March is just around the corner, and I’m happy to tell you that the March Preschool Morning Bins are here! March is one of my favorite months because the flowers start to bloom, spring animals begin to emerge from hibernation, and children get to play in the spring warmth. This all makes the perfect combination for some early spring fun!
PRESCHOOL MORNING BIN BUNDLE AVAILABLE HERE
KINDERGARTEN MORNING BIN BUNDLE AVAILABLE HERE
FIRST GRADE MORNING BIN BUNDLE AVAILABLE HERE
SECOND GRADE MORNING BIN BUNDLE AVAILABLE HERE
What are Morning Tubs / Bins?
These age appropriate Preschool/ Pre-K Morning Bins are a great way to incorporate literacy, math, fine motor skills, and tons of PLAY into your morning routine! These bins are not limited to mornings, but can also be used for your early/fast finisher tubs, or just for some quiet exploration time at the end of the day!
What are the benefits of Morning Tubs / Bins?
- Rhyming and Syllables
- Letter Printing
- Sort by Concept
- Finding Details
- EDITABLE Name Practice
- Counting Sequence
- Making and Counting Groups
- Life Skills
- Fine Motor
- Dramatic Play
Each month, you will have access to 20 NEW activities that cover the skills listed above! Certainly, these will get your kids EXCITED about morning routines! Furthermore, warm up those brains and start the day with engaging and purposeful activities!
Let’s take a look at each March Preschool Morning Bins in action!
Morning Bin #1: Rhyming and Syllables
Students will say the word, clap and count the syllables and cover the number of syllables.
Morning Bin #2: Sounds
Students will say the word, identify the beginning sound and match the letter.
Morning Bin #3: Letters
Students will say the beginning sound of the item and find the uppercase and lowercase letter that matches.
Morning Bin #4: Sequence
Students will look at each picture in the set and put the events in order.
Morning Bin #5: Letter Printing
Students will trace the letters to follow the path from start to stop.
Morning Bin #6: Sorting by Concept/Vocabulary
Students will decide if the item is a thing or a plant or animal.
Morning Bin #7: Finding Details
Students will find ten hidden objects in the picture.
Morning Bin #8: Name
Students will put the raindrop letters in order to spell their name. Then they will attach the drops to the umbrella.
Morning Bin #9: Patterns
Students will spin both spinners and create an AB pattern using those colors.
Morning Bin #10: Count Sequence
Students will look at the numbers and clip the missing number.
Morning Bin #11: Making and Counting Groups
Students will look at the number and draw that many petals on the flower. You can also use play dough to create the petals.
Morning Bin #12: Shapes
Students will use snap cubes to build the picture, observing the shapes and patterns in the picture.
Morning Bin #13: Measurement
Students will pick 3 cards, build the chains and put them in order from shortest to longest.
Morning Bin #14: Colors
Students will spin the spinner and cover an item that has the same color.
Morning Bin #15: Numerals
Students will spin the spinner and write the number in the column.
Morning Bin #16: Comparing
Students will count the dots on the ladybug and make one more dot.
Morning Bin #17: Life Skills
Students will decide if the food item goes into the pantry, the fridge or the freezer.
Morning Bin #18: Social Emotional
Students will look at the emotion and use play dough or a dry erase marker to recreate the face to show the emotion.
Morning Bin #19: Fine Motor
Students will glue squares of tissue paper or construction paper to make art. You could also choose to offer dot markers to color the dots instead of the tissue paper squares.
Morning Bin #20: Dramatic Play
Students will use their imaginations and the items to pretend that they are a clerk or shopping at a garden shop. You can add so much to this dramatic play center! Most dollar stores have plenty of items that can enhance this center, but I’ve also added the items in print, so you don’t have to worry about shopping!
*This is an open-ended play activity. The offered materials can be set up in a variety of ways. Get creative and have fun!
To see the Kindergarten March Morning Bins in action, Click Here.
For the 1st Grade March Morning Bins in action, Click Here.
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