The Kissing Hand- Read this on the first day of kindergarten then make paper hands of the child and parent for each other to always carry with them. the hands of parents can be taped in the kids' cubbies so they can have access whenever
Big Book Station--these are sight word pointers and are great for finding sight words in books. The children choose a pointer and look for that word as they read. I printed the words on colored cardstock stars and taped them to straws.