Hang your collection of board games on the wall (storing the pieces behind). Toss the game's original packaging, and you've just cleaned out a shelf of your closet while getting some FREE artwork for a game room.
Tickets hidden in library books! My version of the golden tickets has different colors to use in different genres. Hide these in library books that have not been checked out in a while. The green ones will encourage the students to try a new book too.
Create 'badges' for different genres. kids can earn a badge when they read in that genre or reach a goal in that genre. Neat idea which could turn into this fabulous reading language arts bulletin board.