Pets are a favourite topic for a lot of children, so they're bound to enjoy filling in this About My Pet worksheet. There are some simple questions to answer, and space to draw a picture of their pet too.
All About Me
Learning about themselves and what makes them unique and special is such a fun way to introduce children to more formal learning. After all the child is already the expert!
All About Me activities are excellent start of term ice-breaker activities to help teachers and group leaders get to know a new bunch of children.
We've so many drawing activities, fact files, booklets, games and much more to enjoy and print that you are spoilt for choice.
All About Me activities are great for getting to know kids at the start of term. This worksheet asks kids all about their home, who they live with, what they enjoy and lots more! There's also a lovely house frame to draw a picture of themselves at home inside.
This All About Me At School worksheet is a perfect activity for the new school year. It'll help the children learn about their new class and teacher, and also encourages them to write about what they enjoy at school.
This All About Me booklet is a different way for kids to record information all about themselves. Simply print and fold the booklet, then get the children to fill in the information and draw a picture of themselves on the front page in the frame provided.
We love this clever activity to get to know a new group of children, perfect for the start of the new school year! Print out copies of our All About Me bunting, give a copy to each child and ask them to fill in their details and draw a picture of themselves.
Brighten up the classroom and get to know the kids at the same time with this clever All About Me bunting. Give each child a flag to fill in and ask them to draw a picture on the back. Cut out the flags and secure to ribbon or string ready for a fantastic display.
This is a really fun activity which can be repeated each year to see how much you've grown. To measure your hand span, spread out your fingers as wide as you can and measure from the tip of the thumb to the tip of the little finger.
Explore the different ways that we can move our bodies with this fun physical activity sheet. Ask the kids to have a go at the things on the sheet and then give them a tick if they can do it. If they can't, help them to practise to perfect their skills.
Let the kids have a think about their favourite books and fill this in. I think you can tell a lot about a person based on the books that they choose.
Children love to talk about their favourite toys. Some children have definite favourites whilst others seem to change every day.
Here's a fun worksheet that's ideal for younger children. Can the kids fill in each of the activities on the worksheet with their favourite things? They need to think about their favourite food, favourite colour and a few other items too! UK and US versions below.
Many children have one close friend who is very special to them. This All About Me - My Friend worksheet encourages children to write about their friend and think about the positive aspects of their special friendship.
Friendships are one of the most important parts of our children's lives. This All About Me activity lets the kids write about their friends and also encourages them to think about how they can be a good friend too.
Our physical characteristics worksheet is a great activity to help teachers get to know a new bunch of children, whilst teaching the kids how to describe themselves and learn about measurements too. We have metric and imperial versions available to choose from.
Get each of the kids in a group or class to draw a picture of themselves in our All About Me picture frame and fill in a few details, then display in a group on a classroom wall.
This is such a fun way of creating a self portrait! You could laminate this play dough mat if you want to use it again. Using play dough is great for developing fine motor control, especially for children who are preparing to learn to write.
This is such a lovely, uplifting way to get to know children. Ask them about all of the things that they are good at and fill in the stars.
Here's a fun worksheet that's a great icebreaking activity for a new school term or for children joining a new club. The kids need to draw a self-portrait and answer some fun questions including what their nickname is if they have one!
We have lots of fun ideas and activities for an All About Me topic at home or in your EFYS setting here, covering all seven areas of development and including links to printables within Activity Village.
This alphabet challenge is a great ice-breaker for the start of a new school year. Can you come up with a word for each letter of the alphabet that says something about you? Maybe something you enjoy doing or that you're good at?
Whether you are starting off a new term at school and want to find out about your new students, starting a new group or tackling an "All About Me" topic at any time of year, we've got lots of suggestions on this planning sheet that you can print out, refer to and add to.
Print this page onto coloured card, slice up the pieces and fill in the blanks. Confident writers can fill in their own but for younger children you might want to do the writing for them.
Kids can use this fun picture gallery printable to draw the members of their family, their friends, their house, their pets - whatever they like. It's a fun addition to an "All About Me" or "My Family" topic.
This was a very successful craft, but we did need to start with a clear, face-on self portrait and a good collection of papers to use for the collage.
Ask the children to think of adjectives for each letter of the alphabet to describe themselves. It's a fun way to learn about adjectives, and might also make a fun classroom or family game if you ask everyone to have a go!
Do you like to write down what happens in your dreams? You could use this story paper to record them or write about your hopes and dreams for the future...
Children are often surprised to discover that our faces are not symmetrical. This is a fascinating activity that shows them what they might look like if they were!
Here's a fun game to play with new friends or in the classroom as a back to school activity. Everyone has to write down 5 facts about themselves, but there's a twist - only 3 are true, the other 2 are make-believe! Who can spot the true facts?
This alphabet challenge might be useful to help children think and talk about their emotions. Is there a feeling or emotion word they can think of for each letter of the alphabet?
Everybody's fingerprint is unique to them. So, here is a great way to create a piece of art work that is totally unique to you as it features your fingerprint! You don't need many resources to do this one and it's a great way to get really creative.
What will the kids choose as their favourite things? It would be fun to keep a record of these over several years to see how children change.
Children will enjoy giving pictures of their friends the importance of these lovely frames, which of course they can colour in. It would be fun to fill a classroom wall with these!
Children love drawing pictures of their pets, and they can use this fun picture gallery to draw lots of lovely artwork or maybe cut and paste some photos? Maybe they have more than one pet, or they might want to draw the same pet doing different activities?
Ask the children to draw a picture of themselves using this fun self-portrait picture frame. We have a blank version and a version where we've started the face so they just need to fill in the rest!
Here's a very special passport, which you can print out and assemble with the kids for your learning journey around the world! We've got two versions - one with UK and one with US spellings - and the kids will really enjoy filling the passport up and making it their own.
Here's a really fun game to play in a group, and it's great as an activity to get to know people better. Everyone has to answer some simple questions, then all the pages get mixed up. Can you work out which answers belong to which person?
This was a fantastic project. Sam really enjoyed it and the finished self portrait looked spectacular in the window. You will need a good photo to work from and a large collection of coloured permanent markers, though!
This is a lovely activity and it works well for a single child, a family or a classroom display. Sam wasn't feeling too loving when we did this, so our example lists some of the things he "likes" rather than "loves"!
Writing down the things that make you happy is such a useful exercise for all children - and adults too! In fact it is now quite fashionable to do this regularly, perhaps once a month or even at the end of every day.
What makes me me? It's a question that children often ask - themselves or others - and it is a good one to encourage them to think about at the start of a school year or when making friends with a new group of children. This set of printables has 6 different boy outlines to choose from.
There are 6 pages - and lots of different hairstyles - in this What Makes Me Me printout. Get the girls to think about what makes them unique - their physical characteristics, the things they love, their habits, their families, their ideas - and then write them on the faces.
This fun What Makes Me Me fingerprint printable calls for a bit of thinking and then some fun wacky writing, following the whorls of the fingerprint image.