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All About Me Back to School Kindergarten Getting to Know You Activities & Crafts

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Learn about your new students and see their excitement in learning about classmates with these all about me activities! Getting to know you activities and crafts are perfect for your back to school kindergarten lessons.

Students will have fun creating an all about me crown, a family tree, a class quilt and engaging in many more back to school activities for the first week of school and beyond.

All About Me Back to School Kindergarten Activities

All About Me Crown Students create wearable crowns with a spot to write and draw about their family, friends, and school. This crown would be perfect for the first day of school.

All About Me Book Customize this book to fit your kindergarten classroom needs with the variety of pages available.

Let’s Graph About Us Your students will love these getting to know you activities! Fun and interactive graphs to create as a whole class to learn all about your students.

  • What is your hair color graph
  • What is your favorite sport graph
  • What is your favorite fruit graph
  • What is your favorite pet graph

Classroom Quilt Craft Students write, draw and color about themselves to create an adorable classroom quilt. Perfect for bringing students together during the first week of school. This could make a wonderful back to school bulletin board!

Who am I? This is a family involvement activity, complete with a parent letter.

This is My School Students complete a book to share about their school. This book includes pages to draw and write about different locations around the school building. Use this activity to tour the k and create a fun back to school scavenger hunt!

Family Tree Craft A wonderful keepsake idea that is great for family night or as a classroom art or craft project.

Star of the Day Directed Drawing Teach your students to draw with detail with this getting to know you activity that is completed each day for a different student. Students will create illustrations of each of their classmates in the “Star of the Day” drawings. These are such a cute way to learn about each other.

4 Independent Name Center Activities Students practice writing, stamping, and more with these EDITABLE name activities. “I Can…” cards are included for each name center to promote student independence and practice. The 4 back to school name writing centers are:

  • Building names with beads
  • Stamping names using dough
  • Stamping names using ink letter stamps
  • Developing fine motor skills with clothes pin clipping

 

❤️Your students will love learning about their classmates and talking about themselves during this unit of back to school kindergarten activities that are perfect for whole group lessons, family involvement, and center activities! Although you may start them during the first week of school, the activities will last you far beyond that.

These all about me and getting to know you activities are hands on and will help you with your first week of school lesson plans.

What teachers are saying about these All About Me and Getting to Know You activities?

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “We love this resource. We have been using it every week. The graphing activities were so engaging, and the students are so excited about the family tree. The All About Me booklet was a hit with students and families and a great way to practice routines and procedures!” – Kristin M.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “This was the perfect unit to draw from for beginning of the year activities. I especially love the idea of a Star of the Day to help the kids add details to their drawings/writing!!” – Kim C.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “I am beyond excited to get all of these things ready for our first couple of weeks back to school! We go back next week and I know what I’ll be prepping this weekend! 🙂 Deedee and the Fab 4 have done a fabulous job including age-appropriate activities that will be interesting and engaging for new Kinders. I love that you have included fine motor skills and creative activities that foster independence and involve families in this special transition to school. Thank you so much!!” – Breanne Y.

 

Enjoy these Back to School Kindergarten Activities!

Deedee Wills

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