I could use this activity as an ice breaker for the first week of school or as a classroom community builder. I could have the students sit in a circle or break them up into small groups and work on the ice breaker together.
Wonderful idea by For The Children. "I took pics of the hands of each child in the class and during Back to School Night encouraged the parents to identify their child's hands. It's harder than you might think, as many of the parents found out.
Open house gift bag with all the info parents need and if you look on the page, I like the idea of having a slideshow of last years& class playing to give parents and students an idea of what& to come for them.