Do you need a Transportation Preschool Theme for your preschool or 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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Transportation Preschool Theme – Morning Tubs
The letters on the bus go round and round. Say the letter sound and load the matching toy letter to the bus. You can also use a letter stamper and playdough.
Tire 10 Frames
How many tires fit on the truck?
Fill the 10 frame with the correct number of buttons or circle cereal. Try counting and loading them into a toy truck too.
This cargo ship needs to be loaded. Grab your blocks and build each tower to match the number shown.
Looks like it might be a bumpy boat ride. Use small manipulatives or paint to create each wave.
Before & After Shuttle
Countdown to blast off! Use toy numbers to show what comes before after each number shown.
Kids will LOVE filling their dump truck with the matching capital letter rocks.
What a fun activity to make patterns and match colors. Use pipe cleaners or plastic straws to complete the propeller.
Cloud watching can be so much fun when you see different shapes, animals etc. In this activity we are looking for letters that match the target letter. Cover letter matches with pom poms and then count the number of upper and lowercase letters.