An excellent list of ideas for early finishers! Targeted to 5th grade, but ideas could be used in any upper elementary classroom. Activities are categorized by subject (Math, Reading, Writing, Science, Creativity, and Social Studies) and created to align with Common Core Standards.
No more busy work, coloring pages, or boredom for students who finish their work early. Use these 222 ideas to engage any student! From introverts to social butterflies, from reluctant readers to bookworms, from logical thinkers to language lovers, I've included activities that appeal to everyone! And the best thing is that it requires no extra input from you. Each activity can be completed with normal classroom materials and are designed to be worthwhile and fun.
Laminate the pages, punch a hole in the top left corner, and secure them with a ring. Hang several copies on magnet hooks accessible to students and never hear, "I'm through...what can I do?" again!