*You Will Need: one 9″ into 4″ strip of manila paper per child; scissors; pencil; ruler; crayons.
*Show the children how to fold the paper in half (as shown in the picture).
*Children who are able to print their own names can do so in pencil on one side of the card.
*They can then write over it in crayon.
*The teacher should print the names for the children who are unable to print their names by themselves.
*Those children can trace their names in crayon also.
*The children could decorate their name plates with glitter, stickers or anything else that you might have on hand.
*Use the name plates for snack time, group time, circle time, etc.
*The children will enjoy finding their names and learning to recognize the names of their friends.