A fun, getting to know you activity to do in the first few weeks of a new school year.
In this icebreaker activity, students cut and paste their age and their favorite things onto a template. The categories of favorites offered are:
In addition to providing several choices for each category, students also have the option to draw their favorites. After gluing their favorite things on the template, students then cut and paste clothing of their choice onto the picture of themselves and add hair, eye color, etc.
The completed worksheet could become an excellent prompt for young students to talk about themselves.
This is the perfect teaching resource for young students with limited reading skills.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Build on others' talk in conversations by responding to the comments of others through multiple exchanges.
Ask and answer questions about what a speaker says in order to gather additional information or clarify something that is not understood.
Produce complete sentences when appropriate to task and situation. (See grade 1 Language standards 1 and 3 here for specific expectations.)
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.
Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly.
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