First day of school art activities

Engage students on their first day of school with these fun and creative art activities. Explore ideas to spark their imagination and set a positive tone for the school year.
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We Need All the Pieces to Make a Great Classroom

Engage your students with this fun and interactive setting the scene activity. This huge jigsaw puzzle will stay up all year, creating a welcoming and inclusive classroom environment. Perfect for the first day of school or anytime you want to reinforce the importance of teamwork and cooperation.

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Edia Gray
All Hands In display in a 5th grade classroom.  Kids told all about themselves using their hand shape and we hung it around the room. Art First Day Of School Activity, Beginning Of The Year Art Projects Elementary, First Day Of School Projects, Beginning Of School Art Projects, School Crafts Elementary, First Day Of School Art Projects, Back To School Crafts Elementary, Beginning Of School Activities, First Days Of School Activities

All Hands In!

This week was our first week back and, boy am I tired! My class is great though...very inquisitive and eager to learn. They take their work seriously and are actively working most of the day. Who could ask for more?? We did quite a few things this week, but I want to share with you one "get to know you" project we did that really came out great. I seriously can't stop staring at it! I saw this pin on Pinterest. I love how it looks and thought it would make a great welcome sign. Now, on the…

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Kim Mixson
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What to do on the first day of Elementary Art Class

The first days of school are always hectic and stressful. If this is your first year teaching elementary art it probably feels downright overwhelming. For me it is about getting to know my students, getting them comfortable with me, introducing rules, and giving them a quick drawing activity. I do it the same every year and it works great for me. I have 30-40 minute classes. I move very quickly through the following activities. I also have these steps outlined on the board, so that I don't…

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Lindsay Holt