Classroom team building activities

Collection by Ellen Gauthier

Ellen Gauthier
Ice breakers are fun activities to get students more acquainted with one another. - Ice breakers are fun activities to get students more acquainted with one another. They create a fun - Beginning Of School, First Day At School, First Kid, Slumber Parties, Slumber Party Games, Girl Party Games, Game Party, Farewell Party Games, Candy Party Games

Ice Breakers

Because I believe the children are our future, teach them well and let them lead the way.

 A great team building activity for the first days… Marshmallow Challenge Handout. A great team building activity First Day Activities, Stem Activities, Leadership Activities, Kids Team Building Activities, Back To School Activities, Team Bonding Activities, Icebreakers For Kids, Teambuilding Activities, Teamwork Activities

Marshmallow Challenge Handout

This FREEBIE includes a color and black and white handout to provide to teams of students engaging in the Marshmallow Challenge activity. This activity is great to use as an icebreaker or to engage students in critical thinking, cooperative learning, and innovative thinking. It can also be used to r...

Science Gal: Setting Expectations for Group Work. Great team building exercise for middle school - think I'll try this next week. First Day Of School Activities, 1st Day Of School, Beginning Of The School Year, Middle School, Group Activities For Teens, Kids Team Building Activities, Teaching Science, Science Activities, Classroom Activities

Setting Expectations for Group Work

I know...I have heard me say this a million times. It is important to have groups in science and to have individual jobs while ...

Teaching With a Mountain View: First Day of School Activities for Big Kids [C: I have used this even in middle school classes. Kids love it! Especially when a student takes lots, mistakenly thinking he/she will need it for "breaks" during the day! Get To Know You Activities, First Day Of School Activities, 1st Day Of School, Beginning Of The School Year, School Age Games, Team Building Activities For Adults, Kids Group Activities, Morning Meeting Activities, Group Games For Kids

First Day of School Activities for Big Kids

Every time I mentioned Back to School on my Facebook page at least one person mentions that it can't possibly be time yet! I know, I know! ...

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My son is now the ripe old age of 11. When it came time to plan his birthday party, we realized he's at that age where little kid parties just won't cut it

Cup Challenge - groups work together to stack cups in a pyramid using string and a rubber band. (Team Building activity for first day of school)Collaboration Activity (good for mentor time) from: In the middle: Life as a seventh grade language arts teache Games For Kids, Activities For Kids, Team Bonding Activities, Teamwork Games, Social Skills Games, Cooperative Learning Activities, Communication Activities, Cooperative Games, Leadership Activities

A new year a new group!

I am loving my new group of seventh graders. We have had an exciting two days so far. Yesterday, my team and I started our year off by hav...

Monogram Door Decor DIY - gifts for teammates or child's teacher. Classroom Setting, Classroom Door, Classroom Design, Classroom Organization, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Displays, Classroom Inspiration, Future Classroom, Cute Gifts

Monogram Door Decor DIY

I always like to give my team a little welcome back gift. Most of us have been together for many years, so it gets a little harder every ye...

Election Unit - We Love America! : What it means to be a good citizen. We did this at the beginning of the year to tie into our class rules. //I think I will tie this in to our Good Kid of Character Curriculum: Write Good kid of Character in the center :) 3rd Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Notebook, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Kindergarten Social Studies, Citizenship Activities, Teaching Citizenship, Citizenship Lessons, Study History

Election Unit - We Love America!

To kick off your Election Unit, we found these awesome notebooking/anchor chart ideas over at Second Grade With Mrs. Wade that explore all kinds of different topics! Our favorites...

Corkboard Connections: Cooperative Learning - More Than Group Work - Learn the difference between cooperative learning and group work, as well as strategies for fostering effective team discussions. (I like the "talking sticks" discussions! Cooperative Learning Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Learning Resources, Teacher Resources, Teaching Ideas, Leadership Activities, Learning Styles, Educational Leadership, Group Activities

Cooperative Learning - More Than Group Work

Corkboard Connections is a blog written by Laura Candler who enjoys connecting terrific teachers with amazing resources!

STEM Activities for Kids with Pencils - There are so many engineering and math activities you can do with pencils. STEM Activities for Kids with Pencils - There are so many engineering and math activities you can do with pen Steam Activities, Science Activities, Science Projects, Activities For Kids, Science Experiments, Engineering Projects, Science Ideas, Engineering Challenges, Science Education

STEM Activities for Kids with #2 Pencils

This collection of STEM Activities for Kids with #2 Pencils includes tower building, shape construction, and number creating.

The first day of school is as exciting for parents as it is for kids, and if youre a mom who takes pictures each year of your childs first day of school, youre probably looking for a way to make it extra special. This easy back to school photo prop can be Kids Crafts, Summer Crafts, Crafts To Do, Kids Diy, Back To School Crafts, Back To School Activities, Back To School Gifts For Kids, School Parties, School Fun

DIY Back to School Photo Prop |

Make a back to school photo prop in 5 easy steps. This is the perfect craft to do with your kids this summer.

Sticker partners: pass out these cards; students find the person who has the matching sticker and that's their partner for the activity. Cooperative Learning Strategies, Engage In Learning, Classroom Management Strategies, Class Management, Teaching Kindergarten, Student Teaching, Creative Teaching, Teaching Ideas, Preschool

Cooperative Learning Tips and Tricks

Many teachers love the idea of partner and group work, but teaching students how to do it is a daunting task. This page (which is an overview of chapter 27 from The Cornerstone book) will help you create well-defined routines and procedures for cooperative learning strategies to expedite transitions and minimize off task behavior. When to …