Use this activity as an ice breaker for the first week of school or as a classroom community builder. I have my students sit in a circle around our carpet, and I project the "Roll a topic" sheet up on the SmartBoard. Each student takes a turn rolling the dice and answering the corresponding question.

I could use this activity as an ice breaker for the first week of school or as a classroom community builder. I could have the students sit in a circle or break them up into small groups and work on the ice breaker together.

Team building exercise that teaches you to listen... this could  be fun!

Fun and Engaging Listening Games for Adults

Listening - Even though this says "listening game for adults", I think it would be great for the elementary classroom as well. It gives students the opportunity to strengthen listening skills as well as cooperation skills, plus it would be fun!

I love fun ways to interact with your children, especially when they provide wonderful teaching moments. This game helps to teach tone of voice and body language as well as how it affects others’ feelings.

The “HOW you say it” game

READING PROCESS: HOW YOU SAY IT GAME (R) I love fun ways to interact with your children, especially when they provide wonderful teaching moments. This game helps to teach tone of voice and body language as well as how it affects others’ feelings.

Ice Breakers | Community Post: 15 Awesome Classroom Ideas For Teachers

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!

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Lego Building First Day Communication Activity

The first days of school can be grueling! This Lego activity is high interest, a challenge, and teaches important lessons about communication. Included are teacher instructions, student instructions, a student reflection sheet and discussion questions.

An I Message is just as it sounds! It is a statement about your feelings and beliefs stated in a sentence beginning with the word I. It is different and more effective than a You Message which places blame on someone else. This activity provides an " I Message Formula" for students as well as an opportunity to practice.Find over 330 learning activities at theHealth EDventure store.

Communication Skills: I Messages

An I Message is just as it sounds! It is a statement about your feelings and beliefs stated in a sentence beginning with the word I. It is different and more effective than a You Message which places blame on someone else. This activity provides an " I Message Formula" for students as well as an opportunity to practice.Find over 330 learning activities at theHealth EDventure store.

This game of Mood Charades helps students to identify emotions which is important in perspective taking (reading and communication)

Play Mood Charades!

This game of "Mood Charades" helps students to identify emotions which is important in perspective taking, as well as targets reading and communication skills.

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