The kissing hand retelling. Could do this as Shared Reading for Literacy Groups for 1st week. Read the book, thinking map for characters/setting/feelings, retelling.
The Kissing Hand Activities
The Kissing Hand Activities. Some nice ideas for managing feelings and for going back to school.
Chester Raccoon and The Kissing Hand - feelings on the first day of school - FREEBIE
Kissing Hand treat bag tag FREEBIE "Kisses from my hands to yours." Cute!
The Kissing Hand....T Chart comparing our school to Chester's school
Kissing hand :) first day feelings
The kissing hand art project for first day...maybe send home and have parents draw the heart...to return to school the next day
Kissing Hand activities: Kissing Hand Keepsake Craft folds open to reveal a secret message: "Here's a secret I'll share with you. Chester's mom said it's true. If you want to feel them near, have them kiss you hand right here."
The Kissing Hand activities: "Where's the Raccoon?" pocket chart cards.