Too many icebreakers require students to take massive 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. Here are three that are actually goo
Beach ball game, transformation RPS, Magic Carpet- Slides 32 to the end have great Leadership Games and Activities, but the slides before that contain wonderful icebreakers and energizes for a camp setting. Really great resource.
The Pipecleaner (aka "Fuzzy Sticks") Challenge is one of my favorite STEM activities to introduce students to STEM learning. This is a fun, inexpensive, and engaging challenge that can be tailored to different ages, settings, and time-frames. This challe
Collaboration Activity (good for mentor time) from: In the middle: Life as a seventh grade language arts teacher. The Cup Challenge - teach students how to work in cooperative groups with this simple and fun challenge.
People Bingo is not only a fun activity but also a great way to get students up and moving during the first week of school to get to know one another! I use this game to help build my classroom community.