Some children have a hard time on the first day of school, especially for preschool and elementary school. They are going to a big, new place with many unfamiliar faces, dropped off by their parents and forced to face the day alone. Although it is normal and something that children must do, it can still be scary. To help break up the day, it would be really fun to have a photo booth set up in the classroom that kids can be in front of, holding this super cute Crayon Themed First Day Of School Sign and have their picture taken. Most kids I know would run home with the picture with pure pride. Not being able to contain their excitement to show their parents.
Easy Classroom Photo Booth
Having a photo booth in your preschool or elementary school classroom does not have to be expensive, stressful or time consuming. You could get bulletin board paper to hang on the wall or even use a blank wall as the back drop. The focus of the picture is the child holding the crayon themed sign, so the back drop should be as simple as you can make it.
The camera does not have to be expensive or stressed over either. Do you have a smart phone with a camera? It is most likely good enough. Yes, you are helping to create a fun keepsake for your students, but that doesn’t mean it has to be professional grade photography. Snapping a picture of your students holding this sign is perfectly good enough.
You could print the pictures on your printer or have a local store print them for you. Depending on where you live, there is most likely a pharmacy or grocery store that prints pictures and some within the hour. This could easily be given to the students to take home on the first or second day of school.
Crayon Themed Sign
Crayons are a school supply that most elementary school classrooms contain. They are colorful, fun and the core of childhood, in my opinion. The purpose of the sign is to help spread the message that the picture was taken on the first day of school. The grades listed helps to also spread the message.
This is also helpful for the future. Children grow so fast that it is sometimes difficult to remember, as a parent, when the picture was taken. Without the sign, parents may remember that it was the first day of school, but not remember what grade it was. This is also helpful for students who may keep the picture for years to come.
I like all of the colors on this sign because elementary school screams colorful to me. Kids love colors and crayons, so this sign is PERFECT.
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