I take pictures of kids sitting, leaning against the wall and pose them to look like they are hanging. Then I crop the pictures so there is no background. I then hang the kids in their various poses around the window of my classroom door. Some kids look like are sitting on top of the window, others are hanging from the bottom of the window. The others are leaning against it on both sides. Then I make a sign..."Just Hanging Out in Mrs. R's Class". It is a big hit with the students and the parents! I have also printed out "Welcome to Second Grade" (one letter on a page) and given a letter to each child. Then I take a picture of each child with their letter. I crop the kids out and put them letters together to spell "Welcome to Second Grade". It looks great!
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