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Great math hack for your kids! I wish I knew this in elementary school.

Tables of 6, 7, 8 and 9 in Your Hands

This is what happens when you microwave a bar of Ivory soap! Then you can tear it up, color it, and mold it into shapes! It's not wet and messy, either! This is awesome!

Kitchen Craft: Soap Clouds! {And homemade kiddie tub soaps

This is what happens when you microwave a bar of Ivory soap! Then you can tear it up, color it, and mold it into shapes! It's not wet and messy, either! This is awesome!

This is what happens when you microwave a bar of Ivory soap! Then you can tear it up, color it, and mold it into shapes! It's not wet and messy, either! This is awesome!

Kitchen Craft: Soap Clouds! {And homemade kiddie tub soaps

This is what happens when you microwave a bar of Ivory soap! Then you can tear it up, color it, and mold it into shapes! It's not wet and messy, either! This is awesome!

27 Useful Dollar-Store Finds Every Parent Should Know About

26 Useful Dollar-Store Finds Every Parent Should Know About

Activities for One Year Olds - unexpected toys {you know, like the box that the toy came in!}

19 Engaging Activities for 1 Year Olds

How to relax stressed kids - (Brain Gym's hook-up) - I use this when I see the students getting wiggly!

How to relax stressed kids - (Brain Gym's hook-up) - I use this when I see the students getting wiggly!

21 Valentine crafts for preschoolers to make that are just plain cute and fun to make. Too stinkin' cute!

21 Valentine Crafts for Preschoolers That are Just Plain Cute!

21 Valentine crafts for preschoolers to make that are just plain cute and fun to make. Too stinkin' cute!

How this teacher manages: instead of having classroom jobs, she had a boy and girl "helping hand" of the day.  The two helpers were responsible for all of the classroom jobs (line leader, door holder, running errands, etc.) Just write each students' name on a cutout of a hand and hang the hands on the wall and flip the hands each day.  It is such a super easy system, and it works out so that students get to be a helper about once every other week.

How this teacher manages: instead of having classroom jobs, she had a boy and girl "helping hand" of the day. The two helpers were responsible for all of the classroom jobs (line leader, door holder, running errands, etc.) Just write each students' name on a cutout of a hand and hang the hands on the wall and flip the hands each day. It is such a super easy system, and it works out so that students get to be a helper about once every other week.