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62 resources with the concept breaking the ice

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Elementary School Ice Breakers

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
Break the ice with a collection of icebreakers for Kindergarten through fifth grade. Scholars get to know their new friends through various activities such as quilt design, personal interviews, cootie catchers, singing, a game of "Would...
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Middle and High School Ice Breakers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A new school year, or a return from a long break, calls for an icebreaker. Help scholars get to know one another with a collection of icebreakers designed to meet the needs of grades six through twelve. Activities require pupils to...
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Back to Math

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Enjoy bringing scholars into the math classroom with a collection of back-to-school icebreakers and activities. Also included are jumbo packs of worksheets and lesson plan ideas.
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Getting to Know You Activities

For Teachers K - 6th
Another school year; another set of growing minds to welcome. Get to know your newest scholars with a series of activities created by The Curriculum Corner. Pupils get creative and reflect on their personal favorites, family life, and...
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Graphing Stories Ice Breaker

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Kick off the school year with some math fun! New classmates share information about themselves by using graphs and interpreting data. The goal is to use a general graph shape, such as linear or exponential, and create labels for the axes...
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Classroom Rules Worksheet

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Involve class members in establishing classroom rules by providing them with a worksheet that asks them to develop four rules, describe how they will teach these rules to their classmates, how they will reinforce the rules, and detail...
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Hey Teachers! Get to Know Me!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Foster community in your classroom and encourage learners to get up and get to know each other. Individuals each receive the classmate inventory handout included and use it to fill in information about their fellow scholars. Once they...
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Going On A People Hunt!

For Students 2nd - 6th
Send the new faces in your class on a people hunt with a quick back-to-school, get-to-know one another activity. Learners are tasked to find a person in their class with blue eyes, wears glasses, has a birthday in March, and much more.
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Interview Somebody New!

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
The best way to get to know someone is by interviewing them. Use a interviewing instructional activity that has individuals asking a new person questions like where they were born, what they did over the summer, goals for the year, and...
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100 Ideas to Start the Year Back-To-School Icebreakers

For Teachers K - 12th
It's back-to-school time, and what better way to get learners to know each other than with icebreakers? Bring a list of icebreakers, ranging in grade levels, to the new members of your class. 
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Who I Am

For Students 6th - 12th
Getting to know your class—and letting them get to know each other—is easy with an icebreaker worksheet. Topics include favorite food, subject, color, and book, as well as their birthday, role models, and favorite memories.
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101 Ways to Teach Children Social Skills

For Students K - 6th Standards
Increasing pressure to improve student achievement has made it easy to overlook the social skills they also need to develop. With this collection of worksheets and activities, you'll be able to improve children's communication, teamwork,...
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Switch, Change, Rotate

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Switch, change, rotate! Players are in groups of three scattered around the playing area. Switch means the lead and back players change positions. Change means the entire group turns and goes in the opposite direction. Rotate means the...
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Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 1

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Build unity in the dojo or the gym with an activity that not only teaches the importance of stretching and flexibility but also offers class members an opportunity to get to know one another. After warming up and engaging in a Medicine...
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Segmenting Syllables Name Game

For Teachers K - 1st
Clapping out syllables gets more engaging when you're using learners' names. Model some names first, then have the class join you in chanting names with each syllable clapped out. Bring up the difference between multiple-syllable and...
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Blending Syllables Name Game

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
What a fun way to practice segmenting words into syllables! Engage learners by using their own names, spoken by Mico the puppet (or one of your favorites). Mico announces names slowly, syllable by syllable. If scholars have a...
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Meet Your Neighbor: Action Verbs

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Get your kids moving on the first day of school! This action verb activity doesn't have to be used as an ice breaker, but it sure will work as one. Simply place pairs of cards face-side down on the carpet, each with an action verb...
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Opening Day Lesson: Getting to know each other

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you want an ice-breaker type activity, you should look at this resource. It introduces the idea and purpose of a press conference and then uses that concept for pupils to learn about one another. The teacher models the activity by...
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Find Somebody Who... Icebreaker Game 6

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this icebreaker activity, students get to know their classmates by filling in names of others who fit the 30 different criteria.
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Would You Rather?

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Get to know your class by asking them what they would rather do. There are 10 different sets of "would you rather" questions sure to encourage giggles and classroom camaraderie. Tip: Have peers build memory skills by attempting to...
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Would You Rather 2

For Teachers 1st - 6th
The best way to get to know your class is to ask them questions about themselves. Use these silly questions to ask kids what they would rather do, eat, or see. There are 10 questions total, with three possible answers for each question....
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Antarctica

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students complete a variety of activities about Antarctica and the exploration of the continent. They map locations on Antarctica and plan an expedition there.
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Would You Rather?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Break the ice with a series of silly questions. This slide show asks 10 different, would you rather, questions. Each question has three silly answers to choose from. Great for classroom fun, the first day of school, or as a way to take a...
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First Day Lesson Plan

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Pupils participate in a first day icebreaker activity. In this icebreaker lesson, students are paired up and film their partner doing something unique. Pupils continue to film eachother while conducting a short interview.