All about me template

Last updated: 28/02/2024
All about me template
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This all about me template is an engaging back-to-school icebreaker for children to share information about themselves, such as their likes, dislikes, hobbies, and favourite things.

How to use this template for KS1 and KS2

Perfect for the beginning of the year, this activity is a great way to get to know your learners on the first day of school. Alternatively, use it on moving up morning to get to know your new class ahead of the new school year.

KS1 classes:

In KS1 classes, use this all about me activity to help young learners express themselves and develop their communication skills. It can be used as a printable worksheet or enlarged to A3 size to create a poster. Posters could be displayed in the classroom, allowing children to showcase their unique personalities and interests. Use this activity to facilitate discussions and encourage children to share their responses with their classmates, fostering a sense of community and belonging.

KS2 classes:

In KS2 classes, use this all about me activity as a tool for self-reflection and self-expression. Similar to KS1, it can be used as a printable worksheet or enlarged to A3 size for a visually impactful display. Encourage deeper thinking by asking students to explain the reasoning behind their answers and to provide examples or anecdotes related to their responses. This activity can promote self-awareness and help students connect with their peers by finding common interests or experiences.

Supporting children with 'all about me’ questions

To support children with answering ‘all about me’ questions, create a safe environment for children to share personal info, with discussions, examples, and the reminder that everyone is unique. For those struggling to express themselves verbally, allow the use of drawings or visual aids.

Preparing children for their first week at school

The all about me template helps children prepare for their first week at school by reflecting on their interests and building their confidence. Teachers can use these templates to understand each child's background for personalised approaches and to foster a positive classroom atmosphere.

For more ways to prepare children for their first weeks at school, build confidence and help everyone get to know each other better, try these getting to know you and icebreaker resources:

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