Open House

In my school, we usually have a special night before school starts where the Kindergarten students can come meet their teachers and have their first look around our classroom.  Its also a time when they can bring in school supplies and fill out all those necessary forms.  Here are a few pictures of the special tables in my classroom where the children and their families had to visit.

Kristen's Kindergarten Open House Night

I made station signs that the families had to visit to complete different tasks.  I held up the signs with pool noodles and popsicle sticks (they are in the back supporting the back of the sign). Kristen's Kindergarten Open House Night

Kristen's Kindergarten Classroom PhotosStation #2 was to have parents fill out the forms on this table and return them to the buckets.

IMG_7966Station #3 had the children come meet me, tell me how they were getting home on the first day of school, and to get their pictures taken.

This is the first time I’d had stations all set up like this and I LOVED it!  I laminated the signs so I could use them again next year.  It really gave the families something to do and the kiddos could help sort their supplies out.  It was much easier for me to put my supplies away too because all the sorting had been done already. 🙂

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About Kristen Poindexter

I am the 2014 National Shell Science Teacher, 2014 PAEMST Awardee for Science, and a Kindergarten teacher who blogs about my adventures in teaching!

Posted on August 27, 2014, in Back to School Night. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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