Back to School Ice Breaker Project | Collaborative Learning

Rated 4.95 out of 5, based on 197 reviews
197 Ratings
Created by MrHughes
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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This was a really fun back to school activity to help to build rapport and get to know new students.
This is a great art/writing project that makes a wonderful final display in the classroom. I love seeing all of the different panels of the dodechahedron - I actually keep mine up all year!
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Are you looking for an engaging and collaborative activity that will ensure your students know each other's strengths, personalities, and goals? Then keep on reading!

This activity will provide your students with opportunities to really get to know each other as they work collaboratively to complete a geometric masterpiece- a

dodecahedron (12-sided 3-d shape).

This hands-on and engaging 23-page BACK-TO-SCHOOL project includes everything you need to find success.

How does it work? Great question. It's easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Students work in groups of four.
  2. Each student completes three assignments/activities.
  3. The separate pieces are then combined into one end product, a dodecahedron!

Your students will LOVE creating this and enjoy looking at other groups' creations as well. You can even have each group present their project and have students present for someone else in their group!

Don't just take my word for it, check out what teachers like you are saying:

Jennifer T. said:

"I use this one every year! they look great hanging up when finished and students really enjoy working on them!" ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Britnie P. said:

"This let me assess student ability to follow directions, helped me identify my leaders, and I was also able to learn important information about my kids." ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Melissa B. said:

"This was my first week back with students & I used your activity with my 5th graders. Once they started gluing it together, I loved watching the teamwork it took and how the different groups worked it out. I didn't show an example before. I like to challenge them to think and talk it out. It was great. They got so excited when I started hanging them up in the classroom. Thank you for a great activity!" ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Engage your students and buy this hands-on project today!

Happy Creating,

John, Created by MrHughes

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