Back to School Activities
Back to School Escape Room Getting to Know You First Day of School Activity
Will your class escape in time? Try this escape room style game with your students today! This is a fun game that is perfect for the back to school season. This game focuses on students getting to know each other. It is similar to a "Find Someone Who" game, but an escape room version.
A Simple Way to Teach Classroom Procedures and Expectations • Teacher Thrive
Do you feel like a “talking head” during the first couple days of school? We know that explicitly teaching procedures and expectations is a MUST for the beginning of the school year. However it’s a lot of information for a teacher to disseminate and for students to absorb. I have this simple little trick to
All About Me Poster
It's an "all about me" one-page poster with an emoji theme. Looking for a fun back to school activity? Get to know your new students by having them fill out this poster activity called "All about me.... Emoji Style". It's the perfect activity to have on a child's desk when they arrive the first day of school.
All About Me Selfie | Fun New Years Activity, End of the Year Activity and More!
Fun, contemporary back-to-school "all about me" lesson! Have your students draw "selfies" and describe their summer via text message prompts. Makes for a great bulletin board display!!
Growth Mindset - printable worksheets & digital growth mindset activities
Do your students have a growth mindset or a fixed mindset? Here are some engaging activities for elementary kids. These lessons are designed as a way to foster a Growth Mindset culture in your classroom with your students. Also Included are bulletin board resources to display student work.
Who's In YOUR Circles? A Fresh Get to Know You Activity
Try this fresh get to know you activity for back to school, called "Who's In Your Circles?" Gets students up and moving to find out common interests they share with each other. (Blog post from The Thinker Builder)
Classroom Procedures & Routines Back to School Activity | EDITABLE PowerPoint
Classroom Procedures can be fun to review when you use Classroom Procedures Game Show! Put students in up to 6 groups to play this Jeopardy style game! Classroom procedure talk can be dull and kids just don't listen. But if you tell them that afterwards you will play a FUN review game to test their new knowledge, they will make sure to be listening to your every word.
Teaching Resources, Printables, Worksheets and more | TeacherSherpa
Use this Growth Mindset Graphic Organizer to get your students reflecting and embracing a growth mindset this year. Make a copy then edit this template (on TeacherSherpa) to duplicate the page and edit the sections to meet your own student needs.