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First Week Back to School – Lesson Ideas and Activities


Lesson ideas and getting to know you activities for the first week of school!

This pack has been designed to assist you (the Australian Teacher) during your first week of school with your new grade. It includes ice breakers, lesson ideas worksheets and resources to ease you through the first day of school and beyond, to get to know your class and engage your students throughout your Quality Beginnings or Start Up Program.


This all-in-one Back to School pack includes:

-My First Week of School Student Booklet (see what’s covered in the booklet in description below)

-Classroom Rules Posters

-Classroom Rules Class Book

-Classroom Rules Student Book

-Summer Holiday Recount Templates

-Back to School Word Find

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Activity and Topics Covered are:

-First Day of School Portrait and Emotions

-Icebreaker Game – Class Scavenger Hunt

-My School Friends and qualities of a good friend

-My school uniform

-Packing your school bag

-Morning Routine

-Healthy Lunchbox

-Classroom Rules

-School Mission Statement

-School Values

-My Classroom – Y Chart

-Student Strengths

-Student Goals


**Includes 54 pages of resources**



Additional Info

Please note, this is a downloadable, digital file that you can access immediately after purchase.

To open the files you will be required to have a PDF Reader such as Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer. Please ensure your software is up to date to avoid compatibility issues.


Terms of Use

Purchase of this resource entitles the purchaser the right to reproduce pages in limited quantities for single classroom or homeschool use only.

Duplication for a friend, another staff member, entire school or commercial purpose without purchase of an additional licence is strictly forbidden.

Copying any part of this resource and/or placing it on the internet in any form (even a personal or classroom website/ school server) is a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).


Copyright ©Chantelle Jacobs

Miss Jacobs Little Learners Pty Ltd

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Year Level

Year 2, Year 1, Prep / Foundation, Preschool

Customer Reviews

Based on 303 reviews
Janice M.


Bridget H.

Great resource for the start of the year!

Rachael R.

loved it

Brionee W.

Very engaging and students enjoyed all of the graphics with the resource. Easy to use.

Emilee R.

I love this resource, especially the rule book. My students get quizzed on our classroom rules and that book helped students to quickly pick up their rules which helped me when reminding them how they should be behaving.

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