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 goo
What's On Your Mind?A terrific way to get to know your students + these make an easy and awesome bulletin board too! Great activity for the first week of school and a nice ice breaker for students to get to know their new classmates.
Small group problem solving: "You have 2 minutes to devise a method to suspend/hold as many marshmallows above the ground as possible." Construction Materials length of string 1 bag of large marshmallows 10 rubber bands 5 straws 10 toothpicks
Coding for kids, Scratch Jr. As young as get your kids kick- started to learn programming. Don't worry, C+ and Java aren't introduced yet. Think about FarmVille for kids but with lots of variables. It's really a fun way to have your kids expand their mi
Use clear plastic plates to make a "snow globe" winter scene. The teacher had kids write about "if I were in a snow globe." but I think I'd do a writing exercise more like "What I like about winter." or "What I would do in the snow.