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Back-to-School Cut and Paste Book

Are you looking for an activity for your kids to do at the beginning of the new year? Grab this free printable Back-to-School Cut and Paste Book!

With school literacy activities like this one, your preschoolers and kindergarteners can learn new school-themed vocabulary words.

As your kids create their book, they will learn concepts of print and build their beginning reading skills by reading the repetitive text too,

Reading repetitive text

Cutting and gluing the words into their books will also help your young learners develop their fine motor skills.

It’s an engaging and entertaining way for your students to work on so many different skills on the first day of school!

Getting Ready to Use the First Day of School Printable Book:

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What’s Included:

  • Back-to-School Cut & Paste Book

This printable book includes a total of 8 pages (4 pages to print) including the cover in color and black and white. Plus, there is 1 sheet with the words.

What Else Is Needed:

  • Copy Paper
  • Scissors
  • Stapler
  • Glue
  • Crayons
  • Pencil

To get this printable book ready for your students, fill out the form at the bottom of this page.

Next, download and print the printable on copy paper. Then, cut the pages apart (there are 2 per page.)

Reading Activities

Finally, stack the pages with the cover on top and staple all of them together to create a book.

How to Use the 1st Day of School Cut and Glue Book:

First, your kids will read the title “My School” and write their names on the cover. They can color the picture too.

Beginning Reading Skills

Next, they will turn to the first page and read the repetitive text “This is my…” and identify the picture.

Back to School Activity

Then, your children will find the word that matches the picture on the paper, cut it out, and glue it on the page. They can color the picture too.

First Day of School Activity

Your students will continue to cut and paste the words on each page until they complete their book.

Printable Book

This Back-to-School Cut and Paste Book is a fun activity for your preschoolers and kindergarteners to do on the first day of school!

More Back-to-School Activities:

You can pair this activity with these picture books and other themed literacy resources for even more fun-filled learning.

Back-to-School Books for Kids:

Share these themed books with your preschoolers and kindergarteners at the beginning of the new school year.

School’s First Day of School by Adam Rex

First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg

If You Take a Mouse to School by Laura Numeroff

Back-to-School Literacy Activities for Kids:

Your kids can work on letter recognition, sight words, and more with these back-to-school literacy activities.

Baack-to-School Sight Word Activity

First Day of School Crowns from Books and Giggles

Back-to-School Write the Room

Back-to-School Writing Activities from 3 Boys and a Dog

Back-to-School Letter Search Activity

You May Also Like These Morning Tubs for Preschool:

Are you looking for a new morning routine? These themed Morning Tubs are an entertaining and engaging way to start the day.

This year-long bundle of morning work includes 120 independent literacy and math activities that are perfect for children in preschool or kindergarten.

Click on the picture below to learn more about the activities included in this bundle!

Download the Back-to-School Printable Book:

To get this free printable back-to-school cut and paste book, fill out the form with your name and email address.

Stephanie Hite

Tuesday 26th of July 2022

Love this!

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