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Old 07-14-2008, 03:11 PM
 
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We have a problem getting our kindergarten parents to leave on the first day of school, they love to stand and watch! This of course, gets all the kids worked up. I have seen some little packages to give parents that include tissues and chocolate kisses. Does any one have ideas on to make these parent survival kits or suggestions on how to get the parents to move out of the classroom quicker that first wee?


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Old 07-14-2008, 04:28 PM
 
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We have a BOO HOO breakfast at our school and the PTA moms come and get them and take them to the breakfast.
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Read Kissing Hand
Old 07-14-2008, 05:06 PM
 
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Maybe encourage all parents to stay while you read the Kissing Hand. After the story have the parents place a kiss in their child's hand or purchase heart stickers for the children to wear throughout the day in order to help the children through the day. Then kindly ask the parents to depart so the children can prepare a surprise project for their parents for the end of the day.

I do love the idea of the PTA putting on a boo hoo breakfast though!!!
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Old 07-14-2008, 05:09 PM
 
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That's a great idea, brown bear. Never thought of including the parents on the first day. What a great way to "kick them out"....it's all part of the lesson. I love it!!
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check out this thread
Old 07-14-2008, 06:29 PM
 
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Tears and Cheers
Old 07-14-2008, 07:13 PM
 
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We have a "Tears and Cheers"breakfast for the parents. It is great to get them out of our rooms!
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Old 07-14-2008, 09:04 PM
 
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I love calling it something such as, "Tears and Cheers"! We have had a baggy we have given parents with a little rhyme in it to go with the items in the baggy - - a tissue, a tea bag, a penny, a kiss. I have that rhyme filed at school if anyone is interested. If you have an open house prior to the first day of school you could hand those out along with something that lets the parents know whatever it is you prefer them to do that first day - - whether it be 'drop and go', or going to a tea.
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Old 07-15-2008, 05:37 AM
 
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I don't have that problem because our district doesn't allow parents in the classrooms, AT ALL. It sounds heartbreaking for Kindergarten, but I have no control over that. In the past years, Ive gladly welcomed them in, but not this year. It totally kills the whole 1st day of school milestone. I still love the ideas posted and no matter what anyone says I can still give the parents a little something. Thanks for the great ideas.
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Old 07-15-2008, 05:41 AM
 
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Id love to have a copy of that rhyme. When will you be going back to school so you can send me a copy please. jackiejackiejc@yahoo.com.
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Old 07-15-2008, 07:19 AM
 
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Our PTO has a "BooHoo-Yahoo!" breakfast in the media center. Parents seem to like that they can hang around school a little longer, yet out of the way of the classroom.
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Old 07-16-2008, 09:08 PM
 
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the rhyme as soon as I can! Thanks for your interest!
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boo hoo room
Old 07-18-2008, 10:20 AM
 
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We set up a boo hoo room, too. We have breakfast and lots of our kindergarten parents from the previous year who are available to answer questions about school, carpool, etc. We only had it for the first day, but it worked super well!
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Boo hoo
Old 07-28-2008, 06:21 AM
 
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I love this ideal thank you.
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Old 08-05-2008, 10:53 AM
 
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I also would love to have a copy of the poem - we are trying to come up with something differant from years past for boo hoo yahoo breakfast. tsmulski@verizon.net Thank you.
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Old 08-06-2008, 06:54 AM
 
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what was the symbolism behind the penny and the tea bag?
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Old 08-08-2008, 07:04 AM
 
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I would love a copy of the poem as well! I have seen several survival kits for kids and teachers but not for parents. Please send to staninc01@netscape.net. Thank you!
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Old 08-17-2008, 06:56 AM
 
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Can I please have a copy of the poem? I am a little late but want to make bags with a cute poem for the breakfast. thanks for your help.

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Old 08-17-2008, 06:58 AM
 
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oh yeah, my e mail is ninatime@yahoo.com

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Copy of Poem - Parent Survival Kit
Old 08-17-2008, 04:41 PM
 
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I would love a copy of the poem for the parent survival kit as well. Please and thank you!
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Old 08-24-2008, 10:04 AM
 
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I would love a copy of the poem. mannings5@att.net Thanks!
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Old 08-27-2008, 03:01 PM
 
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I would love a copy of the poem as well. I have been looking all over the internet driving myself crazy. I would need it by Aug. 30. My email is ESKanterman@AOL.COM Thanks for the help!
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Old 08-29-2008, 11:14 AM
 
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I was wondering if I could possibly get a copy of that poem? I was looking for it to give to my parents for school.
Thank you so much.
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Poem please
Old 09-08-2008, 09:33 PM
 
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Could you please send me a copy of that poem for kindergarten moms?
I've seen it before but have been looking for it for a long time.
Thank you. Hope you have a great year.
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Old 12-19-2008, 03:41 AM
 
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Hi there,

I'd really love a copy of the poem too - I'm a first year out grad this year and next year I have Kindergarten. I'd love to use this idea!!

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