Ice Breaker Printables

NEW! Explore below for a collection of printables that will help break the ice with a group of children - perfect for a new school year, a new group and so on. Clipboards are a useful addition if you have them.

All About Me Flip Book

All About Me Flip Book

Print this page onto coloured card, slice up the pieces and fill in the blanks. Confident writers can fill in their own but for younger children you might want to do the writing for them.

Can You Find Ice Breaker Printable

Can You Find Ice Breaker Printable

Give each child in your new class or group a copy of this ice breaker printable and send them off to find other kids who share the same interests and characteristics as them. It could get noisy!

Find Someone Ice Breaker 1

Find Someone Ice Breaker 1

This fun ice breaker printable is perfect for younger children at the beginning of the school year as they begin to mix and make friends with their classmates. Give them the sheet on a clipboard and suggest they mingle and collect names.

Find Someone Ice Breaker 2

Find Someone Ice Breaker 2

The aim of this ice breaker printable is to get a group of kids who don't know each other well talking and finding things in common, as well as giving less confident children something to talk about.

Find Someone Ice Breaker 3

Find Someone Ice Breaker 3

Breaking the ice with older children can be hard, especially when kids come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures and may not be confident in the English language.

Flag of Me

Flag of Me

This is a useful "quiet" ice-breaking activity for groups of older children. The finished flags also make a fabulous early display for the classroom, before the term's work goes up on the walls!

Ice Breaker Bingo

Ice Breaker Bingo

This game needs a little preparation and a big classroom or group to make it work, but it's a fun way of getting the kids to mingle and talk to each other. Best for age 7 and over.

My Bear

My Bear

This is a game that shows children that they are unique but also allows them to see things that they have in common. It works best in smallish groups (about 10) of 4-8 year olds.

My Favourite Things

My Favourite Things

This is a good game for younger or shyer children who may find it difficult to talk confidently to a group. It is a perfect ice-breaker game. It works best with children aged 5 and over.

Question And Answer Fun

Question And Answer Fun

Here's a really fun game to play in a group, and it's great as an activity to get to know people better. Everyone has to answer some simple questions, then all the pages get mixed up. Can you work out which answers belong to which person?

What Makes Me Me - Boy

What Makes Me Me - Boy

What makes me me? It's a question that children often ask - themselves or others - and it is a good one to encourage them to think about at the start of a school year or when making friends with a new group of children. This set of printables has 6 different boy outlines to choose from.

What Makes Me Me - Girl

What Makes Me Me - Girl

There are 6 pages - and lots of different hairstyles - in this What Makes Me Me printout. Get the girls to think about what makes them unique - their physical characteristics, the things they love, their habits, their families, their ideas - and then write them on the faces.

What Makes Me Me Fingerprint

What Makes Me Me Fingerprint

This fun What Makes Me Me fingerprint printable calls for a bit of thinking and then some fun wacky writing, following the whorls of the fingerprint image.

What Makes Me Me Worksheet

What Makes Me Me Worksheet

You could tackle this What Makes Me Me worksheet during an "All About Me" topic, or perhaps at the beginning of a new school year.

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