12 First Lesson Icebreakers for Elementary

You only get one chance to make a first impression - make the right one with these first lesson icebreakers for elementary students!

It’s easy to get tied up with the administrative back to school tasks and forget to make time to have fun and get to know your students. These elementary icebreaker activities are perfect for your first lesson with your new class of students. There are creative ideas for icebreaker classroom games, as well as group and individual activities like self-portrait tasks or writing tasks.

What’s included:

  • 12 ideas from veteran teachers for first day of school icebreakers for elementary
  • Ideas for icebreaker classroom games, such as Minute to Win it or Memory Game
  • A variety of activity types, from writing tasks like Whodunit?, or 10 Words or Less, to discussion tasks in pairs or small groups, like Two Truths and a Lie!, Money, Money, Money, or Would you rather…?
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