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Toss 'n Talk ball. Have them sit in a circle and toss the ball around. Whichever question is under their right thumb has to be answered. @Cari Leach fun idea for club? camp?

Question Ball Game! Cover a ball in questions (be creative!), sit in a circle and toss the ball around, answer the question that your right hand thumb lands on. Could also be themed for party games/ice breakers (baby shower, bridal shower, bachelorette party, etc)

This is the M and M game: Buy M and Ms and pour them into a bowl.  Each person scoops a cupful. In turn, reach into the cup and grab an M and M.  Then answer a question based on whichever color is chosen.  Snack on the M and M after question is answered.

Life as I Know it...: 52 Get to Know You Questions! You catch the ball and whatever your right thumb is touching you answer!

Have a student sit on chair in front of white board and have others write a positive phrase about them, then take a picture. Don't let them see it...till they get the photo! Such a great end of the year activity or for those days when students are using unkind words about one another. If I become a Teacher, this is sooo happening!

Quiet Critters They live in a soundproof jar & only come out when it's quiet. Loud noises hurt their ears, but whispering is ok They love to sit on students' desks & watch & learn from the students. If the student is too loud, they get moved to the other side of their desk. If they continue to be loud they go back into their jar. At the end of the quiet lesson whoever still has a Quiet Critter on their desk can have points, a sticker or whatever incentives you have in the room.

Question Stones--easy to make and good for icebreakers in group counseling from http://themiddleschoolcounselor.blogspot.com/

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Having A Ball With Vocabulary - DIY Style

Having A Ball With Vocabulary - DIY Style - The Organized Classroom Blog. Write vocab words on the ball, as students toss the ball to each other around the room, whatever word their right thumb lands on (or closest to) is the word they must explain, define, or use in a sentence.

Water balloon toss with sight words! Kids read the word, then toss the balloon at a target (hula hoop, bucket, whatever you want). This would be super fun for a field day activity, or as part of a class party!

WOW! Give each student in the school 1/4 of a circle and then put them all together to make this mural!

Have one girl sit on a chair in front of a white board while the others write positive phrases about them. They cannot peek at what was being written. Take a picture and gave it to them (possibly in a follow up lesson).

I don't teach high school math but I watched this entire video and wanted to sit through the rest of his class. He is awesome!! Algebra 2 - Exponents