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29 Clever Organization Hacks For Elementary School Teachers

A metal tray and magnets serve as a "Where Are We?" chart. | 29 Clever Organization Hacks For Elementary School Teachers

"Walmart sells flat twin bed sheets in individual packages (meaning without pillowcases and fitted sheets) for a whopping $2.00. There is more than enough fabric to cover the typical bulletin board and they have a surprising assortment of colors." - Awesome to know. I already started using fabric on my bulletin boards this year, so this is a great resource- and way cheaper than buying fabric by the yard.

This is genius: Students "sign out" on a small white board by the door when they leave the classroom so you know at all times who is where! You can make magnetic pictures/words for nurse, library, bathroom, etc.

Trying a new idea to promote kindness in the classroom - Day 7: Student Shout Outs - Kindness Seeds


How to Restore a Whiteboard

Restore dry erase boards that are hard to erase: spray a clean board with wd40, wipe dry with paper towels. the wd40 fills in the dried pores of the board that hold in marker ink, making it easier to erase.

Use on my magnet board. Kids could match upper and lower case letters. Magnet board is an oil drip pan from for $13

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Mini Christmas Topiaries + Mini Banner {using old book pages

Frosting Containers can store rolled-up border for classroom bulletin boards

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DIY Science Safety Goggles!

Dry erase picture frames for the class or even home!

For my new teacher friends..this is gold. Do this technique for any procedure, it works! The best "how to" from Fred Jones on establishing rules , procedures and standards in your classroom!---classroom management. Always need something up your sleeve ;)

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The Garden Classroom 52 Kids Gardening Activities

The Garden Classroom : a whole year of kids gardening activities - gardening, art, craft, math, writing, science, play ideas