Morning Work Ideas for Kindergarten and First Grade

Morning work ideas for your kindergarten and first-grade students. These no-prep, printable activities will keep students engaged and ready for each day.

Morning work ideas for your kindergarten and first-grade students. These no-prep, printable activities will keep students engaged and ready for each day.

Morning Work Ideas

 As we know, students thrive on expectations and routines. Establishing a good morning routine provides your students with a solid start to their day. Part of that morning routine is to wake up their brain and get them ready to learn for the next 6 hours. I have a few different morning work ideas for you. They are simple and allow students to practice vital skills, independently. 

1. Read, Trace, Glue & Draw

Morning work ideas for your kindergarten and first-grade students. These no-prep, printable activities will keep students engaged and ready for each day.

This activity is truly one of my favorites and I always had it as an option for morning work. Students practice sentences and handwriting. There are three formats available to easily differentiate for your students. 

Morning work ideas for your kindergarten and first-grade students. These no-prep, printable activities will keep students engaged and ready for each day.

At the beginning of the year, I like to provide the tracing option for students. Forming letters in the beginning of kindergarten is hard! So for a few months, students practice tracing the sentence. Once students develop strong letter formation, they begin writing the sentence on their own.

Morning work ideas for your kindergarten and first-grade students. These no-prep, printable activities will keep students engaged and ready for each day.

Morning work ideas for your kindergarten and first-grade students. These no-prep, printable activities will keep students engaged and ready for each day.

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#2 Roll, Read, and Write

Morning work ideas for your kindergarten and first-grade students. These no-prep, printable activities will keep students engaged and ready for each day.

This is one of my newer products. This editable resource is used for students to practice letter formation, sight words, and spelling. Since it’s editable, you can add your own letters or words. 

Morning work ideas for your kindergarten and first-grade students. These no-prep, printable activities will keep students engaged and ready for each day.

You can pick and choose from various themed options, including holidays and seasons of the year. 

Morning work ideas for your kindergarten and first-grade students. These no-prep, printable activities will keep students engaged and ready for each day.

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Save My Ink!

Morning work ideas for your kindergarten and first-grade students. These no-prep, printable activities will keep students engaged and ready for each day.

Just another great resource that is no prep! Just print and copy for your students. The Save My Ink monthly units come filled with a plethora of math and literacy activities that are perfect for morning work. 

Morning work ideas for your kindergarten and first-grade students. These no-prep, printable activities will keep students engaged and ready for each day.

You can find this resource here:

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Morning work ideas for your kindergarten and first-grade students. These no-prep, printable activities will keep students engaged and ready for each day.

Morning work ideas for your kindergarten and first-grade students. These no-prep, printable activities will keep students engaged and ready for each day.

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Deedee Wills

Deedee Wills

My teaching career allowed me to experience teaching in different classroom environments and grades. My heart belongs to early childhood education. My job is to make teaching FUN, ENGAGING, and EASIER. Welcome!

Hi, I'm DeedeE.

My teaching career allowed me to experience teaching in different classroom environments and grades. My heart belongs to early childhood education. My job is to make teaching FUN, ENGAGING, and EASIER. Welcome!
 

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