Make Back-to-School Time Fun with these Activities

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Back to school time can be fun with these activities.  The first week of school can be stressful for many students. Shy children may be particularly anxious about meeting new people and making friends.

With just a little effort, teachers can plan many activities to make the beginning of the school year go more smoothly for the entire class. Read on for some ideas of get-to-know-you games and activities that will help your students adjust to the new year and be comfortable with their new classmates.

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Some of these activities are very simple and can start the moment the students walk in the door on the first day of school. For example, a word-find with all your students’ names hidden is a great way to fill the time while students trickle in on the first day of school. Other games can be more interactive, such as using skittles to prompt students to share facts about themselves in different categories.

For more back-to-school time fun, read the original article here:
10 Fun Back-to-School Activities and Icebreakers