Happy Back to School!!!
I loved sending out back to school letters to my new Kindergarten children about 2 weeks before school started. They were so excited to get a letter in the mail just for them. Here is an apple back to school letter I used one year.
Dear little apple seed,
Welcome to the apple orchard! I am the caretaker of the apples, and I am glad that you are in my class this year! Please meet me in the orchard on _________________ at _________________. We will be growing and learning together and having so much fun! You will be learning to do math, to read, to write, to sing fun songs and to play! I will see you on the first day of school. Be sure to wear your apple name tag and be ready to have a great time!
Can’t wait to see you!
Love, Mrs. Wilson
It was fun to greet each child at the door! Of course they were wearing their apple name tag that I had sent in their back to school letter. (I was sure to have extra apple tags that I could put their name on if they had forgotten or lost their’s.) Any apple pattern would do for the name tag. I copied these apples on red card stock for mine.
I had my room decorated with all things apples, including examples of any art projects I was planning to do in the next few weeks, plenty of apple trees and apple activities. I had apple sauce cookies for a treat and plenty of apple books to read to them.
All in all, it was a very successful first day of school for these lucky Kindergarten children and their teacher!
Check out our theme book, Apples, and our many art projects featuring apples.