Give students a warm welcome with these fun getting-to-know-you activities.
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8
Help students feel comfortable in their new learning environment — while prepping them for a successful school year — with these fun icebreakers, lesson plans, and activities.
Primary- and intermediate-level teachers offer exciting suggestions for first-day-of-school lesson planning.
Try some of these getting-to-know-you activities, from new school year resolutions to welcome bags and more.
Make your incoming students feel at home through icebreakers and get-to-know-you activities.
Save time with these ready-to-print resources! These free classroom management reproducibles, student worksheets, and activities will help you get organized for the school year.
With this beginning-of-the-year icebreaker activity, new teachers help students get to know each other through alliterative descriptors.
Students reflect on their values as a class and community to build a classroom constitution.
In this lesson, use The Relatives Came, written by Cynthia Rylant and illustrated by Stephen Gammell, to help students think about and discuss their own summer vacations and family customs.
Kick-start the new school year with this lesson plan designed to help you get to know your students while they get to know each other.
Tie in a fun and memorable bear theme when introducing your students to the classroom rules using this unit's three lessons.