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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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