Bulletin board/wall art idea: have students trace their hand and arm on tagboard. Search through magazines for images, words, designs and colors that describes their personality and collage their hand. Each student can also cut out the letters of their
Great New Year's idea: Start the year with an empty jar and fill it with notes about good things that happen. Then, on New Years Eve, empty it and see what awesome stuff happened that year. Good way to keep things in perspective.
Writing Journal - Fun for kids to go through a stack of magazines to find words to describe, cut, glue. Put some students on computer to print out word art. This would be inserted into their writers notebook to be used as a seed idea later!
FREE Getting To Know You Activity! Send the bags home with the children on the first day of school. Have students share their bags whenever you have a few minutes here and there throughout the week. Did this for YEARS ad a beg of school activity