Fun End-of-Year Adventure: Kindergarten Field Trip Extravaganza!

Looking for fun end-of-year ideas?

Well, hold onto your hats because our kindergarten team cooked up a fantastic final hurrah: a trip to the park packed with five super fun stations—one for each of our five awesome classes!

Bright and early one sunny morning, we gathered our little explorers and set off for a nearby park. Our mission? To have a blast and make lasting memories. Each station had its own charm and activities, ensuring every child had a whirlwind of fun. All parents were invited. They walked with us to the park and helped their child during each activity, as needed.

Station 1: Parachute Palooza


First up was the Parachute Station. As soon as the kids caught sight of that colorful canopy, their eyes lit up like fireworks! Parents and children gathered ’round as we made waves with the parachute, giggling as it puffed up and down in the breeze. Then came the thrill of running under it in a countdown frenzy—first the boys, then the girls, then the parents, and even a game of cat and mouse that had everyone in stitches. By the end, we all flopped down on the parachute, catching our breath and soaking in the joy of the moment.

Station 2: Playground Paradise


Next, it was off to the Playground Station, a constant favorite. The playground was a hive of activity with slides, swings, and climbing frames galore. Kids dashed around, their imaginations soaring as they explored new challenges and honed their motor skills. From solving playground puzzles to collaborating on swings, this station was a hub of playful learning.

Station 3: Hula Hoops and Jump Rope Jamboree


At the Hula Hoops and Jump Rope Station, borrowed from our school’s gym, the laughter continued. Kids twirled hula hoops around their waists and jumped rope with enthusiasm, mastering the art of timing their jumps to the rope’s rhythmic swings. Simple yet effective, these activities kept them active and taught valuable lessons in sharing, taking turns, and cheering on their friends.

Station 4: Chalk-a-licious


The Chalk Station was a riot of color and creativity. Kids sprawled on the ground, creating vibrant masterpieces, writing their names in bold letters, and inventing intricate hopscotch courses. It was amazing to see how their drawing and writing skills had blossomed throughout the year, all while fostering teamwork and sparking imaginative collaborations.

Station 5: Sack Race Showdown

Last but certainly not least, the Sack Races Station brought out the competitive spirit in everyone. With sacks borrowed from one of our adventurous teachers, kids lined up eagerly. First, with parents at the other end to guide them, the girls hopped and giggled their way to the finish line, showcasing their expert jumping skills. Then it was the boys’ turn, with laughter echoing as they tackled the challenge with enthusiasm, some tumbling but all having a blast.

Mission Accomplished!

After a whirlwind of laughter, challenges, and creativity at all five stations, we packed up our memories and headed back to school. Exhausted but brimming with excitement, the kids eagerly shared stories of their escapades with parents and friends. It was a perfect end-of-year celebration—one that blended fun, learning, and unforgettable moments.

So, if you’re planning your own end-of-year bash, take a cue from our adventure-packed day. Whether it’s parachutes, playgrounds, hula hoops, chalk, or sack races, these activities are guaranteed to bring smiles and create memories that will last a lifetime. Here’s to the joy of childhood and the magic of kindergarten adventures!

End of Year A to Z Memory Book

Memory books are the perfect way to end a school year. It’s a wonderful keepsake for students and parents. Take a look at my A to Z Memory Book. I hope you love it.

A to Z Memory Book Cover Page

I added covers for Kindergarten to Fifth grade. These covers look so beautiful when you print them on bright card stock. Here’s a sample of the colorful covers.

Memory Book Pages

This packet has a student page for each letter of the alphabet. A good way to use it is to get started on them before the end of the school year. Students can fill out a page or two during morning work or before dismissal time when things are winding down. It might take some time to complete this book. The good news is that each page is simple enough to where students will add a few words and/or an illustration. You could even use it as an end of the year alphabet countdown! If you took plenty of pictures throughout the year, your students can add some of them in this booklet. For example, you can use pictures of them in their centers, at field trips, at recess, etc. One thing for sure is that your students and their parents will love the completed memory book.

Download the A to Z Memory Book here


90 End of Year Awards

Are you looking for some End of Year Awards? I created 90 options for your awards ceremony! There are plenty of options so that all the students in your class end the year with a smile. This download  includes an editable file in PowerPoint and a PDF document.


Instructions for End of Year Awards in Editable PowerPoint:

  1. Use the included checklist to figure out which pages you would like to use.
  2. Create a new PowerPoint document.
  3. From the open Editable Awards file- one at a time, copy the page that you need and paste it to the new powerpoint document until you have all the award pages that you want to use. You will edit your information in this new file so that yo don’t have to print out all 93 pages from my file (don’t print what you don’t need).
  4. Remember to save your new file as you go, so that you don’t lose any of your work.
  5. When done, print your awards on colorful card stock.
  6. Laminate for durability.
  7. Enjoy!


Option #2 to work with Editable file

I just thought of another way that you can edit your awards.

  1. Open the file in PowerPoint.
  2. Click on “SAVE AS”
  3. Name your file with something like Awards 2016-2017
  4. Delete all the pages that you do not need.
  5. To edit, fill in your information on the remaining awards.
  6. Save your file again when you are done.
  7. Print on colorful card stock.


Don’t forget to use Colorful Card Stock.

The awards look so bright and beautiful.

Instructions for End of  Year Awards in PDF:

  1. Use the included checklist to figure out which pages you would like to print.
  2. Print the select pages on colorful paper.
  3. Print student names, teacher name and date with markers or pens.
  4. Add a small student photo from picture day.
  5. Laminate for durability.
  6. Enjoy!

List of End of the Year Awards

  1. Best Actor
  2. Best Actress
  3. Best Artist
  4. Best Athlete
  5. Best Attendance
  6. Best Attitude
  7. Best Author
  8. Best Behavior
  9. Best Character
  10. Best Computer Whiz
  11. Best Conversations
  12. Best Dancer
  13. Best Dressed
  14. Best Effort
  15. Best Friend
  16. Best Hair
  17. Best Handwriting
  18. Best Heart of Gold
  19. Best Helper
  20. Best Historian
  21. Best Humor
  22. Best Ideas
  23. Best Laugh
  24. Best Leader
  25. Best Listener
  26. Best Manners
  27. Best Mathematician
  28. Best Musician
  29. Best Peacekeeper
  30. Best Personality
  31. Best Poet
  32. Best Problem Solver
  33. Best Reader
  34. Best Role Model
  35. Best Runner
  36. Best Scientist
  37. Best Sense of Humor
  38. Best Sharer
  39. Best Sight Word Reader
  40. Best Singer
  41. Best Smile
  42. Best Speaker
  43. Best Speller
  44. Best Storyteller
  45. Best Student
  46. Best Talker
  47. Best Team Player
  48. Best Vocabulary
  49. Best Worker
  50. Best Writer
  51. Busy Bee
  52. Most Caring
  53. Most Creative
  54. Most Eager
  55. Most Focused
  56. Most Generous
  57. Most Improved
  58. Most Motivated
  59. Most Organized
  60. Most Patient
  61. Most Photogenic
  62. Most Prepared
  63. Most Responsible
  64. Most Truthful
  65. A Honor Roll
  66. A-B Honor Roll
  67. Accelerated Reader
  68. Early Bird
  69. Kindness Award
  70. Math Award
  71. Perfect Attendance
  72. Reading Award
  73. Science Award
  74. Sight Word Award
  75. Social Studies Award
  76. Writing Award
  77. Early Childhood Certificate
  78. Early Childhood Diploma
  79. Preschool Certificate
  80. Preschool Diploma
  81. Pre-Kindergarten Certificate
  82. Pre-Kindergarten Diploma
  83. Kindergarten Certificate
  84. Kindergarten Diploma
  85. First Grade Certificate
  86. Second Grade Certificate
  87. Third Grade Certificate
  88. Fourth Grade Certificate
  89. Fifth Grade Certificate
  90. Sixth Grade Certificate


You can download the End of the Year Awards preview on TPT for a closer look.

Preschool, Pre-K and Kindergarten Diplomas

The editable preschool to kindergarten diplomas have been updated.  I added new backgrounds and clipart. This download includes titles for Preschool, Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten and Primary diplomas. There was a request to include the word certificate, instead of diploma. These two options are now available in the download.



You can download the Preschool, Pre-K, Primary and Kindergarten diplomas/certificates here.

Find the Spanish Diplomas here