Never again hear a student say, "I'm done, what do I do now?" Fifty printables for enrichment and early finishers. Critical and creative thinking activities for a wide range and ability of students in grades
Early Finisher Task Cards ~ "I have my flipflop holder hanging on a hook on a cabinet door in my classroom. I punched a set of holes in each task cards and hooked then together with a ring. I then placed the rings on the notches on the flip flop holder.
(via Team Vs First Grade Fun: Im Done Cups) Students pick a stick from the Im Done cup and work on an activity when they are finished with their work. Teachers can range the activities depending on the grade.
Planning for a sub was one of these "hard way, easy way" lessons that I eventually learned. But, I really wished someone would have given me directions to the easy way much earlier in my career! I shared a few tips to make sub planning quicker.
Things to do when you're done early (Early Finisher activities - Put this in a ziplog bag and make one for each student as an early finish go to assignment. Have them keep the assignments in the ziplog bag for safe keeping.