Closing circle

Discover creative and effective closing circle activities that will help strengthen group connections and leave a lasting impact. Try these ideas to wrap up your sessions on a positive note.
Community Circle Questions Kindergarten, Closing Circle Questions, Closing Activities For Groups, Afternoon Meeting Classroom, Kindergarten Classroom Community, Classroom Community Building Activities First Grade, Closing Meeting Activities, Building Classroom Community Preschool, Community Circle Ideas

One thing that I never did much of until this year was focus on building a strong classroom community. I felt like I had good relationships with my students, but I realized I wasn’t very good at fostering my students’ relationships with their peers. How important that is! If students aren’t valuing and respecting each other, then it can be really hard to get much accomplished during the day. So this year, after learning more about Responsive Classroom and building classroom community, I…

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Jackie Loertscher
Classroom Ideas, Primary School Education, Pre K, Third Grade Classroom, Elementary Schools, Elementary Education, Class Management, Classroom Community, Classroom Activities

Closing Circle in the classroom The end of the day used to be chaotic for my students and me. I would be teaching, and suddenly the bell would ring. We would rush to pack up all our belongings. Students would forget to stack their chairs, leave homework on top of their desk, and leave the […]

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Jessica Barkve
25 Ways to Ask Kids about Their Day Parents, Albert Einstein, Pre K, Parenting Quotes, Parenting Hacks, Conversation, To Tell, Positive Parenting, Parenting

Both at work AND at home, I am constantly trying to get kids to tell me about their day. Here is a typical conversation: "What did you do today!?" "Nothing." "Come on, you must have done something!" "I dunno." Can I hear an "Amen" from anyone else that experiences this on a frequent basis? So

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Lisa Varo, SLP
Closer, Classroom Behavior Management, Teaching Tips, Classroom Behavior, Meeting Activities, 4th Grade Classroom, Third Grade Classroom, After School Program, Future Classroom

Closing Circle in the classroom The end of the day used to be chaotic for my students and me. I would be teaching, and suddenly the bell would ring. We would rush to pack up all our belongings. Students would forget to stack their chairs, leave homework on top of their desk, and leave the […]

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Taylor Peterson

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