Back to School Get to Know You Activities

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1st - 3rd
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Are you ready for back to school with your lower elementary students? Do you have every minute and activity planned? I've got you covered if you are still looking for some back to school, get to know you type activities. This product contains three products in one, all designed to be used those first few weeks of school as you are getting your students back into the swing of things and practicing behaviors such as speaking, listening and following directions.


-Summer Share Bag - students share about one activity from their summer vacation with the class. Students end by playing Class Bingo using clues from what each student shared. Works on speaking, listening and remembering.

-Who Am I? - a project where students share about their favorites (sports, food, drinks, etc.) and draw their self portrait. The clues go on top so classmates can read and guess and then lift the page to see the portrait and name.

-Following Directions - This includes 10 pictures. For each picture there is 10 simple directions to follow. The teacher reads the directions orally and students must follow directions on the page in front of them just by listening. The directions include direction words, left/right, circling, crossing out, writing name/letters/words, drawing basic shapes, knowing colors, etc. Great activity to do when you have a few minutes to fill. Provides great evidence of who is listening and following directions.

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Sara Jonckheere

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