Early finishers activities

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Options for those early finishers in your classroom. Make an anchor chart at the beginning of school. First Grade Classroom, Classroom Behavior, Kindergarten Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Activities, Future Classroom, Classroom Procedures, Autism Activities, Sorting Activities

I'm done! Now what? {Famous words}

We all heard our students say "I'm done? Now what should I do?" It is enough to drive you insane. You are trying to give your attention to t...

Classroom Boggle- for kids who finish early! First off, I LOVE boggle! Secondly, this is an awesome way to keep kids busy if they finish early and it would be easy to change some letters at the end of each day or the next morning! What a great idea! Classroom Displays, School Classroom, Classroom Activities, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, Classroom Ideas, Future Classroom, Spelling Activities, Owl Classroom


While making a Boggle game bulletin board {idea & printable Boggle form found here at Create*Teach*Share} I needed some cute letters and didn't have any. So I created some fun polka dot letters that I thought I would share. I used red polka dots to match my room but have tons of other colors of polka dots. So if you'd like me to make them with a different background- just let me know! Red Polka Letters

Early Finisher drawers for each student. Differentiated work to target areas needing reinforcement. Would have to adapt it for the high school classroom, but what a cool idea! Classroom Setup, Classroom Design, Kindergarten Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Activities, Future Classroom, Book Bags Classroom, Anchor Activities, Physics Classroom

Open House and QR Codes

We had a great busy, but great week ...picture day, hearing/vision screening, a guest visitor, and open house! I'm tired just typing it. I...

Math Workshop Adventures: great site for math journals Fourth Grade Math, Second Grade Math, Grade 3, Math Resources, Math Activities, Math Games, Early Finishers Activities, Maths 3e, Math School


Anchor Charts: Student notebook entries: Today's Number: This was a Pinterest find. We adapted it to fit our third grade needs. :) Students work on Today's Number whenever they finish work at a station early. They do this in the back of their math notebook. When introducing Today's Number, we modeled how we wanted the students to write the answer to each Today's Number in their math notebook. We thought it would be helpful to glue in a word form sheet so students could refer to it for #1…

Classroom - All done! Now what Students can complete these fun fast finishers activities as morning work, after centers and during free times Improve learning and classroom management when going back to school 2nd Grade Classroom, Classroom Fun, Future Classroom, Classroom Ideas For Teachers, Classroom Whiteboard, Kindergarten Classroom Management, Fun Classroom Activities, Classroom Procedures, Physics Classroom

I'm Done Jar 2.0! - Miss Kindergarten

My first year of teaching, I created an “I’m Done” jar for my fast finishers and it was seriously amazing! I always had students who finished their “must do’s” quickly. They just got it! When they came up to me and exclaimed, “Teacher! I’m done!” I generally would just tell them to go read a …

Make an "I'm Done!" cup so that early finishers aren't bored. and 37 other insanely smart school teacher hacks School Classroom, Classroom Activities, School Teacher, Classroom Ideas, Future Classroom, Fun Activities, Early Finishers Activities, Physical Activities, Multiplication Activities

Make an "I'm Done!" cup so that early finishers aren't bored.

Have the student pick a stick with a given activity on it.

Fast finisher "Done jar". I think I might use this in my classroom Classroom Behavior, School Classroom, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas, Future Classroom, Classroom Displays, Physics Classroom, Classroom Discipline, Classroom Procedures

Fast Finisher Done Jar!

I found the idea for a "done jar" on pinterest here and fell in love! Now that it is summer I have time to make my own! Save your peanut ...

Individual Boggle board - a great 'fill-in' or ''early finishers' activity (boards have the instructions on the back) and are laminated Word Work Activities, Literacy Activities, Literacy Centers, Literacy Stations, Word Work Games, Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, Teaching Reading, Teaching Tools


Sorry for the lack of posts...we've been without power for a few days at our house. Which was NOT fun, but it left plenty of time to fini...

 The MOTHERLOAD of all task cards & classroom organization. This would be great for storing three part cards for Montessori as well. Classroom Organisation, Teacher Organization, Classroom Setup, Teacher Tools, Classroom Activities, Classroom Management, Storage Organization, Future Classroom, Classroom Arrangement

Task Card Storage & Organization

I am SO excited to bring you this post! I get emails, comments, and questions from people all the time asking me how I store my task cards....

Enrichment activity ideas for early finishers that are categorized by math minded, science minded, art, music and world minded. She says she didn't want the typical finish early activities. School Classroom, School Fun, School Ideas, Middle School, High School, Physics Classroom, Future Classroom, School Stuff, Enrichment Activities

"Minded" Activities: Enrichment Box Idea

This post has been reposted at my new weblog here-- http://love5thgrade.blogspot.com/2014/12/minded-activities-enrichment-box-idea.html Thank you! I will continue to improve upon this idea! =)

I love this because it targets "early finishers" which is a big issue.Brain Builders Club - bulletin board with task cards for early finishers. Students choose a set of cards to study. Then they take a test and if correct, they earn a Brain Bead. Classroom Organisation, Classroom Displays, Future Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Activities, Classroom Management, Classroom Ideas, Anchor Activities, Class Displays

Brain Builders

Even though I teach a self-contained gifted class, I have a wide range of abilities in my room. I'm sure that most of you do as well. Beside...

Early Finishers: Procedures: I'm Through! 13 Activities and Answer Key! **Each of these activities could be used as a center if you prefer to use them with your whole class** 4th Grade Ela, 4th Grade Classroom, 4th Grade Reading, School Classroom, Classroom Activities, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, Grade 3, Classroom Ideas

I'm Through! What Should I Do? CCSS Language for Early Finishers {4th Grade}

I'm Through! What Should I do? 4th Grade CCSS Aligned Language Activities. 13 Activities and Answer Key! **Each of these activities could be used as a center if you prefer to use them with your whole class**

Whole Class Writing Journals! Highly rated & PERFECT for Writing Centers/ Work on Writing. Great idea for Daily 5 or early finishers Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Ideas, Writing Practice, Teaching Ideas, Kindergarten Writing Journals, Preschool Journals, Writing Traits

Whole Class Writing Journals! - Teach-A-Roo

Whole Class Writing Journals are perfect for writing centers, early finishers, or just for when students have time to work on writing.

I really like these finisher task cards. After students complete their work early classroom management can be tricky. These reminders give them ideas of what they can do to use that time wisely. Classroom Organisation, Classroom Setup, Classroom Displays, School Organization, Future Classroom, Classroom Activities, Classroom Design, Anchor Activities, 3rd Grade Classroom

Freebies! Early Finisher Task Cards & Book Review Form

I usually write a list of activities on my whiteboard for students to work on when they finish early. To save on time, I've created a set of task cards to hang up instead. (I printed them on card stock and attached magnets to the back.) Click on image below to download my set of task cards for FREE! :) The cards include the following activities: * Boggle Words * Boggle Math * Silent Read * Study Sight Words * Buddy Read * Math Games * Reading Games * Spelling 3x Each * Complete Unfinished…

These Buddy Binders are a must have for every classroom! Once assembled, the activities are endless and run themselves. Perfect for early finishers or two students who need to practice working together! New teachers this is a great solution to teamwork p Classroom Fun, Future Classroom, Classroom Organization, Classroom Management, Old Teacher, New Teachers, Teacher Stuff, Learning Centers, Math Centers

Buddy Binders

Are you always looking for extension activities for your kiddos? Do you ever wonder how to get two kiddos to work together ‘nicely’ who s...