Simple Digital Work Tasks for Independent Work in Distance Learning Using Put-In Tasks

Type: digital
If you are trying to shift your students who are still working on simple put-in tasks from hands-on independent work baskets to task boxes that are digital, these simple digital tasks are perfect for you and your class.  They are available in PowerPoint and Google Slides to be used with distance learning, or use them in your classroom during technology or by putting a tablet in their work systems.

Who Is This For?

These slide-based drag and drop tasks are great for any age students, typically in special education, who need simple 1-step tasks to learn to complete a series of tasks independently.

Skills Addressed

  • Completing individual or sequences of tasks independently (within an independent work system).
  • Using touch screen or computer mouse to drag and drop items with computer or tablet

What's Included

Click here to see the preview of all the tasks included

10 PowerPoint and Google Slides, each with a drag and drop put-in task putting:

  • Blocks in bin
  • Buttons in a cup
  • Pencils in a cup
  • Pennies in a piggy bank
  • Candles in a cake
  • Eggs in a pan
  • Toppings on a pizza
  • Flowers in dirt
  • Cookies on a cookie sheet
  • Donuts in a box
  • Instructions on how to implement them digitally in distance learning


  • The tasks are simple with visual and written directions.
  • They can be completed using touch and drag on a tablet or using a mouse or touchpad on a computer
  • You can also modify them to meet your students needs by removing the number of manipulatives.
  • These can easily be inserted into the Digital Independent Work System
  • If your students are just learning mouse or touch screen use, they can also work with the Basic Digital Learning Readiness Skills Teaching Kit

This product is copyrighted to Christine Reeve for use in one classroom or caseload. They may not be copied for additional classes without purchasing extra licenses. They may be used and sent electronically to families on your caseload. For questions, please email me at

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This product is copyrighted by Christine Reeve for use in one classroom. They may not be copied for additional classes without purchasing extra licenses. For bulk discounts, please email me at