Getting To Know Your New Class should be an amazing and rewarding experience. Using these resources you can have that experience. Moreover, this Game is suitable for all ages and abilities, and will enable your students to get to know something about their classmates and things about themselves very quickly in a fun, focussed and friendly manner.
Let’s share some views from people who have successfully used this ice-breaker game.
The comments on the next page come from current Teachers, Teaching Assistants, SEND co-ordinators, heads of house, inclusion managers and Form Group Tutors.
Great way to get people new to others doing things
Develops individuals in terms of what they can and will do and what they could try
Builds up a strong sense of belonging
Encourages differences and similarities to recognised and valued
Hugely improves efforts at inclusion
Encourages initiative and social confidence
Develops buoyancy – students recovering from any set-backs as part of the exercise (e.g. they mess up, reflect, learn from it and move on...)
Showcases skills already in existence
Draws out skills often hidden for too long in class
Energizer, gets us buzzing as a group
Great stimulant as students work at their own pace
Can help recharge our batteries
Encourages participants to think and reflect and physically do things
Assists massively in breaking down barriers
Gives a big boost to developing important learning skills
Used in whole classes for fifteen minutes this gives a fantastic array of examples, clues and hints as to the characters of each individual in the group
Helps participants learn some things about themselves
Helps participants learn some things about others
Helps you learn about the participants (you can be a player as well on some occasions)
Makes it easy to develop class rules of fairness and cooperation
Build s a sense of purpose
Creates a sense of community and togetherness
Getting To Know Your New Class Is Probably The Best Find Someone Ice Breaker Board Game In the World
Brilliant way to break the ice...
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Resources included on the disc are as follows:
Alphabet flashcards, phonics flashcards, number flashcards and matching cards, sentences posters to complete, months of the year cards, aeroplane / helicopter / hot air balloon fact cards, photo pack, sum cards, maps of the world, drawer labels etc, quiz, display borders, large images for display, long banner, number square, and other resources.
AIRPORT ROLE PLAY:
Airport banner, Departure and arrival board with word and letters, flight tickets to complete, passport template, airport area signs, key word cards and writing border.
Long banner, display borders, photo pack, London bus counting cards, bingo game, bicycle / car / train fact cards, colour flashcards, train / coach tickets to complete, speed limit signs, traffic light number cards, train display with days of the week, road crossing pictures, maps, colouring pages, dot to dot, quiz, maze, word mat, props for role play, writing and drawing activities., car wash role play resources including signs, flashcards and drawing activity.
Long banner, display border, photo pack, boat, submarine and ship fact cards, Sea transport border to edge wall display, subtraction and addition games, sum cards, colouring pages, quiz, worksheets, writing and drawing activities.
EMERGENCY AND WORK TRANSPORT:
Photo pack of emergency response vehicles for police, fire and medical service
Work transport photo pack – such as tractor, digger etc
Cut and stick fire engine shapes task
GENERAL (to be used across all transport types):
Large letters, long banner, display borders, topic page, flashcards, alphabet cards and activities, acrostic poem, mind maps, writing booklet, inventions posters, jigsaw, matching cards, buntings, sorting activity, bingo game, book marks, times tables posters, writing and drawing tasks, date chart, shape nets, word mat, hand puppets, and many other resources