I am in charge of gathering them into a special assembly room and finding something, like a daily activity to keep them busy, mixed with fun, and encourage them to join it rather than be wandering around in the school as they used to do before.Does any one have ideas for activities that can be done daily to make our gathering full of educational fun or even just fun?Copy Cat requires quick reflexes and amazing observational skills and is an absolutely fun game to play with any size of a group.When you’re copying others, you have to look at what others are doing and really be observant.They also remark that having to listen to five presentations one-on-one keeps them focused, as opposed to hearing a series of presentations from every student in the class.Last, I use an invitation (to make the idea enticing) with the following information to go over with the students while I verbally explain the “Speed Demos”. Then, you switch to your next partner and repeat (demo for five, listen for five). (Insert each student’s name here.)18.104.22.168.22.214.171.124.10. You may have to change the numbers depending on how many students you have in your class.*Don’t forget: five minutes for each group Round 11 – 62 – 73 – 84 – 95 – 10Round 21 – 102 – 63 – 74 – 85 – 9Round 31 – 92 – 103 – 64 – 75 – 8Round 41 – 82 – 93 – 104 – 65 – 7Round 51 – 72 – 83 – 94 – 105 – 6 Discussing the topic of speed dating sparks an immediate interest in students.I am currently in a leadership position in my school.
Show and tell Students bring in an object that has some meaning to them.
If you could leave the games set up so that everyone could return to an unfinished game the next day, so much the better.
Offer various topics of discussion, debate, skits, roleplay, partner or small group activity on ideas such as: line dances, scavenger hunts, building social contracts about issues students face in the school, creating a fun day outside with activities such as sack race, 3 legged race, carriage race, wheel barrel race, etc.
Question time A simple to set up, group discussion activity where students take it in turns to choose a topic and moderate the discussion.
Old school / new school A discussion exercise where students compare school life today to that of the past.