Have your classroom organized and have supplies prepared.
Have personal things and places labelled with student names.
Plan and have welcome activities ready for the first week.
It is important to give children time to get to know each other through play. Encourage them to explore the classroom and the new exciting materials that they can use. They will begin to build relationships with new people who share similar interests. Playtime is also a great way to start building their problem solving abilities.
Make name art to decorate the classroom.