The Easiest End of Year Activity – Say Cheese!

End of Year Activity - Snapshot

Written by Natalie

Are you looking for an end of year activity that is quick, easy… and above all else FUN? An activity that helps your students reflect on the year just passed, and look eagerly forward to the year ahead – without much fuss?

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Look no further!

You’ve got all this and more in our super-cool template – the End-of-Year Snapshot Activity

You can’t let the end of the year come and go without allowing your students the time to sit back and review all they’ve learned, all they’ve done, and how far they’ve come!

End of Year Activity - Snapshot

Read on to see just why this activity is a breath of fresh air – and the reasons why you should make it a staple for years to come!

End of Year Snapshots – Say Cheese with this End-of-Year Activity

Though it looks simple, this activity packs a big punch! Simple enough for students to do independently, yet involved enough that they can take their time to complete it. They can finish it in their own time, or even collaborate with their whole class!

Take a Snapshot of Student’s Personalities

Your students will love the opportunity to put their own twist on this activity. Simply give them the camera and photo template, and let their creative side loose!

End of Year Activity - Snapshot Camera

Then, your students can represent their memories with drawings, anecdotes, or even simple words.

Tailor it to Suit Your Class

Not only does this end of year snapshot resource come with some great suggestions for memories, but it also has a blank page for you to tailor to your class’s unique experiences.

Some suggestions to put on this page may be:

  • My biggest challenge this year…
  • The best lunch food this year…
  • The funniest moment from this year…
  • I’ll never forget when…
  • The hardest part about learning from home has been…

End of Year Activity - Snapshot photo frames

Did you take photos of your class throughout the year? Why not share these photos with your students as they think back over the school year.  You can even add some of the extra-special photos to your students’ snapshot activity!

Create a Snapshot Display or Slideshow

Once your class has created their personalized End of Year Snapshots, why not create a display or slideshow for your class that contains everyone’s snapshots! Students will love to see what their classmates said.

End of Year Activity - Snapshot make a poster


Or why not have your students create a snapshot mobile with their completed project to hang in their room for the summer!

End of Year Activity - Snapshot make a mobile

How will you help your students reflect on their school year? Tag us @teachstarter_texas on Instagram and share your ideas!

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