"Challenge capsules" for students who finish early

Paint like Michelangelo! What a great idea! Renassiance unit maybe?

Freebie from TPT! Golden Tickets....hide these in rarely-read library or classroom books to offer a surprise to the reader! Fun motivational tool.

This is a "Shout Out Wall" where kids can shout out their success in school, home, work or activities

Jeté de des sous contrôle, plus besoin de se faire toute la classe à 4 pattes sous les tables pour les ramasser, Grandiose! trucs# et astuces# en maternelle#

Multiplication Facts Organization - Use a simple coupon holder to store your multiplication facts. Students who need to study have a quick and easy access to the cards.

Letting feet stay busy..... students can push on the band while sitting in their chair. This will help the child who needs constant movement. * I use bungee cords.

Quiet critters come out when it's quiet and sit on the desks of quiet kids!

Primary Possibilities: Positive Behavior Rewards SECRET STUDENT--so much fun, Love this idea! I wonder if something like this would work for high schoolers?

Montessori activity trays at AlenaSani homeschool and early education supply store.

My 2nd graders made these adorable "selfies" for their parents to see at conferences. Needless to say, they were a hit!

I used this touch light during small reading groups, when the light is on students cannot approach me or interrupt. When the light is off they can ask questions which is usually when I transition between groups. My kids loved it and it was only $1 at the dollar tree! Great for homeschool if you need to finish a task or make a call!

Students view different photo each day and make 5 observations, 5 inferences, and 5 predictions. LOVE this idea!!

choice board for early finishers

What to Do When You're Done With a Lesson But Not With Class Time

A marble jar can be a powerful reinforcer for positive classroom behavior. Here are some tips for using it effectively.

Classroom Set Up - Encouraging Collaboration and Self-Directed Learning

20 Ways to Keep Your Students' Attention. If every teacher did this I would probably be getting better grades

LEGO® 'Time Teacher' Watch & Activity Clock available at #Nordstrom

Punch Cards-motivate and reward your students with an incentive students can keep track of their own progress.