Building a Classroom Community with a Student Photo Wall - Lessons With Laughter Ideas for modifying this for first grade in the comments. Could fit into 7 Habits, Responsive Classroom, rule making process, hopes and dreams, etc.
Compare and contrast. This is a cute partner project for winter. Take pictures of your students to use for the heads of these "snowman Venn diagrams." Then, have students compare and contrast what they have in common with their partners.
"Check Out the Lineup in." Using a T-shirt theme and hanging student shirts along a clothing line is a colorful idea for a Back To School bulletin board display. You can also have the children decorate their t-shirt