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PreK - 2nd
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What are "BUSY BINS"?

“Busy Bins” are a way to incorporate play based learning,

social interaction, hands-on learning, problem solving and much more into your daily schedule. Busy Bins are filled with resources and activities that allow students to practice standards and extend their learning. It’s up to you how you plan on implementing and modeling “Busy Bins” into your classroom. You may want to model how to do each bin in one lesson, or you may want to model how to use each bin over multiple lessons. I do, however encourage you to establish procedures and routines before incorporating ”Busy Bins” into your schedule. You know your students, you are a teacher, and I am certain you can figure out what works best for you! “Busy Bins” are very easy to use and implement.

What's Included?

1. Creation Bin

2. Exploration Bin

3. Pattern Block Bin

4. Handwriting Bin

5. Word Family Bin

6. Rhyme Bin

7. Dough Creation Bin

8. Read, Build, Write Bin

9. Snap Cube Addition Bin

10. Snap Cube Place Value Bin

11. Hundreds Chart/Number Bin

12. Ten Frame Addition Bin

13. ABC Order Bin

14. Writing Prompt Bin

15. Building Block Bin

16. Snap Cube Creation Bin

17. Reading Bin

18. Build a Word Bin

19. Technology Bin

20. Classroom Book Bin


Busy Bin Instruction Cards

Busy Bin Label Cards

Busy Bin Thinking Journal and MORE!

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