This post with a video is all about how to celebrate the end of the year with your young students. Discover memorable end of the year celebration ideas and engaging activities.

This post with a video is all about how to celebrate the end of the year with your young students. Discover memorable end of the year celebration ideas and engaging end of the year activities.

Memory Book

Check out this end of the year activity. It is a mixture of writing, an interactive notebook, a craftivity and a lollipop. It also has a digital version for Google Slides and Seesaw (perfect for distance learning or hybrid).

Community Building Activity

Use the stars freebie! It will help to build the community and team spirit. Download the freebie here.

community building activity

End of the Year Countdown Ideas

  1. Art
  2. Bubbles
  3. Crayons
  4. Dance party
  5. Exercise
  6. Friendship bracelets
  7. Game day
  8. Hat day
  9. Ice pops
  10. Joke day
  11. Kind - do something kind
  12. Building with LEGO’s
  13. Masks
  14. Night picture
  15. Orange day - wear orange
  16. Playdough
  17. Q painting with q tips
  18. Run with Ms. Paredes at recess
  19. Shaving cream
  20. Toy day - 5 minutes to play at table
  21. Unicorn day - video to draw the unicorn
  22. Voices - Record voices and see if the kids can identify the voice
  23. Wishing well
  24. X tic tac toes
  25. Yard map
  26. Zebra picture

Great thanks to Margaret Anne Paredes for all these ideas!

Kindness Activity for Social Emotional Learning

Check out emojis which are perfect for social emotional learning! Kids will write about their classmates and use positive character traits.

End of the Year Poem

Personalize the poem with your students' names and your name! Download the freebie here.

end of the year poem

Digital All About Me Activity

Kids use Google Slides and tell about them using images, videos, gifs. They can present this information and discover new facts about their classmates.

End of the Year Gifts

Bookmarks

Books

Attention and Love

Make Bookmarks with Wordle

You can visit this site and make personalized bookmarks for your students.

wordle for bookmarks

End of Year Diplomas and Certificates

Are you looking for bright graduation certificates for your students? Do they need to be editable? Something perfect for the classroom and distance learning? You've found them!

graduation certificates for kindergarten

More End of the Year Celebration Ideas

Yara from Sea of Knowledge mentions fun ideas for End of Year Graduation Ideas for Pk – 2 (I especially love her graduation crowns, make sure to check them out!).

Jennifer from Endeavors in Education tells about engaging End of Year Graduation Ideas (I especially love her "Be Punny" idea, make sure to check it out!

Nikki from Teaching Autism has so needed Online Graduation Ideas for Distance Learning (her idea about disco is so cool, make sure to check it out!).

Hop onto some more End of Year Graduation Ideas from these super cool teachers:


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Q: What are your favorite End of the Year celebration ideas / activities?