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Icebreakers for High School Students. Some of the ideas for introducing yourself to your new class are Clever and can be tweaked toward how I can and want the class to go down. However, other ideas involve some complication and have chances of embarrassment which does not set up a good classroom atmosphere.

Awesome site that gives FREE printouts on anger management games, decision making, social skills, etc. that can be used for individual or family sessions! Awesome website!

M&M social skills game

Social Skills game- " I mustache you a question" Makes talking about how to communicate appropriately more fun

Make your own conversation ball! Write any question you can think of on a ball, then get in a circle and toss it around. Whoever catches it has to answer the question under their right thumb. Great icebreaker!

social skills web

Teaching Social Skills

Feelings Jenga: Draw a block and describe a time youve experienced this emotion. This would be great for our grief camp! Also cited w/more info@ http://elementaryschoolcounselingresources.blogspot.com/2013/01/feelings-jenga-this-is-activity-i-use.html

Executive functions let people plan, organize and complete tasks. Here's a closer look at this important set of skills—and how executive functioning issues can affect your child's everyday life.

Ice Breaker Thumball. You can also make one of these with beach balls & permanent markers. Great idea for the first floor meeting :)

If I told you that this game was the most asked for game in my room, would you believe me? It totally is...and it cost one whole dollar! This is my oldest and best trick in the book. I took one D...

List of 40 ice breaker games

Parts of my heart...great for teaching emotions #emotions #socialskills

Two handmade counseling games (feelings, get to know you)

Social Skills Central - Tons of free pdfs you can download with social scenarios or stories, from preschool - high school age level.

Life as I Know it...: 52 Get to Know You Questions! Perfect for team-building!

teaching kids the difference between thinking something and how to say it in a nicer way.

7 Easy Icebreakers You Can Do With Post-It Notes. I really like the hidden question one... Answers on front to questions on the sticky side. Then you could "Jeopardy" style review with the same post it's later. Make up question for Answer on front.