Looking for some fresh ideas for beginning of the year activities? Your new students will be excited to complete these engaging tasks that will have them collaborating and interacting with their new classmates. This bundle of get to know you activities includes plenty of opportunities for movement, teamwork and building classroom community.
— ABOUT THIS RESOURCE —
✔ No prep and low prep activities – many are just print and copy!
✔ Encourages classroom community and builds classroom management
✔ Get to know your students’ strengths, needs and wishes at a deeper level
✔ Mix of print and digital activities
— WHAT’S INCLUDED? —
✔ Find Someone Who Bingo – students learn about their new classmates
✔ Icebreaker Get to Know You Questions – get to know each other a little better
✔ Would You Rather Questions – quick movement breaks while learning fun facts about each other
✔ Classroom Scavenger Hunt – let students become familiar with their new classroom
✔ Mental Math Treasure Hunt – review math facts in a fun partner challenge
✔ Nature Scavenger Hunt – fresh air + life science = perfect afternoon activity!
✔ First Week of School Writing Prompt and Writing Paper – “Wish My Teacher Knew” – let your students tell you what’s important to them
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