EDITABLE Morning Tubs | Morning Work with Pattern Blocks | Digital and PDF

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Hanging Around in Primary
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My students enjoyed this activity! I used it as morning work and they looked forward to it each morning. Thank you!
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  1. Perfect for Morning Tubs, Fast Finishers or Math Centers! Start your day in kindergarten and first grade with morning tubs and let your students socialize, play and explore to ease them into the day. Using morning tubs for morning work is a great way to let your students playfully work on essential
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Simplify your morning start! Give your students meaningful math morning work so you can do all the things! The answer is Morning Tubs with pattern blocks! Your students will love using 5 hands-on morning tubs as their morning work!

Find this resource in a money-saving bundle: Morning Tubs Digital and PDF Bundle.

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This resource is perfect for:

✔Teachers who are looking for an engaging start to their day.

✔Teachers who want to get their math manipulatives off the shelf and into the hands of students.

✔Teachers who need time in the morning to do ALL.THE.THINGS and require students to be independent at a task.

✔Teachers of kindergarten, first and second-grade students or teachers supporting older students with learning difficulties

✔Teachers who need PRINT and DIGITAL activities.


Why is this the resource you need?

⭐It's VERSATILE! Use it for Morning Tubs, Morning Work, Math Centers or Fast Finishers.

⭐It reinforces skills through play.

⭐There are at least 5 activities with each set, so you have a variety to choose from.

⭐Truly hands-on since the resource requires students to use math manipulatives to complete tasks.

⭐It's Editable, which makes it perfect for any classroom set-up.

This set contains 5 different print activities to be used with pattern blocks. Each task includes a printable instruction page for the task.

There are two files in this download:

⭐An EDITABLE PowerPoint - student-facing text can be edited.

⭐A PDF, which includes a link to the GOOGLE SLIDES

These are the activities included:
❤️Pattern Puzzlers: Use pattern blocks to create the patterns.

❤️Duplicate my Design: Reproduce the design.

❤️Cover up Challenge: Cover an outline picture with pattern blocks.

❤️Cover the Creation: Cover the pattern block creation. (NOT IN DIGITAL VERSION)

❤️Symmetry strips: Create the other half of a design to make it symmetrical

Here is what teachers are saying about the resource:

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Danielle said: "Such a great resource! So many activities included. My students stay engaged with all of them. The symmetry strips are a favorite!"

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Augusta said: "I love the variety of activities in this packet. Students of all levels can find an activity to keep them engaged while using the pattern blocks."

Put all of your math manipulatives to work for you with these sets!:

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Identify shapes as two-dimensional (lying in a plane, “flat”) or three-dimensional (“solid”).
Compose simple shapes to form larger shapes. For example, “Can you join these two triangles with full sides touching to make a rectangle?”
Compose two-dimensional shapes (rectangles, squares, trapezoids, triangles, half-circles, and quarter-circles) or three-dimensional shapes (cubes, right rectangular prisms, right circular cones, and right circular cylinders) to create a composite shape, and compose new shapes from the composite shape.


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