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I'm an elementary art teacher and my principle has suggested that I
use "centers" as an activity to occupy students when they finish their work
early. I have played around with this idea for two years and have found it
very difficult to find learning center ideas that a) aren't so fun that
students rush to complete their assignment to get to do them b) are self
explanatory c) are easy enough for the kindergarteners and first graders
but not boring for the older grades d) and can be done with little mess and
in 5-10 minutes. I know this is asking a lot, but for these centers to work
the way I want them to these are the basic requirements. Does anyone have
some suggestions for me? HELP!