Getting to Know You Activities - Back to School - All About Me - Team Building

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This AMAZING activity pack is the PERFECT way to build a strong classroom community and encourage friendship among your students! These 2nd and 3rd Grade Back to School Activities for the First Day of School and Getting to Know You activities promise to equip you with never before seen team-building activities, icebreaker games, procedural advice, and plenty of fun to make your new school year all that and a bag of chips! You and your students will LOVE IT! Even more fun? Each activity is has a 90s spin on it - making it super fun for the teacher, too!

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These TWENTY-SIX activities, icebreakers, and games were designed to help you…

Model behaviors

Set expectations

Establish procedures, routines, and rules

Encourage team-building

Facilitate friendships and camaraderie

Support and encourage individuality

Build and enhance teacher-student and student-student relationships

Here's What's Included:

  1. Team-Building Tetriz - Team Buildling Game
  2. 10 Things I Want to Know About You - Get-to-Know-You Writing Activity
  3. Pop Culture - Get-to-Know-You Game
  4. Rock, Paper, Scissors - Read-Aloud Conflict Resolution
  5. Fresh Prints Art + Writing - Get-To-Know-You Activity
  6. A Light in My Attic Art + Writing - Get-To-Know-You Activity
  7. I Spy - Eye Contact Read-Aloud + Expectations - Get-To-Know-You Activity
  8. Friendship Bracelets Back to School Gift
  9. Lite Brite Activities - Get-to-Know-You Activities
  10. Lunchbox Learning - Get-to-Know-You Activities & Speaking and Listening
  11. Triumph Trapper - Running Record of Success
  12. 90 Second Brain Breaks - Projectable Brain Breaks
  13. Me by the Foot - Get-to-Know-You-Activity
  14. Home Improvement Routines and Procedures
  15. Troll-tally Awesome Bulletin Board
  16. Sketch It! Summer Memories + School Goals
  17. Fortune Tellers Get-to-Know-You | Building Community
  18. Now & Later Get-to-Know-You | Building Community
  19. MASH/NASH Writing
  20. In Living Color Getting-to-Know-You | Self-reflection
  21. Behavior Bogs Rules, Procedures | Expectations
  22. Imperfection Teamwork | Classroom Building
  23. Unsolved Mysteries Getting-to-Know-You | Self-reflection
  24. You Oughta Know Getting-to-Know-You | Self-reflection
  25. View Me! Getting-to-Know-You | Self-reflection
  26. Call and Responses Redirection | Behavior Management

What teachers are saying...

"This unit is filled with awesome classroom culture building activities. Each activity I use the kids love and our classroom culture is nurtured!" - Michelle S.

"These activities are absolutely PERFECT for building classroom community! I loved using these with my class and look forward to using them again!" - Haley S.

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