Crayon Melting is really hot right now.
Fabric + aluminum cans = fabulously functional!
DIY: 10 minute pencil roll with a sewing machine, probably more without :)
Interesting infographic on the out-of-pocket expenses a teacher spends a year on school supplies.
Raft - Resource Area for Teaching offers very affordable educational kits for K12. They have on-site locations and an online store.
4 secrets to the ideal art supply cupboard.
Use ice cube trays to count and sort supplies.
45 fun things you can do with food coloring
Good way to organize pencils: Sharp and Please Sharpen. :)
Budget cuts: How to supply classroom resources without breaking the bank
Top 15 Back-to-School DIY Ideas
Colored pasta beads- 1 c. pasta (per color) + 2 T. rubbing alcohol + 2-3 drops food coloring
Miss C still loves to chalk. (Homemade Pavement Chalk by minieco #Pavement_Chalk #Kids #minieco)
Spice painting! What a great sensory/olfactory activity!
Make new fun shapes crayons out of crayon pieces.
Using dried up markers to make liquid water-colors. How fun!
Glue paint- food coloring and glue.
Easy homemade paint recipe: 1c water, 1c flour, 1c dish soap, food coloring!
recycle a packing tape ring to make a clever stamping wheel
Repurposed Capri Sun to Pencil bag by Skip to My Lou
How to Get Free Teaching Materials - Educators share tips for stocking up on complimentary classroom supplies --> Edutopia blog article
Working with Money Lesson – Year 2/3/4 on http://www.australiancurriculumlessons.com.au
How to make your own school supplies caddy.
How to make your own school supplies organizer from a shoe organizer.