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    This was the first author post on TBA one year ago, and it's still the most popular post on TBA every week. This is also probably the most pinned photo for teachers on Pinterest. :) Hi Everyone! I'm Hadar of Miss Kindergarten and I'm so excited to share this classroom management idea with you! First...

    Popsicle sticks for an "I'm Done" jar...Students pull a stick when they finish early

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    • Catherine Loth

      Teaching Blog Addict: I'm Done Jar- TBA's most popular post! classroom management. i'm done. finished with work.

    • Cassandra Keong

      For Fast Finishers "Then I wrote some activities on a popsicle stick and added a picture on the back for my friends who need a little more help reading. I glued the gems on the top just for fun."

    • Janai Josslin Warren

      Popsicle sticks for an "I'm Done" jar...Students pull a stick when they finish early... I would use this for days when school should be started but I'm not ready yet... "I'm starting without you" jar!

    • Lucy G

      Early finisher activity: Popsicle sticks for an "I'm Done" jar...Students pull a stick when they finish early-- love this!

    • Lauren Delfin

      popsicle sticks for an "I'm Done" jar. students pull a stick when they finish early.

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    "I'm Done Jar" - a list of activities that are fun & meaningful for the kids to do after they have finished their assignments.

    Great idea ( as long as no one hits each other! ) Use paint sticks/popsicle sticks and velcro to make an activity of putting things in order. Great for sequencing of events or learning schedules!

    Love This !!!! Definitely doing this for my classroom! I'm Done! Now What Jar for early finishers

    Write the names of all your students on tongue depressors or popsicle sticks. Place in a mug. Pick at random during sharing time or any other activity where all students want to be picked! It's fair!

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    One of the teachers I work with suggested this idea at our first faculty meeting this year and I thought it was so smart! When kids are pulled for speech, OT, reading groups, etc., they put the cup on their desk to say they are out of the room. It makes it easy to glance around the room and see who has been pulled. (great for subs)

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    I would use this for students who finish too quickly and miss a lot of problems - love this idea! Parents would know if their child was rushing through. Staple to any graded sheet

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    Instead of using popsicle stick, use clothespins! Once you've called that student... clip it onto the bucket!

    In the classroom, when the kids are starting to drift I say "activity time!", I set the timer for one minute and draw an activity. We then do the activity until we finish or the timer goes off. The kids love it!

    Use popsicle sticks, tissue paper, and bulletin board borders to make birthday cupcakes.

    How to keep your higher level students busy and your fast finishers

    Behavior management idea for the class. When the class does something great, one student pulls out a Popsicle stick labeled 1-100. When there are 10 squares in a row colored in, the class gets a treat. Could do with a 120 chart for Common Core too.

    The Early Finisher Board consists of seven sections: Read It, Write It, Solve It, Make It, Do It, Draw It and Journal It. Each section consists of a fun activity that students can take to their desk and complete.

    Options for those early finishers in your classroom.