Crayon Melting is really hot right now.

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Fabric + aluminum cans = fabulously functional!

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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

Miss C still loves to chalk. (Homemade Pavement Chalk by minieco #Pavement_Chalk #Kids #minieco)

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!

How to Get Free Teaching Materials - Educators share tips for stocking up on complimentary classroom supplies --> Edutopia blog article

How to Get Free Teaching Materials

Working with Money Lesson – Year 2/3/4 on

Eight Ways to Save Money on School Supplies

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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