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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Personal Reflections and New Year Resolutions for Kids

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Before you begin writing your new year resolutions, it is important for students to reflect on their past year.  This blog post will motivate students to reflect while giving teachers some fun activity ideas.

 How about a pep talk from Kid President?!

So how do we put our reflective thoughts into writing?

Here is a FREE worksheet to help your students reflect on the past year:

Click HERE for this free download.

Once your students have engaged in some personal reflection, they are ready to write goals or resolutions for the new year.  Your students will love this interactive notebook activity.  You may use it as a stand along activity or include it in their interactive notebooks.

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You may also like these new year activities found in our store:

January Writing Prompts Task Cards


You may also like these Amazon products from our associate store:

 new years book for kids

(Best Seller on Amazon)

"Do you know how to make a resolution?" Squirrel asked Bear. "Is it like making a snack?"
Bear laughed. "Resolutions are more important than snacks."
"More important than snacks?" said Squirrel. "What is a resolution?"

Squirrel knows that New Year's Day is a great day for making resolutions! But what does it mean to make a resolution, anyway? As she makes visits around the forest she learns about New Year's resoltions and helps her friends get started on theirs. If only she can think of a resolution of her very own...


 new years eve party props

Great for Dramatic Play Centers or as Writing Prompts


 new year's eve classroom decorations

Your students will be excited to start the new year in your classroom!


 new years eve scavenger hunt games for kids

Students will enjoy playing this on cold, snowy days during indoor recess!


 Chinese new year coins

Every student may have one!


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