Do you need July Morning Tubs for your kindergarten class? Morning tubs are often used as students are coming in and settling in for the day. They engage kids while attendance is being taken, homework folders are being opened and checked, and those types of daily tasks. Morning tubs are great for a couple of reasons.
- Building Independence: Kids are able to work on their own or in small groups at their table to use their bin(s). It encourages them to self-start and learn/play on their own.
- Socialization: Morning tubs give kids a chance to work together in small groups. They get to share pieces, solve problems together, and even just talk, play, and learn for a few minutes with a couple of their tablemates.
- Creativity and Play: Creativity is something we can build and increase by spending time working on it. Morning tubs are a perfect way to introduce a little more play and freedom into learning rather than traditional worksheets or morning work that kept kids busy but did not encourage creativity and play.
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Kindergarten Morning Tub Activities – July
How many popsicles did you eat? Count the tally marks and place the correct number of sticks down. Use a magnet number to show how many you ate!
CVC Word Puzzles
Checkout this fun game to build CVC words! Use letter tiles to build the CVC word that matches the picture.
Summer time is for popsicles. Can you show how these ice cream popsicles are feeling? Use playdough to match the emotion shown and create the popsicles face.
Loose Parts Fireworks
Fireworks are one of the best parts of summer! Build the firework picture shown with small parts like pom poms, colored matchsticks, buttons, mini erasers and more! Try creating your own firework with your loose parts too!
Watermelon Sight Words
What a fun activity to practice sight words! Use buttons, pom poms, playdough or even real watermelon seeds to cover each sight word that matches the target word.
Sweet or Sour Lemmonade
Lemmonade on a hot summer days is the best! Use pom poms or small blocks to count out your sugar and lemons needed for your lemonade. Try putting the items in a cup for added fun and stir! Will your lemonade be sweet or sour?
Game Card Subtraction
We love games and this one is easy and fun! Place two playing cards to build an equation. Solve the problem and plac ea magnet number to shwo your answer or write the answer with a dry erase marker.
Measuring is a fantastic early math skill and this activity is sure to get little learners excited!
Use small blocks to measure each line and compare the lines. Which one is bigger or smaller?
Math Link Addition
This is so much fun for building addition skills and fine motor skills, all in one activity! Use linking chains or colored paperclips to solve the addition problem. Show your answer with a magnet number or write it with a dry erase marker.
Blowing Shape Bubbles
Do you love blowing bubbles? We do too! Enjoy pretending to blow the shape bubble shown on the card and then build the shape with playdough.