10+ Getting to Know You Activities for Kids! 10+ Getting to Know You Activities for Kids. Know Your Students. Files/Additional Documents/ICEBREAKER GAMES.pdf. Comics. I first heard of Story Top on Larry Ferlazzo's amazing blog.
This is another online comic creator/storytelling site which incorporates a lot of Web 2.0 tools. What separates this a part from other similar sites is it's ease in use and the vast amounts of options you can do once you create your comic/story. You'll notice from the pic above that there are tabs at the top of the story (My Account, My Stories, My Groups, Share) This is where you can save/delete your story, create/join a group, upload/share your story etc. I have an email into them regarding their filtering policy as I don't think there is a built in one. However, I believe they have a strict monitoring policy and will only let acceptable comic/stories appear online. Little Bird Tales - Home. DigitalStorytelling4Kids [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Sandbox. Search results for timelines.
Meograph is a site I've covered before in the past and is an innovative 4D digital storytelling site.
What does this mean? It allows users or students to create digital stories by combing the best multimedia elements such as: images, text, sites, audio, video, timelines, maps, and more. Best of all, a finished story can then be embedded into a site or blog. This latest update now provides an "educational portal" for educators. Through a paid plan (basic tools/use is still free) a teacher can provide an excellent learning environment for their students. Lite - $19.99 a yr - no adds, all agesPlus - $29.99 a yr - no adds, all ages, class management, private sharingPro - $39.99 a yr - no adds, all ages, class management, private sharing, premium support, unbranded Personally, I think the $29.99 is a great deal where teachers can create student accounts (no student email required) and then control their privacy settings on who can view their stories. For more information click here!!! For Schools.
Professional artwork jumpstarts student creativity, quickly drawing them into the writing process and scaffolding their progress.
Simple tools keeps them on track; social feedback keeps them going. Onboard students with or without email, issue challenges, review and share work, and build a beautiful class library. All in a private setting that collects NO data from you or your students. Storybird is free for educators. In fact, we pay you. “Storybird can be used by all ages, for all different subjects... Shannon Miller K-12 District Teacher Librarian at Van Meter Community School. Student Interview. Remembering Names (Lesson Plan. Www.teachervision.fen.com/tv/printables/hmco/CG_firstday_TG.pdf. Getting to Know Your Students - Lessons & Icebreakers (K-12. Youth Group Games - Shoe Talk - Relaxing games, Icebreaker games. Game Details Teams: Whole Group Time: 5 - 10 mins Cost: None Mess: No Mess Location: Anywhere Find similar games » Often at the start of a youth camp or youth group year there are many people who don't know each other.
Even the leaders often don't know many of kids. What's needed is a good ice breaker game which doesn't put too much pressure on everyone. I played this group game at a camp recently and it was a fantastic icebreaker idea. Who Am I. This is a nice way of calming down a group of children as it tests not only their powers of observation but also their ability to listen closely.
It can be varied for all age groups. Age 4+ You Will Need: A recording device. In an area where they can not be overheard, each child records a sentence describing him or herself, for example: I am five years old, have blond hair and am wearing black shoes. Hints: This can be made more difficult for older children by asking them to say something that others may not know (or be able to see) for example: I have a rabbit named Thumper and like to go cycling at the weekends. My Favourite Things. This is a good game for younger or shyer children who may find it difficult to talk confidently to a group.
Age 5+ You will need a piece of paper divided into four sections for each child (or print out a copy of our template for each child) Colouring pens and pencils Template (UK spelling)Template (US spelling) Ask the children to draw, one in each section, their favourite toy, food, person and animal.