Here's My Hand
Here’s my little hand to hold
when I am not with you.
I’m off to school to learn a bunch.
Each day is fun and new.
My hand will grow a bit each day
but I will always be,
Your loving child who is so glad
you let my hand go free.
Back To School means more to a teacher than anyone in the world knows. It's exciting and a little depressing too. Depressing? Well gone are all those days of looking and creating (at your leisure) "stuff" for your classroom. Now you are starting to feel the urgency that the beginning of the school year brings.
Well I have a great little activity that I made way back in 2012.
I've revised it and it is looking sharper than ever.
Simple- Copy the poem, paint the child's hand with tempera paint and place it above the poem. Let it try and TaaaaDaaaa.
Great first day activity to send home. I've actually had parents tell me they cried when they read it and that they are keeping it forever.
So here you go... Enjoy the rest of your summer break
and come back for more great stuff for your classroom. I can't wait to help you on your journey.
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Welcome. I have been a teacher for 25+ years. Making learning fun for your child, and easy for you is what this site is all about. So if you teach kids or are a parent looking for great content for your child, this is the place for you.
Creating and preparing for a day full of engaging learning experiences is time consuming. Count on us to help you with fun, fast prep activities so you can conserve your time and talent for the “stuff” that really matters.