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Original article published 14 June 2010
Help children to get to know one another and create a happy classroom with this selection of cross-curricular activities
The beginning of a new term can be a tense time for everyone – especially for children experiencing their first day at school. This topic adds a little fun to the whole experience. Nervous children will discover that they are not alone; shy children will be tempted into friendly activities, and confident children will find ways to make everybody feel welcome.
- Rhyming rules
- Questions, questions
- The last two animals
- Favourite things
- Sing a song of friendship
- Five feelings
- Let’s pretend
- All about me
to access the resources that accompany this topic, including the Poster and Audio poster, featuring the poem ‘Our classroom rules’. There are also lots of activity sheets available, check out the activities below to find out more.
1. Rhyming rules (literacy, PSHE)
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