"5 Minutes Left" Activities for the Elementary Classroom

We've all been there: The couple of minutes you have left at the end of class is not enough time to start something new, but you don't want it to be free time, either. Use these "five minutes left" activities when you have a few minutes to fill. These 10 fun and challenging activities cover math, ELA, critical thinking, and communication skills. Cut apart the cards to have them handy when you need them. Each activity is no or low prep and very flexible, so you can adapt it for your classroom needs! Perfect for the elementary or early middle classroom.
Updated on: January 18, 2020
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