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I am looking for an activity that my Kindergarten students can do independently for the first 20 minutes of class each day. I like the idea of a DO NOW, but I'm not sure what to give them at this young age. Handwriting pages, color pages, etc???
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  • Anne /blockquote> When my students come itn, they have a routine that ends with themsitting down after all their jobs are done and journal for up to30 minutes (it depends on them they get to school, some come earlysome arrive late) everyone get at l...See More
    Feb 21, 2008
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  • H /blockquote> 5 year olds are so energetic in the morning.....so i decided to put any paper and pencil/crayon-coloring activites at a different time in the day. I had 4 groups(desks were set up in 5-6 students at a group.....i did a rotation sy...See More
    Feb 10, 2008
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  • Amy /blockquote> I rotate 5 tubs throughout the 5 groups and days of the week. Each has a simple, get started kind of task. Later in the school year, I add materials that should be handed in. This really works. I keep a system of 5 shapes so I know...See More
    Sep 25, 2006
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  • Lynn /blockquote> I don't do this first thing in the morning, but I do it some time during the day. Self Selected reading is a good activity. I have 4 book baskets that I place on each corner of the carpet and the children LOVE reading the bo...See More
    Sep 1, 2006
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  • Beverly /blockquote> Here is my difficult situation this year: I have centers set up also. I work at one table with math. An aide works at another table with letters/sounds. I have two tables set up with fine motor activities...puzzles, pictures to...See More
    Aug 27, 2006
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