Play a game with students to help them share fun facts about themselves and explore their similarities.
This activity supports the development of the following social-emotional skills: self-awareness, social awareness, and relationship skills.
Engage students in a conversation about how finding things in common with each other can help build trust and understanding. You might ask:
Invite students to play a game, during which they take turns sharing facts about themselves, such as their favorite:
If any other students share the same fact, they should call out, “Hey, me too!” or use the "me too" hand signal. Students can then pick one of them to lead the next round.
Note: This game can take place within your class or during a live virtual exchange with your Empatico partner class.
Guide students through a post-activity reflection by asking the following questions: