5, 4, 3, 2, Getting to know YOU!

5, 4, 3, 2, Getting to know YOU!

Materials: Sheet of paper, writing utensil



  1. Mentors will explain the activity to the students. Students will be answering the
    following questions: How old are you? What is your birth month? (Remind them that
    you mean the number month it is….i.e., January -1, February -2, etc.) What is your
    birthdate? How many letters are in your name? How many people are in your family?
    How many pets do you have? What is your house number? What is your shoe size?
  2. Make sure to give one question at a time and allow about 20 seconds for students to
  3. After students have answered all of the questions, go ahead and have them add up all
    of their answers. Who has the biggest number at the end? Whomever has the
    biggest number will go first in sharing their information!
  4. Mentors, be sure to complete this activity, as well. The students love to hear all about

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Grade Range: 3rd-5th 

Time: 7 Minutes


Synopsis: Students will share the important numbers in their lives and then share those numbers with their mentors and classmates. This ice breaker will partner well with our “Why Math??” lesson! ** Consider using the hand raise/thumbs up feature of your virtual
platform to assist with determining who will answer **