Great for a first day get acquainted activity

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

More Than Elementary: Getting to Know You Activity with a Beach Ball!

This or That? Getting to know you Activity! We are all connected in some way, team concept for the classroom!

Conversation jenga. This would be great for the beginning of the year - or anytime as a community builder.

Get to know you games.

Might be doing this as an ice breaker at the beginning of the year, when my theme is Coming of Age/Self Assertion... Exploing "Would You Rather..." Questions | Minds in Bloom

A great way to get your kids up and out of their seats for a quick break

Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits: Ready or Not...Meet the Teacher!

first day activity

Ice Breaker- Toss the ball around, where your right thumb lands you have to answer the question.

Positive self-affirmations and mindfulness activity in today's DBT skills group.

ice breaker games

First day of school

Math classroom ideas

Confessions of a Teaching Junkie: The BEST First Day Ever!

Great concept that could be used as an ice breaker at the beginning of the year or with different questions to survey students' prior knowledge at the beginning of a new unit. Could be easily translated into French, Spanish, etc.

Class management First days of school activity

Great list of Morning Meeting activities to do with students