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I'd be very interested to hear what your students do for the first 20-25 minutes of the day. This is the time I typically do attendance, check agendas, plus all the other "stuff" that K kids needs attending to. Would love some easy, low-prep but fun curriculum-based activities that kids can work on while I'm getting all that administrative stuff out of the way. Thanks in advance!
Flacka I have done different things different years and it changes during the year. I only had 10 min. to do all that because I had to get my day started so these may not sustain them for that long.

These are some of the different things I have used: journal writing, math manipulative/tubs, handwriting practice, read to self, center time, and boo...See More
Jul 27, 2015
Jacque/WA/K-1/nbct 2006 Mine is only ten minutes but the children sign-in on laminated tent-type name plates (first name is printed at the top and they can choose to trace or write their name on the bottom which has lines). When finished they put the nameplate in a bin and parents use a baby-wipe to clean them off for the next day. The ones left on the table are the stude...See More
Aug 8, 2015

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