to print. This fun activity is designed to
introduce students to one another at the start of the school
year or semester. The race is on to see who can
complete the chart in the time given. There is room
for 24 names, meaning that all of the students will be
forced to introduce themselves to one another in order to
collect information. The information sought is pretty
basic--favorite color, movie, and band, as well as number of
In and of itself, this activity is an enjoyable icebreaker.
But you can also use it to teach and reinforce chart-making.
Even better, kids can be asked to graph the information they
have collected. For example, "Create a pie chart
indicating the favorite colors of students in this class."
What a neat way to learn! Click
for free printable pie charts, ideal for introducing the creation of pie
charts to kids through this activity.