Building strong relationships with our students is the key to creating a positive and productive learning environment. But let’s face it, sometimes getting to know each and every student can be a challenge, especially at the beginning of a new school year.
That’s why I’m thrilled to introduce you to a game-changer in icebreakers and team-building activities: “Getting to Know You Jenga“! This interactive and versatile game will revolutionize how you connect with your students while having a blast. So, grab your coffee, sit back, and let’s dive into the exciting world of “Getting to Know You Jenga”!
A TOWER OF ENGAGING QUESTIONS
At the heart of “Getting to Know You Jenga” lies a collection of over 50 fun and engaging questions designed to spark conversations and deepen connections. Whether you’re using the standard Jenga size or the adorable mini version of Targets Jumble, each block has a unique question waiting to be explored. These questions cover a wide range of topics, from personal interests to goals and dreams, creating a dynamic experience for you and your students.
FLEXIBILITY FOR ANY CLASSROOM
One of the greatest strengths of “Getting to Know You Jenga” is its versatility. This game can adapt to various classroom settings and teaching styles, making it suitable for every teacher’s needs. Want to use it as an icebreaker activity during the first week of school? Go for it! Prefer to incorporate it into your weekly group discussions? Absolutely! You can even tailor it to pair work, small groups, or engage the entire class in lively whole-group activity. The possibilities are endless!
QUESTIONS FOR ALL
The beauty of “Getting to Know You Jenga” is that it caters to all students, ensuring everyone gets a chance to be heard. When students select a block, they can answer the question themselves, allowing their peers to learn more about them. Or you can choose questions that all students answer, fostering a sense of inclusivity and shared experiences. This game cultivates a supportive and connected classroom community by encouraging open dialogue and active participation.
DIGITAL VERSION FOR THE TECHIES
Embracing the digital age, “Getting to Know You Jenga” also offers a convenient digital version compatible with Google Slides. You can bring the game to life on interactive whiteboards or through individual student devices. The digital format opens up exciting possibilities for remote or hybrid learning scenarios, ensuring that you can still build strong relationships with your students no matter the circumstances.
“Getting to Know You Jenga” is not just a game; it’s a gateway to building authentic connections and fostering a positive classroom environment. With its vast array of engaging questions, flexibility in implementation, and digital adaptability, this game is a must-have for any teacher looking to create meaningful relationships with their students. So, let’s break down the walls of formality and let the fun and connection flow with “Getting to Know You Jenga”!
Get your hands on “Getting to Know You Jenga” today and experience the transformative power of play in your classroom. Trust me, once you start playing, you won’t be able to imagine your teaching journey without it!
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