“Social Studies” in Kindergarten
Idea by Farrah, Kindergarten Teacher, Nanuet, NY
Each year, before the first day of school, we hold a “Back-to-School Kindergarten Social.” At that time, parents and students can come in to meet me, greet classmates, and explore the classroom while I help soothe any jitters. It’s also a great time for parents to meet other parents and maybe set-up some play dates. When my young students are able to identify familiar faces on day one, I know the year is off to a good start.
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