Our world could use a little more love, and the February First Grade Morning Bins are sure to bring some! They have just been added to the First Grade Morning Bin Bundle!
February is one of my favorite months, and I can’t believe that it’s just around the corner! I love the fun that hearts, cards and candy can bring to the classroom. I hope that you and your students find these bins as fun as I had making them!
NOTE: Many teachers are choosing to use these as early finisher tubs or during a different part of the day. Generic labels have been included for this purpose.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF MORNING TUBS / BINS?
The benefits of morning bins are endless!
- They are hands-on and engaging
- They provide meaningful practice for basic skills
- Students have opportunities to work on fine motor skills
- They provide group and social interaction
- These offer open-ended practice
- They can be used as an alternative to pencil/paper work
- They provide extra practice for previously taught skills
- Most importantly…they make learning FUN!
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE BUNDLE?
Each monthly theme will include 21 skills. The monthly skills stay the same throughout the months, but the activities change to provide students with more challenging activities.
- 189 Morning Bin activities
- Color AND Black and White Versions Included!
- Simplified Student Direction Cards
- Material List for each bin
- Morning Bin Rules Poster
- Labels for Bins (2 options)
- Teacher Progress Monitoring Sheet
- Some bins included accountably sheets, if you choose to use them
SKILLS INCLUDED IN THE FEBRUARY FIRST GRADE MORNING BINS:
- Segment and Blend
- Sight Words
- Rhymes, Syllables and Compound Words
- Count Sequence
- Comparing Numbers and Making Groups
- Representing Numbers
- Base 10
- Addition and Subtraction
- Measurement and Data
- Time and Money
- Patterns and Fractions
- Social/Emotional: Regulating Myself and Relating to Others
Let’s take a look at what is included in the February First Grade Morning Bins.
Morning Bin #1: Vocabulary
Students will build a vocabulary word with magnetic letters. Students will match the picture to the word.
Morning Bin #2: Sounds
Students will say the word, find the word piece and place it on the mat to build a picture.
Morning Bin #3: Segment & Blend
Students will roll a die and write a word that begins with the blend.
Morning Bin #4: Sight Words
Students will read the sight words and use a push pin to poke the word.
Morning Bin #5: Sequence
Students will put the pictures in order to show how to do the task.
Morning Bin #6: Sentences
Students will read the words and put them in order to make a complete sentence.
Morning Bin #7: Grammar
Students will write a list word, spin the spinner and add the inflectional ending to the list word. Then they will read the new word.
Morning Bin #8: Writing
Students will pick a story card and draw and write the ending.
Morning Bin #9: Rhymes, Syllables & Compound Words
Students will flip a card and cover the compound word on the board.
Morning Bin #10: Text
Students will look through a fiction book to identify the characters and setting. Then they will draw them on the sheet.
Morning Bin #11: Count Sequence
Students will flip a number card and write the numbers that come before and after.
Morning Bin #12: Comparing Numbers & Making Groups
Students will match the number to the correct addition problem.
Morning Bin #13: Representing Numbers
Students will look at the position of the arrow and match the ordinal numbers to the puzzle.
Morning Bin #14: Base Ten
Students will count the base ten cubes and find the piece that has the matching number to build a picture.
Morning Bin #15: Fluency
Students will look at each equation and decide if it is true or false.
Morning Bin #16: Addition & Subtraction
Students will spin the spinners, add the numbers and write 2 addition and 2 subtraction equations for the fact family.
Morning Bin #17: Measurement & Data
Students will spin the spinner and graph the emotion.
Morning Bin #18: Geometry
Students will read the clues on the card and draw the shape that matches.
Morning Bin #19: Time and Money
Students will spin the spinner and cover the clock that matches the time.
Morning Bin #20: Patterns & Fractions
Students will make the pattern and label each item according to the pattern.
Morning Bin #21: Social & Emotional
Students will choose an emotion and draw and write what they can do to feel better.
To see the Kindergarten February Morning Bins in action, Click Here.