Tic-Tac-Toe for early finishers. When students have finished an assigned activity, they select additional activities from the tic-tac-toe board. When they complete 3 in a row, they earn some sort of reward.
7 kid friendly ideas for teaching empathy in the classroom to build social awareness and community. Teach kids empathy and help them develop and display compassion and social skills through mindful, fun lessons, discussions, and activities.
I have done this the last few years with A Great Student Is.love the idea of including new categories. Kids brainstorm what a terrific teacher is, does, says, and is not. Great ice breaker for the first week, maybe as a carousel activity