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I made up something like this last year for summer school. I'd say, "Give me 5." Kids would have to raise their little paws, give me their 2 eyes, 2 ears, and one closed mouth to show me they were being respectful, good listeners and ready to learn. It was effective at getting their attention.

"Give me Kids would have to raise their little paws, give me their 2 eyes, 2 ears, and one closed mouth to show me they were being respectful, good listeners and ready to learn. It was effective at getting their attention.

Drawing Games Ideas for Kids : Doodling Pencil and Paper Boredom Busters

drawing games 11 step Drawing Games Ideas for Kids : Doodling Pencil and Paper Boredom Busters

This is one of Joe's favorite large group games! I didn't think to look online for templates!!

Perfect Icebreaker for junior high! Fun Family Game The Sentence Game - The Red Headed Hostess

Great idea for the first day of school!  It also gets students to use the SmartBoard if they've never interacted with one before.

Fun Ice Breaker Activity for the First Day or Week of School. The topics could change from day to day! great small group activity to get to know your classmates

Team - Classbuilding Ideas + People Hunt : Students search for classmates who have matching characteristics and record their answers on this form. An excellent activity for helping students get to know the others in the classroom.  And this activity can develop student's speaking ability. A good little Icebreaker during the First Week of School.

Team - Classbuilding Ideas + People Hunt : Students search for classmates who have matching characteristics and record their answers on this form. A good little Icebreaker during the First Week of School.

Ms. Third Grade first day of school -(or use as a good icebreaker for adults!)  I usually do something similar, but I think I'll do it as a BiNGO board this year...

Third Grade first day of school -(or use as a good icebreaker for adults!) I usually do something similar, but I think I'll do it as a BiNGO board this year. Me: I use something similar with my graders as a BINGO board.

This is a game that is fun for the beginning of the year. The kids have to find someone different to sign in each box and when they have a sign...

People Bingo - Whole group activity - The kids have to find someone different to sign in each box and when they have a signature in every box they call out, "Bingo!" yESSSS people bingo, make those kids talk at each other

Get to know you games I "hate" party games but this looks kind of fun.  https://www.facebook.com/origamiowlalisonhakseth www.alisonhakseth.orgamiowl.com

Great back to school ice breaker: get to know you game idea. When it is your turn reach into your bag of MMs. Answer the question corresponding to the color for everyone to hear. Eat your MM!