This year I started morning warm-ups pretty soon after school began, to get kiddos into the habit of reading the easel, thinking about their answer, and adding their post-it. The ones in the beginning, though, were not yet math (or writing), but were other things instead that were related to what was going on in the classroom.
Our first warm ups of 2016 looked like this:
Then, once we had the hang of it, we started into more traditional math warm-ups, which are related to what we will be talking about that day (or what we did the day before):
Kiddos are on a roll with this Rm. 202 routine!