Large stretchable book covers han on the back of student chairs and hold individual whiteboards, black socks for erasers and dry erase markers! Wow. From: The Frugal Teacher: My Classroom

DIY footies for the bottom of chairs. so much better than tennis balls. cheap easy effective

Look at the baskets under the chairs! She drilled holes in the baskets and then zip tied them to the chair. I want to do this!!!!!

Easy DIY (no-sew) 99 cent seat pockets for #preschool and #kindergarten via www.pre-kpages.com

chair pockets

Re-paint old clipboards.

book covers as chair sacks

New Student Bags....so smart

Wal-Mart ice bins for storage. Great for book tubs!

FREE Dolch Words & Phrases Book This is a black & white booklet I make for all of my students each year. It contains all 11 lists of the Dolch Sight Words plus the Dolch Phrases for the students to practice at home.

The First Grade Princess: classroom decor I really like this set up...mine would be black & gold!

End of Year Treats

Reminders because I ALWAYS forget to remind at the end of class! So smart!

book hospital

As does an inexpensive flat sheet. | 37 Insanely Smart School Teacher Hacks

Here are some strategies for getting organized for the new school year -- both in your classroom and personally!

Oh so smart HACKS FOR CLASSROOMS! (I personally do not like the pom poms on the end of the dry erase markers)

Use masking tape on Ziplock bags to create a storage pouch in binders

Walmart ice buckets!

Books • Little Monkey Calms Down

This teacher holds a "reading raffle" and students enter their tickets in the bins with the book they most want to win. Tickets are earned through behavior and responsibility. Hold the raffle once a month.