I love this idea and the fact that there are different sticky notes used! Confessions of a Teaching Junkie: The BEST First Day Ever! I may have to use this for the first day/or back to school after winter break
Snowball Fight...kids write 3 things about themselves on a sheet of white paper. They do not write their names on the paper. Wad it up and on your command, have a "snowball" (or baseball) fight. At the end of 1 minute, each student grabs the nearest snowball and tries to guess who wrote it. Would be great at the beginning of the year!
DIY picture bookmarks -Inspired by one of our ideas, reader Heather Humrichouse took and printed photos of her kids in climbing and rappelling poses. After cutting out the poses, she backed them using manila folders and sealed them in clear adhesive shelf liner. Now her kids are climbing the walls--or at least the fridge--and shimmying down books