Birthday Books for Classroom Birthdays

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Planning for a new school year is quite a task. There is so many things to do, organize, and plan before those students walk in on the first day. One thing, I feel, gets overlooked are birthdays. Do you have something fun planned on those special days? These birthday books are easy to prep, and fun to hand to that birthday boy or girl on their special day!

Along with these birthday books, I like to have a birthday bookmark as well! When my students’ walk in on their special day, their desk is full of goodies just for them!

If you’re super busy, let the birthday child color their book the morning they walk in.

When they open the birthday books, they will find a special picture. You can reach out to parents for a picture or take headshots at the beginning of the year.

The next several pages are the best part! Each child in the class gets the opportunity to write an encouraging note to the birthday child. They can also draw a picture to illustrate their kind words!

Easy to Edit!

These books are editable! Here are some easy steps on how to edit these birthday books.

First, make sure you open this resource in Adobe Reader. It’s free and is the only way you can edit this resource. Next, download the font included in this resource.

The rest is easy! Anything that is highlighted in light blue can be edited.

To add a picture of your student, click on the image box. A pop up will appear for you to choose a file from your computer.

Lastly, change the name on the student letters. Make a copy for each student in your class. Send them home for a. quick homework activity or at a center so the surprise won’t be ruined!

You can grab these free birthday books by clicking the link below!

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