Welcome back poster for a teacher returning from getting married. Blue paper, streamers for water, yellow cardstock for sun, letters from Staples. Have each student decorate a fish. Welcome back to SCHOOL you are now o-FISH-ally Mrs.
I am a Kindergarten Teacher, so I had my students color a picture and write Wedding Advice for me before my wedding. We put them up at the reception site. Some were more helpful than others, but all had great advice!
Listening - Even though this says listening game for adults, I think it would be great for the elementary classroom as well. It gives students the opportunity to strengthen listening skills as well as cooperation skills, plus it would be fun!
Who can build the longest paper chain? Students will be in groups and using the materials of glue, scissors, and one piece of construction paper they will create the longest paper chain they can. Groups will be competing against one another.