Such a cool idea for a first day activity. It would also work to make fireworks instead of flowers (a bit more manly for dude teachers?).
Working with sensorial materials allows children to classify the things around them. Completing these types of sorting activities will ultimately prepare them for reading and mathematics.
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I think something similar would be a nice welcoming display to create before term starts. It will be nice for the children to see themselves on the wall on their first day.
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A great first day activity. Record stduents handprint to send home for parents to remeber their first day of school for that year.
STEM activity-- help the gingerbread baby cross the river. SUCH fun!
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