Too many icebreakers require students to take massive social risks with people they barely know. Or they don't really help students get to know each other. Or they are just plain cheesy. Here are three that are actually good. Great if you teach in a speci
Scarf and Ribbon Movement Cards
Scarf and Ribbon Movement Cards- Where have these been all my teaching life? Easy way to create routines with ribbons, streamers or scarves. FUN way to get kids moving and exploring. Print or use the JPGS to create slideshows of my own.
Hand Clap Games are a great brain building activity. It helps with pattern recognition, crossing the midline (for some patterns), and bilateral coordination. Below are some videos of hand clap games we have enjoyed.
An easy upcylcled and naturally sourced DIY rainstick musical sensory bottle that will help children learn to self-regulate. This calm down jar is a musical instrument that is fun for kids to watch and listen to. It makes the gentle pitter-pat sound of ra