Teaching With a Mountain View: First Day of School Activities for Big Kids

First Day of School Activities for Big Kids

Get your students thinking on the first day of school! Fun critical and creative thinking activities for grades 3-5. Team Tasks, Truth or Dare, Measurement Time Capsule and MORE! From More Than a Worksheet $

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Get your students thinking on the first day of school! Fun critical and creative thinking activities for grades 3-5. Team Tasks, Truth or Dare, Measurement Time Capsule and MORE! From More Than a Worksheet $

This is a great first day/week activity for getting to know students, and they will love it because it involves candy! They randomly choose an M out of the bag, depending on the color they choose they will answer a question about themselves. If some students do not like chocolate you could use Skittles instead. 0642

The M&M Game

This is a great first day/week activity for getting to know students, and they will love it because it involves candy! They randomly choose an M out of the bag, depending on the color they choose they will answer a question about themselves. If some students do not like chocolate you could use Skittles instead. 0642

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...

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...

buy a large 24″ Bouncy Ball from Walmart for $2.50 and used a permanent marker to write on all my questions. Some of my questions were: Favorite Celebrity? Chocolate or Vanilla?, What do you want to be when you grow up? Crushing On? Favorite Movie?, Farthest place you have traveled? First Pet?, Hot Dogs or Hamburgers? etc…

buy a large 24″ Bouncy Ball from Walmart for $2.50 and used a permanent marker to write on all my questions. Some of my questions were: Favorite Celebrity? Chocolate or Vanilla?, What do you want to be when you grow up? Crushing On? Favorite Movie?, Farthest place you have traveled? First Pet?, Hot Dogs or Hamburgers? etc…

This is a great activity that gives warmth to a classroom. Having an opportunity where children get to answer a question directed directly at them or something they did or desire to do or have shows that the teacher wants to hear what they have to say and learn more about them.

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This is a great activity that gives warmth to a classroom. Having an opportunity where children get to answer a question directed directly at them or something they did or desire to do or have shows that the teacher wants to hear what they have to say and learn more about them.

What's on your mind? Is a terrific way to get to know your students + these make an easy and awesome bulletin board too!Great activity for the first week of school and a nice ice breaker for students to get to know their new classmates.

What's On Your Mind?

What's on your mind? Is a terrific way to get to know your students + these make an easy and awesome bulletin board too!Great activity for the first week of school and a nice ice breaker for students to get to know their new classmates.

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First Day of School Activities for Big Kids

Love this!  We did one on the first day of school, how fun to do one on the last day of school too! Would You Rather Questions for the End of the Year

Would You Rather Questions for the End of the Year

Love this! We did one on the first day of school, how fun to do one on the last day of school too! Would You Rather Questions for the End of the Year

Great Ideas for the First Day of School like...make your syllabus different from the other 6 they'll get, activities to help kids get to know each other (and help you get to know them), a great first day math activity.

Great Ideas for the First Day of School like...make your syllabus different from the other 6 they'll get, activities to help kids get to know each other (and help you get to know them), a great first day math activity.

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