My students trickle in on the first day, so I am not able to do an activity with them all at once. I needed something for them to do independently while I talk to other students, parents, and handle supplies. These activities are ones that they love to do
Ice breakers are fun activities to get students more acquainted with one another. They create a fun environment to help build relationships with new people. College students often have an icebreaker activity on the first day of class.
Five Cooperative Learning Activities to do on the First Day of School
Five Cooperative Learning Activities to do on the First Day of School – What I Have Learned
day 1 of class-- assess team work, leadership styles, critical/logical thinking, & discuss speaking/listening & class collaborations; you must voice your opinion and listen to others (even those you disagree with)