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10 Great Classroom Icebreakers

10 Great Classroom Icebreakers
1. Self-Portrait. Have your students draw themselves. After they have done this, collect the papers and hang them up for the whole class to see. Now have students try to guess who the artists was for each picture. 2. At the beginning of the year, write a short letter about yourself as the teacher. 3. Give each student an index card. 4. Have the students get into a circle. 5. Pass around a sheet of paper and some pens. 6. Call out any month of the year and have all students born in that month come up to the front of the room. 7. Have the students draw pictures about what they like to do, what their favorite foods are, and what is their favorite subject in school. 8. Don't forget about this old time favorite part of class. 9. Have students write three things about themselves on a piece of paper. 10. Line up the students in two lines facing each other.

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Two Truths and a Lie Two Truths and a Lie is a very old game which has been popularised on radio and television over the years. This version makes a simple ice breaker game for older children, who will enjoy trying to fool the other kids. How to play: You may want to give everyone a pencil and paper to help them plan and remember their "two truths and a lie", but it isn't necessary. One child starts by telling the group two truths and one lie about himself, in any order. He must try to mix them up and use a "poker face" so that all three could be believable "truths".

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