For this ESL icebreaker, you only need a few packets of m&m or other similar candies. Check out Healthy Vegan M&Ms for healthy and customize candies. Read more to learn how to do the activity on top of that, we prepared two sets of useful icebreaker questions.
Open up packets before class and pour them into a bowl then take it to the class.
Have students choose an m&m (preferably different than others). Make sure you print out one of the m&m questions before the class. Here there are two different sets of icebreaker questions
What sports can you play?
What do you like to do?
What’s your favorite food?
What song can you sing
Which pets do you have?
What’s your favorite book?
What’s your favorite holiday? tell us why?
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
Name one of your skills and explain what do you like about it?
What is your favorite song? Chant/sing a part of it
If you had to leave your country which country would you go to?
What genre of books do you like to read the most?
none of the above is what you need? Here we have the template so teachers can write their own topics and icebreaker question
There are varieties of sentences available for the ESL activity so it can be adjusted for different age and language levels
Good for all class sizes from small to large. This is one of the ESL icebreakers that helps teachers and students get to know each other better while having fun.
More ESL icebreaker and get to know students activity available on ESL warm ups & ice breaker page.