Back-To-School Games & Activities: Lesson #3

Simply introducing a small number of interactive games on the first day of school is not nearly enough to help students settle into their new school year.

For the purposes of building stronger relationships and a more supportive classroom, take time out on many occasions during the first week to invite your students to get to know one another better.

Here is a fun 30-minute program you can present at any time your students need a break from their lessons to ease them back into the school routine.


Back To School Get-To-Know-You Games

What you need: 30 mins, set of UBUNTU Cards

    • Five Handshakes in Five Minutes – highly interactive greeting exercise
    • Gotcha – a sure-fire game that is guaranteed to generate lots of laughter
    • Ubuntu Cards – non-threatening, interactive activity which focuses on the many common bonds which exist among your students


Coming up tomorrow: some of the best Team-Building Activities for Students


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