Icebreakers & First Day Teaching Resources

games
music
elementary
Grade specific
Explore grade specific music games .
primary
music games
elementary
Music Games for the Classroom: A collection of fun games and activities that incorporate music and instruments. Not only are they fun they help develop kids
Community Building
ice breakers
drama games
Drama Games for breaking the ice, physical warm-ups, group dynamics and encouraging creativity.
physed games
gym games
community building games
Get students moving while helping them get to know each other better and encourage teamwork with these fun icebreaker activities.
math
first day
Math questions for the first day of class. Can be adapted for multiple grades.
Icebreakers
student voice
teacher-student
Relationship building is key to good teaching. This system will help you quickly get to know students and benefit from those connections all year long.
primary
junior
first day
Classroom management
intermediate
ice breakers
relationship building
back to school activities
Too many classroom icebreakers require students to take big 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.
assessment
Back to School
classroom management
Learning Environments
Curriculum Planning
All of Edutopia’s downloadable and printable back-to-school resources are collected here for easy classroom reference.
activities
first day
Icebreakers
September
Back to School Experiences
Grade 1- 4
Help your student get to know one another with these fun and engaging activities that take minutes a day but make lasting impressions.
games
first day
Icebreakers
Students
Back to School
Everyone loves a good icebreaker - it's a great way to get to know other people and help people feel relaxed in stressful situations, such as the first day of a new school year. He
Classroom management
network
personal learning
power search
student research
Alan November explains how he would use the first five days of school to lay the groundwork for a year of learning that goes far beyond the test.
elementary
Health and Physical Education
Grade 2
team
Phys. Ed.
Builders
(2015) health and physical education
activity/experiment
It's my first day of school!  I love this time of year, all fresh starts and possibilities!  Team builder games are one of my favourite things to do in the classroom during the first few weeks …
school
tips
survival
Back
first day teaching
Shelly Terrell
SlideShare presentation providing back to school survival tips.