Facts
  25. Class Family Tree

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Beginning-of-the-Year Activities – No Prep + Fun!


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