This morning tubs resource includes 22 fall activities for Kindergarten. Activities include letters, numbers, counting, ten frames, making 5, beginning sounds, editable name practice, editable sight words fine motor, and more.
The skills included in this resource are designed to be just right for the fall months in Kindergarten. It is packed full of interactive, hands-on activities and is perfect for morning tubs, math and literacy centers, or early finishers. The activities are fun, interactive, hands-on, and of course -educational!
They are easy to prep – most are just print and go. They use basic classroom supplies such as plastic cubes, magnetic letters, mini erasers, play dough, dot cubes, and dry erase markers.
Each activity includes teacher friendly directions as well as an “I Can” visual directions page to promote independence. They do not include recording sheets which makes them ideal for morning tubs and early finisher activities. But you can certainly use them for math and literacy centers too.
This file includes editable pages for the sight word activity and the name activity. This will allow you to add your own student names, sight words and personalized front covers. Please note that you will need to open the file in Adobe to edit. You will be unable to edit when viewing the file in your web browser.
Here’s a look at what’s included:
Pumpkin Patch Pairs: Decide if you want students to match lowercase to lowercase or lowercase to uppercase. Students will identify the letter and find the matching magnetic letter. They will place the letter on the mat to make a match. Another option is to have students write the matching letter with a dry erase marker.
Color Code Cover: Students will select a card and identify the letter. They will find the matching uppercase letter on the mat and cover it using the leaf color at the bottom of the card.
Find and Cover Letters: Students will select a card and identify the uppercase letter. They will find the matching lowercase letter on the mat and cover it using a cube or mini erasers.
Letter Squares: Students will look at the uppercase letter in the middle of the square. They will clip or cover the lowercase letters that match.
Flip and Find the Sound | Beginning Sounds: Students will select a card and identify the beginning sound. They will find the corresponding letter on the mat and cover it using a cube or mini erasers. (3 activities included)
Mystery Letter: Students will select a card and identify the beginning sound of the pictures to determine the mystery letter. They will use magnetic letters or a dry erase marker to show the mystery letter.
Editable Name Activities: Students will place their name tag at the top of the mat. They will build their name three times on the mat using dry erase markers, magnetic letters, and play dough. A generic construction theme is included where teachers can select the materials used. (3 activity mats included)
Editable Fall Sight Words: Students will select a sight word card and place it on the mat. They will build the word using a dry erase marker or magnetic letters.
Fall Vocabulary Words: Students will select a vocabulary card and place it on the mat. They will write the word with a dry erase marker or build the word using magnetic letters.
Roll and Cover Colors | Fall Pictures: Students will roll a dot cube and identify the color. They will cover a space on the activity mat to match the color. They will continue to play until all of the spaces are covered. Students can link the cubes together to make the picture once their mat is covered. (7 mats included)
Dough Creations: Students will use play dough to make snakes to form the dough pictures.
Find and Cover | Numbers to 10: Students will select a card and identify the number and apple color. They will find the matching number and apple pair on the mat and cover it with a plastic cube.
I Can Subitize | Numbers to 5: Students will select a card and identify the number. They will find the space with the matching dots and leaf pair on the mat and cover it using the cube color.
Count and Cover | Numbers to 10: Students will select a card and count the dots. They will find the matching number on the mat and cover it with a cube.
Count and Cover 10 Frames: Students will identify the number represented on the ten frame. (There’s 2 cards for each number.) They will find the number on the mat and cover it. (2 activities included)
Mystery Numbers to 10: Students will select a card and determine the number represented by the series of pictures. They will write the mystery number (or use magnetic letters) on the card.
Roll, Count, and Cover | Numbers to 6 and 12: Students will roll the dot cube and count to determine the number. They will find the number that matches and cover it. They will continue to play until all of the spaces have been covered. You could also use this as a BUMP game activity. (4 activities included)
Count and Build | Numbers to 5 and 10: Students will determine the number represented on the mat. They will count that many cubes and build a tower to show the number. (4 activities included)
Build an Apple Tree: Students will select a number “directions” card. They will count out each color of apples and put them on the apple tree.
Numbers to l0: Students will identify the number and find the matching magnetic number. They will place the number on the mat to make a match. Another option is to have students write the matching number with a dry erase marker.
Roll and Race: Students will roll the dot cube and count to determine the number they rolled. They will cover that make spaces on their game mat. The first player to cover all of the numbers wins. In order for a player to win, they must roll the exact number needed – if they have one space left, they must roll a one to win. (2 games included)
Make 5: Students will spin the spinner and identify a way to make five. They will find a space on the mat that matches their spin. They will cover the space. They will continue to play until all of the spaces have been covered. (2 versions included)