During the “First Days of School” unit, the focus is on creating an engaging and welcoming atmosphere for students as they embark on a new school year. The activities are designed to foster positive relationships, build a sense of community, and establish clear expectations for the classroom. From icebreaker games that encourage students to get to know one another to team-building exercises that promote collaboration and communication, the first days of school are filled with laughter, excitement, and a shared sense of adventure. Through these activities, students not only feel connected to their peers and teachers, but also develop a strong foundation for a successful and enjoyable academic journey ahead.
The first few weeks of school can be tough and tiring.
Here are some fun lessons/activities to do with your class the first few days of school.
. Getting to know you activities
. Suggested readalouds with corresponding activities
. class bonding activities
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