Morning Routine Archives - Elementary Education

30 Unique Morning Message Ideas to Use In Your Classroom

I’ll be totally honest, I hate writing morning messages. It is such a seemingly easy task that can actually get quite cumbersome. Over time, I learned ways to make writing those morning messages much more bearable, and I’d love to share that with you. There’s no complicated formula: It all…

10 Morning Meeting Questions to Better Know Your Students

Kids love to talk. So much so that a lot of our time in the classroom is devoted to ways to get them to stop talking. It’s just the truth. Today we are flipping the script and exploring things you can ask your students to encourage them to talk. Today…

10 Morning Meeting Activities Kids Are Bound to Love

One of my favorite quotes of all time is “If you want students to move mountains you must first let them get out of their chairs”. And to that, I say preach. Perhaps it’s one of the reasons I love morning meeting oh so much-becausd of its abiito to do…

10 Ideas for Morning Meeting Greetings Students Love

So much goes into planning a morning meeting, and I love having go-to ideas for what we are going to do each day for each of the morning meeting components. Today I’m bringing you 10 morning meeting greeting ideas that you can cycle through in your own classroom meetings. You…

40 Free and Fun “Would You Rather” Questions for Kids

Would you rather have 100 friends or 100 dollars? That’s the $100 question. For me, it’s 100 dollars because 100 friends is a lot of maintenance. I’m all about quality over quantity. But I’m asking because this is the type of question posed to my students every Wednesday for our…

Morning Meeting Slides + More: What’s In My Morning Meeting Toolbox?

It’s no secret that I’m the #1 fan of morning meeting slides. Slides in general have transformed my classroom and I would turn everything into a slide if I could (in fact, I pretty much have). However, that doesn’t change the fact that I still want a tactile experience for…

10 Useful Morning Meeting Ideas

Listen up, teacher friends. When I say I’ve tried, failed, tested out, scrapped, kept, loved, hated–you name it–all the morning meeting ideas…I am *not* lying. I was a walking, breathing morning meeting guinea pig for many years. The bad news is, this resulted in a lot of morning meeting fails.…