Explain reading strategies to parents! This website is awesome. It has tons of posted lesson plans for all the reading strategies and also ready to print newsletters to parents explaining reading strategies
2 Great First Day of School Collaborative Projects
I would want to buy blank puzzle pieces and have each child decorate a piece or write their name, then it would be a finished puzzle! Back To School Craft and Bulletin Board Idea Could be a fun team building activity/ice breaker.
Stained Glass Names: this is a simple project, and a great introduction to the concept of positive and negative space for younger kids. Any project using their names is typically a guaranteed hit! It is also a good way to really explore the shape of the