You’re Finally Here Activities

Experience the excitement and patience of You’re Finally Here activities that foster inclusion and engagement. These back-to-school activities are perfect for creating a welcoming and safe environment!

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15 pages
Grades PreK-3


Prepare for back-to-school fun with the You’re Finally Here book activities. Students will explore creativity with back-to-school cake decorating, name writing, and coloring. Let imaginations run wild with writing and drawing prompts, character trait revelations, and bunny crafts. With discussion questions and hands-on tasks, reading comprehension shines, while fine motor skills and social skills bloom. You won’t want to miss the character interview, either. Join us for a whirlwind of learning!

As a result of the included activities, students will be able to:

  • decorate a back to school cake.
  • practice name writing.
  • practice coloring.
  • respond to writing and drawing prompts.
  • write character traits.
  • build a bunny craftivity. 
  • apply writing skills with included writing templates and prompts.
  • practice reading comprehension with included discussion questions for beginning, middle, and end of the book.
  • engage in social skills through whole group prompts and activities.
  • develop fine motor skills through coloring, tracing, cutting, and gluing.
  • conduct a character interview.

These activities can be used by the whole group, at stations or centers, or provide student choice. They’re perfect for differentiation and focusing on specific learning goals and skills. 

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About the Book

This back-to-school favorite is the perfect book for welcoming someone new--or laughing yourself silly! In this hilarious picture book about waiting, a bunny bounces through a range of emotions. Initially, it's ecstatic that you're here. But then it lets you know that waiting for you took too long, was boring, and even insulting. As long as you promise to stay, this impatient bunny will forgive everything. Anyone who needs to practice patience, or welcomes a new friend, student, or family member, will enjoy this funny, energetic, in-your-face story. Buy the book.

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