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I love fun ways to interact with your children, especially when they provide wonderful teaching moments. This game helps to teach tone of voice and body language as well as how it affects others’ feelings.

The “HOW you say it” game

READING PROCESS: HOW YOU SAY IT GAME (R) I love fun ways to interact with your children, especially when they provide wonderful teaching moments. This game helps to teach tone of voice and body language as well as how it affects others’ feelings.

Team building exercise that teaches you to listen... this could  be fun!

Fun and Engaging Listening Games for Adults

Listening - Even though this says listening game for adults, I think it would be great for the elementary classroom as well. It gives students the opportunity to strengthen listening skills as well as cooperation skills, plus it would be fun!

Fold these free "fortune tellers" into social skills games for conversation, etc. Nine different varieties.

Free printable "fortune tellers" -- 2 "getting to you", 2 "emotions", 1 "compliments", 1 "teasing choices" -- use with social skills groups or as icebreakers for other groups.

English Conversations

English Chat

Daily Activities Game- Fun game to play with ESL students to work on communication with peers.

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Lego Building First Day Communication Activity

The first days of school can be grueling! This Lego activity is high interest, a challenge, and teaches important lessons about communication. Included are teacher instructions, student instructions, a student reflection sheet and discussion questions.

This game of Mood Charades helps students to identify emotions which is important in perspective taking (reading and communication)

Play Mood Charades!

This game of "Mood Charades" helps students to identify emotions which is important in perspective taking, as well as targets reading and communication skills.

These are games and activities that are great for team building and for anyone or any group wanting to improve social skills and communication:

These are games and activities that are great for team building and for anyone or any group wanting to improve social skills and communication skills

Ice Breakers | Community Post: 15 Awesome Classroom Ideas For Teachers

Great back to school ice breaker: get to know you game idea. When it is your turn reach into your bag of MMs. Answer the question corresponding to the color for everyone to hear. Eat your MM!