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Going to school social story – Preschool Back to school after break expectations


Ease back-to-school jitters with this social story for preschool & young learners with autism! This digital and print social narrative includes a 16-page story about school routines and interactive activities. Perfect for building confidence and excitement for the new school year for preschool, kindergarten, or special education! 

Why this?
✔️ Fun and engaging back to school social story
✔️ Targets diverse learners with multiple formats
✔️ Supports social-emotional skill development
✔️ Provides choice for differentiated instruction
✔️ Ready-to-use materials save teachers planning time
✔️ Simple format for young learners

    — Interactive Boom Cards™, Google Slides™ activities plus YouTube™ video!
    — Printable story in color and black-and-white, plus print activities
    — Audio Support: Ideal for early learners and non-readers

Perfect for:
    — Special educators & ABA therapists
    — Speech-language pathologists
    — Parents supporting language development 


  • Digital links to Boom™ Cards, Google™ Slides activity, and Easel™ activity plus YouTube™ automatic version of story
    Boom playable preview CLICK HERE
  • Print book (16 pages) in color, black-and-white, AND in a 1/4-page size for students to color and take home! (38 pages)
  • Interactive worksheets (22 pages)
    • Get Ready for School: an 8-step sequencing activity
    • Match the School Supplies: Simple visual matching
    • Dress Me for School: Paper doll activity, great for clothing vocabulary
    • Pack the Backpack: Another great vocabulary activity
    • Put the Kids on the Bus: Just like it says! Just for fun!

Don’t miss these resources for back to school!
✔️ Preschool IEP Goal Bank (bestselling item!)
✔️ Singing Time Visuals
✔️ Center Signs and Schedules
✔️ Preschool Curriculum


❗ This is a digital download product only. No physical media will be sent to you. Remember, please don't share these links with anyone! Thanks for respecting my work!

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For Boom™ products

You may be eligible for a free trial from Boom Learning. Read here for details: If you choose not to stay on a paid subscription account after your free trial, you will still be able to assign all your Boom Cards to as many students as you see fit using Fast Play pins (which give instant feedback for decks that are self-grading). You will not be charged when your free trial expires.

For Google™ products

► You will need Google Drive in order to access this resource. Your students will also need Google accounts so they can access the activity if you are assigning to them.
► You must be logged into your account when you download the file. When you click the link, you will get a prompt, “Would you like to make a copy of….” Click Make a copy, and it will copy to your Drive.
► If your school district has Google access blocked, you can choose to have the resource added to a personal Google account and then share it with your school account.

⚠️️IMPORTANT  :   The purchase of this resource gives the buyer permission to download and copy for single classroom or family use only. Electronic distribution is also limited to single use. Copying for other parents, teachers, school-wide use, or for school systems is only allowed with the purchase of additional licenses. Contact me at for additional licenses at a discounted rate. Thank you for respecting my work.

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