Early finishers activities

Collection by Elisse Markovic

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, First Grade Activities, Classroom Expectations

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, Owl Classroom, Literacy Games


While making a Boggle game bulletin board {idea & printable Boggle form found here at Create*Teach*Share } I needed some cute letters a...

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 Stations, Math Centers, Work Stations, Math Resources, Math Activities, Math Games


Anchor Charts: Student notebook entries: Today's Number: This was a Pinterest find. We adapted it t...

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 …

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 Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, Word Work Activities, Literacy Activities, Word Work Games, Teaching Reading, Teaching Tools, Guided Reading, Reading Games


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, Teacher Tools, Classroom Management, Teacher Resources, Storage Organization, Organized Teacher, Teacher Binder, Autism Resources

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 T...

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, Future Classroom

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

Do you struggle with students finishing at different times? Are you in need of 4th grade activities for your early finishers that align with the ccss? If so, this product is perfect for you! Everything you need to create an "I'm Through! What Should I Do?" language activities station in your classr...

Whole Class Writing Journals! Highly rated & PERFECT for Writing Centers/ Work on Writing. Great idea for Daily 5 or early finishers Work On Writing, Writing Process, Writing Workshop, Writing Centers, Literacy Centers, Literacy Stations, Writing Station, Work Stations, Writing Resources

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 Setting, Classroom Setup, Classroom Displays, Future Classroom, Classroom Activities, Anchor Activities, Classroom Design, 3rd Grade Classroom, Classroom Behavior

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 o...

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, Classroom Setting, Learning Centers, Math Centers, Learning Stations, Literacy Stations

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...