My New Kissing Hand Chester Craft
The Kissing Hand is a classic book for many kindergarten classrooms on the first day of school. Here are 27 Kissing Hand freebies, activities and videos.

27 Fresh Kissing Hand Freebies and Teaching Resources

The kissing hand art project for first day...maybe send home and have parents draw the return to school the next day
23 Kissing Hand Crafts  - so many fun, unique craft for kids that are perfect for back to school (back to school, kindergarten)
Paper Plate Raccoon. Cute Kid Craft or follow up to The Kissing Hand.

Paper Plate Raccoon {Kid Craft}

Handprint and Footprint Arts & Crafts: Back to School with The Kissing Hand {Round-up}
Kissing Hand activities: Whole-body raccoon writing prompt craftivity to go along with The Kissing Hand.  Students write 3-4 things that they liked about school on the tail section.  Another prompt could be 2-3 emotions they felt after the 1st day/week of school. Completed projects make an adorable bulletin board.
The Kissing Hand activity
FREE Number Recognition games for Pre-K Kindergarten The Kissing Hand
First Grade Blue Skies: Kissing Hand First Day Back to School Pack

Kissing Hand Activity Pack

The Kissing Hand Activities. Some nice ideas for managing feelings and for going back to school.

The Kissing Hand Activities

This Chester the Raccoon Paper Plate Craft is a fun and simple book-inspired activity for children to do at the beginning of the school year.

Chester the Raccoon Paper Plate Craft

Kissing Hand treat bag tag FREEBIE "Kisses from my hands to yours." Cute!
The kissing hand activities and crafts
Chester Raccoon and The Kissing Hand - feelings on the first day of school - FREEBIE