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    Useful sites to get free/discount school supplies. Ideas for inventive/DIY school supplies.

    School Supplies

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    Crayon Melting is really hot right now.

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    Fabric + aluminum cans = fabulously functional!

    craft tool can pyramid picture on VisualizeUs

    DIY: 10 minute pencil roll with a sewing machine, probably more without :)

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    Interesting infographic on the out-of-pocket expenses a teacher spends a year on school supplies.

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    Raft - Resource Area for Teaching offers very affordable educational kits for K12. They have on-site locations and an online store.

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    Fact: 9 out of 10 teachers spend out-of-pocket on school supplies.

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    4 secrets to the ideal art supply cupboard.

    Living Well: 4 Secrets to the Ideal Art Supply Cupboard

    Use ice cube trays to count and sort supplies.

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    45 fun things you can do with food coloring

    Momma's Fun World: 45 fun things you can do with food coloring

    Good way to organize pencils: Sharp and Please Sharpen. :)

    Controlling My Chaos

    Budget cuts: How to supply classroom resources without breaking the bank

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    Top 15 Back-to-School DIY Ideas

    Top 15 Back-to-School DIY Ideas

    Colored pasta beads- 1 c. pasta (per color) + 2 T. rubbing alcohol + 2-3 drops food coloring

    My Name Is Snickerdoodle: Colors

    @Linda Bruinenberg Thornton Johnson Homemade Pavement Chalk: Making pavement chalk is really easy, lots of fun and the end result provides you with a brilliant excuse to get outside. 1) Get your toilet roll and tape one end with masking tape to seal it off. Line the inside of the tube with greaseproof paper. 2) Pour the water into your disposable cont...

    Homemade pavement chalk | Mini-eco

    Spice painting! What a great sensory/olfactory activity!

    Play Create Explore: Search results for spice painting

    Make new fun shapes crayons out of crayon pieces.

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    Using dried up markers to make liquid water-colors. How fun!

    Artopotamus: Free Liquid Watercolors!

    Glue paint- food coloring and glue.

    Turning School Glue Into Paint

    Easy homemade paint recipe: 1c water, 1c flour, 1c dish soap, food coloring!

    Easy Homemade Paint Recipe - The Imagination Tree

    recycle a packing tape ring to make a clever stamping wheel

    Easy Homemade Stamp Wheel

    Repurposed Capri Sun to Pencil bag by Skip to My Lou

    Crafting a Green World | The home for green crafts and tutorials!

    Article about all the different grants and charities teachers can link up with to get materials. Useful!

    How to Get Free Teaching Materials

    Summary of Lesson Plan: This lesson provides students with the opportunity to develop money skills through a real world learning context. This

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    How to make your own school supplies caddy.

    Lessons with Laughter: Colorful Supply Caddy & Vocab words!

    How to make your own school supplies organizer from a shoe organizer.

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