Engaging Elementary School Morning Work Ideas

Are you looking for ways to engage your elementary school students in their morning work? If so, here are some ideas to get them started.

  1. Word Sorts
    Word sorts can provide extra practice for spelling or phonic skills. Prepare them by laminating and storing them in tubs or bags, and you’ll have a ready-made morning work activity anytime!

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  1. Phonics Review Practice
    Daily reading morning work can include phonics review practice with these easy-to-print worksheets. These can also be laminated and put into morning work tubs. Change them every week so your weekly skills match your morning assignment!

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  1. Parts of Speech Practice
    Grammar practice is a great way to review parts of speech for morning work. In addition, these practice pages are great for practicing essential grammar skills.

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  1. Morning Task Tubs
    A fun morning tub activity includes hands-on and critical thinking tasks. Think outside the box and include tasks that encourage social and motor skills.

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  1. Kaboom Money Game
    Games like Kaboom are a fun alternative to regular seatwork. This type of morning work also allows students to work together. In addition, Kaboom can be played with many math, reading, or language arts skills.

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