Back-to-School

2024 First-Day-of-School Icebreakers for All Grades

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This school year building a sense of community in the classroom is essential to restore a sense of camaraderie among students as they return to the classroom. Try these first-day-of-school icebreakers so you can get to know your students better—and as a way to help them introduce themselves to one another.

2024 Back-to-School Icebreakers

Below is a compilation of activities to try on the first day of class for elementary, middle, and high school. Building relationships is a cornerstone of social and emotional learning and can help your students establish a sense of normalcy in the 2024–2025 school year.

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This blog, originally published in 2021, has been updated for 2024.

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