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What Am I? Icebreaker

Explore an activity that helps students to get to know one another using animal sounds.
Grades
K |
1 |
2
Subjects
Themes
Animals (1,033)


Holidays
Type
Game (121)

Puzzle (224)

Lesson (926)

Teaching Strategies

Objectives

Students use their power of hearing to determine animal sounds.

Procedures

  1. Say, "I went to the zoo and I heard this sound _____." (For example, growl like a lion or squawk like a parrot.)

  2. Then say, "I turned around and saw a _____."

  3. Ask students to guess what animal you saw.

  4. Continue playing, making new animal sounds.

  5. After a few rounds, ask student volunteers to lead the game.

  6. A variation of this game is to change the location (try sounds in the country; in the city; in the forest; at school).
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