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Let’s Get to Know You!
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No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an
orchestra to play it. - H.E. Luccock
Prevent
bullying
Build
community
Teach
citizenship
Cultivate
relationships
Icebreakers …
30Goals.comGum.co/learn2go
Match the Joke & Punchline
Avatar introductions
Voki.com
Tellagami.comBuddyPoke 3D Avatar Creator
Avatarmaker.abi-station.com
Pearltrees.com/shellyterrell/avatars/id11846926
Ideas
Family tree
Create a Book!
A fond memory
When you were brave
How-to book
You as a superhero
Zooburst
Bookcreator
Little Bird Tales
Bookr
Mixbook
Tools Ideas
Family tree
Create a Book!
A fond memory
When you were br...
Photo by flickingerbrad: Flic.kr/p/9CNngi
“About Me”
Pictionary
Play charades based on favorites,
likes/dislikes, pets, etc.
About Me Charades
My Memory Game
• Students create card pairs
to do with their interests,
skills, & favorites
• They get into pairs & play!
Interviews on Digital Posters
Buncee
Canva
Tackk
Piktochart
Biteslide
Smore
Glogster
PicCollage
ImageChef
MakebeliefsComix.comToonDoo.com
Comic interviews
Stuff Animal Interview
• Students sit in a circle
• Each child asks the stuff
animal a question
Create an About Me Game with
TinyTap iOS/Android App!
Me Museum
Students create an
exhibit about themselves
Image by Kinwart, Flic.kr/p/3gbmH7
Tagxedo.com/app.html?player=http://www.tagxedo.com/gallery/iceskating.xap
About Me Poem with Word Clouds
Animalselfies.tumblr.com
Youtu.be/QxblkYdWTfk
Create a selfie
adventure with
your character!
Large Square Dance by rickpilot_2000, Flic.kr/p/99xxvw
Mingle!
• Each student brings in a
favorite toy
• Divide the class into 2 lines
and seat them across from
each other.
• The teache...
Photo by MIKI Yoshihito (´・ω・), Flic.kr/p/b9aK74
Draw your favorite!
Use a stylus
Knowledge Swap
Pass the Ball
Classroom circle time with Maria Knee by Wesley Fryer, Flickr
• Students sit in a circle
• Each student says...
Toddler Ball Intro
Toddler says name & hits the ball with each syllable
Ball Icebreaker Questions
I Can Circle Run!
Activityvillage.co.uk/my_favourite_things.htm
Interactive “Me” Timeline
Capzles.com
Pearltrees.com/shellyterrell/community-building-activities/id12340128
ShellyTerrell.com/books Twitter.com/ShellTerrell
Facebook.com/ShellyTerrell Gum.co/learn2go
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  • And it is important we help stimulate their minds during the summer because as teachers we have to motivate them to turn off the TV and explore the world around them. Let’s face it, many of our students will spend a lot of time laying dormant and watching TV.
  • It’s socialSometimes you need a little help from your friends (cheats)Integrates movement, visuals, multimedia, popular music, graphics and basically is a representation of the world teens and kids want to be immersed inGoal-oriented- Aim to reach the next levelEach more challenging, but achievableMust complete tasksCollect items that help within the journey (learning is all around you)Discover a new world each time you achieve a levelPositive stressFailure part of the journeyTry again till you reach your goal with no penaltiesEvery kid can be a hero as long as they keep tryingVia Paul Maglione, Slidesha.re/pmteenmotivation
  • http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/my_favourite_things.htmInstructions: Ask the children to draw, one in each section, their favourite toy, food, person and animal. When they have finished, sit the children in a circle with all the pictures in the centre. Can they guess whose is whose?
  • http://www.teachervision.fen.com/tv/printables/hmco/CG_firstday_TG.pdf
  • Özge will be talking about the what voki is and how to create a voki example
  • A Time You Were Brave
  • A Time You Were Brave
  • When we reflect on the learning in the video we see a few ways the learners use the tools. From here and our own experiences we can make some conclusions about what great teaching consists of. Great teaching…Where was the teacher in all this? Behind the lens allowing the learner to experiment and explore with the tools.
  • 10+ Getting to Know You Activities for Kids

    1. 1. Let’s Get to Know You! ShellyTerrell.com/icebreakers Activities for Kids Let’s Get to Know You! ShellyTerrell.com/kidicebreakers Activities for Kids
    2. 2. No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play it. - H.E. Luccock
    3. 3. Prevent bullying Build community Teach citizenship Cultivate relationships Icebreakers …
    4. 4. 30Goals.comGum.co/learn2go
    5. 5. Match the Joke & Punchline
    6. 6. Avatar introductions Voki.com Tellagami.comBuddyPoke 3D Avatar Creator Avatarmaker.abi-station.com
    7. 7. Pearltrees.com/shellyterrell/avatars/id11846926
    8. 8. Ideas Family tree Create a Book! A fond memory When you were brave How-to book You as a superhero
    9. 9. Zooburst Bookcreator Little Bird Tales Bookr Mixbook Tools Ideas Family tree Create a Book! A fond memory When you were brave How-to book You as a superhero
    10. 10. Photo by flickingerbrad: Flic.kr/p/9CNngi “About Me” Pictionary
    11. 11. Play charades based on favorites, likes/dislikes, pets, etc. About Me Charades
    12. 12. My Memory Game • Students create card pairs to do with their interests, skills, & favorites • They get into pairs & play!
    13. 13. Interviews on Digital Posters Buncee Canva Tackk Piktochart Biteslide Smore Glogster PicCollage ImageChef
    14. 14. MakebeliefsComix.comToonDoo.com Comic interviews
    15. 15. Stuff Animal Interview • Students sit in a circle • Each child asks the stuff animal a question
    16. 16. Create an About Me Game with TinyTap iOS/Android App!
    17. 17. Me Museum Students create an exhibit about themselves Image by Kinwart, Flic.kr/p/3gbmH7
    18. 18. Tagxedo.com/app.html?player=http://www.tagxedo.com/gallery/iceskating.xap About Me Poem with Word Clouds
    19. 19. Animalselfies.tumblr.com Youtu.be/QxblkYdWTfk
    20. 20. Create a selfie adventure with your character!
    21. 21. Large Square Dance by rickpilot_2000, Flic.kr/p/99xxvw Mingle!
    22. 22. • Each student brings in a favorite toy • Divide the class into 2 lines and seat them across from each other. • The teacher starts the timer for 1 minute and the pairs play with each other • They switch partners Toy Mingle
    23. 23. Photo by MIKI Yoshihito (´・ω・), Flic.kr/p/b9aK74 Draw your favorite! Use a stylus
    24. 24. Knowledge Swap
    25. 25. Pass the Ball Classroom circle time with Maria Knee by Wesley Fryer, Flickr • Students sit in a circle • Each student says his/her name • Introduce 1 ball to the circle • Give students the ball & instruct them to roll it to another student. • They have to say the student’s name & ask a question
    26. 26. Toddler Ball Intro Toddler says name & hits the ball with each syllable
    27. 27. Ball Icebreaker Questions
    28. 28. I Can Circle Run!
    29. 29. Activityvillage.co.uk/my_favourite_things.htm
    30. 30. Interactive “Me” Timeline Capzles.com
    31. 31. Pearltrees.com/shellyterrell/community-building-activities/id12340128
    32. 32. ShellyTerrell.com/books Twitter.com/ShellTerrell Facebook.com/ShellyTerrell Gum.co/learn2go ShellyTerrell.com/icebreakers

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