Morning Tubs | Math Centers with Geoboards

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K - 2nd, Homeschool
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Start your day in kindergarten and first grade with morning tubs and let your students socialize, play and explore math skills such as 2D shapes, symmetry and spatial awareness as they ease into the day with these Geoboards Morning Tub Tasks. But wait! These are perfect for math centers too!

Using morning tubs for morning work is a great way to let your students work on important math skills in a playful way.

This Morning Tub is also available as part of a money-saving BUNDLE. You can check out all the sets included and save money by purchasing the whole set here: Morning Tub Tasks Growing Bundle.

The goal for my morning tubs is to create activities that use common classroom manipulatives and items. They are low - prep; just print the student pages or instructions and you are ready to go.

This set contains 6 different activities to be used with Geoboards. There are detailed teacher instructions for each center.

Symmetry challenge:

  • Students create the design on their geoboard and then complete the other side to create a symmetrical picture.

Make this!:

  • Students make a picture on their geoboard and then count the number of a given shape they can see in the design and record it on the card.

Make and count:

  • Students make the picture on their card and then record how many elastics they needed to make the picture.

Building challenge:

  • Students are given the challenge to build as many of a given shape as they can on their geoboards.

Partner challenge:

  • Students can work in partners for this activity. One student has the challenge card and reads each step to their partner who will follow the directions on their geoboard. After 3 steps the players will compare the directions to the geoboard to see if they followed the directions correctly. This can also be played alone with a student reading the instructions and building.

Shape seek:

  • Students make the picture on their geoboard and then record the number of each shape they see in the design.

Are you looking for more Morning Tub options? Check out:

GROWING BUNDLE of Morning Tub Tasks

Morning Tubs with Dominoes

Morning Tubs with Pattern Blocks

Morning Tubs with Counting Bears

Morning Tubs with Base 10 Blocks

Morning Tubs with Colored Tiles


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
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.
Compose simple shapes to form larger shapes. For example, “Can you join these two triangles with full sides touching to make a rectangle?”
Identify shapes as two-dimensional (lying in a plane, “flat”) or three-dimensional (“solid”).


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