Ice Breaker: “My Name Is….”

Ice Breaker: “My Name Is….”


  • Teacher whiteboard or chalkboard



** Begin the activity by talking with the whole group about how we are all unique in our own way.  Brainstorm ideas on the board that make each of us unique in our own way.  Explain to students that our names make us unique and bring diversity to the classroom. 


  1. Students will work with a partner.
  2. Each student will answer the questions about their own name and their partners name.
  3. Write the questions on the board.


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“My Name Is” Icebreaker

(Life Skills)

 Grade Range: PreK-6  

Time: 10-15 Minutes


Synopsis: Mentors will talk with students about celebrating the diversity of student names and building classroom community.

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